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The chance of earthquake damage in Saltillo is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Saltillo 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, #742

Saltillo, TX
0.01
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

Saltillo, 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, #681

Saltillo, TX
235.77
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 3,411 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Saltillo, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:3Dense Fog:2Drought:47
Dust Storm:1Flood:375Hail:1,303Heat:7Heavy Snow:32
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:8Landslide:0Strong Wind:36
Thunderstorm Winds:1,469Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:23Winter Weather:38
Other:59 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Saltillo, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Saltillo, TX.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Saltillo, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 117 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Saltillo, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.61961-03-26233°20'N / 95°22'W0.80 Mile280 Yards0025K0Hopkins
10.61955-04-06233°20'N / 95°22'W33°21'N / 95°12'W9.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hopkins
10.71979-04-11233°07'N / 95°36'W33°12'N / 95°30'W8.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Hopkins
11.01961-03-26233°02'N / 95°24'W33°04'N / 95°20'W4.70 Miles250 Yards0025K0Hopkins
11.81961-03-26333°08'N / 95°13'W33°13'N / 95°08'W7.60 Miles60 Yards0125K0Franklin
11.81974-10-31233°08'N / 95°36'W33°10'N / 95°32'W4.70 Miles40 Yards012.5M0Hopkins
12.01999-05-04333°11'N / 95°10'W33°15'N / 95°10'W2.10 Miles25 Yards0000Franklin
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Damage confined to broken branches off trees and snapped twigs. This tornado moved into Titus county, TX.
12.31980-10-16233°08'N / 95°35'W33°10'N / 95°34'W2.70 Miles77 Yards00250K0Hopkins
12.71969-05-14333°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hopkins
13.91961-03-26233°01'N / 95°31'W33°03'N / 95°28'W3.80 Miles250 Yards0125K0Hopkins
14.31971-12-14233°10'N / 95°37'W0.50 Mile20 Yards000K0Hopkins
15.21973-03-10233°10'N / 95°38'W0.50 Mile150 Yards0025K0Hopkins
15.61961-03-26333°13'N / 95°08'W33°17'N / 95°05'W5.40 Miles60 Yards0025K0Titus
18.41973-06-03233°22'N / 95°07'W0025K0Titus
18.71966-04-23232°57'N / 95°17'W32°57'N / 95°17'W0025K0Wood
18.71966-05-23232°57'N / 95°17'W3.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Wood
18.71989-06-07233°22'N / 95°06'W33°13'N / 95°02'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Titus
18.81961-05-04233°28'N / 95°16'W0.80 Mile1000 Yards000K0Red River
20.11974-05-25233°30'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
21.11962-03-24233°16'N / 95°44'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0025K0Hopkins
21.21992-05-11233°03'N / 95°47'W33°07'N / 95°38'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0025K0Hopkins
22.11954-06-02233°24'N / 95°42'W33°27'N / 95°37'W5.90 Miles1000 Yards1825K0Delta
22.71979-03-19233°11'N / 94°59'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Titus
23.61970-03-03233°12'N / 94°58'W1.00 Mile27 Yards000K0Titus
23.61982-04-25233°33'N / 95°21'W33°33'N / 95°20'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Howard
24.41999-05-04333°12'N / 95°08'W33°20'N / 94°47'W19.20 Miles100 Yards10330K0Titus
 Brief Description: Seven homes were destroyed. Two of the homes were swept from their slabs. F79PH
24.61961-03-26333°14'N / 94°57'W09250K0Titus
24.71973-03-10233°34'N / 95°24'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lamar
24.81977-04-18233°23'N / 95°45'W000K0Delta
25.51961-09-12333°34'N / 95°16'W0.50 Mile300 Yards000K0Red River
25.81982-04-25233°33'N / 95°20'W33°34'N / 95°06'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
26.11960-01-14233°08'N / 95°49'W0.30 Mile33 Yards013K0Hopkins
26.21974-04-21233°35'N / 95°27'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Lamar
26.51975-11-19232°52'N / 95°10'W000K0Wood
27.61961-03-26333°10'N / 94°54'W0.20 Mile33 Yards023K0Titus
28.51993-10-18232°50'N / 95°37'W32°52'N / 95°37'W10.00 Miles100 Yards00500K0Wood
 Brief Description: This tornado developed from the same mesocyclone which produced the tornado southeast of Emory. As the tornado moved across the southwest inlets of Lake Fork Reservoir and traversed the southern end of the lake, several buildings and homes were destroyed. Most of the damage was to the Brady Marina, The Minnow Bucket Restaurant, two mobile homes, and a recreational vehicle. The tornado then moved across open country, and lifted two miles NNW Quitman near FM 2225.
28.71979-05-03332°47'N / 95°31'W32°49'N / 95°24'W7.20 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Wood
28.92000-04-23233°10'N / 94°56'W33°13'N / 94°49'W7.00 Miles150 Yards00145K0Titus
 Brief Description: This tornado developed in a high precipitation supercell as it moved eastward across the county. Small to moderate pine and oak trees were snapped and broken. A mobile home dealership in Cookville, TX was moderately damaged and several homes suffered shingle loss. This tornado continued into Morris County, TX. The F2 rating is from the Morris County, TX segment of this tornado.
28.91984-10-18233°16'N / 94°55'W33°19'N / 94°51'W5.00 Miles50 Yards12250K0Titus
29.91991-04-26233°38'N / 95°16'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
30.21996-04-19233°17'N / 95°54'W33°16'N / 95°53'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00150K0Hunt
 Brief Description: Two mobile homes were destroyed, two homes were damaged, and trees and power lines were blown down by a tornado.
30.41957-04-02233°29'N / 95°46'W33°34'N / 95°43'W6.50 Miles100 Yards1225K0Lamar
31.11964-04-22333°26'N / 95°51'W33°30'N / 95°47'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0225K0Delta
31.11979-05-03232°54'N / 95°02'W32°58'N / 94°52'W10.80 Miles200 Yards00250K0Camp
31.41985-05-13233°37'N / 95°35'W33°40'N / 95°30'W4.00 Miles77 Yards082.5M0Lamar
31.61974-04-21233°40'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0625K0Lamar
31.61974-05-03233°40'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
31.61982-04-02433°39'N / 95°38'W33°40'N / 95°20'W17.00 Miles250 Yards1017025.0M0Lamar
31.71957-04-02233°30'N / 95°48'W0025K0Lamar
31.81990-05-03233°39'N / 95°32'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0130K0Lamar
32.01967-05-01232°57'N / 94°55'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Camp
32.11993-10-18232°50'N / 95°42'W2.00 Miles100 Yards10500K0Rains
 Brief Description: A tornado developed 1 SE Emory and moved two miles southeast. A man was killed and his mobile home was destroyed. (M57M)
32.21964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W33°39'N / 95°30'W6.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamar
32.61982-04-02433°40'N / 95°20'W33°41'N / 95°14'W6.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Red River
32.61957-04-02233°33'N / 95°46'W1225K0Delta
32.71973-12-03332°48'N / 95°41'W32°48'N / 95°38'W3.00 Miles27 Yards000K0Rains
33.21982-04-02233°38'N / 95°13'W33°41'N / 95°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Red River
33.31994-04-29232°46'N / 95°48'W32°52'N / 95°37'W12.00 Miles100 Yards005.0M0Wood
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down just inside the Rains County line on Highway 19, then moved northeast for 12 miles before lifting at FM 515 Lake Fork Reservoir. The tornado entered Wood County at 5 NNW Alba. One house and one church were destroyed, one house was unroofed, one RV unroofed, roof damage was done to a house, and extensive tree and power line damage occured.
33.51964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0025K0Lamar
33.51974-06-07233°09'N / 95°57'W0025K0Hunt
34.11969-04-27233°06'N / 95°57'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Hunt
34.71991-04-13233°38'N / 95°13'W33°43'N / 95°05'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
34.92003-05-06232°41'N / 95°27'W32°44'N / 95°08'W18.00 Miles880 Yards05330K0Wood
 Brief Description: A strong cyclic supercell tornado developed over Mineola, Texas while a strong tornado developed shortly there after and moved to the east northeast. Numerous Pine, Oak, and other species of trees were either snapped or pushed over along the entire tornado track. Power lines were taken down across many locations along the track as well. The tornado moved over a small community of Pine Mills and destroyed 1 old frame home and 2 old mobile homes while damaging 9 others. Four injuries occurred including 1 broken leg. This tornado moved into Upshur, Harrison, and Marion Counties of northeast Texas.
35.41982-04-02232°42'N / 95°18'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0125K0Wood
35.61969-04-27333°43'N / 95°16'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Red River
35.71961-03-28232°43'N / 95°25'W32°40'N / 95°22'W4.70 Miles280 Yards0025K0Wood
35.81981-10-13233°39'N / 95°40'W33°43'N / 95°35'W6.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lamar
36.11999-05-04333°23'N / 94°52'W33°27'N / 94°44'W7.50 Miles100 Yards005K0Red River
 Brief Description: Numerous trees were blown over or broken. A few out buildings were severely damaged. This tornado moved from Titus county, TX into Red River county, TX and exited into Bowie county TX.
36.51990-05-16233°08'N / 94°45'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Morris
36.81981-05-13232°42'N / 95°19'W32°40'N / 95°13'W6.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Wood
37.31964-04-05232°40'N / 95°29'W32°41'N / 95°27'W2.70 Miles1760 Yards00250K0Wood
37.31982-04-02333°38'N / 95°51'W33°38'N / 95°42'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Lamar
37.61971-12-14233°08'N / 96°06'W33°15'N / 95°57'W11.90 Miles440 Yards022.5M0Hunt
37.62000-04-23233°14'N / 94°48'W33°15'N / 94°39'W9.80 Miles150 Yards0028K0Morris
 Brief Description: This tornado developed in a high precipitation supercell as it moved eastward across the county. Numerous large pine and oak trees were snapped and broken. Several barns were damaged but the tornado stayed mostly across rural farmland and forests. This tornado is a continuation of the Titus County, TX tornado.
37.91990-03-14232°52'N / 95°56'W32°55'N / 95°53'W4.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Rains
38.01975-04-29232°40'N / 95°29'W0025K0Wood
38.21962-03-24332°40'N / 95°30'W0.50 Mile100 Yards082.5M0Wood
38.71981-05-13232°42'N / 95°39'W32°41'N / 95°37'W2.70 Miles200 Yards00250K0Van Zandt
39.02000-04-23233°05'N / 94°45'W33°05'N / 94°41'W4.20 Miles200 Yards0012K0Morris
 Brief Description: Numerous large pine and oak trees snapped and broken. A roof was partially removed from a brick house and a chain link fence wrapped in a pine tree about 50 feet up. This was one of several tornadoes which occurred. This tornado continued into Cass County, TX.
39.01975-01-10233°02'N / 94°44'W0.30 Mile213 Yards0025K0Morris
39.11981-05-13232°41'N / 95°37'W32°40'N / 95°35'W2.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Wood
39.31973-11-24233°04'N / 94°43'W1.00 Mile200 Yards003K0Morris
39.71982-04-02333°38'N / 95°02'W33°37'N / 94°46'W17.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Red River
39.71985-05-13233°06'N / 96°06'W33°13'N / 96°01'W8.00 Miles77 Yards0232.5M0Hunt
39.91960-05-20233°08'N / 96°04'W33°08'N / 96°03'W1.90 Miles17 Yards003K0Hunt
40.91991-04-26233°45'N / 95°05'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
41.01973-06-03232°44'N / 94°57'W0025K0Upshur
41.61981-05-13433°46'N / 95°42'W33°47'N / 95°33'W8.80 Miles400 Yards0302.5M0Lamar
41.71966-05-23333°23'N / 96°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0525K0Hunt
41.91958-06-06333°05'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Hunt
42.22003-05-06232°44'N / 95°08'W32°47'N / 94°38'W27.20 Miles440 Yards0060K0Upshur
 Brief Description: A strong cyclic supercell tornado developed over Mineola, Texas while a strong tornado developed shortly there after and moved to the east northeast. Numerous Pine, Oak, and other species of trees were either snapped or pushed over along the entire tornado track. Power lines were taken down across many locations along the track as well. The only structure in the path of this tornado was a construction trailer which was rolled over several times east of Gilmer, Texas. This tornado moved into Upshur County from Wood County and continued into Harrison and Marion Counties of northeast Texas.
42.21958-01-14233°08'N / 96°06'W0.30 Mile33 Yards003K0Hunt
42.31992-05-11233°22'N / 96°05'W0.20 Mile200 Yards0025K0Hunt
42.61967-12-21333°06'N / 96°06'W0.10 Mile33 Yards00250K0Hunt
42.81991-04-13233°35'N / 94°47'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Red River
43.31961-03-26233°22'N / 96°06'W0025K0Kaufman
43.61950-02-11232°59'N / 94°38'W33°00'N / 94°42'W4.50 Miles67 Yards06250K0Cass
44.01965-05-09232°35'N / 95°31'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Smith
44.11954-04-30332°55'N / 94°43'W32°56'N / 94°40'W3.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Morris
44.21957-04-03232°53'N / 94°43'W000K0Morris
45.61957-04-26232°44'N / 94°57'W32°42'N / 94°45'W11.90 Miles67 Yards0025K0Upshur
46.12000-04-23233°05'N / 94°38'W33°05'N / 94°33'W2.80 Miles150 Yards0000Cass
 Brief Description: This tornado was one of several which formed over Cass County, TX. Numerous pine and oak trees snapped and broken. No structures were in the path of this tornado. This tornado entered Cass County, TX from Morris County, TX.
46.52000-04-23233°50'N / 95°16'W33°53'N / 95°03'W12.50 Miles75 Yards0000Red River
 Brief Description: Tornado occurred across farm land and wooded areas with few structures or homes present. The county sheriff, his deputy, and a farmer were talking when the tornado, which was described as a long tube, moved out of the woods to their east and crossed within several hundred yards to their north.
46.61981-05-13233°32'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile73 Yards0025K0Fannin
46.62010-01-20232°34'N / 95°52'W32°39'N / 95°37'W15.00 Miles100 Yards001.0M0KVan Zandt
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS survey team found evidence of a long track tornado in Van Zandt County. The tornado touched down near CR 859 north of Highway 64 on the northwest side of Canton and traveled approximately 15 miles in a northeast direction. Numerous structures were damaged along the track of the tornado which ended near the Silver Lake community in the extreme Northeast corner of the county. Along the damage path, a single family home lost its entire roof and part of its exterior walls. A number of large trees were uprooted and several sheds and outbuildings suffered extensive damage. A small church was destroyed in the community of Starr. A total of 150 homes suffered damage, but only one injury was reported. Based on the damage, the tornado was rated an EF-2 with peak winds in the 110 to 120 mph range. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe storms developed in an area of strong low-level lift ahead of an approaching upper level low pressure system and a slowly advancing cold front. Severe weather reports were limited to east of Interstate 35, and five tornadoes were confirmed in Henderson, Van Zandt, and Hopkins counties. Two tornadoes were rated EF-2s, one was rated an EF-1, and the remaining two were EF-0s. The Van Zandt County tornado was a long track tornado that traveled over 15 miles.
47.31988-04-01332°35'N / 94°55'W32°45'N / 94°50'W11.00 Miles440 Yards092.5M0Upshur
47.41982-04-02333°37'N / 94°46'W33°34'N / 94°37'W5.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Bowie
47.81962-03-24232°31'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Smith
48.11991-11-19232°31'N / 95°17'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Smith
48.11975-04-29233°30'N / 94°37'W00250K0Bowie
48.51984-02-11232°50'N / 96°05'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Leon
48.61974-06-07233°13'N / 96°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Hunt
48.81999-05-04333°24'N / 94°44'W33°37'N / 94°29'W19.50 Miles200 Yards022125.0M0Bowie
 Brief Description: This tornado moved directly through the downtown district of De Kalb and across a high school. Numerous homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed. The high school suffered severe damage. Sirens sounded 15 minutes prior to arrival of the storm. The damage resulted in a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This tornado moved from Red River county, TX across Bowie county, TX into Little River county, AR.
48.91999-05-04233°50'N / 95°03'W33°51'N / 94°56'W1.80 Miles100 Yards07600K0Red River
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Numerous trees blown over or broken. Nine mobile homes and 1 frame home destroyed. This tornado moved into McCurtain county, OK.
49.01968-06-24232°30'N / 95°25'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Smith
49.51982-04-02333°38'N / 96°17'W33°38'N / 95°51'W22.00 Miles150 Yards112.5M0Fannin
49.91987-11-15232°42'N / 94°45'W32°48'N / 94°40'W7.00 Miles900 Yards092.5M0Upshur


* 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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