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The chance of earthquake damage in Sioux County is about the same as Nebraska average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sioux County is much lower than Nebraska average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #19

Sioux County
0.04
Nebraska
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

Sioux County
0.0000
Nebraska
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, #82

Sioux County
56.01
Nebraska
205.07
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 4,566 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sioux County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:25Cold:5Dense Fog:1Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:132Hail:3,226Heat:0Heavy Snow:26
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:71
Thunderstorm Winds:938Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:10Winter Storm:17Winter Weather:1
Other:109 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sioux County.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sioux County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 16 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sioux County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
19.51978-07-28242°18'N / 104°02'W1.00 Mile200 Yards00250K0Goshen
19.81983-06-20242°12'N / 103°48'W0.30 Mile40 Yards00250K0Sioux
25.71976-07-28242°50'N / 103°34'W0.30 Mile30 Yards003K0Sioux
36.21983-06-19243°00'N / 103°20'W42°48'N / 103°17'W10.00 Miles40 Yards00250K0Dawes
36.21962-05-14242°19'N / 103°06'W42°34'N / 102°58'W18.30 Miles880 Yards0025K0Box Butte
37.51960-06-27242°45'N / 103°06'W00250K0Dawes
37.51960-08-21242°03'N / 104°11'W0.10 Mile33 Yards000K0Goshen
38.01982-06-04242°32'N / 103°00'W0.80 Mile40 Yards0025K0Dawes
38.21998-05-21241°56'N / 103°58'W41°58'N / 103°55'W4.00 Miles50 Yards0015K2KScotts Bluff
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down 3 miles southwest of Morrill and moved within 1 mile east southeast of Morrill. A two-car garage was destroyed and a roof ripped off a shed, 2 miles southwest of Morrill. Windows were blown out in a mobile home park and a barn was destroyed just to the southeast of Morrill. Shingles were blown off a house to the east southeast of Morrill.
42.61967-04-12241°58'N / 104°24'W42°07'N / 104°15'W12.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Goshen
44.11955-06-27441°56'N / 103°48'W41°47'N / 103°20'W26.00 Miles33 Yards229250K0Scotts Bluff
46.21955-06-26341°58'N / 104°19'W2.00 Miles27 Yards000K0Goshen
47.71983-06-19243°10'N / 103°13'W43°00'N / 103°20'W12.00 Miles40 Yards0025K0Fall River
47.91991-06-09341°48'N / 103°31'W41°50'N / 103°27'W3.50 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Scotts Bluff
48.11975-06-25242°02'N / 102°57'W42°16'N / 102°53'W16.20 Miles30 Yards00250K0Box Butte
48.21982-06-05243°09'N / 103°57'W43°12'N / 103°48'W7.00 Miles33 Yards01250K0Fall River


* 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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