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The chance of earthquake damage in Livermore is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Livermore is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #329

Livermore, CO
0.14
Colorado
1.32
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, #187

Livermore, CO
0.0000
Colorado
0.0009
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, #291

Livermore, CO
61.75
Colorado
117.98
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 1,549 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Livermore, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:10
Dust Storm:0Flood:44Hail:997Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:20
Thunderstorm Winds:326Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:151 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Livermore, CO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Livermore, CO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 13 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Livermore, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
22.22008-05-22241°00'N / 105°16'W41°19'N / 105°34'W25.00 Miles100 Yards01300K0KAlbany
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado skipped along it's path north-northwest and moved across eastern and northeastern sections of Laramie, WY. Strong winds also overturned a tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 near Laramie and blew a boat off another trailer. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms moved generally north northwest over parts of far southeast Wyoming producing a few tornadoes as well as hail and some flooding. The most significant tornado tracked across southeastern Albany county into northern and eastern parts of the city of Laramie.
23.41960-04-23341°02'N / 105°13'W41°00'N / 104°53'W17.20 Miles33 Yards0125K0Laramie
25.21976-06-04240°35'N / 105°05'W0.50 Mile300 Yards000K0Larimer
26.31990-06-09240°43'N / 104°58'W40°46'N / 104°55'W3.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Larimer
27.21990-06-09240°46'N / 104°55'W40°53'N / 104°54'W20.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Weld
35.01965-05-08240°46'N / 104°46'W1.00 Mile17 Yards0025K0Weld
36.31957-05-30240°30'N / 104°56'W40°28'N / 104°54'W1.30 Miles33 Yards013K0Weld
37.41957-05-30240°28'N / 104°56'W40°28'N / 104°53'W1.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Larimer
38.51957-05-30240°27'N / 104°52'W40°33'N / 104°49'W7.20 Miles33 Yards003K0Weld
39.01957-05-30240°28'N / 104°53'W40°27'N / 104°52'W003K0Weld
40.01979-07-16341°10'N / 104°49'W41°04'N / 104°42'W8.80 Miles80 Yards14025.0M0Laramie
42.21955-07-10240°31'N / 104°42'W40°35'N / 104°44'W4.30 Miles33 Yards003K0Weld
43.62008-05-22340°13'N / 104°45'W40°33'N / 104°57'W24.00 Miles1760 Yards178147.0M0KWeld
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A powerful tornado swept north-northwestward across Weld County and into Larimer County, carving a path of destruction, nearly 39 miles in length. The tornado, up to one-mile wide at times, initially touched down northeast of Platteville and finally lifted 6 miles west-northwest of Wellington. A tornado assessment in the aftermath of the tornado revealed extensive areas of damage. On the enhanced Fujita Scale there were pockets of EF3 damage, mainly near the Missile Silo Park Campground, and to businesses and home in eastern Windsor. There was one fatality, and 78 injuries. One man was killed when he tried to escape the trailer park in his motor home. Preliminary estimates from FEMA indicated 850 homes were damaged, and nearly 300 homes were significantly damaged or destroyed. Privately insured damages totaled $147 million, and the Poudre Valley Rural Electric Associated reported $1 million of damage to electric transmission lines. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful tornado swept north-northwestward across Weld County, carving a path of destruction, nearly 39 miles in length. The tornado, up to one-mile wide at times, initially touched down northeast of Platteville and finally lifted 6 miles west-northwest of Wellington. A tornado assessment in the aftermath of the tornado revealed extensive areas of damage. On the enhanced Fujita Scale there were pockets of EF3 damage, mainly near the Missile Silo Park Campground, and to businesses and home in eastern Windsor. Farmers also reported extensive damage to crops and irrigation equipment. There was one fatality, and 78 injuries ranging from broken bones to minor cuts and lacerations. One man was killed when he tried to escape a trailer park in his motor home. Tractor trailers were flipped along U.S. Highway 85, and over 200 power poles were snapped or blown down. Approximately 60,000 people were left without electricity. The tornado overturned 15 railroad cars and destroyed a lumber car on the Great Western Railway of Colorado. The tornado also flattened Windsor's main feedlot and destroyed a dairy barn. Most of the four-hundred cows were killed in the tornado or destroyed later. In addition to the damaging winds, the thunderstorm also produced hail up to the size of baseballs. Another tornado rated an EF1, from a separate severe thunderstorm, briefly touched down near Dacono and destroyed 5 buildings. The tornado overturned a five-wheel trailer and injured the man who was sitting inside. Preliminary estimates from FEMA indicated 850 homes were damaged, and nearly 300 homes were significantly damaged or destroyed. The Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association reported $1 million of damage to electric transmission lines. Privately insured damages totaled $147 million, making it the state's 4th costliest disaster.


* 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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