Schleicher County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Schleicher County is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Schleicher 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, #202
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 4,440 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Schleicher County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||1||Flood:||745||Hail:||2,594||Heat:||6||Heavy Snow:||16|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||13||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||14|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||912||Tropical Storm:||2||Wildfire:||10||Winter Storm:||21||Winter Weather:||19|
No volcano is found in or near Schleicher County.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Schleicher County.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Schleicher County.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Schleicher County.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|6.5||1999-05-04||2||30°57'N / 100°44'W||30°57'N / 100°30'W||23.00 Miles||250 Yards||0||0||10K||0||Schleicher|
|Brief Description: A slow moving tornado skipped across a 23 mile long path just north of Eldorado in northern Schleicher County. Eleven power poles were snapped, trees uprooted, and at least 2 barns lost their roofs as the tornado passed. Other outbuildings along the path of the tornado were also damaged. Severe storms developed across much of West Central Texas during the evening of the 3rd and continued into the early morning hours of the 4th. A brief tornado was reported near Maryneal in Nolan County, while hail up to the size of grapefruit was reported northwest of Sterling City. Hail up to tennis ball size was reported in Drasco in northern Runnels County, while golf ball size hail fell in Sterling City, Robert Lee, and Lawn.|
|20.4||1971-06-21||2||31°10'N / 100°40'W||0.30 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Irion|
|27.2||1971-06-21||2||31°16'N / 100°41'W||0.10 Mile||200 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Irion|
|30.2||1964-07-27||2||31°16'N / 100°48'W||1.00 Mile||20 Yards||0||1||0K||0||Irion|
|38.4||1952-04-30||3||31°27'N / 100°28'W||0.50 Mile||100 Yards||0||6||250K||0||Tom Green|
|42.7||1955-06-16||2||30°43'N / 101°13'W||3.00 Miles||333 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Crockett|
|43.8||1995-05-14||3||31°28'N / 100°09'W||31°24'N / 100°07'W||5.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||300K||0||Tom Green|
|44.0||1953-05-11||4||31°32'N / 100°35'W||31°32'N / 100°25'W||9.90 Miles||880 Yards||13||159||2.5M||0||Tom Green|
* 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.