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

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

Earthquake Index, #405

Stoneham, CO

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, #187

Stoneham, CO

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, #208

Stoneham, CO

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 2,008 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Stoneham, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:25Cold:5Dense Fog:1Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:73Hail:1,292Heat:0Heavy Snow:22
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:68
Thunderstorm Winds:436Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:17Winter Weather:0

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Stoneham, CO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Stoneham, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
10.01986-09-18240°30'N / 103°50'W40°44'N / 103°31'W25.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Morgan
23.91956-06-01240°25'N / 103°38'W000K0Morgan
26.51974-08-15340°41'N / 103°10'W2.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Logan
30.61984-05-24240°21'N / 103°58'W40°23'N / 103°53'W5.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Morgan
31.61960-06-20240°59'N / 103°08'W2.50 Miles67 Yards0025K0Logan
32.61996-07-30240°21'N / 103°58'W40°21'N / 103°58'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0000Morgan
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down briefly near Weldona. The twister caused substantial damage to a fertilizer truck when it was smashed into a utility pole. The time of the event was approximated.
33.41996-07-13240°58'N / 103°05'W40°58'N / 103°05'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0000Logan
 Brief Description: Large hail, heavy rain, strong thunderstorm winds and a tornado heavily damaged crops and some property near Peetz in northern Logan County. The tornado touched down 1 mile east of Peetz. Nineteen empty coal cars, still attached to the front and rear of a Burlington Northern train, were picked up and blown off the tracks. A large cottonwood tree was also uprooted near Peetz. The time of the tornado touchdown was approximated. In addition, hail several inches deep covered the ground in and around Peetz. Wheat crops were wiped out. Waist high corn was reduced to 2 inch stalks. Crop damage was estimated to be at least $100,000. Strong thunderstorm winds gusting to 77 mph were measured in Peetz.
34.91977-06-29241°14'N / 103°28'W41°15'N / 103°26'W0025K0Kimball
35.31956-06-19240°16'N / 103°50'W000K0Morgan
35.61955-07-08240°15'N / 103°45'W003K0Morgan
36.21977-06-29241°15'N / 103°26'W41°15'N / 103°23'W0025K0Cheyenne
38.81988-06-13240°52'N / 102°56'W1.50 Miles50 Yards00250K0Logan
38.91954-06-06241°14'N / 103°39'W41°23'N / 103°19'W19.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Kimball
40.21996-05-30240°12'N / 103°52'W40°12'N / 103°52'W1.00 Mile880 Yards00150K0Morgan
 Brief Description: Twin tornadoes developed 5 miles southwest of Fort Morgan. Although one of the twisters dissipated quickly; the other caused substantial damage to a farmstead. A teenager trapped in the home was uninjured when he took shelter in the basement. The tornado lifted the roof off the house temporarily and broke several windows. Also, the roof of a vacant dairy barn nearby was completely torn off. A car, 2 dump trucks and 2 pickups used in the families' tree service business were completely destroyed. One dog and several of the family cats were killed. Debris was spread approximately 300 yards across the area. Not too far away, the tornado also tossed an empty 5,000 gallon propane storage tank 500 yards and a nearly full 250 gallon storage tank 600 yards. Estimated damage to property in Morgan County was around $150,000.
42.51975-05-10340°15'N / 103°22'W40°10'N / 103°15'W8.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Washington
42.91960-06-20341°23'N / 103°23'W41°09'N / 102°59'W26.10 Miles750 Yards0025K0Kimball
44.81951-06-25241°06'N / 103°03'W41°13'N / 102°55'W10.40 Miles57 Yards010K0Cheyenne
45.81987-07-07240°24'N / 104°22'W40°27'N / 104°28'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Weld
46.11985-05-27341°28'N / 103°23'W41°13'N / 103°04'W25.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Cheyenne
46.12010-05-18241°10'N / 104°22'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0050K0KLaramie
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey determined a tornado that struck Burns Wyoming the evening of May 18 was rated an EF-2. One house lost its roof. Additionally, the storm that spawned the tornado produced hail the size of golfballs which accumulated to over 3 feet in depth. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Southeast low level wind flow increased ahead of a low pressure system over northern Colorado the afternoon of May 18 2010. A strong low level southeast jet combined with dynamics of the low to create a favorable environment for severe thunderstorms. By mid afternoon thunderstorms over northern Colorado began to rotate, producing a tornado just south of the Wyoming state line south of Cheyenne. Severe thunderstorms continued into the evening hours of the 18th producing severe weather across the Nebraska panhandle and extreme southeast Wyoming.
46.71990-06-14240°03'N / 103°37'W40°08'N / 103°28'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Morgan
49.01958-07-20240°13'N / 103°04'W003K0Washington

* 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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