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The chance of earthquake damage in Ormond-By-The-Sea is about the same as Florida average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ormond-By-The-Sea is lower than Florida average and is about the same as the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #268

Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL
0.01
Florida
0.01
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

Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL
0.0000
Florida
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, #750

Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL
136.89
Florida
185.89
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 1,276 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:46Hail:341Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:630Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:23Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:231 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 39 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ormond-By-The-Sea, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.01983-11-20229°17'N / 81°03'W29°19'N / 81°00'W3.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Volusia
4.71968-08-30229°17'N / 81°02'W2.00 Miles127 Yards0025K0Volusia
9.41983-11-20229°28'N / 81°08'W29°29'N / 81°05'W3.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Flagler
10.51998-02-22229°10'N / 81°06'W29°13'N / 81°02'W8.00 Miles150 Yards134.0M0Volusia
 Brief Description: The first tornado in a major tornado outbreak set down along Route 92 about 5 miles southwest of Daytona Beach. The category F2 tornado moved about 8 miles to the northeast passing over the junction of Interstate 95 and Interstate 4 and finally lifted in the south part of Daytona Beach west of the Intracoastal Waterway. Six hundred structures were damaged or destroyed. One person was killed in a mobile home and three others were injured. M41MH
10.71979-09-03229°12'N / 81°00'W0.10 Mile30 Yards00250K0Volusia
14.61970-07-05229°28'N / 81°16'W0025K0Flagler
15.41979-09-03229°08'N / 80°59'W0.10 Mile30 Yards0025K0Volusia
20.11972-08-22229°08'N / 81°18'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Volusia
22.61971-08-27229°01'N / 81°06'W0.30 Mile50 Yards013K0Volusia
23.01950-03-16229°39'N / 81°13'W1.50 Miles150 Yards003K0St. Johns
23.61972-05-20229°04'N / 81°18'W1.00 Mile23 Yards0025K0Volusia
24.01997-11-02329°01'N / 80°56'W29°01'N / 80°56'W3.00 Miles400 Yards03214.0M0Volusia
 Brief Description: A rapidly intensifying tornado initially touched down in New Smyrna Beach about 1 mile west of U.S. Highway 1 between Enterprise and Wayne Avenues. The tornado moved east northeast at about 50 mph damaging several homes and downing trees and power lines. It lifted just west of Highway 1 after passing Chisholm Elementary School. The tornado then struck New Smyrna Beach High School producing Fujita Scale F1 damage. As the tornado intensified to a strong F3 category, it passed thorough the Venetian VIllas subdivision and the Diamond Head Condominiums. A number of large well built homes were destroyed. Many of the units in the 10 story Diamond Head Condominiums received major damage as high winds blew out exterior glass walls and blew furniture into the adjoining Indian River Lagoon. The tornado then crossed the Intracoastal Waterway and passed over the barrier island between Robinson Road and East Street where a number of large well built homes were almost completely destroyed. The tornado then moved over the Atlantic Ocean. In all 32 people were injured, six requiring hospitalisation. Thirty one homes were destroyed and 290 were damaged. Damage estimates were near 14 million dollars.
24.52006-12-25229°01'N / 81°18'W29°04'N / 81°16'W3.00 Miles50 Yards052.5M0KVolusia
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: An F2 tornado touched down just west of North Stone Street in Deland and moved northeast crossing Highway 17. It moved across the Fernwood mobile home community and continued northeast over Meadowlea Estates mobile home community. It lifted just north of Carter Road. Fifty two residences were destroyed and 162 were damaged. Five people were seriously injured. EPISODE NARRATIVE: On December 24th an area of surface low pressure developed in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of a strong upper level trough and an associated powerful branch of the subtropical jet. As this low pressure system moved into Florida, a squall line developed over the eastern Gulf of Mexico and then moved rapidly into Florida . The squall line spawned severe thunderstorms and tornadoes moving east and northeast at around 50 MPH.
25.32007-02-02329°00'N / 81°22'W29°02'N / 81°09'W13.00 Miles450 Yards04252.0M0KVolusia
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado that killed 13 people in the Lake Mack area of Lake County moved east across the St. Johns River, crossed into Volusia county at Lake Beresford and moved across Deland as an F3 tornado. It was still moving east northeast at 50 MPH as it damaged 277 and destroyed 106 residences in the Deland area. The tornado finally lifted about eight miles east of Deland along Highway 44. There were no fatalities in Volusia County but 42 people were injured. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A series of powerful tornadoes swept across Sumter, Lake and Volusia counties during the early morning hours of February 2, 2007. A discontinuous swath of tornado damage was observed from near Wildwood in Sumter County to the town of Lady Lake (Lake County) to New Smyrna Beach (Volusia County). This was a distance of over 70 miles. A total of 21 fatalities occurred within Lake County. Central Florida was located in the warm sector ahead of an advancing cold front. Large scale lift was supported by a very strong jet aloft, with strong vertical shear. Instability increased overnight with temperatures and dew points increasing through the pre-dawn hours. A single long-tracked supercell thunderstorm traveled from Sumter County to the coastal waters of Volusia County during the early morning hours of February 2, 2007. Three tornadoes touched down along this track.
25.32007-02-02329°00'N / 81°22'W29°02'N / 81°09'W13.00 Miles450 Yards04252.0M0KVolusia
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado that killed 13 people in the Lake Mack area of Lake County moved east across the St. Johns River, crossed into Volusia county at Lake Beresford and moved across Deland as an F3 tornado. It was still moving east northeast at 50 MPH as it damaged 277 and destroyed 106 residences in the Deland area. The tornado finally lifted about eight miles east of Deland along Highway 44. There were no fatalities in Volusia County but 42 people were injured. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A series of powerful tornadoes swept across Sumter, Lake and Volusia counties during the early morning hours of February 2, 2007. A discontinuous swath of tornado damage was observed from near Wildwood in Sumter County to the town of Lady Lake (Lake County) to New Smyrna Beach (Volusia County). This was a distance of over 70 miles. A total of 21 fatalities occurred within Lake County. Central Florida was located in the warm sector ahead of an advancing cold front. Large scale lift was supported by a very strong jet aloft, with strong vertical shear. Instability increased overnight with temperatures and dew points increasing through the pre-dawn hours. A single long-tracked supercell thunderstorm traveled from Sumter County to the coastal waters of Volusia County during the early morning hours of February 2, 2007. Three tornadoes touched down along this track.
26.11996-10-07228°58'N / 80°53'W29°01'N / 80°56'W6.00 Miles400 Yards002.4M0Volusia
 Brief Description: A 400 yard wide F2 tornado-waterspout initally touched down west of Interstate 95, about 1.5 mile south of Florida Highway 442. The tornado moved northeast at 40 mph, crossing the town of Edgewater. It remained in contact with the surface as it moved over the Indian River Lagoon and crossed the barrier island in the southern part of New Smyrna Beach. There were no fatalities or serious injuries reported. One commerical structure and 30 homes were severly damaged. Over 200 homes received minor damage. At least 1 mobile home was destroyed. Damage estimates were near $2.4 million.
34.01998-02-23228°51'N / 80°56'W28°54'N / 80°51'W5.00 Miles150 Yards00500K0Volusia
 Brief Description: The same supercell that produced the Sanford tornado produced an F2 tornado that touched down just west of Interstate 95 about 5 miles west of Oak Hill. The tornado moved northeast at 45 mph blowing down trees destroying two barns and damaging 10 mobile homes and 2 houses. The tornado lifted at the town of Ariel at U.S. Highway 1.
35.32007-02-02328°57'N / 81°35'W29°00'N / 81°22'W13.00 Miles400 Yards13946.0M0KLake
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The mesocyclone that produced the Lady Lake tornado reintensified and produced a second F3 tornado in a rural area west southwest of Paisley. The tornado move east northeast at over 50 MPH toward the Lake Mack area just west of the St. Johns river. The tornado produced a quarter mile wide track across the Lake Mack area destroying 86 residences and damaging 144. Many mobile homes were completely destroyed. Thirteen people died in mobile homes. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A series of powerful tornadoes swept across Sumter, Lake and Volusia counties during the early morning hours of February 2, 2007. A discontinuous swath of tornado damage was observed from near Wildwood in Sumter County to the town of Lady Lake (Lake County) to New Smyrna Beach (Volusia County). This was a distance of over 70 miles. A total of 21 fatalities occurred within Lake County. Central Florida was located in the warm sector ahead of an advancing cold front. Large scale lift was supported by a very strong jet aloft, with strong vertical shear. Instability increased overnight with temperatures and dew points increasing through the pre-dawn hours. A single long-tracked supercell thunderstorm traveled from Sumter County to the coastal waters of Volusia County during the early morning hours of February 2, 2007. Three tornadoes touched down along this track.
36.11973-04-04229°40'N / 81°33'W29°42'N / 81°30'W4.10 Miles67 Yards00250K0St. Johns
36.91972-07-05228°50'N / 81°15'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Seminole
37.31961-04-09229°47'N / 81°26'W29°49'N / 81°22'W5.10 Miles200 Yards0225K0St. Johns
37.81998-02-23328°48'N / 81°09'W28°48'N / 81°09'W2.00 Miles200 Yards101.0M0Volusia
 Brief Description: The Sanford tornado crossed into Volusia County near Highway 46 and the St. Johns River where it killed a 53 year old man in a recreational vehicle at a fish camp. The tornado continued northeast for 2 miles and dissipated in a rural part of south Volusia County. M53VE
38.41982-04-08228°48'N / 81°16'W28°49'N / 81°13'W3.00 Miles50 Yards010250K0Seminole
38.71958-04-15329°52'N / 81°18'W29°53'N / 81°15'W3.60 Miles73 Yards09250K0St. Johns
39.11966-08-23228°48'N / 81°15'W0325K0Seminole
39.61977-12-05229°38'N / 81°42'W29°40'N / 81°33'W9.40 Miles40 Yards110250K0Putnam
41.51995-04-24229°39'N / 81°44'W29°45'N / 81°31'W10.00 Miles350 Yards051.1M0St. Johns
 Brief Description: A tornado touched town about five and a half miles west of Palatka travelled east northeast, lifting about one and a half miles northeast of Palatka. In Putnam County more than 200 building were damaged with 11 totally destroyed and over 150 vehicles were damaged. Winds were measured at 93 mph. In St Johns County, damage was confined mainly to trees downed. Damaged to buildings was mainly roof damage but several mobile homes were completely destroyed. Included in the damage was a hospital, community college and church.
42.71975-03-18229°55'N / 81°20'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0St. Johns
42.71998-02-23328°42'N / 81°21'W28°48'N / 81°11'W14.00 Miles200 Yards123630.0M0Seminole
 Brief Description: The Seminole County category F3 tornado was produced by the same supercell that produced the Winter Garden tornado. It initially set down near Longwood and moved northeast at 45 mph. The tornado passed through several neighborhhoods in the southeast portion of Sanford killing 12 people in mobile homes and injuring 70. It continued northeast and crossed into Volusia County 5 miles east of Sanford. The near 200 mph winds of the tornado damaged or destroy 625 structures. M9MH, F11MH, F21MH, M23MH, M26MH, M37MH, F39MH, F40MH, M41MH, M49MH, M53PH, M62MH
42.71967-05-22229°37'N / 81°50'W29°40'N / 81°33'W17.40 Miles20 Yards0225K0Putnam
45.01971-02-07329°54'N / 81°33'W29°55'N / 81°20'W13.10 Miles200 Yards00250K0St. Johns
46.31972-03-31228°44'N / 80°45'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01250K0Brevard
46.81978-01-08228°38'N / 81°24'W28°45'N / 81°10'W16.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Seminole
47.41981-03-18228°40'N / 81°12'W0.50 Mile33 Yards01250K0Seminole
48.01962-11-21229°10'N / 81°52'W29°11'N / 81°49'W3.60 Miles70 Yards00250K0Marion
48.81973-04-04229°36'N / 82°04'W29°40'N / 81°33'W31.40 Miles67 Yards04250K0Putnam
49.21987-04-15228°48'N / 81°38'W28°50'N / 81°36'W3.00 Miles100 Yards172.5M0Lake
49.31972-01-22229°50'N / 81°40'W0.30 Mile50 Yards043K0Clay
49.71959-04-02228°39'N / 80°51'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Brevard


* 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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