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The chance of earthquake damage in Redfield is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Redfield 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, #247

Redfield, 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

Redfield, 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, #630

Redfield, TX
242.94
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 2,371 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Redfield, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:22
Dust Storm:0Flood:185Hail:961Heat:5Heavy Snow:5
High Surf:0Hurricane:2Ice Storm:8Landslide:0Strong Wind:3
Thunderstorm Winds:1,117Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:0Winter Storm:7Winter Weather:8
Other:45 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Redfield, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Redfield, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
47.01964-06-034.2N/A31.3-94

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 95 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Redfield, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.61981-05-18231°43'N / 94°45'W31°42'N / 94°38'W7.10 Miles150 Yards000K0Nacogdoches
3.71983-12-10231°37'N / 94°43'W31°38'N / 94°37'W8.00 Miles50 Yards032.5M0Nacogdoches
4.21990-02-09231°42'N / 94°50'W31°43'N / 94°37'W14.00 Miles100 Yards010K0Nacogdoches
6.61971-05-10231°35'N / 94°40'W0.10 Mile50 Yards003K0Nacogdoches
7.11981-05-18231°45'N / 94°45'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Nacogdoches
8.61990-02-09231°43'N / 94°37'W31°49'N / 94°30'W11.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Nacogdoches
8.91999-05-04231°47'N / 94°53'W31°39'N / 94°44'W13.30 Miles200 Yards0000Nacogdoches
 Brief Description: Numerous trees blown over or snapped. No structures in the area. This tornado entered Nacogdoches county from Cherokee County, TX.
10.31989-05-17231°29'N / 94°48'W31°36'N / 94°40'W13.00 Miles400 Yards082.5M0Nacogdoches
10.41961-11-22331°44'N / 94°55'W31°50'N / 94°40'W16.20 Miles150 Yards110250K0Nacogdoches
10.71971-05-10231°50'N / 94°40'W0.10 Mile67 Yards003K0Nacogdoches
12.01961-03-27331°43'N / 94°35'W31°44'N / 94°21'W13.80 Miles200 Yards24250K0Nacogdoches
12.02003-04-06231°27'N / 94°44'W31°34'N / 94°31'W13.80 Miles220 Yards0000Nacogdoches
 Brief Description: A classic supercell thunderstorm moved northeastward across Angelina County, TX into Nacogdoches County, TX producing a strong tornado. Damage was confined to uprooted and snapped trees.
13.51961-11-22331°50'N / 94°40'W31°55'N / 94°40'W5.70 Miles150 Yards00250K0Rusk
14.51999-03-02231°41'N / 94°25'W31°39'N / 94°25'W2.50 Miles150 Yards00250K0Nacogdoches
 Brief Description: The damage was 150 yards wide that began in a rural area, 1/4 mile north of the intersection of Hwy 95 and FM 1878. Damage consisted of a chimney blown down, a large cedar tree snapped in half then blown 20 yards from the stump. A Tyson chicken barn was completely demolished with about 300 chickens killed. Forestry damage consisted of numerous trees fallen. A tin roofing from the chicken barns was tangled in many trees up to 1.2 miles away.
15.01999-03-02231°40'N / 94°25'W31°39'N / 94°24'W1.30 Miles150 Yards0015K0Shelby
 Brief Description: This was a segment of a tornado which traversed Nacogdoches and San Augustine Counties. Damage was mainly forestry however a large did crushed a mobile home with moderate damage.
15.41968-12-27231°54'N / 94°42'W1.00 Mile17 Yards000K0Rusk
18.21965-02-11331°37'N / 94°41'W31°58'N / 94°05'W42.70 Miles200 Yards00250K0Nacogdoches
19.12003-04-06231°25'N / 94°56'W31°26'N / 94°39'W13.70 Miles440 Yards002.5M0Angelina
 Brief Description: A classic supercell thunderstorm moved northeastward across Angelina County, TX into Nacogdoches County, TX producing a strong tornado. Numerous structures were damaged near Central, TX, northwest of Lufkin, TX. Otherwise damage was confined to uprooted and snapped trees.
22.31999-05-04231°45'N / 95°06'W31°40'N / 94°59'W9.40 Miles200 Yards0000Cherokee
 Brief Description: Numerous trees blown over or snapped.
22.91972-03-28231°16'N / 94°50'W31°26'N / 94°35'W18.70 Miles150 Yards0132.5M0Angelina
23.41989-05-17231°17'N / 94°55'W31°29'N / 94°48'W12.00 Miles400 Yards032.5M0Nacogdoches
24.02009-12-23331°18'N / 94°43'W31°22'N / 94°41'W4.00 Miles300 Yards0210.0M0KAngelina
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: An EF3 tornado touched down on the south side of Lufkin, on Loop 287 near Olive Garden just west of the intersections Loop 287 and South Chestnut Street. The tornado then tracked north northeast causing roof and tree damage to several homes behind Morgan Insurance Company on Loop 287. The tornado continued its north northeastward track then crossed South Chestnut causing major damage to Gibson Funeral Home. It then tracked northward through a residential neighborhood causing more tree and roof damage, before destroying Max Welding Shop on Denman Rd. The tornado crossed Denman Road moving through another residential area causing moderate to major tree and roof damage. The tornado then destroyed the VFW building just before crossing Lufkin Avenue. More residential damage was observed between Lufkin Avenue and Atkinson Drive. The tornado crossed Atkinson Drive causing major damage by tossing several 18-wheelers parked at a trucking company on Loop 287. The tornado then crossed Loop 287, damaging Goodyear Tires and Jim Walter Homes. The storm then tracked north into a wooded area before reaching Kit McConnico Park and causing moderate to major damage to the park. The tornado lifted on the northern end of Kit McConnico Park around 10:07 PM. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm system moved its way out of the southern Great Basin and into the Southern Plains during the afternoon hours of December 23rd. Strong southerly flow was found ahead of this storm system with dewpoint temperatures in the lower to middle 60s noted northward to the Interstate 20 corridor of northeast Texas and northern Louisiana. Impressive deep layer shear was noted in the warm sector across the region which was conducive for discrete storm cells during the afternoon and evening across northeast Texas. These storms spawned tornadoes and produced large hail across portions of northeast Texas. The storm system moved eastward during the predawn hours of December 24th with again, numerous storms producing tornadoes across southern Arkansas and northern Louisiana. In addition to all the storm damage...these storms were prolific rain makers with numerous reports of flash flooding across the region as well.
24.11961-07-24231°20'N / 94°43'W0.20 Mile17 Yards000K0Angelina
24.51974-03-20331°21'N / 94°49'W000K0Angelina
24.61965-02-11231°30'N / 95°03'W31°30'N / 95°00'W3.00 Miles33 Yards01250K0Cherokee
25.52009-12-23231°55'N / 94°22'W31°58'N / 94°21'W4.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0KShelby
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Several homes and metal outbuildings were damaged closer to the Timpson, Texas area. A travel trailer and barn was completely destroyed. Numerous trees snapped along the path as well. This tornado continued into southern Panola County, Texas. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm system moved its way out of the southern Great Basin and into the Southern Plains during the afternoon hours of December 23rd. Strong southerly flow was found ahead of this storm system with dewpoint temperatures in the lower to middle 60s noted northward to the Interstate 20 corridor of northeast Texas and northern Louisiana. Impressive deep layer shear was noted in the warm sector across the region which was conducive for discrete storm cells during the afternoon and evening across northeast Texas. These storms spawned tornadoes and produced large hail across portions of northeast Texas. The storm system moved eastward during the predawn hours of December 24th with again, numerous storms producing tornadoes across southern Arkansas and northern Louisiana. In addition to all the storm damage...these storms were prolific rain makers with numerous reports of flash flooding across the region as well.
25.61999-03-02231°37'N / 94°14'W31°37'N / 94°14'W5.50 Miles150 Yards00100K0San Augustine
 Brief Description: This was a continuation of the Nacogdoches tornado. Damage was mainly forestry consisting of numerous trees fallen and limbs snapped. Three homes had major roof damage and a carport was completely destroyed. Two large bails of rain saturated hay (Approximately 1500 lbs each dry weight) were moved about 25 yards.
26.42003-04-06231°54'N / 95°03'W31°56'N / 94°59'W4.20 Miles220 Yards0000Cherokee
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved northeast across east extreme east central Cherokee County. Two mobile homes were damaged and numerous trees were twisted, broken and uprooted. This tornado moved into Rusk County, TX.
26.61961-03-26231°41'N / 95°07'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Cherokee
27.01954-04-30231°22'N / 94°28'W31°33'N / 94°06'W25.10 Miles883 Yards00250K0Nacogdoches
27.31955-04-12231°46'N / 95°07'W003K0Cherokee
27.91954-04-30231°11'N / 94°51'W31°22'N / 94°28'W25.90 Miles883 Yards012250K0Angelina
28.31990-01-19331°16'N / 94°54'W31°21'N / 94°50'W8.00 Miles100 Yards022.5M0Angelina
28.51965-02-11231°50'N / 94°32'W32°07'N / 94°07'W31.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Nacogdoches
28.91950-02-12331°48'N / 94°12'W31°48'N / 94°11'W1.90 Miles50 Yards315250K0Shelby
29.02002-03-30231°19'N / 94°26'W31°21'N / 94°20'W7.50 Miles440 Yards001.2M0Nacogdoches
 Brief Description: Numerous trees and power lines broken, snapped and pulled out of the ground along the track. Numerous homes and business were severely damaged or destroyed. This tornado moved into Nacogdoches County, TX from Polk County, TX and Angelina County, TX then continued northeast into San Augustine County, TX.
29.21991-02-19331°30'N / 94°15'W31°33'N / 94°09'W5.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0San Augustine
29.62003-04-06331°55'N / 94°59'W32°15'N / 94°41'W34.00 Miles440 Yards009.0M0Rusk
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved northeast across Rusk County. Numerous wood frame and mobile homes were damaged with several homes totally destroyed. A few barns were damaged as well. One power substation was severely damaged. Numerous large Pine, Oak, and Pecan trees were twisted, broken and uprooted. This tornado moved into Rusk County from Cherokee County, TX.
29.71964-04-26231°48'N / 94°10'W31°47'N / 94°11'W1.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Shelby
30.01989-06-07332°01'N / 94°25'W32°03'N / 94°19'W6.00 Miles447 Yards0025K0Panola
30.22009-12-23231°58'N / 94°21'W32°03'N / 94°18'W7.00 Miles200 Yards000K0KPanola
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado was a continuation from northern Shelby, County, near Timpson, Texas. This tornado continued into southern Panola, County where it downed and snapped numerous trees. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong upper level storm system moved its way out of the southern Great Basin and into the Southern Plains during the afternoon hours of December 23rd. Strong southerly flow was found ahead of this storm system with dewpoint temperatures in the lower to middle 60s noted northward to the Interstate 20 corridor of northeast Texas and northern Louisiana. Impressive deep layer shear was noted in the warm sector across the region which was conducive for discrete storm cells during the afternoon and evening across northeast Texas. These storms spawned tornadoes and produced large hail across portions of northeast Texas. The storm system moved eastward during the predawn hours of December 24th with again, numerous storms producing tornadoes across southern Arkansas and northern Louisiana. In addition to all the storm damage...these storms were prolific rain makers with numerous reports of flash flooding across the region as well.
30.21973-06-03331°46'N / 95°10'W0.10 Mile33 Yards030K0Cherokee
31.01974-03-20231°52'N / 94°11'W0.50 Mile77 Yards00250K0Shelby
31.52002-03-30331°07'N / 94°46'W31°20'N / 94°27'W24.30 Miles440 Yards065.0M0Angelina
 Brief Description: Numerous trees and power lines broken, snapped, and pulled out of the ground along the entire track. Several barns were severely damaged and numerous homes were with missing roofs while others suffered severe roof and structural damage. South of the Ora Community one house was totally blown off its foundation and destroyed. This tornado moved into Angelina County, TX from Polk County, TX and continued into Nacogdoches County, TX and San Augustine County, TX.
32.01959-03-20231°54'N / 94°14'W31°57'N / 94°10'W5.40 Miles880 Yards000K0Shelby
32.41958-04-29231°59'N / 95°06'W31°59'N / 95°04'W2.30 Miles50 Yards04250K0Rusk
32.62002-03-30231°21'N / 94°19'W31°27'N / 94°07'W15.20 Miles220 Yards0000San Augustine
 Brief Description: Numerous trees snapped and felled along the extreme western portion of the track. A few power lines were also toppled northeast of Townsend. This tornado moved into San Augustine County, TX from Nacogdoches County, TX, Angelina County, TX and Polk County, TX.
32.91983-12-10231°12'N / 94°41'W31°14'N / 94°22'W18.00 Miles50 Yards022.5M0Angelina
33.91990-01-19331°13'N / 94°57'W31°16'N / 94°54'W5.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Trinity
34.11991-02-19231°32'N / 94°09'W31°35'N / 94°03'W5.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0San Augustine
34.21968-04-21231°12'N / 94°31'W1.00 Mile17 Yards003K0Angelina
34.41989-05-17231°12'N / 94°58'W31°17'N / 94°55'W6.00 Miles400 Yards032.5M0Trinity
34.41987-11-15331°52'N / 94°11'W32°00'N / 94°08'W8.00 Miles200 Yards0152.5M0Shelby
34.61991-04-26232°09'N / 94°52'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Rusk
34.81960-06-26231°11'N / 94°46'W0.70 Mile100 Yards0025K0Angelina
34.81960-09-22231°11'N / 94°46'W0.40 Mile30 Yards00250K0Angelina
35.11974-01-19331°18'N / 94°16'W0.80 Mile400 Yards020K0San Augustine
35.21955-05-19231°11'N / 94°48'W0.50 Mile67 Yards003K0Angelina
35.81976-02-17231°43'N / 94°14'W31°55'N / 93°55'W23.10 Miles50 Yards000K0Shelby
36.31957-04-03231°37'N / 94°03'W2.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Shelby
37.11973-01-21231°50'N / 94°08'W31°53'N / 94°00'W8.70 Miles200 Yards03250K0Shelby
37.61974-03-20331°31'N / 94°07'W31°32'N / 93°59'W8.20 Miles100 Yards040K0San Augustine
37.81990-05-30232°09'N / 94°20'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Panola
38.01999-04-04231°47'N / 95°19'W31°50'N / 95°16'W4.50 Miles50 Yards0015K0Cherokee
 Brief Description: Abandoned chicken coop collapsed, large oaks (3 feet in diameter) uprooted otherwise minor damage to vehicles and about 10 homes.
38.12004-11-23231°10'N / 94°53'W31°09'N / 94°52'W2.00 Miles500 Yards00100K0Trinity
 Brief Description: Seven hunters in the Davy Crockett National Forest were stranded and their vehicles severely damaged. Seventy to ninety percent of trees in path felled or damaged.
38.31969-07-15232°02'N / 95°10'W0.50 Mile33 Yards000K0Cherokee
38.81953-03-12232°10'N / 94°20'W2.00 Miles80 Yards0225K0Panola
39.11991-04-26232°11'N / 94°59'W32°11'N / 94°57'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Rusk
39.51999-04-03231°57'N / 94°02'W31°58'N / 94°07'W2.80 Miles50 Yards0015K0Shelby
 Brief Description: Minor roof damage to a few homes and outbuildings. Damage largely confined to trees uprooted or snapped. This is a continuation of the DeSoto Parish, Louisiana tornado.
39.91961-09-11331°55'N / 95°17'W0325K0Jackson
40.01991-04-26232°11'N / 95°01'W32°11'N / 94°59'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Smith
41.21987-11-15331°49'N / 95°20'W32°09'N / 95°12'W21.00 Miles500 Yards27525.0M0Cherokee
41.21974-03-20331°32'N / 93°59'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Sabine
42.11990-05-30232°15'N / 94°55'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Rusk
42.41990-05-30232°17'N / 94°32'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Rusk
42.51965-02-11232°04'N / 94°26'W32°17'N / 94°02'W27.80 Miles117 Yards0025K0Panola
42.61987-11-15332°00'N / 94°08'W32°06'N / 94°02'W8.00 Miles200 Yards052.5M0Panola
42.71954-04-30231°04'N / 95°07'W31°11'N / 94°51'W17.80 Miles883 Yards013250K0Trinity
43.21990-05-30232°15'N / 94°58'W1.50 Miles100 Yards000K0Rusk
43.32003-04-06232°18'N / 94°36'W32°18'N / 94°31'W4.90 Miles220 Yards062.3M0Rusk
 Brief Description: A supercell storm moved across the northeast part of the county. About 20 wood frame and mobile homes were damaged. Six (6) mobile homes were totally destroyed. Numerous trees were twisted, broken and uprooted. This tornado remained in Rusk County.
44.81991-04-26332°03'N / 95°18'W32°05'N / 95°15'W3.00 Miles200 Yards01250K0Cherokee
44.91954-07-18332°19'N / 94°31'W0.80 Mile880 Yards0025K0Rusk
45.01972-11-13231°03'N / 94°25'W31°05'N / 94°23'W3.30 Miles100 Yards20250K0Angelina
45.11999-04-03331°58'N / 94°00'W32°00'N / 93°58'W2.60 Miles150 Yards01500K0De Soto
 Brief Description: Numerous homes with moderate to severe damage. Some roofs removed or partially removed. Church steeple knocked over and portion of roof missing. Numerous trees uprooted or snapped. This tornado was associated with a supercell which developed over the area as a speed max moved out of Texas and into Louisiana. This is a continuation of the Shelby County, Texas tornado.
45.51961-04-08231°02'N / 94°49'W0.40 Mile17 Yards0125K0Polk
45.71968-12-12232°17'N / 94°59'W2.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Rusk
46.21959-04-08231°18'N / 94°01'W0.20 Mile50 Yards000K0Sabine
46.31974-03-20331°21'N / 94°00'W31°35'N / 93°50'W18.90 Miles77 Yards000K0Sabine
46.81970-03-03332°18'N / 94°59'W0.50 Mile67 Yards0025K0Rusk
48.21987-11-15332°09'N / 95°12'W32°18'N / 95°09'W12.00 Miles500 Yards2625.0M0Smith
48.21991-04-26232°01'N / 95°23'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Cherokee
48.81973-01-20232°09'N / 95°17'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0125K0Smith
48.91961-11-22232°22'N / 94°52'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Gregg
49.11961-04-11232°01'N / 95°24'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Cherokee
49.21976-03-30230°49'N / 94°49'W31°07'N / 94°32'W26.70 Miles1300 Yards00250K0Polk


* 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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