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Sidney, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

Sidney, TX

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

Sidney, TX

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, #1118

Sidney, TX

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 2,519 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sidney, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:3Dense Fog:0Drought:39
Dust Storm:0Flood:300Hail:1,399Heat:5Heavy Snow:9
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:10Landslide:0Strong Wind:10
Thunderstorm Winds:681Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:16Winter Weather:18

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sidney, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

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

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 40 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sidney, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.11970-04-26231°55'N / 98°45'W1.00 Mile267 Yards0225K0Comanche
4.51982-05-12331°54'N / 98°44'W32°03'N / 98°44'W9.00 Miles100 Yards03250K0Comanche
6.01982-05-12331°50'N / 98°41'W31°54'N / 98°44'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Comanche
11.31976-04-19332°04'N / 98°53'W2.20 Miles250 Yards000K0Comanche
12.11960-10-13231°47'N / 98°57'W31°48'N / 98°53'W4.30 Miles17 Yards012.5M0Brown
12.21958-04-28331°54'N / 98°36'W31°57'N / 98°33'W4.90 Miles880 Yards00250K0Comanche
16.41993-10-12232°07'N / 98°37'W25.00 Miles800 Yards0125.0M0Comanche
 Brief Description: Ten houses were destroyed, and 12 persons were injured.
16.81976-04-19531°43'N / 99°04'W31°49'N / 98°56'W10.50 Miles440 Yards0112.5M0Brown
18.81982-05-12231°48'N / 98°28'W31°58'N / 98°28'W10.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Comanche
21.41982-05-12231°38'N / 98°34'W31°42'N / 98°36'W4.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Mills
22.21955-06-04232°03'N / 99°08'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Brown
22.21990-04-25232°05'N / 98°28'W32°06'N / 98°27'W1.20 Miles50 Yards0025.0M0Comanche
22.31954-02-19232°13'N / 98°41'W32°15'N / 98°39'W3.00 Miles17 Yards0225K0Eastland
24.41990-04-25232°06'N / 98°27'W32°08'N / 98°25'W2.80 Miles50 Yards0025.0M0Erath
25.01960-05-04232°05'N / 98°24'W0.30 Mile33 Yards003K0Erath
26.91982-05-12231°32'N / 98°34'W31°38'N / 98°34'W6.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Mills
27.61976-04-19232°00'N / 98°25'W32°02'N / 98°14'W11.10 Miles300 Yards0025K0Erath
27.61994-05-29232°11'N / 99°12'W32°07'N / 99°09'W6.00 Miles200 Yards03500K0Callahan
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down near Cottonwood and moved southeast through Cross Plains doing heavy damage. Eighteen homes were destroyed and one hundred were damaged. Ninety percent of the businesses in town were damaged.
28.61975-03-17232°16'N / 98°56'W32°23'N / 98°54'W8.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Eastland
30.61979-04-10231°45'N / 98°22'W31°54'N / 98°11'W15.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Comanche
31.61970-04-26232°00'N / 99°24'W32°07'N / 99°12'W14.20 Miles440 Yards0025K0Coleman
31.61970-10-22232°23'N / 98°49'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Eastland
32.91957-04-19232°24'N / 98°50'W0.30 Mile17 Yards003K0Eastland
35.01965-05-15231°46'N / 99°21'W000K0Coleman
35.01965-05-15231°46'N / 99°21'W000K0Coleman
38.61979-04-11231°54'N / 98°11'W31°59'N / 98°04'W9.00 Miles200 Yards03250K0Hamilton
38.61975-05-13331°50'N / 99°26'W0.10 Mile27 Yards250K0Coleman
38.61992-03-03231°50'N / 99°26'W0.50 Mile100 Yards01250K0Coleman
39.31976-05-31232°22'N / 98°20'W32°19'N / 98°19'W4.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Erath
39.61971-04-28232°13'N / 98°12'W00250K0Erath
39.81973-04-22232°17'N / 99°19'W0.30 Mile100 Yards003K0Callahan
41.41977-04-20232°24'N / 99°18'W32°24'N / 99°08'W9.70 Miles33 Yards000K0Callahan
43.01991-04-28231°40'N / 98°07'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Hamilton
44.21962-06-01232°20'N / 99°22'W012.5M0Callahan
44.31979-05-21332°34'N / 98°49'W2.00 Miles1320 Yards000K0Stephens
46.41979-04-10331°44'N / 99°43'W31°55'N / 99°25'W21.70 Miles880 Yards012.5M0Coleman
48.21973-05-24231°19'N / 98°23'W2.50 Miles250 Yards0025K0Lampasas
48.81982-03-14332°06'N / 99°37'W32°09'N / 99°33'W3.50 Miles173 Yards002.5M0Callahan
49.01971-05-08231°59'N / 99°37'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Coleman
49.01989-06-07232°23'N / 99°28'W32°24'N / 99°22'W6.00 Miles80 Yards0025K0Callahan

* 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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