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

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

Earthquake Index, #348

Long Hollow, SD
0.01
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

Long Hollow, 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, #279

Long Hollow, SD
79.33
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 1,661 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Long Hollow, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:129Hail:913Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:576Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:42 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Long Hollow, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Long Hollow, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 28 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Long Hollow, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
18.41964-05-05245°48'N / 96°52'W45°52'N / 96°49'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Roberts
19.12004-09-23245°42'N / 96°44'W45°45'N / 96°48'W2.20 Miles50 Yards0000Roberts
 Brief Description: The storm entered South Dakota from Traverse county, Minnesota where it produced a tornado. The storm produced a second tornado as it crossed Lake Traverse into South Dakota. This tornado was stronger and destroyed a house, a mobile home, and a travel trailer. Another house and travel trailer were damaged and a shed was also ripped apart. The tornado also killed three cattle.
23.61961-06-28245°36'N / 97°38'W1.00 Mile33 Yards00250K0Marshall
24.41968-06-09245°50'N / 97°38'W45°53'N / 97°34'W3.80 Miles283 Yards01250K0Marshall
26.41956-10-29245°31'N / 96°40'W000K0Big Stone
26.91951-07-08245°22'N / 96°50'W010K0Roberts
28.31952-07-01346°04'N / 96°57'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Richland
28.72005-06-29245°57'N / 97°37'W46°02'N / 97°30'W8.00 Miles200 Yards0000Sargent
 Brief Description: Numerous trees were blown down or uprooted along the damage path. A roof was torn off a pole barn in Havana. Peak winds were estimated at 120 mph.
29.91973-07-01346°07'N / 97°10'W00250K0Richland
33.11979-08-03245°24'N / 96°52'W45°18'N / 96°28'W20.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Roberts
33.71996-07-17245°29'N / 97°51'W45°30'N / 97°45'W5.00 Miles150 Yards00200K0Day
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down one mile southwest of Pierpont and traveled east northeast. Two miles east of Pierpont the tornado took out the west wall and the roof of a farmhouse, destroyed a machine shop, a garage, and six grain bins. A truck had its windshield crushed and its side was dented by debris. The tornado also brought down some power lines and several trees in its path.
35.71953-05-29246°12'N / 97°08'W003K0Richland
38.11996-05-17345°23'N / 96°34'W45°33'N / 96°18'W17.00 Miles200 Yards001.5M0Big Stone
 Brief Description: A tornado crossing Big Stone Lake from Roberts County, South Dakota destroyed one cabin at the Meadowbrook Resort, blew the roof off another cabin, and another cabin was demolished when a big tree fell onto it. Several boats on Big Stone Lake were overturned. Approxiamately 150 buildings sustained damage or were destroyed as the tornado moved northeast across Big Stone County through the townships of Prior, Big Stone, Almond, Malta, and Moonshine. Southwest of Clinton, a pontoon boat and a camper were destroyed. East of Clinton, a farm lost all buildings with severe damage to their home. The cupboards fell off the walls and doors would not close, signifying a twisted frame. Northeast of Clinton, another farm suffered damage to all structures. Half of the roof was torn off their home. Two miles south of Johnson, a house (rambler) was completely destroyed and several barns and machine sheds were destroyed, before the tornado lifted. Many trees were uprooted in the path of the tornado across Big Stone County and much of the power was out in the County as power lines were downed.
38.21996-05-31345°41'N / 97°59'W45°44'N / 97°55'W5.00 Miles400 Yards0000Marshall
 Brief Description: An F1 tornado organized over the parking lot of the Target Shopping Center in Aberdeen and tracked northeast towards Bath. It destroyed a green house (a large tent) and it's contents in the Target parking lot, uprooted and snapped trees as it crossed U.S. Highway 12. In addition, it took out the south wall, including a large overhead door, of a cinder block warehouse, broke windows in buildings, and lifted a box car off the train tracks. It also tipped over several semi trailers (the tractors were not attached) rolled over and destroyed a motor home, and threw a pickup truck and it's occupant about 70 feet. The occupant was sligtly injured. Between Aberdeen and Bath, the tornado contained multiple vortices as it strengthened to an F3. Most trees in a shelter belt northeast of Aberdeen were snapped or uprooted and a garage was completely destroyed. Several farms were hit 1 to 2 miles north of Bath. Many outbuildings were destroyed. Two layers of shingles were peeled off a garage and several trees were uprooted. Twelve to 15 high tension utility poles were damaged or destroyed and 17 wooden poles were destroyed along the path of the tornado. The outages caused by the tornado affected several hundred customers. The tornado continued to the northeast producing F1 damage between Bath, Putney, and Claremont. It snapped and uprooted many trees. Outbuildings like grain bins and calf barns were destroyed. Debris was deposited 1 mile away in some instances. A John Deere chopper was turned 180 degrees by the twister. The tornado continued on into Marshall County where it weakened and dissipated near Amherst. No damage was reported in Marshall county except for some trees downed.
38.31953-06-15245°30'N / 97°59'W45°35'N / 97°52'W7.60 Miles33 Yards003K0Day
38.51973-07-01346°02'N / 97°47'W00250K0Sargent
38.81958-07-13246°06'N / 97°42'W0025K0Sargent
39.51964-05-05346°03'N / 96°36'W46°08'N / 96°34'W5.20 Miles440 Yards0110K0Richland
39.92010-08-07446°06'N / 96°37'W46°06'N / 96°33'W3.00 Miles600 Yards000K0KRichland
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado touched down south of Tyler and tracked to the east for roughly 2.5 miles before crossing the Bois de Sioux River into Wilkin County, Minnesota. In Wilkin County, the tornado continued for another 2.5 miles and lifted about 650 pm CDT. The total track length was about 5 miles and peak winds were estimated at 175 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: By late in the day on the 7th, an east-west lying warm front had set up just north of the South Dakota border, extending eastward into west central Minnesota. South of the warm front, temperatures were in the mid to upper 80s with dew points in the lower 70s. Thunderstorms formed along and north of the warm front and several produced tornadoes.
42.11964-05-05346°08'N / 96°34'W46°08'N / 96°34'W003K0Wilkin
43.22010-08-07446°07'N / 96°33'W46°09'N / 96°31'W3.00 Miles600 Yards000K0KWilkin
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado began in Richland County, North Dakota, at 625 pm CDT, where it had a path length of 2.5 miles. It continued in Wilkin County, Minnesota, where it finally lifted about 2.5 miles southwest of Doran. The total path length was roughly five miles and peak winds were estimated at 175 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: By late in the day on the 7th, an east-west lying warm front had set up just north of the South Dakota border, extending eastward into west central Minnesota. South of the warm front, temperatures were in the mid to upper 80s with dew points in the lower 70s. Thunderstorms formed along and north of the warm front and several produced tornadoes.
43.21960-08-25246°18'N / 97°00'W0025K0Richland
43.81962-08-06245°03'N / 97°13'W00250K0Codington
44.21982-05-10346°01'N / 96°28'W46°01'N / 96°17'W8.00 Miles80 Yards002.5M0Traverse
44.71975-06-19246°14'N / 97°39'W0.30 Mile7 Yards0025K0Sargent
48.11955-08-28245°07'N / 96°35'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Grant
48.21964-06-08245°05'N / 97°40'W0.50 Mile33 Yards000K0Clark
48.61982-05-10346°01'N / 96°17'W46°02'N / 96°16'W1.00 Mile80 Yards002.5M0Traverse


* 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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