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Lodgepole, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #433

Lodgepole, SD
0.00
South Dakota
0.05
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

Lodgepole, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #423

Lodgepole, SD
32.78
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,077 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lodgepole, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:43Cold:16Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:26Hail:487Heat:2Heavy Snow:29
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:61
Thunderstorm Winds:326Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:10Winter Storm:36Winter Weather:8
Other:28 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lodgepole, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Lodgepole, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 9 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lodgepole, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
18.31972-05-25245°31'N / 102°35'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Perkins
21.51964-08-01245°31'N / 102°28'W0.80 Mile100 Yards0025K0Perkins
27.71968-06-20245°47'N / 102°11'W000K0Perkins
28.61969-07-17245°54'N / 102°12'W0025K0Perkins
33.02010-05-24245°26'N / 102°09'W45°33'N / 102°13'W8.00 Miles440 Yards00100K0KPerkins
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down just southeast of the intersection of S.D. Highways 73 and 20 East. It destroyed the Progress Rural School and continued to track to the north, dissipating northwest of the intersection of S.D. Highways 73 and 20 West. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms spawned five tornadoes from southeastern Meade into northeastern Perkins County.
35.01986-07-18245°31'N / 102°14'W45°24'N / 102°06'W10.50 Miles140 Yards003K0Perkins
35.01969-08-12245°30'N / 102°12'W45°29'N / 102°04'W6.10 Miles33 Yards0125K0Perkins
40.12010-05-24245°10'N / 102°09'W45°30'N / 102°13'W23.00 Miles440 Yards00100K0KPerkins
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down north of Faith. It destroyed outbuildings on two ranches, tossed farm equipment, damaged trees, and killed four calves. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms spawned five tornadoes from southeastern Meade into northeastern Perkins County.
49.71975-06-29446°32'N / 102°58'W46°22'N / 102°02'W45.80 Miles880 Yards142.5M0Hettinger


* 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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