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Ordway, CO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Ordway is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ordway is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #511

Ordway, CO
0.01
Colorado
1.32
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, #187

Ordway, CO
0.0000
Colorado
0.0009
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, #295

Ordway, CO
58.47
Colorado
117.98
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 1,098 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ordway, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:52Hail:753Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:245Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:44 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ordway, CO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Ordway, CO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 13 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ordway, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.21977-04-13238°14'N / 103°40'W38°17'N / 103°36'W5.10 Miles30 Yards003K0Crowley
12.11965-05-23238°21'N / 103°41'W38°23'N / 103°35'W5.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Crowley
19.31953-10-20238°30'N / 103°46'W2.00 Miles200 Yards003K0Otero
26.61965-05-23238°34'N / 103°40'W38°38'N / 103°40'W4.60 Miles67 Yards0025K0Lincoln
28.31975-05-22238°03'N / 103°17'W2.00 Miles220 Yards003K0Bent
30.81956-07-12238°03'N / 103°14'W5.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Las Animas
38.31951-06-06238°44'N / 103°35'W38°46'N / 103°30'W4.70 Miles217 Yards0125K0Lincoln
39.91962-06-29237°49'N / 103°14'W003K0Bent
44.51971-10-17338°21'N / 103°00'W38°24'N / 102°55'W5.60 Miles500 Yards00250K0Kiowa
45.51990-06-06238°50'N / 104°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards02250K0El Paso
45.81984-08-21238°15'N / 104°36'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Pueblo
48.41982-05-18238°22'N / 102°53'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Kiowa
49.61978-07-10237°37'N / 104°15'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0225K0Huerfano


* 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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