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Malcolm, AL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #546

Malcolm, AL
0.02
Alabama
0.08
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

Malcolm, AL
0.0000
Alabama
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, #661

Malcolm, AL
136.85
Alabama
255.80
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 2,133 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Malcolm, AL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:12Dense Fog:1Drought:25
Dust Storm:0Flood:279Hail:613Heat:5Heavy Snow:5
High Surf:0Hurricane:1Ice Storm:4Landslide:0Strong Wind:10
Thunderstorm Winds:969Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:1Winter Storm:10Winter Weather:12
Other:184 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Malcolm, AL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Malcolm, AL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 59 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Malcolm, AL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
17.71971-09-16231°22'N / 88°15'W31°24'N / 88°10'W5.70 Miles200 Yards0025K0Washington
19.51966-11-10231°00'N / 87°48'W31°03'N / 87°41'W7.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Baldwin
19.71972-03-02231°26'N / 88°03'W31°32'N / 87°59'W8.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Washington
22.11984-03-24231°31'N / 88°03'W2.00 Miles80 Yards00250K0Washington
22.31968-11-03330°54'N / 87°59'W30°53'N / 87°47'W11.90 Miles400 Yards04250K0Baldwin
23.21984-03-24331°31'N / 87°56'W31°32'N / 87°53'W4.00 Miles60 Yards002.5M0Jackson
23.61970-03-03231°28'N / 88°15'W0025K0Washington
24.41953-01-23331°32'N / 88°00'W31°34'N / 87°54'W6.50 Miles300 Yards0125K0Clarke
25.11968-11-03330°53'N / 87°47'W31°00'N / 87°37'W12.80 Miles400 Yards00250K0Baldwin
25.31980-04-13230°53'N / 87°47'W0.10 Mile50 Yards0025K0Baldwin
25.31981-02-10230°53'N / 87°47'W1.50 Miles150 Yards0622.5M0Baldwin
25.41968-11-03330°46'N / 88°07'W30°54'N / 87°59'W12.20 Miles400 Yards014250K0Mobile
26.21976-03-16231°20'N / 88°25'W0.10 Mile50 Yards0025K0Washington
26.71977-06-16230°49'N / 88°04'W003K0Mobile
26.71997-11-21330°49'N / 88°04'W30°49'N / 88°04'W1.00 Mile300 Yards002.0M0Mobile
 Brief Description: An F3 tornado touched down just east of I-65 in Saraland near Shelton Beach Estates. The tornado skipped east northeast along the ground before lifting back into the cloud near U S Highway 43. Three homes were almost completely gone, three more suffered major damage and about sixty homes in the middle-class neighbourhood suffered some damage. Most of the damage was consistent with an F1 or F2 tornado. No one was injured. Several people knew they were under a tornado warning and were able to take cover before the storm struck. Most of the residents said they did not hear the familiar "Freight Train Sound" before the tornado struck.
26.81975-02-16230°52'N / 87°46'W1.00 Mile200 Yards00250K0Baldwin
28.61988-11-04231°38'N / 88°19'W31°32'N / 88°03'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Washington
29.41971-12-20331°18'N / 87°31'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01250K0Monroe
30.31956-07-08231°37'N / 87°54'W31°26'N / 87°25'W31.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Clarke
31.61974-11-05231°13'N / 87°28'W003K0Escambia
31.71950-04-18330°40'N / 88°12'W30°51'N / 88°06'W14.00 Miles100 Yards01525K0Mobile
33.11972-06-08231°01'N / 87°29'W0.10 Mile30 Yards0025K0Escambia
33.21971-02-12231°00'N / 88°33'W31°03'N / 88°30'W4.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Greene
33.61983-03-20331°09'N / 88°34'W1.00 Mile200 Yards002.5M0Greene
34.51977-02-23231°09'N / 88°42'W31°10'N / 88°28'W13.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Greene
34.81983-05-19231°37'N / 88°01'W31°45'N / 87°40'W22.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Clarke
34.81950-04-18230°42'N / 87°55'W2.00 Miles150 Yards003K0Baldwin
34.91972-03-02231°00'N / 87°29'W31°02'N / 87°25'W4.70 Miles33 Yards003K0Escambia
35.11953-03-18230°42'N / 88°07'W0.10 Mile10 Yards023K0Mobile
35.91976-03-27330°58'N / 88°40'W30°59'N / 88°26'W13.90 Miles300 Yards00250K0George
36.81971-02-12230°57'N / 88°35'W31°00'N / 88°33'W4.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0George
37.91960-06-15231°37'N / 87°35'W000K0Clarke
39.01967-12-02231°26'N / 87°24'W1.00 Mile300 Yards00250K0Monroe
39.41963-01-19231°43'N / 87°47'W31°45'N / 87°45'W3.30 Miles33 Yards003K0Clarke
40.11967-05-02230°54'N / 88°35'W000K0George
40.21968-11-03331°00'N / 87°37'W31°07'N / 87°04'W33.50 Miles400 Yards00250K0Escambia
41.01973-04-07230°54'N / 88°36'W003K0George
41.31971-02-26231°10'N / 88°42'W000K0Greene
41.61980-05-19230°36'N / 88°05'W0.10 Mile50 Yards0025K0Mobile
41.91980-05-19330°54'N / 88°39'W30°57'N / 88°37'W4.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0George
41.91970-06-02230°36'N / 87°53'W0025K0Baldwin
42.31988-11-04331°37'N / 88°36'W31°37'N / 88°27'W8.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Wayne
42.31979-11-25231°37'N / 88°01'W32°00'N / 87°50'W28.60 Miles300 Yards02250K0Clarke
43.81971-02-12230°44'N / 88°47'W30°59'N / 88°28'W25.50 Miles33 Yards02250K0George
44.01972-11-13230°37'N / 87°42'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Baldwin
44.11958-02-26331°26'N / 88°46'W31°36'N / 88°32'W17.90 Miles100 Yards203K0Wayne
44.21957-06-28231°25'N / 87°24'W31°32'N / 87°15'W12.10 Miles100 Yards04250K0Monroe
44.91978-04-18331°32'N / 87°27'W31°35'N / 87°17'W10.50 Miles220 Yards0302.5M0Monroe
46.71973-12-26230°32'N / 88°13'W30°33'N / 88°10'W3.80 Miles50 Yards0125K0Mobile
46.81971-09-16230°32'N / 87°51'W1.00 Mile150 Yards00250K0Baldwin
47.21996-03-18231°32'N / 87°27'W31°44'N / 87°19'W11.00 Miles200 Yards05150K0Monroe
 Brief Description: THE SAME STORM SYSTEM THAT DROPPED A COUPLE OF TORNADOES IN CLARKE COUNTY MOVED INTO MONROE COUNTY AND DROPPED A TORNADO FOUR MILES EAST OF CLAIBORNE LAKE, JUST WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 17. THE TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST AND MOVED THROUGH FRANKLIN ALONG STATE HWY 41. THE TORNADO THEN MOVED BACK INTO THE CLOUD JUST WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 56, SIX MILES SOUTH OF VREDENBURGH. THE TORNADO SKIPPED ALONG THE GROUND FOR ABOUT ELEVEN MILES. THREE MOBILE HOMES AND A HOUSE WERE DESTROYED NEAR FRANKLIN. FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED, BUT NONE SERIOUSLY. TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG THE TRACK OF THE TORNADO. SHEDS AND BARNS ALONG THE TRACK OF THE TORNADO ALSO SUFFERED DAMAGE. TREES FALLING ON HOMES ALSO CAUSED SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. OTHER HOMES HAD ROOF DAMAGE WHEN SHINGLES WERE BLOWN OFF.
47.51984-10-15231°18'N / 87°14'W31°20'N / 87°11'W3.50 Miles400 Yards00250K0Conecuh
47.92001-10-13230°33'N / 87°43'W30°33'N / 87°43'W0.70 Mile200 Yards00200K0Baldwin
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down southeast of Robertsdale. The tornado first touched down just south of County Road 83 and Hubard road intersection where it tracked north and damaged seventeen manufactured homes and completely destroyed three others. Several large Pecan trees were also blown down. No injuries were reported.
48.21957-06-28231°35'N / 88°41'W31°42'N / 88°35'W10.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Wayne
48.61960-05-07230°30'N / 88°06'W0.20 Mile100 Yards00250K0Mobile
48.61989-07-02230°30'N / 88°06'W1.00 Mile73 Yards00250K0Mobile
49.51996-02-19231°21'N / 88°51'W31°26'N / 88°46'W5.00 Miles400 Yards04150K0Greene
 Brief Description: NUMEROUS TREES WERE TOPPLED AND SEVERAL MOBILE HOMES WERE DAMAGED BY A TORNADO THAT FIRST TOUCHED DOWN IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF GREENE COUNTY. THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT SIX MILES EAST OF RICHTON ON MS HWY 42 AT ABOUT 220 PM CDT. THE TORNADO THEN SKIPPED ALONG THE GROUND TO THE NORTHEAST AND MOVED INTO WAYNE COUNTY ALONG MS HWY 63. NUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG THE PATH OF THE TORNADO AND SEVERAL MOBILE HOMES WERE DAMAGED. FOUR PEOPLE IN ONE OF THE MOBILE HOMES WERE INJURED. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR ABOUT 5 MILES IN GREENE COUNTY.
49.61958-02-26331°22'N / 88°51'W31°26'N / 88°46'W7.10 Miles100 Yards003K0Greene
49.71964-12-24230°30'N / 87°48'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0325K0Baldwin


* 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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