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Nez Perce County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Nez Perce County is lower than Idaho average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Nez Perce County is about the same as Idaho average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #42

Nez Perce County
0.03
Idaho
0.74
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, #33

Nez Perce County
0.0000
Idaho
0.0087
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, #27

Nez Perce County
7.82
Idaho
10.98
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 954 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Nez Perce County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:4Blizzard:7Cold:0Dense Fog:6Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:101Hail:291Heat:0Heavy Snow:45
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:37
Thunderstorm Winds:282Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:16Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:1
Other:150 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Nez Perce County.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Nez Perce County.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Nez Perce County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 3 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Nez Perce County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.41962-05-08246°24'N / 116°48'W46°24'N / 116°36'W9.10 Miles33 Yards0025K0Nez Perce
39.61968-06-11245°50'N / 117°20'W45°54'N / 117°09'W9.60 Miles880 Yards0025.0M0Wallowa
49.01971-08-30246°55'N / 117°21'W0.50 Mile17 Yards0025K0Whitman


* 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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