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New Manchester, WV Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in New Manchester is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in New Manchester is higher than West Virginia average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #694

New Manchester, WV
0.01
West Virginia
0.06
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

New Manchester, WV
0.0000
West Virginia
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, #17

New Manchester, WV
99.63
West Virginia
34.13
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 5,596 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of New Manchester, WV were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:11Dense Fog:0Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:893Hail:1,177Heat:6Heavy Snow:64
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:29Landslide:0Strong Wind:99
Thunderstorm Winds:3,123Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:41Winter Weather:12
Other:132 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near New Manchester, WV.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near New Manchester, WV.

No historical earthquake events found in or near New Manchester, WV.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 41 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near New Manchester, WV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
16.41956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
19.31967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
23.01985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
23.21985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
25.81978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
26.21954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
27.31955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
27.41954-04-27240°13'N / 80°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
29.42000-05-23240°21'N / 81°05'W40°20'N / 81°04'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0Harrison
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado with maximum winds estimated at 120 MPH passed through a 3-mile section of rural Harrison County. The tornado passed over only one residence as it moved to the east but destroyed several items on the property, including a cinder-block garage, a wooden barn, and several outbuildings. A parked truck was lifted and turned about 90 degrees but was otherwise undamaged. There were several large sections of heavily wooded area along the tornado's path which were completely cleared of trees. No injuries or fatalities were reported.
31.01954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
33.31954-09-30240°45'N / 81°09'W1325K0Carroll
34.01977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
34.32001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
34.91963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
36.41985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
36.61969-05-08340°18'N / 81°12'W2.00 Miles300 Yards114250K0Harrison
36.71987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
36.81990-06-30240°07'N / 80°09'W0.20 Mile250 Yards0025K0Washington
37.21981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
37.41965-11-16240°48'N / 81°15'W40°50'N / 81°08'W5.90 Miles300 Yards292.5M0Stark
38.41992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
38.51975-06-04240°35'N / 80°13'W40°11'N / 79°32'W45.30 Miles30 Yards000K0Beaver
38.81976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning
39.11992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
39.31956-05-13240°22'N / 79°52'W0.70 Mile200 Yards05250K0Allegheny
39.61963-08-03340°19'N / 79°53'W27025.0M0Allegheny
40.81956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
42.11956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
42.71983-05-22240°17'N / 79°53'W40°18'N / 79°47'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Allegheny
43.41985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
43.61978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
44.71985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
45.71980-06-03440°39'N / 79°44'W40°37'N / 79°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards020250.0M0Allegheny
46.01985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull
46.31981-04-28240°44'N / 79°44'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Butler
47.21986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
47.51985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
47.72003-11-12240°27'N / 81°31'W40°30'N / 81°27'W3.50 Miles175 Yards01160K0Tuscarawas
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down near May Rd just off Route 52 southwest of New Philadelphia. It moved east northeast at 45 mph, damaging several homes along Crooked Run Rd. Several homes had significant damage with roofs taken completely off; some walls were toppled. Several garages and barns suffered significant damage. Few garages completely destroyed. A least one mobile home was knocked off its foundation.Many trees and power lines were downed. Tornado went across Interstate 77 and into New Philadelphia, where 12 homes had scattered damage. Crooked Run Rd had the most significant damage. Path length 3.5 miles; path width 175 yards; maximum winds estimated 120 mph.
48.61992-07-12241°03'N / 81°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Portage
49.51954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
49.51968-06-25239°51'N / 80°19'W01250K0Greene


* 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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