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Paterson, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #679

Paterson, WA
0.09
Washington
4.04
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, #537

Paterson, WA
0.0013
Washington
0.0135
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, #544

Paterson, WA
4.67
Washington
9.06
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 221 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Paterson, WA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:2Flood:19Hail:50Heat:0Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:93Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:11Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:38 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near Paterson, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
89.4AdamsUS-Washington, United States46.206-121.493742StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Paterson, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
16.81985-02-103.91845.7-119.63

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Paterson, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
36.01958-06-26246°04'N / 118°56'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Walla Walla


* 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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