Memphis, NY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Memphis is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Memphis is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #1848
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
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, #1252
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 2,620 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Memphis, NY were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||216||Hail:||478||Heat:||11||Heavy Snow:||280|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||17||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||68|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||1,272||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||74||Winter Weather:||12|
No volcano is found in or near Memphis, NY.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Memphis, NY.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Memphis, NY.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 6 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Memphis, NY.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|7.7||1983-05-02||3||43°10'N / 76°28'W||43°12'N / 76°10'W||14.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Onondaga|
|8.0||1983-05-02||3||43°10'N / 76°37'W||43°10'N / 76°28'W||6.00 Miles||200 Yards||1||0||2.5M||0||Cayuga|
|12.2||1983-05-02||3||43°14'N / 76°18'W||43°15'N / 76°15'W||3.00 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Oswego|
|40.5||1977-09-18||2||42°50'N / 75°42'W||2.00 Miles||60 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Madison|
|42.3||2009-05-16||2||42°45'N / 75°46'W||42°46'N / 75°40'W||5.00 Miles||150 Yards||0||1||50K||0K||Madison|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS storm survey team determined that damage in the county was caused by a severe thunderstorm that produced a tornado. Most of the damage along the path was to trees. Significant damage occurred approximately 1 mile south of the Village of Georgetown. A large barn was destroyed, a roof was torn off a house, several outbuildings and sheds were destroyed, and power poles were snapped. There was one injury at this location. A second farm on Upham Road was hit, destroying a large barn, a silo and a couple of sheds. Some livestock were lost at this location. A farmstead near Niles Road also received damage to a silo, and damage to the home's roof and siding. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front moved east across New York state during the evening. Ahead of the front, showers and thunderstorms developed. Two of the thunderstorms produced tornadoes, with other scattered severe thunderstorms producing reports of wind damage and large hail.|
|47.2||1990-08-28||2||42°30'N / 76°52'W||2.50 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Schuyler|
* 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.