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Reliance, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Reliance is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Reliance is lower than South Dakota average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #62

Reliance, SD
0.06
South Dakota
0.05
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

Reliance, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #241

Reliance, SD
88.88
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,682 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Reliance, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:19Cold:3Dense Fog:0Drought:6
Dust Storm:0Flood:54Hail:921Heat:0Heavy Snow:23
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:19
Thunderstorm Winds:580Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:21
Other:20 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Reliance, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Reliance, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
24.71983-03-044.6544.21-99.41
16.01967-11-234.4N/A43.7-99.4

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 28 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Reliance, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.81971-07-09343°53'N / 99°37'W020K0Lyman
14.01971-07-09344°05'N / 99°36'W000K0Lyman
14.41992-06-16344°03'N / 99°26'W2.00 Miles73 Yards0825.0M0Buffalo
16.21971-07-24343°46'N / 99°19'W2.50 Miles300 Yards000K0Brule
16.21987-08-05244°01'N / 99°52'W1.20 Miles80 Yards00250K0Lyman
21.21965-05-08243°40'N / 99°14'W43°43'N / 99°18'W4.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Brule
23.71954-06-10243°43'N / 99°11'W1.00 Mile30 Yards0025K0Brule
28.71960-07-25243°55'N / 100°17'W43°55'N / 100°04'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lyman
29.91968-06-20243°23'N / 99°26'W43°44'N / 98°58'W33.50 Miles33 Yards000K0Gregory
30.91973-07-01243°50'N / 98°59'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0125K0Brule
31.11971-07-03344°16'N / 99°14'W44°15'N / 99°17'W0025K0Hand
33.71986-07-28243°47'N / 99°00'W43°43'N / 98°54'W6.00 Miles80 Yards00250K0Brule
35.71971-06-04243°55'N / 100°19'W000K0Lyman
36.21957-06-30243°22'N / 99°45'W0025K0Tripp
37.01992-06-30244°22'N / 99°55'W0.30 Mile30 Yards0025K0Hughes
37.32010-05-22243°22'N / 99°52'W43°22'N / 99°48'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0080K0KTripp
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado tracked along East 3rd Street in Winner, blowing down carports, trees, and tractor-trailers. A large barn was destroyed east of Winner; the curved roof was blown off in one piece and tossed across a corral. Another machine shed was blown apart. Based on the extent of the damage, wind speeds were estimated around 75 mph through town with peak winds 95 to 115 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Large hail and strong wind gusts accompanied a severe thunderstorm over southern Todd and Tripp Counties. A tornado crossed the town of Winner, causing minor damage in town and destroying two barns east of town.
39.51971-07-03244°13'N / 99°00'W44°14'N / 98°56'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Hand
41.71957-04-18243°15'N / 99°44'W43°19'N / 99°43'W3.80 Miles33 Yards003K0Tripp
41.91971-07-03244°14'N / 98°59'W44°02'N / 98°41'W20.10 Miles30 Yards000K0Hand
44.71971-06-04243°54'N / 100°30'W0025K0Jones
44.81971-10-18243°13'N / 99°32'W43°15'N / 99°32'W2.30 Miles367 Yards0025K0Turner
45.51966-06-04243°14'N / 99°26'W1.00 Mile800 Yards00250K0Gregory
46.01965-05-08543°00'N / 99°43'W43°26'N / 99°38'W30.10 Miles1760 Yards012.5M0Tripp
48.01962-05-15343°12'N / 99°24'W000K0Gregory
48.21965-05-08243°11'N / 99°50'W43°13'N / 99°48'W000K0Tripp
48.61959-05-25244°15'N / 98°46'W003K0Hand
49.01954-08-01243°16'N / 99°28'W43°07'N / 99°16'W14.20 Miles33 Yards020K0Gregory
49.31973-07-23344°21'N / 100°21'W2.50 Miles500 Yards0102.5M0Hughes


* 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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