Linch, WY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Linch is lower than Wyoming average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Linch is about the same as Wyoming average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #143
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, #37
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, #96
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 311 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Linch, WY were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||34||Hail:||158||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||0|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||81||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||7||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Linch, WY.
Historical Earthquake Events
A total of 3 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Linch, WY.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Linch, WY.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|13.8||1962-06-11||2||43°14'N / 106°21'W||43°40'N / 105°30'W||52.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||4||25K||0||Natrona|
|26.4||1975-07-30||2||43°49'N / 105°52'W||43°47'N / 105°37'W||12.40 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Campbell|
|36.1||2005-08-12||2||43°44'N / 105°28'W||43°43'N / 105°28'W||1.50 Miles||450 Yards||2||13||5.0M||0||Campbell|
|Brief Description: A tornado touched down 1 mile north of Wright and traveled southeast into the town. It crossed Wyoming Highway 387, slammed into a mobile home park, and dissipated a half mile from the highway before reaching the elementary school and Wright Blvd on the southeast edge of the park. It damaged 120 of the approximately 250 homes in the park; 91 were completely destroyed. Roofs, porches, siding, and trees sustained light damage from the strong wind gusts. Two people were killed and 13 injured; all were in mobile homes. M53MH, M97MH|
|37.4||1987-06-18||2||43°00'N / 106°19'W||43°03'N / 106°12'W||7.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Natrona|
|39.8||1978-07-20||2||43°00'N / 106°20'W||1.00 Mile||100 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Natrona|
|41.2||1987-07-21||2||43°08'N / 106°43'W||43°04'N / 106°38'W||5.00 Miles||140 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Natrona|
|44.6||1971-05-29||2||42°55'N / 106°12'W||0.20 Mile||33 Yards||0||3||0K||0||Natrona|
|49.0||1953-06-12||2||43°52'N / 105°16'W||2.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Campbell|
* 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.