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Schleicher County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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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.

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

Earthquake Index, #193

Schleicher County
0.00
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

Schleicher County
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, #202

Schleicher County
48.02
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 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:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:4Dense Fog:0Drought:40
Dust Storm:1Flood:745Hail:2,594Heat:6Heavy Snow:16
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:13Landslide:0Strong Wind:14
Thunderstorm Winds:912Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:10Winter Storm:21Winter Weather:19
Other:43 

Volcanos Nearby

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)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.51999-05-04230°57'N / 100°44'W30°57'N / 100°30'W23.00 Miles250 Yards0010K0Schleicher
 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.
20.41971-06-21231°10'N / 100°40'W0.30 Mile100 Yards000K0Irion
27.21971-06-21231°16'N / 100°41'W0.10 Mile200 Yards000K0Irion
30.21964-07-27231°16'N / 100°48'W1.00 Mile20 Yards010K0Irion
38.41952-04-30331°27'N / 100°28'W0.50 Mile100 Yards06250K0Tom Green
42.71955-06-16230°43'N / 101°13'W3.00 Miles333 Yards000K0Crockett
43.81995-05-14331°28'N / 100°09'W31°24'N / 100°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards00300K0Tom Green
44.01953-05-11431°32'N / 100°35'W31°32'N / 100°25'W9.90 Miles880 Yards131592.5M0Tom 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.


 
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