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Petty, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #274

Petty, TX
0.04
Texas
0.04
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, #1

Petty, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #573

Petty, TX
252.56
Texas
208.58
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 3,850 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Petty, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:5Cold:4Dense Fog:8Drought:76
Dust Storm:2Flood:383Hail:1,561Heat:8Heavy Snow:66
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:15Landslide:0Strong Wind:74
Thunderstorm Winds:1,448Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:8Winter Storm:38Winter Weather:56
Other:98 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Petty, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Petty, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 116 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Petty, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.71982-04-02333°38'N / 95°51'W33°38'N / 95°42'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Lamar
4.31957-04-02233°33'N / 95°46'W1225K0Delta
6.31957-04-02233°29'N / 95°46'W33°34'N / 95°43'W6.50 Miles100 Yards1225K0Lamar
7.71957-04-02233°30'N / 95°48'W0025K0Lamar
9.91964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0025K0Lamar
10.11964-04-22333°26'N / 95°51'W33°30'N / 95°47'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0225K0Delta
10.41981-10-13233°39'N / 95°40'W33°43'N / 95°35'W6.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lamar
13.21964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W33°39'N / 95°30'W6.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamar
14.01985-05-13233°37'N / 95°35'W33°40'N / 95°30'W4.00 Miles77 Yards082.5M0Lamar
14.51981-05-13433°46'N / 95°42'W33°47'N / 95°33'W8.80 Miles400 Yards0302.5M0Lamar
14.61990-05-03233°39'N / 95°32'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0130K0Lamar
14.71954-06-02233°24'N / 95°42'W33°27'N / 95°37'W5.90 Miles1000 Yards1825K0Delta
15.21973-05-06233°48'N / 95°55'W0.50 Mile67 Yards03250K0Fannin
15.81977-04-18233°23'N / 95°45'W000K0Delta
16.41982-04-02333°38'N / 96°17'W33°38'N / 95°51'W22.00 Miles150 Yards112.5M0Fannin
17.51982-04-02433°39'N / 95°38'W33°40'N / 95°20'W17.00 Miles250 Yards1017025.0M0Lamar
18.11981-05-13233°32'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile73 Yards0025K0Fannin
19.21974-04-21233°35'N / 95°27'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Lamar
22.21973-03-10233°34'N / 95°24'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lamar
22.21982-04-02233°39'N / 96°10'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0Fannin
22.41996-01-17233°43'N / 96°09'W33°43'N / 96°09'W2.50 Miles150 Yards05150K0Fannin
 Brief Description: A short lived but strong tornadic circulation developed on the left side of a bow echo type thunderstorm north of Bonham. The tornado destroyed 3 mobile homes and resulted in 5 injuries to the occupants. Minor damage to homes and another mobile home also occurred.
22.61966-05-23333°23'N / 96°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0525K0Hunt
23.11973-05-06233°35'N / 96°11'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0025K0Fannin
23.31974-04-21233°40'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0625K0Lamar
23.31974-05-03233°40'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
23.91962-03-24233°16'N / 95°44'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0025K0Hopkins
24.01996-04-19233°17'N / 95°54'W33°16'N / 95°53'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00150K0Hunt
 Brief Description: Two mobile homes were destroyed, two homes were damaged, and trees and power lines were blown down by a tornado.
24.11992-05-11233°22'N / 96°05'W0.20 Mile200 Yards0025K0Hunt
24.21974-05-25233°30'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
24.81961-03-26233°22'N / 96°06'W0025K0Kaufman
25.71982-04-25233°33'N / 95°21'W33°33'N / 95°20'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Howard
26.41955-04-06333°36'N / 96°24'W33°35'N / 96°05'W18.30 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Fannin
28.11961-03-05234°00'N / 95°50'W34°02'N / 95°47'W3.80 Miles50 Yards003K0Choctaw
29.01959-10-04233°48'N / 96°12'W33°51'N / 96°14'W4.30 Miles200 Yards0225K0Bryan
29.01982-04-02433°40'N / 95°20'W33°41'N / 95°14'W6.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Red River
29.71991-04-26233°38'N / 95°16'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
29.71967-03-25233°24'N / 96°14'W2.00 Miles67 Yards003K0Fannin
29.81961-09-12333°34'N / 95°16'W0.50 Mile300 Yards000K0Red River
30.21960-05-04434°01'N / 95°42'W34°04'N / 95°42'W3.40 Miles150 Yards03250K0Choctaw
30.51969-04-27333°43'N / 95°16'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Red River
30.71961-03-26233°20'N / 95°22'W0.80 Mile280 Yards0025K0Hopkins
30.91954-04-30334°00'N / 95°31'W1.00 Mile150 Yards012250K0Choctaw
31.21992-05-11233°54'N / 96°12'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Bryan
31.31961-05-04233°28'N / 95°16'W0.80 Mile1000 Yards000K0Red River
31.61982-04-02334°04'N / 95°57'W34°04'N / 95°42'W8.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Choctaw
31.81973-03-10233°10'N / 95°38'W0.50 Mile150 Yards0025K0Hopkins
32.01959-03-20233°26'N / 96°21'W33°35'N / 96°18'W10.70 Miles67 Yards0025K0Fannin
32.01959-03-20233°26'N / 96°21'W33°35'N / 96°18'W10.70 Miles67 Yards0025K0Fannin
32.11971-12-14233°10'N / 95°37'W0.50 Mile20 Yards000K0Hopkins
32.11971-12-14233°08'N / 96°06'W33°15'N / 95°57'W11.90 Miles440 Yards022.5M0Hunt
32.41961-05-05334°01'N / 95°30'W0025K0Choctaw
32.81982-04-25233°33'N / 95°20'W33°34'N / 95°06'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
32.81983-11-22234°05'N / 95°44'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Choctaw
33.01960-01-14233°08'N / 95°49'W0.30 Mile33 Yards013K0Hopkins
33.21974-06-07233°09'N / 95°57'W0025K0Hunt
34.01980-10-16233°08'N / 95°35'W33°10'N / 95°34'W2.70 Miles77 Yards00250K0Hopkins
34.01979-04-11233°07'N / 95°36'W33°12'N / 95°30'W8.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Hopkins
34.11974-10-31233°08'N / 95°36'W33°10'N / 95°32'W4.70 Miles40 Yards012.5M0Hopkins
34.21955-04-06233°20'N / 95°22'W33°21'N / 95°12'W9.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hopkins
34.91982-04-02234°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile30 Yards012.5M0Bryan
35.01985-05-13233°06'N / 96°06'W33°13'N / 96°01'W8.00 Miles77 Yards0232.5M0Hunt
35.11960-05-04434°04'N / 95°42'W34°09'N / 95°37'W7.60 Miles150 Yards00250K0Choctaw
35.51982-04-02234°02'N / 96°08'W0.50 Mile10 Yards0025K0Bryan
35.61982-04-02233°38'N / 95°13'W33°41'N / 95°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Red River
35.81971-03-12333°51'N / 96°30'W33°48'N / 96°12'W17.60 Miles250 Yards00250K0Bryan
36.51969-04-27233°06'N / 95°57'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Hunt
36.61960-05-20233°08'N / 96°04'W33°08'N / 96°03'W1.90 Miles17 Yards003K0Hunt
36.61992-05-11233°03'N / 95°47'W33°07'N / 95°38'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0025K0Hopkins
36.61991-04-13233°38'N / 95°13'W33°43'N / 95°05'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
36.91974-06-07233°13'N / 96°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Hunt
37.71958-01-14233°08'N / 96°06'W0.30 Mile33 Yards003K0Hunt
38.92006-05-09333°23'N / 96°26'W33°27'N / 96°24'W5.30 Miles300 Yards14500K0Grayson
 Brief Description: A significant tornado which formed in northern Collin County continued into southeastern Grayson County. A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth found that the tornado remained strong F3 as it crossed into Grayson County. A fatality occurred on Black Road, just over the border into Grayson County, where permanent homes suffered heavy damage. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted along Yellow Bridge Road, Durham Road, and Red Moore Road. The tornado damaged outbuildings, rolled over a mobile home, and caused at least minor damage to structures in the area. The tornado, which had briefly weakened to an F1, strengthened again and caused F2 damage as it approached Gordon Road southeast of the Pilot Grove community. At least two additional homes were heavily damaged. The tornado crossed FM 121 and damaged a shed along Bethel Canyon Road, just west of Highway 160. The tornado crossed Highway 160, weakened to an F0, and dissipated approximately three miles south of Whitewright just before 11 PM. In addition to the fatality, several people suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital. M14PH
39.71967-12-21333°06'N / 96°06'W0.10 Mile33 Yards00250K0Hunt
39.72000-04-23233°50'N / 95°16'W33°53'N / 95°03'W12.50 Miles75 Yards0000Red River
 Brief Description: Tornado occurred across farm land and wooded areas with few structures or homes present. The county sheriff, his deputy, and a farmer were talking when the tornado, which was described as a long tube, moved out of the woods to their east and crossed within several hundred yards to their north.
39.71974-05-25233°54'N / 96°23'W34°00'N / 96°18'W8.50 Miles1500 Yards0025K0Bryan
40.21956-04-28234°08'N / 96°04'W34°15'N / 95°36'W27.90 Miles300 Yards003K0Bryan
40.31958-06-06333°05'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Hunt
40.91982-04-02534°08'N / 95°34'W34°03'N / 95°10'W22.00 Miles500 Yards0252.5M0Choctaw
41.31955-04-06333°38'N / 96°36'W33°36'N / 96°24'W11.90 Miles67 Yards1272.5M0Grayson
41.31991-04-26233°45'N / 95°05'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
41.41969-06-14233°54'N / 96°29'W33°59'N / 96°17'W12.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Bryan
41.91972-04-20233°56'N / 96°23'W34°03'N / 96°19'W8.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Bryan
41.91973-06-03233°22'N / 95°07'W0025K0Titus
42.31970-06-23233°45'N / 96°30'W0.10 Mile67 Yards003K0Grayson
42.41969-05-14333°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hopkins
43.21961-03-26233°01'N / 95°31'W33°03'N / 95°28'W3.80 Miles250 Yards0125K0Hopkins
43.71954-09-20234°00'N / 96°23'W34°03'N / 96°20'W4.50 Miles33 Yards013K0Bryan
43.81957-04-02433°56'N / 96°26'W34°02'N / 96°22'W7.90 Miles200 Yards33250K0Bryan
44.21981-03-17233°45'N / 96°32'W1.00 Mile73 Yards01250K0Grayson
44.71999-05-04333°11'N / 95°10'W33°15'N / 95°10'W2.10 Miles25 Yards0000Franklin
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Damage confined to broken branches off trees and snapped twigs. This tornado moved into Titus county, TX.
44.81991-03-21234°01'N / 96°24'W34°04'N / 96°20'W5.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Bryan
45.11960-05-20233°38'N / 96°35'W33°39'N / 96°33'W2.70 Miles67 Yards00250K0Grayson
45.41982-05-28234°13'N / 95°38'W34°17'N / 95°34'W6.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Pushmataha
45.51971-03-12333°30'N / 96°36'W33°33'N / 96°32'W5.10 Miles440 Yards000K0Grayson
45.51971-03-12333°30'N / 96°36'W33°33'N / 96°32'W5.10 Miles440 Yards000K0Grayson
45.51961-03-26233°02'N / 95°24'W33°04'N / 95°20'W4.70 Miles250 Yards0025K0Hopkins
45.71961-03-26233°04'N / 96°14'W3.00 Miles880 Yards0025K0Hunt
45.91980-04-02234°03'N / 96°23'W4.00 Miles60 Yards0025K0Bryan
46.02008-12-08233°42'N / 96°36'W33°43'N / 96°33'W4.00 Miles125 Yards03750K0KGrayson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: According to a damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth, a lower EF-2 tornado affected areas of south and southwest Denison. Trees and power lines were downed. Dozens of homes, storage shelters, and businesses were damaged. About 500 homes in the area were without power. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A dry line moved across north Texas as an upper level trough moved through the Desert Southwest. A line of thunderstorms developed and became severe as the night wore on. Two tornadoes and several downbursts caused significant damage across Grayson County. Strong winds followed behind a cold front and caused damage to power lines.
46.01971-12-14233°37'N / 96°35'W0.60 Mile20 Yards01250K0Grayson
46.11961-03-26333°13'N / 95°08'W33°17'N / 95°05'W5.40 Miles60 Yards0025K0Titus
46.21961-03-26333°08'N / 95°13'W33°13'N / 95°08'W7.60 Miles60 Yards0125K0Franklin
46.41985-11-30234°13'N / 96°05'W34°16'N / 96°02'W4.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Atoka
46.71955-04-12234°14'N / 95°37'W34°18'N / 95°33'W6.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Pushmataha
46.71989-06-07233°22'N / 95°06'W33°13'N / 95°02'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Titus
47.11957-04-02233°28'N / 96°35'W0225K0Grayson
47.31971-03-12333°54'N / 96°35'W33°51'N / 96°30'W6.20 Miles250 Yards03250K0Bryan
47.71985-02-23234°13'N / 96°05'W34°20'N / 95°56'W10.00 Miles500 Yards03250K0Atoka
47.81958-04-27233°12'N / 96°35'W33°12'N / 96°19'W15.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Collin
47.81981-05-23334°05'N / 96°30'W33°59'N / 96°23'W9.70 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Bryan
47.81960-05-04434°09'N / 95°37'W34°23'N / 95°25'W19.80 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
48.11999-05-04233°50'N / 95°03'W33°51'N / 94°56'W1.80 Miles100 Yards07600K0Red River
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Numerous trees blown over or broken. Nine mobile homes and 1 frame home destroyed. This tornado moved into McCurtain county, OK.
48.22006-05-09333°22'N / 96°31'W33°24'N / 96°38'W4.00 Miles300 Yards261.0M0Collin
 Brief Description: A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth found that a significant tornado developed approximately three miles east-northeast of Anna. A house was unroofed and another damaged just east of Collin County Road 477. Trees and power lines were also downed. A roof was damaged along FM 2862 west of Collin County Road 480. The tornado ranged from an F1 to an F2 on the Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale during this part of its lifetime. The tornado then turned on a slightly more northerly track. The tornado reached its maximum intensity of F3 as it crossed FM 3133 just north of the Westminster community. Vegetation west of FM 3133 was scoured. Two homes were heavily damaged south of Collin County Road 531. A mobile home and several permanent structures suffered heavy damage along Brangus and Black Roads, near the Collin-Grayson County line. These were the locations of the fatalities. Several other people suffered injuries and were transported to hospitals. Numerous livestock were killed. The affected parts of Collin County were declared disaster areas. The tornado continued on its destructive path as it crossed into Grayson County. F80MH, M82MH
49.11957-04-02333°24'N / 96°37'W33°25'N / 96°35'W2.70 Miles33 Yards02250K0Grayson
49.21982-04-02534°03'N / 95°10'W34°01'N / 95°01'W7.00 Miles500 Yards042.5M0Mccurtain
49.41956-04-03334°09'N / 95°13'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0325K0Pushmataha


* 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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