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Peetz, CO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Peetz is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Peetz is higher than Colorado 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, #554

Peetz, CO
0.00
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

Peetz, 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, #171

Peetz, CO
137.46
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 1,918 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Peetz, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:13Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:72Hail:1,313Heat:0Heavy Snow:14
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:33
Thunderstorm Winds:394Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:10Winter Weather:0
Other:64 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Peetz, CO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

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

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 27 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Peetz, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.61996-07-13240°58'N / 103°05'W40°58'N / 103°05'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0000Logan
 Brief Description: Large hail, heavy rain, strong thunderstorm winds and a tornado heavily damaged crops and some property near Peetz in northern Logan County. The tornado touched down 1 mile east of Peetz. Nineteen empty coal cars, still attached to the front and rear of a Burlington Northern train, were picked up and blown off the tracks. A large cottonwood tree was also uprooted near Peetz. The time of the tornado touchdown was approximated. In addition, hail several inches deep covered the ground in and around Peetz. Wheat crops were wiped out. Waist high corn was reduced to 2 inch stalks. Crop damage was estimated to be at least $100,000. Strong thunderstorm winds gusting to 77 mph were measured in Peetz.
1.81960-06-20240°59'N / 103°08'W2.50 Miles67 Yards0025K0Logan
11.51988-06-13240°52'N / 102°56'W1.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Logan
15.21951-06-25241°06'N / 103°03'W41°13'N / 102°55'W10.40 Miles57 Yards010K0Cheyenne
19.41974-08-15340°41'N / 103°10'W2.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Logan
21.31960-06-20341°23'N / 103°23'W41°09'N / 102°59'W26.10 Miles750 Yards0025K0Kimball
22.41960-06-20241°03'N / 102°42'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Cheyenne
25.11977-06-29241°15'N / 103°26'W41°15'N / 103°23'W0025K0Cheyenne
26.01977-06-29241°14'N / 103°28'W41°15'N / 103°26'W0025K0Kimball
26.81985-05-27341°28'N / 103°23'W41°13'N / 103°04'W25.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Cheyenne
27.41958-07-01241°09'N / 102°38'W40°56'N / 102°34'W15.20 Miles33 Yards00250K0Cheyenne
28.41960-06-27341°09'N / 102°45'W41°05'N / 102°28'W15.20 Miles33 Yards01250K0Cheyenne
30.72000-07-05340°41'N / 102°42'W40°36'N / 102°43'W6.00 Miles1320 Yards02750K0Logan
 Brief Description: A large and destructive tornado accompanied with hail, up to softball size, ripped through eastern Logan County. An 88-year old farmer and his wife received minor injuries when the tornado flattened their home. The elderly man spared from serious injury when the recliner he was sitting in flipped upside down; just before a wall caved in on top of him. The farmer suffered a cracked vertebra and a lacerated hand. In all, five farmsteads were either damaged or destroyed. Several structures were destroyed, including three homes and numerous outbuildings. One modular home was lifted up and dropped 50 feet away from its foundation. Numerous pieces of farm equipment including, machinery, stock trailers and vehicles were damaged or destroyed. Three square miles of corn crops and several trees were destroyed. Some livestock were also killed. The tornado snapped power poles and downed electrical lines between Holyoke and Fleming. Initial damage estimates to two properties alone were around $750,000.
30.71954-06-06241°14'N / 103°39'W41°23'N / 103°19'W19.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Kimball
30.81960-07-27240°46'N / 102°35'W1.50 Miles67 Yards003K0Sedgwick
33.41955-06-18240°39'N / 102°39'W40°39'N / 102°36'W1.90 Miles83 Yards01250K0Phillips
34.51950-08-05240°44'N / 102°33'W40°43'N / 102°31'W0125K0Sedgwick
36.21955-06-18240°39'N / 102°36'W40°37'N / 102°33'W3.00 Miles83 Yards00250K0Phillips
37.81986-09-18240°30'N / 103°50'W40°44'N / 103°31'W25.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Morgan
37.91950-08-05240°42'N / 102°30'W40°41'N / 102°28'W0025K0Sedgwick
40.11960-06-27340°49'N / 102°26'W40°45'N / 102°20'W6.50 Miles33 Yards23250K0Sedgwick
41.41977-07-09240°37'N / 102°28'W000K0Phillips
43.52005-06-27241°40'N / 103°35'W41°21'N / 103°29'W17.00 Miles250 Yards00300K0Banner
 Brief Description: Tornado moved SSE across parts of eastern Banner county, remaining over open country. Some power lines, power transmission towers and poles blown down as well as trees uprooted. Damage to irrigation pivots also reported.
45.31965-06-13241°36'N / 102°47'W41°30'N / 102°40'W8.70 Miles33 Yards000K0Morrill
46.41956-06-01240°25'N / 103°38'W000K0Morgan
48.61985-05-27341°44'N / 103°38'W41°28'N / 103°23'W21.50 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Banner
49.91960-08-16241°24'N / 102°21'W0025K0Garden


* 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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