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

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

Earthquake Index, #487

Solo, MO
0.07
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, #1

Solo, MO
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, #855

Solo, MO
170.70
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 2,518 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Solo, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:460Hail:1,148Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:872Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:32 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Solo, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Solo, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
49.31974-08-113.6436.92-91.17

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 70 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Solo, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.01974-04-13237°11'N / 92°00'W37°17'N / 91°58'W7.10 Miles150 Yards00250K0Texas
1.71979-04-11337°02'N / 92°06'W37°30'N / 91°50'W35.40 Miles400 Yards092.5M0Texas
3.21968-06-24237°12'N / 92°01'W37°16'N / 92°02'W4.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Texas
6.31975-09-11237°20'N / 91°58'W0.30 Mile40 Yards00250K0Texas
10.81988-03-24237°20'N / 91°55'W37°24'N / 91°47'W12.00 Miles50 Yards052.5M0Texas
13.11982-12-02237°10'N / 92°14'W37°24'N / 92°10'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Texas
14.41954-03-25437°22'N / 92°10'W37°27'N / 92°05'W7.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Texas
14.51954-03-25437°19'N / 92°14'W37°22'N / 92°10'W4.90 Miles100 Yards2025K0Texas
15.52002-04-27237°01'N / 91°59'W37°01'N / 91°57'W1.50 Miles100 Yards001.5M0Howell
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado, plus associated destructive convergent winds around the tornadic circulation, caused extensive damage from 2 miles west of the Willow Springs Highway Patrol Headquarters, northeast to a mile and a half northeast of Willow Springs along Highway 378. Although the tornadic circulation was only 100 yards wide, it caused damage up to 300 yards wide. Large, century year old oak trees were uprooted throughout the area. West of the Willow Springs Highway Patrol Headquarters, a bass boat was thrown across two pastures and over two fences. A barn near this pasture was damaged. Troop G Headquarters had their 365' radio tower blown down. The tower landed on a home in the Hickory Hills Subdivision in Willow Springs. Four homes loss shingles and two homes completely lost their roofs. A church was rotated 45 degrees off its foundation and cemetery headstones were toppled. The worst damage occurred on a hilltop north of Willow Springs where a home was almost completely destroyed along with numerous outbuildings in a half mile area.
16.81979-04-11337°01'N / 92°07'W37°02'N / 92°06'W000K0Douglas
18.11982-12-02237°04'N / 92°17'W37°10'N / 92°14'W7.00 Miles150 Yards092.5M0Wright
18.31966-12-08237°06'N / 92°15'W1.00 Mile100 Yards003K0Texas
18.92009-05-08237°00'N / 91°49'W37°03'N / 91°42'W7.00 Miles880 Yards002.0M0KHowell
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado tracked across rural sections of northern Howell County. The tornado damaged several homes and outbuildings. Numerous trees were also uprooted from the tornado. This tornado continued into southeastern Texas County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
20.21967-12-20236°53'N / 92°04'W37°01'N / 91°55'W12.30 Miles150 Yards0225K0Howell
21.51982-04-16236°54'N / 91°59'W37°00'N / 91°41'W14.00 Miles800 Yards00250K0Howell
21.81968-04-03237°30'N / 91°53'W37°35'N / 91°48'W7.20 Miles100 Yards003K0Texas
22.31976-02-21237°00'N / 91°42'W0.90 Mile37 Yards012.5M0Howell
24.31982-12-02236°58'N / 92°20'W37°04'N / 92°17'W6.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Douglas
25.31974-04-13237°01'N / 92°26'W37°06'N / 92°18'W9.20 Miles177 Yards0225K0Wright
25.61990-05-12237°04'N / 92°26'W37°05'N / 92°20'W8.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Wright
25.62009-05-08336°52'N / 91°55'W36°53'N / 91°53'W2.00 Miles800 Yards00500K0KHowell
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado impacted a rural area just north of Pomona. The tornado destroyed a frame home. Several cars were thrown 50 yards while two school buses were knocked over. One mobile home and one travel trailer were destroyed, and two outbuildings along with an auto shop were destroyed. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
26.42009-05-08237°04'N / 91°39'W37°12'N / 91°22'W17.00 Miles880 Yards0050K13.0MShannon
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado is a continuation of the southeastern Texas County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado entered rural west central Shannon County from southeastern Texas County. This tornado tracked across forested areas of west central and central Shannon County, uprooting and snapping numerous trees. The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that the tornado and other high winds from this event resulted in $13M of damage to trees. The tornado also damaged a sawmill along its path. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
27.61968-04-03237°35'N / 91°48'W37°38'N / 91°44'W4.70 Miles100 Yards003K0Texas
33.82006-03-12237°19'N / 92°42'W37°29'N / 92°24'W20.00 Miles100 Yards00450K0Wright
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the second Webster County tornado that crossed into Wright County approximately one mile north of Duncan. The tornado continued to produce significant structural damage across rural northwest Wright County. The tornado eventually crossed into Laclede County near the community of Competition. 23 structures were damaged while six structures were completely destroyed.
33.81990-05-12237°04'N / 92°39'W37°04'N / 92°26'W10.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Douglas
34.02010-12-31337°41'N / 92°11'W37°45'N / 92°05'W8.00 Miles500 Yards0490.0M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS storm survey team determined that a tornado occurred over Fort Leonard Wood. Numerous homes were destroyed on the east side of the base. Several homes suffered complete wall damage. A total of 159 homes were damaged with 41 destroyed and 32 others with significant damage. Extensive to moderate damage occurred to numerous military training areas, moderate damage occurred to installation utility systems, and extensive damage occurred in one installation family housing area. The water treatment plant on the base was severely damage which completely lost its second level of the building. The tornado disrupted the base's power supply system, shut off the water system, and damaged gas lines on the base. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Between the evening of the 30th and the morning of the 31st, two separate lines of thunderstorms produced significant severe weather across southwest Missouri including damaging wind, large hail, and deadly tornadoes. The first round of storms lifted out of Arkansas late on the evening of the 30th and the second round moved out of western Kansas shortly before daybreak on the 31st.
34.31966-10-14237°31'N / 92°29'W37°35'N / 92°26'W5.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Laclede
34.61973-05-07236°44'N / 92°04'W36°45'N / 91°56'W7.40 Miles100 Yards0125K0Howell
34.61973-11-24237°09'N / 91°21'W1.00 Mile60 Yards31250K0Shannon
34.61961-03-12236°42'N / 92°02'W36°47'N / 91°49'W13.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Howell
35.41982-12-24236°48'N / 92°32'W36°57'N / 92°18'W14.00 Miles200 Yards02250K0Douglas
35.61999-06-01237°44'N / 91°49'W37°45'N / 91°48'W1.00 Mile250 Yards00175K0Phelps
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down northeast of Edgar Springs and moved into rural areas in northwest Dent County. 12 homes were damaged and 2 were destroyed in the Edgar Springs area. One mobile home was severely damaged in northwest Dent County. Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
35.91999-06-01237°44'N / 91°48'W37°45'N / 91°47'W1.00 Mile250 Yards0060K0Dent
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down northeast of Edgar Springs and moved into rural areas in northwest Dent County. 12 homes were damaged and 2 were destroyed in the Edgar Springs area. One mobile home was severely damaged in northwest Dent County. Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
36.81976-02-21236°43'N / 91°51'W0.90 Mile70 Yards01250K0Howell
37.11959-09-26437°21'N / 92°40'W37°26'N / 92°34'W7.80 Miles100 Yards00250K0Wright
37.81968-06-24236°42'N / 92°04'W0.20 Mile50 Yards0025K0Howell
38.41957-05-21337°33'N / 91°30'W37°37'N / 91°20'W10.20 Miles440 Yards0225K0Dent
38.51982-04-02436°37'N / 92°06'W36°45'N / 91°51'W14.00 Miles500 Yards22825.0M0Howell
39.01955-11-16236°40'N / 91°54'W36°42'N / 91°50'W4.30 Miles1000 Yards0225K0Howell
39.51984-10-18336°52'N / 91°24'W37°05'N / 91°16'W16.00 Miles440 Yards102.5M0Shannon
40.01960-11-15237°35'N / 92°40'W37°38'N / 92°24'W14.90 Miles200 Yards0325K0Laclede
40.11961-03-12236°38'N / 92°07'W36°42'N / 92°02'W6.50 Miles150 Yards111250K0Howell
40.41966-10-14237°44'N / 92°14'W37°53'N / 92°04'W13.70 Miles150 Yards062.5M0Pulaski
40.61984-10-18336°46'N / 91°31'W36°52'N / 91°24'W10.00 Miles440 Yards012.5M0Oregon
40.92007-03-01336°36'N / 92°07'W36°42'N / 91°52'W14.00 Miles200 Yards10750K0KHowell
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This is an extension of the Ozark County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that a large tornado ripped through rural sections of southwest Howell County, Missouri. The community of Caulfield experienced a direct hit. Numerous farms and structures were damaged or destroyed. One fatality occurred as the tornado ripped through a mobile home northeast of Caulfield. Four other injuries occurred in the same mobile home. The tornado lifted approximately one mile southwest of the West Plains city limits. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Several severe thunderstorms impacted southern Missouri during the morning hours of March 1st. A classic supercell moved from northern Arkansas and into Ozark and Howell counties. This storm produced an EF-3 tornado that touched down southwest of Caulfield, Missouri, and tracked to areas southwest of West Plains, Missouri. One fatality occurred from this storm as the tornado ripped through a mobile home in rural Howell County.
41.22008-01-07337°29'N / 92°46'W37°41'N / 92°24'W25.00 Miles300 Yards0128.0M0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This is an extension of the Webster County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked across Laclede County. Numerous homes and outbuildings south of Lebanon were destroyed while 12 were injured. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
41.71967-12-21236°42'N / 91°38'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0125K0Oregon
41.82009-05-08237°37'N / 92°33'W37°39'N / 92°33'W2.00 Miles440 Yards00500K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado touched down near the small community of Oakland. This tornado damaged numerous outbuildings and destroyed a mobile home. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
42.61961-05-07336°37'N / 92°00'W36°38'N / 91°58'W1.90 Miles300 Yards08250K0Howell
42.61974-04-13236°57'N / 92°39'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Douglas
42.91988-11-15237°49'N / 92°14'W37°51'N / 92°11'W3.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Pulaski
43.41961-03-12236°37'N / 92°08'W36°38'N / 92°07'W1.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Ozark
44.61961-05-07336°35'N / 92°07'W36°37'N / 92°00'W6.80 Miles300 Yards00250K0Howell
45.01982-12-24236°47'N / 92°35'W36°48'N / 92°32'W3.00 Miles200 Yards02250K0Ozark
45.32006-03-12337°15'N / 92°52'W37°17'N / 92°43'W9.00 Miles200 Yards0000Webster
 Brief Description: This tornado was spawned from the same cyclic supercell that produced a tornado across Lawrence, Christian, and Greene counties. A large tornado touched down northwest of Fordland and lifted approximately 7 miles north of Diggins in rural central Webster County. While this initial tornado was dissipating, a second tornado was in the process of forming, eventually touching down six miles north of Diggins, and tracking into Wright County. The two tornadoes were responsible for 13 injuries while damaging 48 structures and destroying 17.
45.61960-11-15237°33'N / 92°43'W37°35'N / 92°40'W3.30 Miles200 Yards0025K0Laclede
45.62008-01-07337°54'N / 92°03'W37°54'N / 92°01'W2.00 Miles400 Yards031.0M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked across a rural section of northeast Pulaski County. A few homes and several outbuildings were destroyed. The tornado then tracked into northeast Phelps County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
46.01967-04-23237°10'N / 92°54'W37°10'N / 92°42'W11.10 Miles50 Yards0125K0Webster
46.11982-04-02436°34'N / 92°13'W36°37'N / 92°06'W6.00 Miles500 Yards0025.0M0Ozark
46.11960-05-06236°56'N / 92°46'W36°57'N / 92°40'W5.70 Miles50 Yards00250K0Douglas
46.62008-01-07337°54'N / 92°01'W37°56'N / 91°57'W5.00 Miles400 Yards00110K0KPhelps
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked into northeast Phelps County. The tornado impacted areas on the northern edge of Jerome destroying one home and several oubuildings. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
48.11957-05-21236°48'N / 92°48'W36°52'N / 92°33'W14.50 Miles500 Yards00250K0Taney
48.31995-11-10237°41'N / 92°46'W37°37'N / 92°36'W10.00 Miles200 Yards003.0M0Laclede
 Brief Description: A tornado skipped across the Lebanon area, destroying several buildings including the Tracker Marine plant, and heavily damaging another 30 homes.
48.62008-03-31237°42'N / 92°40'W37°41'N / 92°38'W2.00 Miles75 Yards00500K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado caused damage to several homes and businesses on the north side of Lebanon. A bus was also overturned at Esther Elemetary School. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Eleven tornadoes and significant flash flooding occurred in response to several clusters of thunderstorms impacting the Missouri Ozarks. The ground was saturated from record rainfall in both the months of February and March. Record flooding occurred along Lake Taneycomo as high releases from Table Rock Lake Dam flooded all lowlands along Taneycomo, including numerous frame and mobile homes.
48.71961-05-07336°32'N / 92°15'W36°35'N / 92°07'W8.00 Miles300 Yards01250K0Ozark
48.81970-07-19336°42'N / 91°24'W5.00 Miles200 Yards07250K0Oregon
48.91980-04-07237°51'N / 92°25'W37°52'N / 92°24'W032.5M0Camden
48.92008-01-07237°34'N / 92°48'W37°36'N / 92°42'W5.00 Miles300 Yards00100K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado tracked across rural southwest Laclede County. The tornado was tracking directly toward Lebanon, but lifted approximately two miles out of town. One home and numerous outbuildings were destroyed. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
49.61973-03-13237°00'N / 92°49'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Douglas
49.71959-03-14236°30'N / 91°48'W36°35'N / 91°43'W7.30 Miles50 Yards003K0Howell


* 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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