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Lapwai, ID Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Lapwai is lower than Idaho average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lapwai is about the same as Idaho average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #277

Lapwai, ID
0.03
Idaho
0.74
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, #172

Lapwai, ID
0.0000
Idaho
0.0087
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, #92

Lapwai, ID
13.27
Idaho
10.98
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 390 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lapwai, ID were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:4Blizzard:7Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:33Hail:106Heat:0Heavy Snow:41
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:24
Thunderstorm Winds:119Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:1
Other:39 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lapwai, ID.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lapwai, ID.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Lapwai, ID.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lapwai, ID.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.01962-05-08246°24'N / 116°48'W46°24'N / 116°36'W9.10 Miles33 Yards0025K0Nez Perce
42.61968-06-11245°50'N / 117°20'W45°54'N / 117°09'W9.60 Miles880 Yards0025.0M0Wallowa
43.91971-08-30246°55'N / 117°21'W0.50 Mile17 Yards0025K0Whitman


* 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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