Peachland, NC Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Peachland is about the same as North Carolina average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Peachland is about the same as North Carolina average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #384
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
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, #404
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 3,599 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Peachland, NC were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||367||Hail:||1,012||Heat:||2||Heavy Snow:||16|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||4||Ice Storm:||20||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||27|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||1,812||Tropical Storm:||3||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||62||Winter Weather:||22|
No volcano is found in or near Peachland, NC.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Peachland, NC.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Peachland, NC.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 37 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Peachland, NC.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|11.3||1980-05-18||2||35°06'N / 80°26'W||35°07'N / 80°23'W||3.30 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Union|
|12.0||1975-03-24||2||34°59'N / 80°22'W||35°20'N / 80°02'W||30.60 Miles||100 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Union|
|14.7||1969-04-18||2||35°06'N / 80°32'W||35°18'N / 80°07'W||27.30 Miles||300 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Union|
|15.9||1976-05-15||2||34°50'N / 80°03'W||35°00'N / 79°57'W||12.80 Miles||67 Yards||0||4||25K||0||Anson|
|16.1||1983-03-06||2||34°59'N / 80°33'W||2.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||9||2.5M||0||Union|
|17.0||1990-10-18||3||34°59'N / 80°41'W||35°01'N / 80°27'W||12.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Union|
|17.6||1982-04-27||2||35°13'N / 80°07'W||0.10 Mile||27 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Stanly|
|21.1||1999-09-29||2||35°16'N / 80°26'W||35°16'N / 80°26'W||0.10 Mile||50 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Stanly|
|Brief Description: A tornado touched down briefly and took the entire roof off a brick ranch. No other damage was noted in the area. A spotter was tracking the funnel.|
|21.5||1989-05-05||4||34°59'N / 80°44'W||35°06'N / 80°33'W||13.00 Miles||500 Yards||1||6||25.0M||0||Union|
|21.5||1963-05-17||2||35°18'N / 80°12'W||1.00 Mile||50 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Stanly|
|21.6||1957-04-08||4||34°39'N / 80°28'W||34°44'N / 79°52'W||34.50 Miles||133 Yards||0||16||250K||0||Chesterfield|
|23.6||1950-05-14||2||35°00'N / 80°41'W||2.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||5||0K||0||Union|
|23.8||1968-06-07||2||35°00'N / 80°35'W||35°12'N / 80°45'W||16.70 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Mecklenburg|
|25.9||1999-09-29||2||35°22'N / 80°13'W||35°22'N / 80°13'W||6.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||3.0M||0||Stanly|
|Brief Description: A second tornado, spawned by another thunderstorm, dropped a tornado 6 miles west of Albemarle. It destroyed a modular home, then did serious damage to the roof of a church. Several large trees were also taken down in the area. This was near the community of Lambert. The tornado then produced sporadic tree and roof damage on its way to the southern part of Albemarle. Several businesses were then heavily damaged and a lock and store facility was destroyed. The tornado then apparently dissipated.|
|28.4||1957-04-08||4||34°38'N / 80°35'W||34°39'N / 80°28'W||6.80 Miles||133 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Lancaster|
|30.0||1984-03-28||2||34°34'N / 80°10'W||2.00 Miles||530 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Chesterfield|
|33.9||2004-09-07||2||34°28'N / 80°07'W||34°34'N / 80°08'W||7.00 Miles||440 Yards||0||5||0||0||Chesterfield|
|Brief Description: An F2 destroyed 2 mobile homes and did moderate to severe damage to several others. Numerous trees and powerlines were down.|
|34.4||1976-05-15||2||35°16'N / 79°58'W||35°31'N / 79°50'W||18.80 Miles||400 Yards||0||7||2.5M||0||Montgomery|
|34.5||1984-03-28||4||34°33'N / 80°37'W||34°36'N / 80°35'W||2.00 Miles||530 Yards||0||5||25.0M||0||Lancaster|
|34.7||1957-04-08||4||34°44'N / 79°52'W||34°44'N / 79°37'W||14.20 Miles||133 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Marlboro|
|35.1||1964-08-29||3||34°52'N / 79°32'W||34°55'N / 79°47'W||14.60 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Richmond|
|35.3||1984-03-28||4||34°35'N / 79°55'W||34°37'N / 79°49'W||7.00 Miles||700 Yards||0||24||25.0M||0||Chesterfield|
|36.9||1965-09-12||2||35°18'N / 80°48'W||0.30 Mile||70 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Mecklenburg|
|37.2||1984-03-28||4||34°32'N / 80°38'W||34°33'N / 80°37'W||2.00 Miles||530 Yards||0||31||25.0M||0||Kershaw|
|40.1||2005-01-14||2||35°34'N / 80°23'W||35°34'N / 80°23'W||0.30 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||500K||0||Rowan|
|Brief Description: Two metal industrial buildings sustained major damage and a barn was flattened. A home next to the barn also received minor roof damage. Several trees were snapped or uprooted.|
|40.3||1969-04-18||3||34°25'N / 80°08'W||34°40'N / 79°30'W||39.90 Miles||100 Yards||0||3||250K||0||Darlington|
|41.2||1992-03-10||2||35°07'N / 81°00'W||35°09'N / 80°57'W||3.40 Miles||180 Yards||0||18||2.5M||0||Mecklenburg|
|41.2||1973-05-28||2||35°12'N / 80°59'W||35°18'N / 80°52'W||9.60 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mecklenburg|
|43.1||1984-03-28||4||34°39'N / 79°45'W||34°40'N / 79°30'W||14.00 Miles||700 Yards||7||100||25.0M||0||Marlboro|
|43.4||2004-09-07||2||35°05'N / 81°02'W||35°06'N / 81°01'W||2.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||150K||0||Mecklenburg|
|Brief Description: This tornado moved north from South Carolina, and produced widespread damage to trees and power lines along its 2-mile path across the southwest corner of Mecklenburg County. The roof of a well-constructed home was blown off, and several other homes incurred shingle damage. A sheet of wallboard was torn off a garage wall and blown away. There was additional damage to automobiles and homes due to fallen trees.|
|45.7||1964-08-29||3||34°48'N / 79°26'W||34°52'N / 79°32'W||7.30 Miles||50 Yards||0||15||250K||0||Scotland|
|45.9||1981-02-11||2||35°05'N / 79°30'W||35°08'N / 79°26'W||5.20 Miles||700 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Moore|
|47.0||1984-03-28||4||34°38'N / 79°36'W||34°40'N / 79°30'W||5.00 Miles||2600 Yards||2||115||25.0M||0||Marlboro|
|47.3||1969-04-18||2||34°28'N / 80°48'W||0.80 Mile||67 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Kershaw|
|47.7||1973-05-28||2||35°06'N / 81°06'W||2.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||25K||0||York|
|48.9||1957-04-08||4||34°44'N / 79°37'W||34°45'N / 79°18'W||18.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||8||250K||0||Scotland|
|49.7||2008-05-09||2||35°15'N / 81°10'W||35°16'N / 81°00'W||9.00 Miles||75 Yards||0||0||7.0M||0K||Gaston|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado track began just southeast of Gastonia and continued well into Mecklenburg County on the northwest side of Charlotte. Where the tornado first touched down, part of the roof was blown off the roof of an office building near the intersection of Union Rd and Garrison Bvd. The tornado continued east-northeast to the Garrison Blvd, S New Hope Rd area, where numerous homes and businesses received minor to moderate roof damage and numerous large trees were uprooted. The tornado produced sporadic, mainly minor damage as it moved through McAdenville, where it crossed I-85, blowing several cars off the interstate. The most significant damage was observed in the Catawba Heights/ Belmont area, near I-85, where much of the metal roof was peeled from a large wharehouse, causing 7 million dollars in damage. Another industrial business in this area lost most of its roof. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A mini-supercell thunderstorms produced a tornado with a nearly 20 mile path through the Gastonia and Charlotte metro areas during the early morning hours of May 9th.|
* 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.