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Monte Alto, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1515

Monte Alto, 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

Monte Alto, 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, #1822

Monte Alto, TX
58.40
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 776 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Monte Alto, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:11Dense Fog:0Drought:62
Dust Storm:0Flood:123Hail:203Heat:2Heavy Snow:11
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:29
Thunderstorm Winds:245Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:17Winter Storm:5Winter Weather:3
Other:63 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Monte Alto, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Monte Alto, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 14 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Monte Alto, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
12.61970-05-24226°30'N / 97°46'W26°20'N / 97°47'W11.60 Miles100 Yards0125K0Willacy
12.81967-04-26226°12'N / 98°28'W26°23'N / 97°51'W40.20 Miles67 Yards0025K0Hidalgo
13.31962-06-01226°28'N / 97°47'W1.00 Mile50 Yards010K0Willacy
14.81970-05-24226°20'N / 97°47'W26°08'N / 97°48'W13.90 Miles100 Yards0025K0Cameron
21.01969-05-12326°13'N / 97°41'W0025K0Cameron
29.91969-05-12326°06'N / 97°36'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Cameron
31.21983-03-15326°03'N / 98°19'W26°00'N / 98°16'W4.00 Miles900 Yards012.5M0Hidalgo
31.61965-04-19326°42'N / 98°20'W1.50 Miles30 Yards000K0Hidalgo
32.61983-03-15326°00'N / 98°16'W25°58'N / 98°16'W1.50 Miles900 Yards092.5M0Hidalgo
33.11991-05-05226°31'N / 98°29'W1.00 Mile200 Yards00250K0Starr
34.31983-03-15325°58'N / 98°16'W25°57'N / 98°17'W0.60 Mile900 Yards002.5M0Hidalgo
35.81950-01-26226°53'N / 98°07'W26°53'N / 98°03'W4.70 Miles133 Yards020K0Brooks
40.21980-08-09225°58'N / 97°33'W25°54'N / 97°33'W4.60 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Cameron
45.51969-05-12225°53'N / 97°29'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Cameron


* 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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