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The chance of earthquake damage in Lake Spring is lower than Missouri average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lake Spring is much lower than Missouri average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #413

Lake Spring, MO
0.12
Missouri
0.70
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Lake Spring, MO
0.0000
Missouri
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #1212

Lake Spring, MO
121.04
Missouri
214.01
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 2,313 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lake Spring, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:7Dense Fog:1Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:346Hail:1,009Heat:41Heavy Snow:10
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:8Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:820Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:4Winter Storm:28Winter Weather:3
Other:30 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lake Spring, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lake Spring, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
27.51965-03-065.3N/A37.83-91.17
32.51965-10-215.2N/A37.85-91.08

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 44 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lake Spring, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.11999-06-01237°44'N / 91°48'W37°45'N / 91°47'W1.00 Mile250 Yards0060K0Dent
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down northeast of Edgar Springs and moved into rural areas in northwest Dent County. 12 homes were damaged and 2 were destroyed in the Edgar Springs area. One mobile home was severely damaged in northwest Dent County. Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
7.91999-06-01237°44'N / 91°49'W37°45'N / 91°48'W1.00 Mile250 Yards00175K0Phelps
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down northeast of Edgar Springs and moved into rural areas in northwest Dent County. 12 homes were damaged and 2 were destroyed in the Edgar Springs area. One mobile home was severely damaged in northwest Dent County. Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
12.41968-04-03237°35'N / 91°48'W37°38'N / 91°44'W4.70 Miles100 Yards003K0Texas
13.51966-12-08237°57'N / 91°46'W0.20 Mile17 Yards0025K0Phelps
13.51973-06-04237°57'N / 91°46'W0.30 Mile100 Yards01250K0Phelps
15.02010-12-31337°56'N / 91°48'W38°02'N / 91°39'W11.00 Miles500 Yards261.0M0KPhelps
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS survey team determined that an EF-3 tornado occurred north of Rolla. The heaviest damage occurred between state Highway E and County Road 8040. Two single wide mobile homes were completely destroyed with debris thrown upstream while the frames were detached. Two fatalities occurred in one of these homes. A two story home had all but its interior walls destroyed. Several cars were thrown with one vehicle thrown over the destroyed home. Minor to moderate roof and tree damage occurred at various locations near the starting point to Highway 63 north of Rolla. There was primarily tree damage between Highway 63 and Highway 68. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Between the evening of the 30th and the morning of the 31st, two separate lines of thunderstorms produced significant severe weather across southwest Missouri including damaging wind, large hail, and deadly tornadoes. The first round of storms lifted out of Arkansas late on the evening of the 30th and the second round moved out of western Kansas shortly before daybreak on the 31st.
16.01999-06-01338°00'N / 91°41'W38°00'N / 91°34'W7.00 Miles300 Yards003.5M0Phelps
 Brief Description: A tornado with an intermittent damage path, damaged 200 homes, businesses, and other buildings in the southern portion of St. James. Of these, 33 homes were destroyed along with the St. James Golf Course clubhouse and two Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) buildings. Initially, the tornado touched down just west of the intersection of Hwy BB and County Road (CR) 3370 and produced F1 damage, damaging roofs and destroying a barn. The path width was about 200 yards. The tornado then moved east, south of the downtown St. James area and intensified. F2-F3 damage occurred with a 200-300 yard damage path. Several homes and farm buildings were severely damaged or destroyed. F3 damage occurred at the golf course and at the MODOT site south-southeast of town with a damage path width of 300 yards. The tornado then weakened rapidly, producing F1 damage with a damage path width of 150 yards about 3 miles southeast of downtown.
18.41968-04-03237°30'N / 91°53'W37°35'N / 91°48'W7.20 Miles100 Yards003K0Texas
18.91957-05-21337°33'N / 91°30'W37°37'N / 91°20'W10.20 Miles440 Yards0225K0Dent
19.92008-01-07337°54'N / 92°01'W37°56'N / 91°57'W5.00 Miles400 Yards00110K0KPhelps
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked into northeast Phelps County. The tornado impacted areas on the northern edge of Jerome destroying one home and several oubuildings. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
20.61960-11-15238°04'N / 91°43'W2.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0Maries
21.82008-01-07337°54'N / 92°03'W37°54'N / 92°01'W2.00 Miles400 Yards031.0M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked across a rural section of northeast Pulaski County. A few homes and several outbuildings were destroyed. The tornado then tracked into northeast Phelps County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
22.71978-05-12237°59'N / 92°01'W38°01'N / 91°55'W5.60 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Phelps
24.81982-04-16238°05'N / 91°57'W38°07'N / 91°45'W13.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Maries
25.72010-12-31337°41'N / 92°11'W37°45'N / 92°05'W8.00 Miles500 Yards0490.0M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS storm survey team determined that a tornado occurred over Fort Leonard Wood. Numerous homes were destroyed on the east side of the base. Several homes suffered complete wall damage. A total of 159 homes were damaged with 41 destroyed and 32 others with significant damage. Extensive to moderate damage occurred to numerous military training areas, moderate damage occurred to installation utility systems, and extensive damage occurred in one installation family housing area. The water treatment plant on the base was severely damage which completely lost its second level of the building. The tornado disrupted the base's power supply system, shut off the water system, and damaged gas lines on the base. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Between the evening of the 30th and the morning of the 31st, two separate lines of thunderstorms produced significant severe weather across southwest Missouri including damaging wind, large hail, and deadly tornadoes. The first round of storms lifted out of Arkansas late on the evening of the 30th and the second round moved out of western Kansas shortly before daybreak on the 31st.
26.41966-10-14237°44'N / 92°14'W37°53'N / 92°04'W13.70 Miles150 Yards062.5M0Pulaski
26.51982-04-16238°06'N / 91°25'W00250K0Crawford
27.11974-04-14238°03'N / 91°24'W38°05'N / 91°17'W6.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Crawford
28.91978-05-12237°56'N / 92°16'W37°59'N / 92°01'W13.90 Miles400 Yards042.5M0Pulaski
29.61988-03-24237°20'N / 91°55'W37°24'N / 91°47'W12.00 Miles50 Yards052.5M0Texas
29.81988-11-15237°49'N / 92°14'W37°51'N / 92°11'W3.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Pulaski
31.31967-12-21437°41'N / 91°08'W37°44'N / 91°04'W5.10 Miles200 Yards052.5M0Iron
31.41960-11-15238°13'N / 91°43'W38°14'N / 91°41'W1.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Maries
34.31975-09-11237°20'N / 91°58'W0.30 Mile40 Yards00250K0Texas
35.41954-03-25437°22'N / 92°10'W37°27'N / 92°05'W7.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Texas
36.81984-04-29238°13'N / 91°36'W38°22'N / 91°27'W14.00 Miles10 Yards01025.0M0Gasconade
38.51979-04-11337°02'N / 92°06'W37°30'N / 91°50'W35.40 Miles400 Yards092.5M0Texas
40.81980-04-07237°51'N / 92°25'W37°52'N / 92°24'W032.5M0Camden
40.91974-04-13237°11'N / 92°00'W37°17'N / 91°58'W7.10 Miles150 Yards00250K0Texas
41.51954-03-25437°19'N / 92°14'W37°22'N / 92°10'W4.90 Miles100 Yards2025K0Texas
41.71967-12-21437°44'N / 91°04'W37°57'N / 90°45'W22.80 Miles200 Yards3472.5M0Washington
41.91968-06-24237°12'N / 92°01'W37°16'N / 92°02'W4.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Texas
43.31969-06-22437°57'N / 91°06'W38°00'N / 90°44'W20.20 Miles800 Yards2222.5M0Washington
44.02006-09-22237°32'N / 91°01'W37°35'N / 90°48'W12.80 Miles550 Yards0000Reynolds
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down 2.5 miles southeast of Oates, in Reynolds County, near Forest Road 2329, then traveled northeast crossing Route J near the intersection with County Road 829. At this location it removed the roof of a pole barn, caused damage to the roof of a house and uprooted and snapped numerous trees. The damage path was around 200 yards wide and was rated F1 in intensity. As it traveled northeast, it snapped, uprooted and twisted numerous trees and caused minor roof damage to a manufactured home. As the tornado crossed Highway 49, two and a half miles north of the town of Black, it caused considerable damage. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted, an unanchored manufactured home sustained heavy damage and was shifted 30 feet. Two automobiles were lifted distances ranging from 10 to 50 yards and two other homes sustained varying degrees of damage directly from the tornado and from fallen trees. A well defined convergent pattern was evident in the debris and eyewitnesses indicate the tornado had a multiple vortex structure. The damage path was around a third of a mile wide and was rated a high end F1 in this location. Further to the northeast, the tornado crossed Route MM around eight tenths of a mile north of Monterey. At this location an uninhabited home was completely destroyed with the walls pulled from numerous anchor bolts attached to the concrete foundation. Also, a wooden power pole was snapped at the base and numerous trees were snapped. The damage path was around a quarter of a mile wide and was rated a low end F2 in this location. The tornado then tracked northeast into Iron County about three tenths of a mile north of Munger. No injuries or deaths were reported.
44.51982-12-02237°10'N / 92°14'W37°24'N / 92°10'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Texas
44.92009-05-08237°04'N / 91°39'W37°12'N / 91°22'W17.00 Miles880 Yards0050K13.0MShannon
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado is a continuation of the southeastern Texas County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado entered rural west central Shannon County from southeastern Texas County. This tornado tracked across forested areas of west central and central Shannon County, uprooting and snapping numerous trees. The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that the tornado and other high winds from this event resulted in $13M of damage to trees. The tornado also damaged a sawmill along its path. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
45.81966-10-14237°31'N / 92°29'W37°35'N / 92°26'W5.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Laclede
46.31973-11-24237°09'N / 91°21'W1.00 Mile60 Yards31250K0Shannon
48.31974-04-14237°46'N / 90°47'W1.50 Miles50 Yards000K0Washington
48.31957-05-21337°46'N / 90°55'W37°51'N / 90°39'W15.50 Miles400 Yards0125.0M0Washington
48.61960-11-15237°35'N / 92°40'W37°38'N / 92°24'W14.90 Miles200 Yards0325K0Laclede
48.71983-05-01338°27'N / 91°55'W38°29'N / 91°43'W9.00 Miles400 Yards032.5M0Osage
49.12009-05-08237°37'N / 92°33'W37°39'N / 92°33'W2.00 Miles440 Yards00500K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado touched down near the small community of Oakland. This tornado damaged numerous outbuildings and destroyed a mobile home. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
49.51966-12-08337°51'N / 90°47'W37°52'N / 90°45'W1.30 Miles200 Yards00250K0Washington


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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