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Laredo Metro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

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

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

Earthquake Index, #882

Laredo Area
0.00
Texas
0.04
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, #129

Laredo Area
0.0000
Texas
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, #822

Laredo Area
11.24
Texas
208.58
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 2,164 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Laredo Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:13Dense Fog:1Drought:97
Dust Storm:0Flood:541Hail:796Heat:5Heavy Snow:22
High Surf:1Hurricane:1Ice Storm:5Landslide:0Strong Wind:41
Thunderstorm Winds:539Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:15Winter Storm:10Winter Weather:5
Other:69 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Laredo Area.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Laredo Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Laredo Area.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Laredo Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
18.11955-06-05228°02'N / 99°21'W28°02'N / 99°18'W3.60 Miles33 Yards00250K0La Salle
31.61971-06-29227°25'N / 99°00'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Webb
34.71961-04-05227°17'N / 99°28'W2.50 Miles880 Yards0025K0Webb


* 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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