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Scotland, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Scotland is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Scotland is lower than Texas average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #263

Scotland, TX
0.04
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

Scotland, 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, #977

Scotland, TX
188.73
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 3,811 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Scotland, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:46
Dust Storm:0Flood:185Hail:2,418Heat:6Heavy Snow:6
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:12Landslide:0Strong Wind:8
Thunderstorm Winds:1,050Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:4Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:14
Other:48 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Scotland, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

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

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 66 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Scotland, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.51986-05-14333°32'N / 98°42'W33°34'N / 98°25'W11.00 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Archer
10.01961-04-08333°36'N / 98°38'W1.00 Mile33 Yards010K0Archer
10.41986-05-14333°34'N / 98°25'W33°34'N / 98°13'W9.00 Miles250 Yards002.5M0Clay
15.71955-04-06333°26'N / 98°24'W33°28'N / 98°16'W8.20 Miles33 Yards00250K0Jack
15.81979-04-10433°49'N / 98°39'W33°50'N / 98°38'W1.30 Miles880 Yards003K0Archer
16.11979-04-10433°50'N / 98°38'W33°55'N / 98°26'W12.90 Miles1760 Yards421700250.0M0Wichita
17.41958-04-02333°54'N / 98°30'W33°54'N / 98°26'W4.30 Miles333 Yards114250K0Wichita
18.61964-04-03533°54'N / 98°30'W33°56'N / 98°26'W4.70 Miles500 Yards711125.0M0Wichita
18.61951-04-20233°55'N / 98°27'W1.50 Miles17 Yards0025K0Wichita
18.61955-05-26233°55'N / 98°30'W33°55'N / 98°29'W1.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Wichita
19.41979-10-30233°19'N / 98°30'W33°25'N / 98°24'W9.10 Miles77 Yards00250K0Jack
19.81954-05-01233°33'N / 98°09'W33°34'N / 98°08'W1.30 Miles67 Yards000K0Clay
19.81953-08-11233°56'N / 98°30'W33°56'N / 98°30'W00250K0Wichita
20.11958-11-17233°54'N / 98°36'W33°57'N / 98°33'W4.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Wichita
20.11955-04-05233°49'N / 98°11'W003K0Clay
20.71958-04-02333°54'N / 98°26'W33°57'N / 98°14'W12.10 Miles333 Yards00250K0Clay
21.31958-11-17233°23'N / 98°46'W33°28'N / 98°41'W7.60 Miles133 Yards01250K0Young
21.61966-04-10233°21'N / 98°35'W1.00 Mile133 Yards000K0Young
22.21961-04-08233°57'N / 98°31'W33°59'N / 98°30'W3.00 Miles33 Yards0225K0Wichita
22.21955-04-06333°28'N / 98°16'W33°28'N / 98°02'W13.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Clay
22.61954-06-01333°57'N / 98°40'W33°57'N / 98°34'W5.90 Miles50 Yards14250K0Wichita
22.61955-09-25233°26'N / 98°46'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Young
22.71951-05-18433°25'N / 98°45'W2.00 Miles200 Yards21002.5M0Young
23.81962-04-26333°59'N / 98°30'W34°00'N / 98°27'W3.30 Miles100 Yards0132.5M0Wichita
24.61951-05-09233°56'N / 98°41'W33°56'N / 98°46'W4.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Wichita
25.21979-04-10433°55'N / 98°26'W34°02'N / 98°07'W19.90 Miles1320 Yards0400K0Clay
25.92000-04-30333°22'N / 98°46'W33°22'N / 98°46'W13.00 Miles800 Yards00300K0Young
 Brief Description: A large tornado was reported from near the county line (between Elbert and Padgett) to east of Olney. A 100 year old home was completely destroyed one mile south of the Olney Airport. A total of three homes and two motor homes were destroyed. Damage was reported to a nursing home, barns, power lines and trees. Most of the damage, however, occurred in open country. April 30, 2000 - Event Narrative A big day for severe weather across northwest portions of the area. Several outflow boundaries, a dryline, and moist unstable air all helped contribute to thunderstorm development. There were several rounds of thunderstorms, the first wave was in the early morning hours, from about 3 am to 5 am. This activity developed in Young and Palo Pinto counties and moved eastward to affect Parker, Jack, Wise and Tarrant counties. Another event developed in the early evening, generally north and west of a Dallas, Glen Rose, Eastland line. Most of the activity was centered on Young, Jack, and Stephens county. A large tornado occurred near Olney (Young County) during this event. A continuation of aa tornado that began in Throckmorton county.
27.11985-04-21233°25'N / 98°52'W33°25'N / 98°50'W2.20 Miles300 Yards00250K0Archer
29.01979-06-06333°13'N / 98°37'W33°15'N / 98°30'W7.10 Miles400 Yards02250K0Young
29.71985-04-21233°23'N / 98°55'W33°25'N / 98°52'W2.80 Miles300 Yards02250K0Young
32.41956-08-08234°04'N / 98°13'W2.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Clay
32.41994-05-29333°20'N / 98°49'W33°14'N / 98°50'W7.00 Miles600 Yards005K0Young
 Brief Description: A large tornado was video-taped by storm chasers. The tornado was on the ground for 20 minutes and moved south-southeast across open ranch land with the only known damage being to a garage and an oil storage tank.
32.51979-10-30233°03'N / 98°38'W33°19'N / 98°30'W20.00 Miles77 Yards05250K0Young
35.91959-08-30234°10'N / 98°27'W0025K0Cotton
36.01959-11-03233°34'N / 97°51'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Montague
36.11967-05-30234°07'N / 98°44'W34°08'N / 98°43'W1.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Wichita
36.31979-06-06233°12'N / 98°53'W33°13'N / 98°45'W7.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Young
37.61976-04-15233°07'N / 98°37'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Young
38.21980-04-02433°36'N / 99°11'W33°41'N / 99°05'W8.40 Miles250 Yards000K0Baylor
38.41976-04-15233°06'N / 98°35'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Young
38.51974-06-04233°06'N / 98°36'W1.00 Mile467 Yards000K0Young
38.71958-04-02333°39'N / 97°54'W33°52'N / 97°43'W18.20 Miles300 Yards0125K0Montague
38.71959-08-30334°12'N / 98°35'W2.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Cotton
38.91985-04-21333°15'N / 98°59'W33°17'N / 98°57'W3.00 Miles400 Yards00250K0Young
38.91969-04-16234°09'N / 98°36'W34°16'N / 98°12'W24.20 Miles33 Yards0125K0Cotton
39.41962-05-26434°09'N / 98°27'W34°17'N / 98°23'W10.10 Miles400 Yards01250K0Cotton
39.91979-04-10434°02'N / 98°07'W34°11'N / 97°59'W12.80 Miles1320 Yards00250K0Jefferson
40.51954-05-01334°10'N / 98°15'W34°12'N / 98°07'W8.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Cotton
41.11985-04-21333°14'N / 99°00'W33°15'N / 98°59'W1.50 Miles400 Yards30250K0Throckmorton
41.31979-04-10234°06'N / 98°57'W34°08'N / 98°53'W4.70 Miles33 Yards000K0Wichita
41.81970-04-25233°03'N / 98°35'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Young
41.81954-05-01334°14'N / 98°37'W34°15'N / 98°36'W1.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Tillman
42.51979-04-10234°08'N / 98°53'W34°18'N / 98°37'W19.10 Miles33 Yards032.5M0Tillman
42.91979-04-10234°05'N / 99°02'W34°06'N / 98°57'W5.20 Miles33 Yards100K0Wilbarger
43.51979-04-10233°37'N / 99°18'W33°42'N / 99°09'W10.40 Miles300 Yards0025K0Baylor
44.21964-08-26233°47'N / 97°43'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Montague
44.51963-09-06233°30'N / 97°43'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Montague
45.21954-05-01334°15'N / 98°36'W34°21'N / 98°28'W10.40 Miles33 Yards33250K0Cotton
45.91975-06-08232°59'N / 98°25'W000K0Palo Pinto
46.21965-05-12233°18'N / 97°47'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0Wise
47.31965-04-14233°03'N / 98°04'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Jack
47.51957-04-02233°56'N / 97°43'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0125K0Montague
48.21976-04-15233°26'N / 99°16'W0.10 Mile33 Yards000K0Baylor
48.51965-04-14333°52'N / 97°40'W1.00 Mile200 Yards000K0Montague
49.11957-05-24434°16'N / 98°30'W34°27'N / 98°27'W13.00 Miles880 Yards45250K0Cotton
49.31974-04-20334°13'N / 98°02'W34°16'N / 97°57'W6.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Jefferson


* 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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