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The chance of earthquake damage in Sedalia Area is lower than Missouri average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sedalia Area is lower than Missouri average and is higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #848

Sedalia Area
0.00
Missouri
0.70
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, #129

Sedalia Area
0.0000
Missouri
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, #310

Sedalia Area
194.98
Missouri
214.01
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 15,372 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sedalia Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:11Cold:65Dense Fog:44Drought:45
Dust Storm:0Flood:2,070Hail:6,828Heat:118Heavy Snow:84
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:69Landslide:0Strong Wind:82
Thunderstorm Winds:5,387Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:14Winter Storm:187Winter Weather:87
Other:281 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sedalia Area.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Sedalia Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sedalia Area.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 70 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sedalia Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.01980-05-12338°40'N / 93°25'W38°44'N / 93°08'W15.80 Miles300 Yards02325.0M0Pettis
3.11952-08-21238°41'N / 93°16'W38°42'N / 93°14'W1.30 Miles300 Yards11325.0M0Pettis
3.81977-05-04338°38'N / 93°24'W38°43'N / 93°13'W11.20 Miles700 Yards02425.0M0Pettis
5.81973-04-20238°42'N / 93°11'W2.00 Miles50 Yards082.5M0Pettis
7.52006-03-12238°37'N / 93°17'W38°40'N / 93°07'W11.20 Miles500 Yards162.5M0Pettis
 Brief Description: F2 tornado touched down 6.5 miles east of Green Ridge at 1612 CST and moved northeast. The tornado caused the death of one woman...when the trailer she was fleeing was blown on top of her. Another 6 people were injured as well. Numerous homes suffered varying degrees of damage. The tornado lifted one mile southwest of Smithton at 1625 CST. F39MH
12.02006-03-12238°43'N / 93°31'W38°44'N / 93°30'W0.80 Mile200 Yards0000Pettis
 Brief Description: F2 tornado crossed from Johnson county into Pettis county at 2057 CST and quickly dissipated. No significant damage was observed as the tornado moved over rural areas.
13.91973-04-20238°32'N / 93°13'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Benton
15.82006-03-12238°56'N / 93°27'W38°55'N / 93°25'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0000Pettis
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down at 2007CST...5 miles west-northwest of Houstonia and moved into Saline county 3 miles west-northwest of Houstonia at 2009 CST. Tornado was over rural areas with no significant damage noted.
16.51973-04-20338°27'N / 93°28'W38°34'N / 93°21'W10.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Benton
17.82006-03-12238°36'N / 93°40'W38°42'N / 93°32'W12.00 Miles200 Yards042.0M0Johnson
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down at 2040 CST 2 miles northeast of Leeton...producing F0 damage along PP Highway. As it moved northeast...additional F0 to F1 damage was noted to a farmstead along SE 650th Road. The most intense F2 damage was noted along Y Highway just east of Highway 23...where several homes suffered F2 damage. The tornado crossed into Pettis county at 2057 CST...1.5 miles southeast of Whiteman Air Force Base.
18.91973-04-19438°32'N / 93°32'W10.00 Miles880 Yards0525K0Henry
19.01961-07-22238°58'N / 93°30'W38°58'N / 93°25'W4.10 Miles200 Yards00250K0Saline
19.51973-04-20238°50'N / 92°57'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Cooper
20.61973-04-20338°18'N / 93°17'W38°34'N / 93°10'W19.40 Miles100 Yards04250K0Benton
21.72006-03-12238°57'N / 93°23'W39°08'N / 93°09'W17.00 Miles150 Yards063.0M0Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed into Saline county from Pettis county at 2009 CST. The tornado crossed over Interstate 70 at mile marker 71 at 2012 CST. Six people seeking shelter under a highway overpass were injured. Their cars were crushed when a semi was blown over on top of them. The tornado produced F2 damage just northeast of I-70 where several houses lost their roofs and a church was destroyed. The tornado continued northeast over rural areas and dissipated 3 miles east of Marshall at 2035 CST.
22.31973-04-20338°25'N / 93°24'W5.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Pettis
22.41958-06-13238°59'N / 93°36'W38°57'N / 93°32'W4.10 Miles440 Yards00250K0Lafayette
23.31968-05-15238°56'N / 93°38'W39°00'N / 93°33'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
23.41964-04-12238°34'N / 93°46'W38°41'N / 93°38'W10.70 Miles100 Yards13250K0Johnson
24.31968-05-15238°55'N / 93°41'W38°56'N / 93°38'W1.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
26.11967-04-21239°05'N / 93°20'W39°07'N / 93°05'W13.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Saline
26.21992-09-07238°52'N / 92°55'W38°50'N / 92°44'W10.20 Miles60 Yards00250K0Cooper
26.51968-05-15238°53'N / 93°46'W38°55'N / 93°41'W4.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
27.02006-03-12339°03'N / 93°12'W39°07'N / 92°57'W15.00 Miles350 Yards0075K0Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down 6 miles south of Marshall at 2028 CST. It traveled east-northeast and for a time paralleled another tornado to the north before the first one occluded. Little damage was noted along the track until it neared the Howard county line. The tornado merged with another tornado near the Missouri River and quickly produced F3 damage to a farmstead. The tornado then entered Howard county 4 miles north of Arrow Rock at 2046 CST.
29.61965-09-20239°03'N / 93°34'W39°12'N / 93°25'W13.00 Miles100 Yards003K0Lafayette
30.11956-12-04239°07'N / 93°08'W39°10'N / 93°05'W4.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
30.32003-05-09239°05'N / 93°37'W39°08'N / 93°31'W9.00 Miles300 Yards00500K0Lafayette
 Brief Description: Tornado reported near Corder and tracked northeast into Saline county. destoyed a machine shed, house with grain bins damaged along with a dairy barn.
30.61982-05-14238°50'N / 92°44'W1.00 Mile77 Yards0025K0Cooper
30.81973-05-01239°06'N / 93°36'W0.50 Mile50 Yards003K0Lafayette
30.91967-04-21239°07'N / 93°05'W39°10'N / 93°03'W3.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
31.01980-05-12239°07'N / 93°29'W39°14'N / 93°00'W27.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Saline
31.52003-05-09239°10'N / 93°29'W39°09'N / 93°28'W1.00 Mile300 Yards0000Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado entered Saline county from Lafayette county and promptly dissipated in open country.
32.11954-04-30238°26'N / 92°50'W38°28'N / 92°47'W3.60 Miles400 Yards000K0Morgan
33.91982-03-15238°18'N / 92°59'W38°20'N / 92°54'W5.00 Miles600 Yards00250K0Morgan
34.01954-05-28238°15'N / 93°08'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Benton
34.11967-04-21239°10'N / 93°03'W39°11'N / 92°59'W3.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
34.31977-05-04339°00'N / 93°55'W39°12'N / 93°30'W26.20 Miles100 Yards152.5M0Lafayette
34.71956-12-04239°10'N / 93°05'W39°14'N / 93°03'W4.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
35.92003-05-04238°38'N / 94°07'W38°44'N / 93°47'W18.00 Miles100 Yards001K0Johnson
 Brief Description: This is the Cass county tornado which entered Johnson county in open country around Latour. Reported by a trained spotter. tornado intermittently touched down for the next 18 miles in mainly open country. A dry line moved into eastern Kansas on the afternoon of May 4th. Severe thunderstorms quickly erupted in the mid afternoon hours and marched east northeast into Missouri. Several of the severe thunderstorms became tornadic. A supercell thunderstorm produced 4 seperate tornadoes over the northland of Kansas City. The strongest tornadoes reached F4 in intensity and moved over southern portions of Platte and Clay counties. In Platte county 14 buildings were destroyed, 43 suffered major damage and 149 had minor damage. There were no fatalities or injuries and total damage was estimated at $33.95 million dollars. In Clay county total damages were estimated at $91 million dollars. Several hundred homes were either destroyed or had major or minor damage. No fatalities were observed but there were 19 injuries. This was the most significant tornado outbeak in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, since the Pleasant Hill Missouri outbreak in 1977.
36.41980-05-12238°34'N / 92°48'W38°44'N / 92°26'W22.70 Miles50 Yards0025K0Moniteau
37.21966-10-14238°33'N / 92°40'W38°38'N / 92°34'W7.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Moniteau
37.61969-04-04238°43'N / 93°59'W0.30 Mile150 Yards01250K0Johnson
38.62006-03-12238°17'N / 92°51'W38°17'N / 92°51'W6.00 Miles100 Yards05850K0Morgan
 Brief Description: A tornado initially touched down southwest of Gravois Mills and tracked through the city. 20 homes were destroyed while another 10 were damaged. This tornado was spawned from the same cyclic supercell that produced tornadoes back in Hickory, Polk, Dade, and Barton counties.
39.31967-10-24238°38'N / 92°34'W0.50 Mile50 Yards003K0Moniteau
40.01968-05-15238°50'N / 94°03'W38°53'N / 93°58'W5.20 Miles200 Yards02250K0Johnson
40.11982-03-15338°05'N / 93°35'W38°15'N / 93°22'W14.00 Miles700 Yards012.5M0Benton
40.21966-10-14238°38'N / 92°34'W38°38'N / 92°32'W0025K0Moniteau
41.01961-03-05238°23'N / 92°40'W38°23'N / 92°40'W00250K0Morgan
41.02006-03-12238°28'N / 94°04'W38°33'N / 93°55'W11.00 Miles450 Yards113500K0Henry
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed into Henry county at 2007 CST from Cass county. The tornado produced occasional F2 damage before dissipating 3 miles east southeast of Blairstown at 2025 CST. There was one fatality where a man died after the house was destroyed. M54PH
41.41961-03-05238°16'N / 92°46'W38°23'N / 92°40'W9.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Morgan
41.61959-09-27239°02'N / 92°40'W39°03'N / 92°35'W4.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Howard
41.92006-03-12339°09'N / 92°57'W39°16'N / 92°40'W20.00 Miles350 Yards00450K0Howard
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed from Saline county into Howard county...8 miles southwest of Glasgow at 2046 CST. F2 damage was noted to several farmsteads to the northwest of Fayette before the tornado dissipated at 2102 CST...2 miles east of Armstrong.
42.31973-04-20239°19'N / 93°30'W5.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Carroll
42.41990-06-07238°27'N / 92°35'W0.50 Mile73 Yards0025.0M0Moniteau
43.01956-12-04238°16'N / 93°56'W38°23'N / 93°51'W9.10 Miles33 Yards0225K0Henry
43.11966-10-14238°21'N / 92°39'W38°23'N / 92°37'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Miller
44.41954-05-28238°12'N / 92°49'W38°13'N / 92°47'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0225K0Morgan
45.11954-05-28238°09'N / 92°52'W38°12'N / 92°49'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Camden
45.21977-05-04439°21'N / 93°45'W39°23'N / 93°11'W30.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Carroll
45.31959-09-27239°03'N / 92°35'W39°04'N / 92°32'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Howard
45.41961-07-22238°50'N / 94°08'W38°51'N / 94°06'W1.30 Miles133 Yards0025K0Jackson
46.21990-11-27338°53'N / 92°27'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Boone
46.31980-05-12238°44'N / 92°26'W38°44'N / 92°25'W0025K0Cole
47.61977-05-04439°23'N / 93°11'W39°26'N / 93°07'W4.90 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Chariton
47.61961-05-07239°24'N / 93°26'W39°25'N / 93°25'W0025K0Carroll
47.61961-05-07239°23'N / 93°37'W39°24'N / 93°26'W9.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Carroll
47.81959-09-27239°04'N / 92°32'W39°05'N / 92°30'W0025K0Howard
48.62006-03-12238°25'N / 94°08'W38°28'N / 94°05'W5.00 Miles450 Yards0075K0Cass
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed from Bates county into Cass county...6 miles south-southwest of Creighton at 2005 CST. It moved northeast and exited Cass county into Henry county at 2007 CST...2 miles south of Creighton. F1 damage to several structures was noted.
48.61964-04-12338°52'N / 94°13'W38°54'N / 94°07'W5.40 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Jackson
49.32003-05-04238°35'N / 94°13'W38°36'N / 94°09'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00200K0Cass
 Brief Description: Tornado briefly touched down at Highway 7 and County Road Z interchange. No damage and was reported by storm chaser. Tornado touched back down just north of the interchange, and then continued intermittently for 4 miles to the Johnson county line around Latour, near the inersection of Routes 2 and 131. A dry line moved into eastern Kansas on the afternoon of May 4th. Severe thunderstorms quickly erupted in the mid afternoon hours and marched east northeast into Missouri. Several of the severe thunderstorms became tornadic. A supercell thunderstorm produced 4 seperate tornadoes over the northland of Kansas City. The strongest tornadoes reached F4 in intensity and moved over southern portions of Platte and Clay counties. In Platte county 14 buildings were destroyed, 43 suffered major damage and 149 had minor damage. There were no fatalities or injuries and total damage was estimated at $33.95 million dollars. In Clay county total damages were estimated at $91 million dollars. Several hundred homes were either destroyed or had major or minor damage. No fatalities were observed but there were 19 injuries. This was the most significant tornado outbeak in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, since the Pleasant Hill Missouri outbreak in 1977.


* 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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