Reagan County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Reagan County is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Reagan County is much lower than Texas average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #193
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, #229
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 6,093 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Reagan County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||3||Flood:||853||Hail:||3,610||Heat:||1||Heavy Snow:||15|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||5||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||28|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||1,466||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||4||Winter Storm:||7||Winter Weather:||16|
No volcano is found in or near Reagan County.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Reagan County.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Reagan County.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Reagan County.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|15.7||2000-03-22||2||31°34'N / 101°35'W||31°38'N / 101°28'W||6.00 Miles||300 Yards||0||5||200K||0||Reagan|
|Brief Description: The tornado knocked a small house off its foundation by about 15 yards with the house pivoting 90 degrees as well. One infant suffered a slight head injury from falling furniture. The tornado continued travelling north-northeast through rural areas, but struck and destroyed a mobile home, injuring two men, one seriously. Lighter damage was scattered along the rest of its path, including utility poles down, parts of roofs damaged, fences and barns damaged, etc. The tornado crossed into Glasscock County at 31.65N/101.50W. This storm was a classic supercell that formed ahead of the training line of storms to the west.|
|39.7||1960-04-26||2||31°08'N / 102°13'W||31°08'N / 102°02'W||10.90 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Upton|
|42.7||1964-07-27||2||31°16'N / 100°48'W||1.00 Mile||20 Yards||0||1||0K||0||Irion|
|46.2||1989-05-14||2||31°40'N / 100°52'W||31°40'N / 100°45'W||6.00 Miles||600 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Sterling|
|46.9||1990-06-01||4||31°05'N / 102°21'W||30°51'N / 101°57'W||22.00 Miles||1233 Yards||2||21||25.0M||0||Pecos|
|48.6||1955-06-16||2||30°43'N / 101°13'W||3.00 Miles||333 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Crockett|
|49.3||1962-07-10||2||31°24'N / 102°21'W||0||0||0K||0||Crane|
|49.5||1971-06-21||2||31°16'N / 100°41'W||0.10 Mile||200 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Irion|
* 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.