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Matagorda, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1515

Matagorda, TX
0.00
Texas
0.04
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

Matagorda, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #1677

Matagorda, TX
82.96
Texas
208.58
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 805 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Matagorda, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:39
Dust Storm:0Flood:160Hail:207Heat:8Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:4Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:296Tropical Storm:7Wildfire:6Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:2
Other:68 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Matagorda, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Matagorda, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 21 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Matagorda, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
15.11967-09-20328°42'N / 96°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards4725K0Matagorda
16.21955-05-18228°42'N / 96°14'W2.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Matagorda
20.51969-04-11328°48'N / 95°39'W2.00 Miles67 Yards0132.5M0Matagorda
21.31961-09-11229°00'N / 95°54'W0.40 Mile50 Yards000K0Matagorda
33.31970-08-03228°24'N / 96°24'W003K0Calhoun
35.01953-12-02229°12'N / 96°02'W1.50 Miles200 Yards003K0Wharton
39.11975-12-24329°01'N / 96°30'W1.00 Mile440 Yards000K0Jackson
39.81961-11-02228°37'N / 96°37'W0.30 Mile200 Yards0025K0Calhoun
39.81972-05-07228°37'N / 96°37'W0.10 Mile10 Yards0125K0Calhoun
40.41966-04-18329°04'N / 95°27'W2.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Brazoria
41.71970-10-23229°18'N / 96°00'W1.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Wharton
41.91970-10-23229°18'N / 95°54'W1.50 Miles27 Yards0025K0Wharton
41.91967-09-20329°04'N / 96°31'W0.10 Mile33 Yards030K0Jackson
42.41964-06-15229°18'N / 96°06'W1.50 Miles20 Yards003K0Wharton
42.41966-04-14229°18'N / 96°06'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Wharton
43.41955-05-23229°19'N / 96°05'W0.50 Mile33 Yards000K0Wharton
43.61967-09-20228°25'N / 96°45'W28°30'N / 96°31'W15.40 Miles33 Yards013K0Calhoun
44.51972-03-20229°20'N / 96°05'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Wharton
45.31972-10-29228°37'N / 96°46'W28°31'N / 96°38'W10.80 Miles100 Yards0225K0Calhoun
46.31966-02-09328°58'N / 96°40'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
49.11961-11-22329°24'N / 96°05'W2.00 Miles200 Yards010K0Wharton


* 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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