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Lower Brule, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Lower Brule is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lower Brule 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, #43

Lower Brule, SD
0.09
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

Lower Brule, 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, #284

Lower Brule, SD
77.83
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 1,571 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lower Brule, 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:53Hail:915Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:583Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:17 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lower Brule, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lower Brule, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
12.71983-03-044.6544.21-99.41
27.41967-11-234.4N/A43.7-99.4

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 23 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lower Brule, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.01971-07-09344°05'N / 99°36'W000K0Lyman
7.61992-06-16344°03'N / 99°26'W2.00 Miles73 Yards0825.0M0Buffalo
13.31971-07-09343°53'N / 99°37'W020K0Lyman
14.61987-08-05244°01'N / 99°52'W1.20 Miles80 Yards00250K0Lyman
20.51971-07-03344°16'N / 99°14'W44°15'N / 99°17'W0025K0Hand
25.01971-07-24343°46'N / 99°19'W2.50 Miles300 Yards000K0Brule
26.11992-06-30244°22'N / 99°55'W0.30 Mile30 Yards0025K0Hughes
30.81965-05-08243°40'N / 99°14'W43°43'N / 99°18'W4.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Brule
31.31960-07-25243°55'N / 100°17'W43°55'N / 100°04'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lyman
31.71954-06-10243°43'N / 99°11'W1.00 Mile30 Yards0025K0Brule
32.31971-07-03244°13'N / 99°00'W44°14'N / 98°56'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Hand
34.21973-07-01243°50'N / 98°59'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0125K0Brule
37.41971-07-03244°14'N / 98°59'W44°02'N / 98°41'W20.10 Miles30 Yards000K0Hand
38.01971-06-04243°55'N / 100°19'W000K0Lyman
38.71986-07-28243°47'N / 99°00'W43°43'N / 98°54'W6.00 Miles80 Yards00250K0Brule
40.41968-06-20243°23'N / 99°26'W43°44'N / 98°58'W33.50 Miles33 Yards000K0Gregory
41.62006-08-24244°31'N / 99°04'W44°30'N / 98°56'W5.00 Miles300 Yards0000Hand
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm on its southeast track produced a fourth tornado in Hand county. This tornado touched down west of Miller. The tornado destroyed a large barn and a car was moved nearly 20 feet. Well built structures were heavily damaged and several were pushed slightly off of their foundations. Significant tree damage also occurred.
42.31959-05-25244°15'N / 98°46'W003K0Hand
42.41973-07-23344°21'N / 100°21'W2.50 Miles500 Yards0102.5M0Hughes
45.21968-06-20244°22'N / 100°24'W000K0Stanley
47.11971-06-04243°54'N / 100°30'W0025K0Jones
48.52006-08-24244°26'N / 98°47'W44°25'N / 98°41'W5.00 Miles300 Yards0000Hand
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm tracking southeast produced a fifth tornado in Hand county. The tornado touched downed south of Vayland and tracked southeast and into Beadle county. See storm data for southeast South Dakota. The tornado formed in a heavily wooded area tracking along a county road producing F1 damage to several farmsteads. A mobile home was flipped and destroyed. A grain storage building was flipped onto a car. Several homes had significant roof and window damage. Numerous trees were snapped. As the tornado crossed into Beadle county it was producing F2 damage.
49.51957-06-30243°22'N / 99°45'W0025K0Tripp


* 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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