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

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

Earthquake Index, #904

Odell, TX

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

Odell, TX

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, #685

Odell, TX

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 4,162 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Odell, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:38
Dust Storm:0Flood:119Hail:2,604Heat:2Heavy Snow:6
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:22
Thunderstorm Winds:1,304Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:8Winter Weather:16

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Odell, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Odell, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 84 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Odell, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.11977-05-20234°18'N / 99°17'W34°24'N / 99°15'W7.30 Miles33 Yards003K0Wilbarger
9.11960-06-07334°31'N / 99°25'W0.80 Mile100 Yards0025K0Jackson
13.71958-11-17234°34'N / 99°30'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Jackson
13.81962-05-24234°35'N / 99°22'W0025K0Jackson
14.61980-05-29234°14'N / 99°28'W34°07'N / 99°17'W13.20 Miles100 Yards000K0Wilbarger
14.91967-04-09234°12'N / 99°16'W0.30 Mile300 Yards000K0Wilbarger
15.81969-07-25234°34'N / 99°14'W0.80 Mile40 Yards0025K0Jackson
16.31957-04-22234°34'N / 99°35'W003K0Jackson
16.71958-11-17234°29'N / 99°39'W34°40'N / 99°31'W14.80 Miles100 Yards000K0Jackson
17.61980-05-29234°38'N / 99°20'W002.5M0Jackson
17.91954-05-01434°04'N / 99°28'W34°12'N / 99°11'W18.60 Miles267 Yards02250K0Wilbarger
17.91962-06-05234°09'N / 99°16'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Wilbarger
17.91992-06-07234°09'N / 99°16'W1.00 Mile100 Yards052.5M0Wilbarger
18.41975-02-22234°37'N / 99°21'W34°40'N / 99°17'W5.20 Miles100 Yards28250K0Jackson
18.51977-05-20334°29'N / 99°06'W1.50 Miles200 Yards00250K0Tillman
18.71982-05-27234°23'N / 99°11'W34°27'N / 98°58'W12.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Tillman
18.91968-05-16334°07'N / 99°20'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0025K0Wilbarger
19.31979-04-10434°02'N / 99°28'W34°12'N / 99°09'W21.50 Miles880 Yards116725.0M0Wilbarger
19.51982-05-11334°37'N / 99°19'W34°41'N / 99°15'W4.00 Miles350 Yards041250.0M0Jackson
19.61954-05-01234°15'N / 99°06'W0025K0Tillman
19.81980-03-31234°39'N / 99°16'W0.20 Mile10 Yards003K0Jackson
20.01977-04-19234°18'N / 99°04'W0.80 Mile200 Yards003K0Tillman
20.21962-07-20234°39'N / 99°33'W000K0Jackson
20.21954-05-01434°12'N / 99°11'W34°39'N / 98°55'W34.60 Miles440 Yards003K0Tillman
20.71982-05-11234°38'N / 99°30'W34°42'N / 99°33'W5.70 Miles150 Yards000K0Jackson
20.71962-05-24234°41'N / 99°22'W003K0Jackson
20.81961-04-23234°41'N / 99°27'W0025K0Jackson
21.31957-04-02234°38'N / 99°16'W34°42'N / 99°14'W5.20 Miles150 Yards0125K0Jackson
21.81979-04-10434°12'N / 99°09'W34°16'N / 98°59'W10.60 Miles880 Yards01250K0Tillman
22.91952-06-29234°23'N / 99°00'W013K0Tillman
23.01962-07-14234°38'N / 99°08'W003K0Jackson
23.41973-06-18334°24'N / 99°01'W34°25'N / 98°58'W3.30 Miles50 Yards029250K0Tillman
24.21951-06-07234°30'N / 99°00'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Tillman
24.91977-05-20334°39'N / 99°16'W34°46'N / 99°09'W10.40 Miles880 Yards032.5M0Jackson
25.11955-06-17234°30'N / 98°59'W0.80 Mile440 Yards0025K0Tillman
26.31982-05-11334°42'N / 99°16'W34°49'N / 99°21'W10.00 Miles700 Yards218250K0Jackson
26.61983-05-12234°46'N / 99°20'W0.10 Mile50 Yards000K0Jackson
26.71957-04-02234°42'N / 99°14'W34°46'N / 99°10'W6.20 Miles150 Yards000K0Jackson
26.91979-04-10433°59'N / 99°35'W34°02'N / 99°28'W7.60 Miles880 Yards003K0Foard
27.11954-05-01433°59'N / 99°43'W34°04'N / 99°28'W15.40 Miles267 Yards0025K0Foard
27.81982-05-16333°56'N / 99°24'W34°04'N / 99°07'W15.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Wilbarger
28.61970-08-18234°20'N / 99°54'W0.80 Mile440 Yards0125K0Hardeman
28.81962-05-20233°59'N / 99°16'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0Wilbarger
29.22003-04-15234°30'N / 99°55'W34°31'N / 99°52'W3.50 Miles350 Yards0075K0Hardeman
 Brief Description: This tornado began in Hardeman County, Texas producing F2 damage before moving northeast and crossing the Red River at 1829 CST into extreme western Jackson County, Oklahoma then moving into Harmon County, Oklahoma where it dissipated. The tornado moved through a farm north of Williams, Texas causing significant damage. A hay barn, saddle shed, garage, shop, and chicken house were destroyed. The house was also damaged with broken windows, porch removed from the house, tree limbs driven through the north facing wall, and the east wall of the house separated by approximately an inch.
30.91979-04-10234°05'N / 99°02'W34°06'N / 98°57'W5.20 Miles33 Yards100K0Wilbarger
32.11986-05-14234°38'N / 98°57'W34°38'N / 98°54'W3.00 Miles500 Yards00250K0Kiowa
32.21983-05-12234°51'N / 99°27'W0.10 Mile50 Yards003K0Greer
32.21964-06-20234°51'N / 99°21'W010K0Greer
32.91979-04-10234°21'N / 98°54'W34°24'N / 98°45'W9.20 Miles120 Yards01250K0Tillman
33.01977-05-20234°39'N / 98°57'W34°41'N / 98°55'W3.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Kiowa
33.11994-08-17233°59'N / 99°43'W2.00 Miles40 Yards00500K0Foard
33.21958-11-17334°17'N / 99°24'W34°21'N / 98°15'W65.80 Miles50 Yards040K0Cotton
33.31979-04-10234°06'N / 98°57'W34°08'N / 98°53'W4.70 Miles33 Yards000K0Wichita
33.41973-06-18234°25'N / 98°49'W0.50 Mile100 Yards000K0Tillman
33.51957-04-22234°52'N / 99°20'W003K0Greer
33.51979-04-10233°51'N / 99°48'W34°02'N / 99°29'W22.10 Miles33 Yards01250K0Foard
33.71975-02-22234°40'N / 98°58'W34°43'N / 98°55'W4.50 Miles77 Yards12250K0Kiowa
33.91976-04-17333°52'N / 99°30'W33°59'N / 99°43'W14.70 Miles150 Yards01250K0Foard
35.61965-04-07234°54'N / 99°24'W0025K0Greer
35.81983-05-13234°45'N / 99°49'W34°48'N / 99°49'W3.00 Miles500 Yards00250K0Harmon
36.71983-05-13234°48'N / 99°49'W34°49'N / 99°46'W2.00 Miles500 Yards00250K0Harmon
37.21983-05-13234°43'N / 99°59'W34°45'N / 99°49'W10.00 Miles500 Yards00250K0Harmon
38.91965-05-06234°45'N / 99°58'W34°53'N / 99°43'W16.90 Miles33 Yards02250K0Harmon
38.91979-04-10234°08'N / 98°53'W34°18'N / 98°37'W19.10 Miles33 Yards032.5M0Tillman
39.01965-05-06234°53'N / 99°43'W34°58'N / 99°29'W14.40 Miles33 Yards00250K0Greer
39.51950-04-28334°53'N / 99°17'W35°00'N / 99°12'W9.40 Miles400 Yards11250K0Kiowa
40.21973-03-13234°57'N / 99°24'W34°59'N / 99°20'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Greer
41.01955-06-14234°40'N / 98°57'W34°51'N / 98°44'W17.60 Miles500 Yards0025K0Kiowa
41.71976-04-17233°52'N / 99°50'W33°54'N / 99°47'W3.80 Miles150 Yards000K0Foard
42.61967-05-30234°07'N / 98°44'W34°08'N / 98°43'W1.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Wichita
43.71951-06-06234°26'N / 100°12'W34°26'N / 100°08'W3.60 Miles1760 Yards00250K0Childress
44.31972-05-22335°01'N / 99°40'W35°00'N / 99°30'W9.50 Miles100 Yards000K0Greer
44.51981-06-01234°49'N / 100°02'W34°49'N / 99°56'W5.70 Miles50 Yards00250K0Collingsworth
44.71968-05-06234°52'N / 99°55'W34°55'N / 99°52'W4.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Harmon
44.91982-05-11334°58'N / 99°14'W35°04'N / 99°12'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Kiowa
45.21957-04-02234°46'N / 99°10'W35°06'N / 98°46'W32.30 Miles150 Yards0025K0Kiowa
45.52006-05-09234°25'N / 100°12'W34°25'N / 100°12'W1.50 Miles175 Yards015.7M0Childress
 Brief Description: A tornado resulted in significant (F2) damage along a one and half mile path through the north side of Childress during the evening hours of the 9th. The tornado developed in a residential are of northwest Childress at 20:30 CST. Damage in the neighborhood was characterized as weak, with numerous downed trees, street signs, and damaged roofs. A resident was injured when a tree fell and struck him, breaking his arm and causing minor lacerations. The tornado then moved east toward the high school. Damage to the high school was extensive. A local television network, KVII-TV in Amarillo, operates an automated weather station on the campus as part of a regional school net. The instrument measured a 109 MPH wind gust as the tornado ripped through the facility at 20:32 CST. Damage at Childress High School was rated F1, with large brick walls blown inn and portions of the building's roof removed. The gymnasium was declared a total loss. The tornado intensified as it continued to move east across Fair Park. A large industrial building used to house city owned emergency vehicles was completely destroyed, with extensive damage to the fleet of vehicles that were parked inside. A tennis court was destroyed by wind-blown debris, and numerous large trees were uprooted. A large stone picnic table was blown northward along the wind fields convergent axis associated with center of the tornado's path. A well-built metal bridge that spanned Park Lake was blown a considerable distance downwind. Damage along the tornado's path through the park justified a significant rating (F2) on the Fujita Tornado Damage Intensity Scale. This given the magnitude of damage observed at the industrial building site, where large steel beams were completely torn from their bolted fixtures. The damage survey indicated that the tornado quickly weakened as it continued to move east of the park, and into more rural areas in the northeastern outskirts of the city. May 9 Severe Thunderstorm and Significant Tornado Event Summary...Two isolated supercell thunderstorms developed east of a dryline that was roughly oriented along the Caprock Escarpment during the late afternoon and early evening hours of the 9th. These storms evolved into splitting supercells, and resulted in large hail up to two inches in diameter in Dickens and Motley Counties. The anticyclonic member from one of the mentioned storms propagated northward over Childress County during the early evening hours. The storm effectively lowered temperature-to-dewpoint depressions and locally backed the near-surface winds. A classic supercell subsequently propagated southeastward out of the Texas Panhandle and over Hall County. This storm interacted with the "outflow boundary" left by the departing anticyclonic storm. The southeastward propagating storm rapidly became tornadic near the northwestern corner of Childress. Large hail, damaging RFD winds, and the significant (F2) tornado resulted in nearly $6 million in damages and injured one. A school net weather instrument located at the heavily damaged Childress High School measured a peak wind gust of 109 MPH as the tornado destroyed the school's gymnasium. A second round of isolated severe storms produced large hail over the extreme southeastern Texas Panhandle as clean-up crews worked in the damaged areas.
45.71983-05-13234°58'N / 99°01'W0.10 Mile50 Yards0025K0Kiowa
46.31954-05-01334°14'N / 98°37'W34°15'N / 98°36'W1.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Tillman
47.91950-04-28335°00'N / 99°12'W35°07'N / 99°12'W8.00 Miles400 Yards00250K0Kiowa
48.41959-08-30334°12'N / 98°35'W2.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Cotton
49.01970-04-29234°34'N / 99°25'W35°08'N / 98°05'W85.10 Miles250 Yards002.5M0Jackson
49.71951-05-09233°56'N / 98°41'W33°56'N / 98°46'W4.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Wichita
49.81954-05-01334°15'N / 98°36'W34°21'N / 98°28'W10.40 Miles33 Yards33250K0Cotton

* 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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