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Pine Grove Mills, PA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Pine Grove Mills is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Pine Grove Mills is lower than Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1474

Pine Grove Mills, PA
0.02
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Pine Grove Mills, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #2240

Pine Grove Mills, PA
58.14
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 1,759 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Pine Grove Mills, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:14Dense Fog:0Drought:6
Dust Storm:0Flood:270Hail:217Heat:4Heavy Snow:36
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:7Landslide:0Strong Wind:28
Thunderstorm Winds:1,127Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:21Winter Weather:0
Other:26 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Pine Grove Mills, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Pine Grove Mills, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Pine Grove Mills, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 15 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Pine Grove Mills, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.01975-06-05240°45'N / 77°55'W00250K0Centre
5.71991-09-18240°40'N / 77°49'W40°42'N / 77°47'W4.00 Miles330 Yards03250K0Huntingdon
8.21989-11-20240°37'N / 77°49'W40°39'N / 77°47'W3.50 Miles1230 Yards0025K0Huntingdon
18.61952-07-23240°37'N / 77°34'W0425K0Mifflin
30.81980-04-09240°44'N / 77°19'W40°43'N / 77°17'W00250K0Snyder
31.21985-05-31441°12'N / 77°57'W41°10'N / 77°52'W4.50 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Centre
32.41989-06-20240°22'N / 77°30'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0125K0Perry
32.91985-05-31441°12'N / 78°04'W41°12'N / 77°57'W5.50 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
33.51996-07-19240°43'N / 78°35'W40°39'N / 78°28'W8.40 Miles200 Yards0000Cambria
 Brief Description: An F1 to weak F2 tornado touched down in Clearfield County near New Washington around 10:15 a.m. EST. The tornado moved southeast approximately 19 miles along a curved path crossing Five Points into Cambria County across Glendale Lake before ending 2 miles east of Frugality. This storm damaged several mobile homes and farms in Five Points, picked a boat out of the water on Glendale Lake and felled many trees along its path. A herringbone tree pattern was apparent along with suction vortex damage to crops.
35.01955-08-19240°24'N / 77°23'W0025K0Chester
35.31985-05-31441°10'N / 77°52'W41°13'N / 77°19'W29.00 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
37.71980-06-09240°39'N / 78°39'W40°35'N / 78°32'W7.40 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Cambria
40.41985-05-31441°11'N / 78°40'W41°12'N / 78°04'W30.00 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clearfield
42.91967-09-21240°25'N / 77°11'W0.10 Mile30 Yards00250K0Perry
44.91996-07-19240°33'N / 78°45'W40°30'N / 78°39'W6.00 Miles100 Yards0000Cambria
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down around 11:10 a.m. EST 2 miles east of Colver and tracked 6 miles southeast before ending 1 mile west of Loretto. The path width was 100 yards. Two homes and a barn were destroyed by this storm. Several roofs and a second barn were also damaged. A central suction vortex was visible in crop damage.


* 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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