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Mc Alpin, FL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #60

Mc Alpin, FL

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

Mc Alpin, FL

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, #896

Mc Alpin, FL

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 1,575 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Mc Alpin, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:12Dense Fog:45Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:65Hail:337Heat:2Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:13Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:9
Thunderstorm Winds:845Tropical Storm:21Wildfire:45Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:1

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Mc Alpin, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Mc Alpin, FL.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Mc Alpin, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 30 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Mc Alpin, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.31954-06-10230°09'N / 82°57'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0125K0Suwannee
5.81975-02-06230°02'N / 83°02'W30°05'N / 82°50'W12.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Suwannee
9.81984-02-27330°03'N / 83°10'W30°02'N / 83°03'W7.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Lafayette
11.31975-02-06230°00'N / 83°12'W30°02'N / 83°02'W10.30 Miles100 Yards042.5M0Lafayette
13.81970-08-25229°56'N / 82°57'W000K0Lafayette
14.91972-12-21230°15'N / 83°12'W30°22'N / 83°03'W12.20 Miles30 Yards0025K0Suwannee
15.11998-09-29230°18'N / 83°06'W30°21'N / 83°06'W2.00 Miles100 Yards05600K0Suwannee
 Brief Description: The tornado demolished seven homes and damaged at least 5 others. Two residents received serious injuries.
17.82001-03-13230°21'N / 83°02'W30°25'N / 83°04'W3.50 Miles30 Yards0080K0Hamilton
 Brief Description: One mobile home and one church were destroyed. Two vehicles damaged. Tornado ranged from F0-F2 and skipped along the path. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down.
18.51965-06-15230°24'N / 83°00'W003K0Suwannee
19.31956-09-24229°54'N / 82°48'W0025K0Suwannee
20.01974-03-21230°20'N / 82°46'W30°20'N / 82°43'W3.60 Miles200 Yards0125K0Columbia
21.22008-03-07230°11'N / 82°39'W30°12'N / 82°37'W1.00 Mile800 Yards154.0M0KColumbia
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: National Weather Service Storm Survey of the tornado track indicated most damage was EF1 scale with a small area of EF2 damage near NE Denver Street opposite a large field. Numerous Trees and power lines were snapped or blown over by the storm. Truck and trailers were also blown over in an industrial park. Nineteen homes were destroyed, twenty-one suffered major damage, and twenty had minor damage. Two businesses were destroyed with six suffering major damage. One female fatality occurred when a tree went through her mobile home. A male indirect fatality occurred when trying to connect a power generator. The mesocyclone which spanned this tornado was tracked across Taylor, Lafayette, and Suwannee Counties prior to this touchdown and it later spanned tornadoes in Baker, Charlton and Nassau Counties. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A squall line with severe weather and several tornadoes moved across north Florida and southeast Georgia.
21.31960-02-25330°12'N / 82°38'W0.80 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbia
24.31983-04-23229°52'N / 82°45'W29°56'N / 82°36'W4.00 Miles80 Yards022.5M0Columbia
25.31983-04-23229°43'N / 82°54'W29°52'N / 82°45'W11.00 Miles80 Yards042.5M0Gilchrist
25.91970-07-03229°46'N / 82°53'W003K0Gilchrist
26.51969-12-25230°24'N / 83°18'W013K0Madison
27.31988-11-05230°22'N / 83°21'W30°28'N / 83°15'W8.00 Miles50 Yards1325K0Madison
31.61988-04-19330°27'N / 83°25'W30°32'N / 83°12'W12.00 Miles300 Yards41825.0M0Madison
34.22006-12-25230°06'N / 82°25'W30°08'N / 82°24'W3.00 Miles300 Yards010K0KColumbia
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Columbia County Emergency Management reports damage to 12 homes and one home destroyed. A business was also destroyed. Extensive damage was reported in the community of Woodborough along Scenic Lake drive as well as along Moore road northwest of Lake City. One minor injury was reported with minor lacerations. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A vigorous short wave trough and squall line moved across north Florida on Christmas Day resulting in severe weather across the northern and central portions of the state and a tornado near Lake City, Columbia County, Florida.
36.11988-04-19230°36'N / 83°15'W2.00 Miles30 Yards00250K0Hamilton
39.91978-04-19229°51'N / 82°24'W1.00 Mile50 Yards06250K0Alachua
40.81957-06-08229°38'N / 82°37'W003K0Alachua
41.51957-09-30229°50'N / 83°35'W000K0Taylor
42.52008-03-07229°49'N / 83°36'W29°49'N / 83°35'W02500K0KTaylor
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A waterspout came ashore as a tornado at Keaton Beach. Damage began along Keaton Beach Drive, just south of Beach Road, and continued east to Marina Drive where most of the significant damage occurred. Sporadic tree and power line damage was observed near Marina Drive. Fifteen homes between Marina Drive and Keaton Beach Drive sustained minor to moderate roof damage. Several decks on these homes failed. One home was destroyed when it was blown off its foundation and tossed into the road. Two injuries were reported. A few small boats were lofted into the air, with one boat moved over 100 feet. The tornado quickly lifted over an open area east of Marina Drive. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A brief, but extensive severe weather episode occurred across the Florida Big Bend during the morning of March 7, 2008. There were widespread reports of straight line wind damage across the area, with two confirmed tornadoes reported by NWS survey teams. There was also some urban street flooding in Tallahassee. Nearly 10,000 Tallahassee customers were without power.
43.01972-10-27229°49'N / 83°35'W29°46'N / 83°35'W3.40 Miles50 Yards01250K0Taylor
47.01956-09-24230°17'N / 83°45'W5.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Taylor
48.81966-07-08230°47'N / 83°18'W30°48'N / 83°15'W3.30 Miles300 Yards01250K0Lowndes
49.61966-09-28229°40'N / 82°21'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Alachua
49.91961-12-18230°48'N / 83°18'W0.50 Mile37 Yards0025K0Lowndes

* 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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