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Port Saint Joe, FL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Port Saint Joe is about the same as Florida average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Port Saint Joe is much lower than Florida average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #842

Port Saint Joe, FL
0.00
Florida
0.01
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

Port Saint Joe, FL
0.0000
Florida
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, #982

Port Saint Joe, FL
87.30
Florida
185.89
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 379 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Port Saint Joe, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:43Hail:67Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:3
Thunderstorm Winds:191Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:23Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:52 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Port Saint Joe, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Port Saint Joe, FL.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Port Saint Joe, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Port Saint Joe, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
10.81958-04-09229°57'N / 85°25'W000K0Bay
13.91967-12-10230°00'N / 85°12'W0025K0Gulf
16.91972-10-27229°47'N / 85°02'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01250K0Gulf
20.01956-09-24230°06'N / 85°13'W0025K0Gulf
20.61961-11-23229°44'N / 84°59'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0125K0Franklin
25.11967-12-10330°04'N / 85°34'W30°10'N / 85°33'W7.10 Miles250 Yards1502.5M0Bay
25.91989-06-08229°43'N / 84°55'W29°45'N / 84°52'W3.00 Miles300 Yards342.5M0Franklin
28.41960-09-15230°09'N / 85°36'W0.50 Mile200 Yards00250K0Bay
31.12001-03-15230°16'N / 85°15'W30°16'N / 85°12'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0050K0Calhoun
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down just south of Kinard on the west side of SW J.A. Daniels Road. It damaged two sheds and two barns. It tracked northeast and crossed State Road 73, two-tenths of a mile south of Mark Barbee Lane, and uprooted numerous trees. From Mark Barbee Lane, the tornado continued its northeast track and severely damaged two vacant structures on SW Clayton Shiver Road, and then dissipated. Damage surveyed by the NWS Tallahassee WCM and reported by the Calhoun County EMA.
33.21952-02-20230°10'N / 85°42'W1.50 Miles73 Yards0425K0Bay
33.21953-04-06230°10'N / 85°42'W000K0Bay
34.71960-04-03230°11'N / 85°43'W00250K0Bay
35.21975-01-12230°10'N / 85°42'W30°25'N / 85°23'W25.60 Miles50 Yards13250K0Bay
36.61999-01-02230°11'N / 85°48'W30°12'N / 85°42'W3.80 Miles100 Yards074.0M0Bay
 Brief Description: A tornado initially struck at Panama City Beach damaging several homes and a few hotels within a four-block area surrounded by Sunset Ave-Thomas and Holiday Dr. The tornado again touched down two miles to the north at the Hathaway Bridge (U.S. Highway 98) where a six-car pileup injured seven. Finally, the tornado lifted over St. Andrews Bay and descended about a mile further north into a residential area surrounded by Big Daddy-Marina Dr. and Bay Circle where numerous homes and businesses were damaged. Scattered power outages affected several thousand customers in West Panama City and Panama City Beach.
38.01960-02-18230°10'N / 85°51'W30°12'N / 85°44'W7.60 Miles400 Yards00250K0Bay
38.51953-04-12230°22'N / 85°27'W003K0Bay
38.71969-09-20229°52'N / 84°40'W0325K0Franklin
39.11953-12-21230°12'N / 85°48'W000K0Bay
41.21954-04-16230°20'N / 85°40'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0325K0Bay
48.41967-12-10230°30'N / 85°06'W0025K0Calhoun
48.61975-01-12230°25'N / 85°23'W30°38'N / 85°08'W21.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Calhoun
49.31981-10-25230°27'N / 85°03'W30°33'N / 85°03'W6.90 Miles50 Yards0122.5M0Calhoun


* 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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