Pinetta, FL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Pinetta is about the same as Florida average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Pinetta is much lower than Florida average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #36
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, #876
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 1,639 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Pinetta, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||68||Hail:||339||Heat:||3||Heavy Snow:||1|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||14||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||6|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||974||Tropical Storm:||19||Wildfire:||21||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Pinetta, FL.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Pinetta, FL.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Pinetta, FL.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 30 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Pinetta, FL.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|4.6||1988-04-19||2||30°36'N / 83°15'W||2.00 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Hamilton|
|6.7||1988-04-19||3||30°27'N / 83°25'W||30°32'N / 83°12'W||12.00 Miles||300 Yards||4||18||25.0M||0||Madison|
|11.9||1988-11-05||2||30°22'N / 83°21'W||30°28'N / 83°15'W||8.00 Miles||50 Yards||1||3||25K||0||Madison|
|13.0||1969-12-25||2||30°24'N / 83°18'W||0||1||3K||0||Madison|
|14.4||1966-07-08||2||30°47'N / 83°18'W||30°48'N / 83°15'W||3.30 Miles||300 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Lowndes|
|14.7||1961-12-18||2||30°48'N / 83°18'W||0.50 Mile||37 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Lowndes|
|16.0||1967-05-22||2||30°49'N / 83°17'W||0.50 Mile||500 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Lowndes|
|21.6||1968-12-03||2||30°54'N / 83°18'W||0.10 Mile||27 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Lowndes|
|21.6||2001-03-13||2||30°21'N / 83°02'W||30°25'N / 83°04'W||3.50 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||80K||0||Hamilton|
|Brief Description: One mobile home and one church were destroyed. Two vehicles damaged. Tornado ranged from F0-F2 and skipped along the path. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down.|
|22.0||1971-04-29||2||30°47'N / 83°40'W||30°51'N / 83°30'W||11.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Brooks|
|22.6||1998-09-29||2||30°18'N / 83°06'W||30°21'N / 83°06'W||2.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||5||600K||0||Suwannee|
|Brief Description: The tornado demolished seven homes and damaged at least 5 others. Two residents received serious injuries.|
|22.7||1972-12-21||2||30°15'N / 83°12'W||30°22'N / 83°03'W||12.20 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Suwannee|
|23.3||1965-06-15||2||30°24'N / 83°00'W||0||0||3K||0||Suwannee|
|23.4||1963-03-26||2||30°48'N / 83°38'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Brooks|
|30.3||1963-04-06||2||31°00'N / 83°34'W||31°00'N / 83°26'W||8.00 Miles||300 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Brooks|
|30.3||1979-11-11||2||30°47'N / 83°47'W||0.10 Mile||50 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Thomas|
|31.4||2009-02-19||3||30°49'N / 83°48'W||30°49'N / 83°46'W||1.00 Mile||500 Yards||0||0||100K||0K||Thomas|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The same supercell which spawned the EF-2 tornado near Thomasville produced another tornado, which touched down along Five Forks Road about two miles north of U.S. Highway 84. Numerous trees were snapped or twisted. Many power lines were down and several county roads were impassible due to fallen debris. The tornado was rated an EF-3 based on the debarked trees on the east side of Salem Road. The tornado lifted before crossing State Road 33. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Just after midnight on the 19th, a long track supercell thunderstorm spawned an EF-2 tornado south of Cairo in Grady County. The tornado raced to the east into Thomas County, causing EF-2 damage just south of Thomasville. A second tornado developed and produced EF-3 damage near Boston.|
|32.2||1982-04-25||2||30°57'N / 82°59'W||1.00 Mile||400 Yards||0||5||2.5M||0||Lanier|
|32.8||1956-09-24||2||30°17'N / 83°45'W||5.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Taylor|
|37.6||1954-06-10||2||30°09'N / 82°57'W||2.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Suwannee|
|38.1||2005-12-05||2||30°58'N / 82°52'W||30°58'N / 82°51'W||3.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||0||0||Clinch|
|Brief Description: A mini-supercell storm over western Clinch county tracked north-northeast roughly along Highway 84. At 310 pm tornado damage was reported near Du Pont. A home was damaged at 2371 Edward Lee Road, which is about 2 miles east of downtown Du Pont. Numerous trees and power lines were also down mainly south of Du Pont along Olive Leaf Road. An NWS Storm Survey the day after the tornado revealed F2 damage. The tornado path was narrow (50 yards), but the circulation damaged several structures near Du Pont including a brick carport and porch. A semi-truck was lifted on top of another semi, and much of a blueberry packaging structure was destroyed. Winds were estimated at 120-150 mph.|
|39.0||1974-03-21||2||30°20'N / 82°46'W||30°20'N / 82°43'W||3.60 Miles||200 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Columbia|
|39.9||1984-02-27||3||30°03'N / 83°10'W||30°02'N / 83°03'W||7.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Lafayette|
|40.7||1970-06-22||2||31°10'N / 83°27'W||0.30 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Cook|
|41.3||1975-02-06||2||30°00'N / 83°12'W||30°02'N / 83°02'W||10.30 Miles||100 Yards||0||4||2.5M||0||Lafayette|
|41.7||2009-02-19||2||30°48'N / 84°04'W||30°48'N / 83°54'W||10.00 Miles||400 Yards||0||0||10.0M||0K||Thomas|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado crossed from adjacent Grady County into Thomas County along Lower Cairo Road where it caused extensive damage to a pine forest plantation. Three homes on the south side of the tornado's path were damaged, with one home losing part of its roof. A barn and two garages were damaged or destroyed. Along its path toward U.S. Highway 319 and Cindy Road, numerous pine trees were snapped or uprooted and fell on homes. Brookwood School and its grounds sustained significant damage, including a hole in the roof of the main building. The tornado crossed U.S. Highway 319 near Metcalf Road and moved toward the Southwest Georgia State Hospital just south of Pinetree Boulevard. It snapped more pine trees and removed two air conditioning units from the roof of one of the hospital buildings. Another hospital building was heavily damaged. The tornado began to weaken as it approached U.S. Highway 19 south of Glen Arven Country Club, and crossed U.S. Highway 19 just south of Sunset Drive. Damage in this area was limited to power lines and a few trees. Before lifting, the tornado moved across County Farm Road at the Thomas County Landfill, where a storage building was damaged with debris blown several hundred yards. According to the Thomas County Emergency Management Agency, nine mobile homes were destroyed, 29 single family homes were destroyed, and a total of 170 structures were damaged. About 4,200 residents were without power. The Governor declared a state of emergency in Thomas County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Just after midnight on the 19th, a long track supercell thunderstorm spawned an EF-2 tornado south of Cairo in Grady County. The tornado raced to the east into Thomas County, causing EF-2 damage just south of Thomasville. A second tornado developed and produced EF-3 damage near Boston.|
|43.4||1975-02-06||2||30°02'N / 83°02'W||30°05'N / 82°50'W||12.60 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Suwannee|
|49.2||1960-02-25||3||30°12'N / 82°38'W||0.80 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Columbia|
|49.2||2009-02-19||2||30°48'N / 84°10'W||30°48'N / 84°04'W||6.00 Miles||250 Yards||0||0||1.0M||0K||Grady|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down near Rawls and Lewis Roads just west of Georgia Highway 93. Damage along Rawls Road was limited to uprooted or snapped trees. One horse trailer was tipped over. The tornado continued eastward and moved a double wide modular home off its foundation on the west side of Holstein Lane. On the east side of Holstein Lane, a large cinder-block building was severely damaged, with the top level of the structure destroyed and lower west- and south-side facing walls collapsed. Three large grain silos south of the building were damaged or destroyed, and two large barns 50 yards to the east were destroyed. The tornado crossed Georgia Highway 93 just north of Lewis Road and plowed through a pine forest along the north side of Lower Cairo Road. Before crossing into Thomas County, over 95 percent of the trees near Plantation Drive adjacent to Lower Cairo Road were snapped. According to the Grady County Emergency Management Agency, a total of 15 homes were damaged, with about 300 residents without power. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Just after midnight on the 19th, a long track supercell thunderstorm spawned an EF-2 tornado south of Cairo in Grady County. The tornado raced to the east into Thomas County, causing EF-2 damage just south of Thomasville. A second tornado developed and produced EF-3 damage near Boston.|
|49.5||2008-03-07||2||30°11'N / 82°39'W||30°12'N / 82°37'W||1.00 Mile||800 Yards||1||5||4.0M||0K||Columbia|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: National Weather Service Storm Survey of the tornado track indicated most damage was EF1 scale with a small area of EF2 damage near NE Denver Street opposite a large field. Numerous Trees and power lines were snapped or blown over by the storm. Truck and trailers were also blown over in an industrial park. Nineteen homes were destroyed, twenty-one suffered major damage, and twenty had minor damage. Two businesses were destroyed with six suffering major damage. One female fatality occurred when a tree went through her mobile home. A male indirect fatality occurred when trying to connect a power generator. The mesocyclone which spanned this tornado was tracked across Taylor, Lafayette, and Suwannee Counties prior to this touchdown and it later spanned tornadoes in Baker, Charlton and Nassau Counties. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A squall line with severe weather and several tornadoes moved across north Florida and southeast Georgia.|
* 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.