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Scissors, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Scissors is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Scissors 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, #1515

Scissors, TX
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

Scissors, 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, #1815

Scissors, TX
58.92
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 677 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Scissors, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:10Dense Fog:0Drought:52
Dust Storm:0Flood:109Hail:192Heat:2Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:12
Thunderstorm Winds:232Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:7Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:1
Other:59 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Scissors, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

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

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 13 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Scissors, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
12.91967-04-26226°12'N / 98°28'W26°23'N / 97°51'W40.20 Miles67 Yards0025K0Hidalgo
16.91983-03-15326°03'N / 98°19'W26°00'N / 98°16'W4.00 Miles900 Yards012.5M0Hidalgo
17.11983-03-15326°00'N / 98°16'W25°58'N / 98°16'W1.50 Miles900 Yards092.5M0Hidalgo
17.31970-05-24226°20'N / 97°47'W26°08'N / 97°48'W13.90 Miles100 Yards0025K0Cameron
18.61983-03-15325°58'N / 98°16'W25°57'N / 98°17'W0.60 Mile900 Yards002.5M0Hidalgo
23.31969-05-12326°13'N / 97°41'W0025K0Cameron
25.81970-05-24226°30'N / 97°46'W26°20'N / 97°47'W11.60 Miles100 Yards0125K0Willacy
27.81969-05-12326°06'N / 97°36'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Cameron
28.21962-06-01226°28'N / 97°47'W1.00 Mile50 Yards010K0Willacy
33.81980-08-09225°58'N / 97°33'W25°54'N / 97°33'W4.60 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Cameron
37.81991-05-05226°31'N / 98°29'W1.00 Mile200 Yards00250K0Starr
39.01969-05-12225°53'N / 97°29'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Cameron
42.91965-04-19326°42'N / 98°20'W1.50 Miles30 Yards000K0Hidalgo


* 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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