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Stumpy Point, NC Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Stumpy Point is about the same as North Carolina average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Stumpy Point is lower than North Carolina average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #912

Stumpy Point, NC
0.00
North Carolina
0.18
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

Stumpy Point, NC
0.0000
North Carolina
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, #857

Stumpy Point, NC
52.58
North Carolina
115.21
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 723 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Stumpy Point, NC were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:6Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:48Hail:187Heat:1Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:8Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:370Tropical Storm:3Wildfire:0Winter Storm:21Winter Weather:8
Other:61 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Stumpy Point, NC.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Stumpy Point, NC.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Stumpy Point, NC.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Stumpy Point, NC.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
17.21982-09-28236°00'N / 75°42'W0.30 Mile33 Yards02250K0Dare
17.81952-09-17335°57'N / 75°36'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Dare
20.11978-07-31236°02'N / 75°40'W0.20 Mile50 Yards14250K0Dare
28.01988-11-17235°54'N / 76°21'W35°56'N / 76°15'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Tyrrell
29.21986-06-17235°27'N / 76°10'W0.50 Mile60 Yards00250K0Hyde
29.91960-05-27235°24'N / 76°06'W0125K0Beaufort
31.51988-11-17235°53'N / 76°24'W35°54'N / 76°21'W2.00 Miles50 Yards01250K0Washington
35.81999-10-17236°13'N / 76°10'W36°13'N / 76°10'W0.20 Mile50 Yards01150K0Pasquotank
 Brief Description: A tornado associated with Hurricane Irene touched down one mile north of Weeksville. This tornado touched down near the intersection of Toxey Road and N.C. Route 34. The tornado moved due north for about two tenths (0.2) mile with a path width of 50 yards. Two trailers were totally destroyed. One trailer was flipped over and another sustained some damage. A modular home sustained significant damage with several vehicles in the front yard turned 90 degrees. An automobile was thrown up into a tree and wrapped partially around a tree. A cinderblock building sustained a wall failure and a partial collapse of the roof. Clay roofing tiles from this building were thrown 100 yards from the building. Several other structures sustained minor damage. Two trees, a pine and willow tree were completely stripped of all branches. In addition, a refrigerator was carried the entire path length of the tornado and deposited in the front yard of the modular home.
36.41990-11-10235°14'N / 75°38'W35°22'N / 75°28'W12.00 Miles40 Yards01250K0Dare
37.31987-03-31235°13'N / 75°33'W35°22'N / 75°31'W10.00 Miles440 Yards072.5M0Dare
37.61952-05-20235°28'N / 76°23'W1.50 Miles33 Yards020K0Hyde
41.71967-07-16236°18'N / 76°12'W0.30 Mile100 Yards0025K0Perquimans
42.21988-11-05236°18'N / 76°13'W2.00 Miles50 Yards01250K0Pasquotank
42.81964-10-04235°52'N / 77°04'W35°54'N / 76°06'W54.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Martin
43.81963-07-14236°20'N / 76°12'W1.00 Mile30 Yards00250K0Pasquotank
44.11984-03-28236°05'N / 76°32'W36°06'N / 76°30'W2.00 Miles177 Yards11250K0Perquimans
45.41992-11-23336°18'N / 76°21'W36°20'N / 76°14'W12.00 Miles100 Yards0212.5M0Pasquotank
45.61984-03-28236°04'N / 76°35'W36°05'N / 76°32'W4.00 Miles177 Yards00250K0Chowan
45.71973-05-20236°22'N / 76°12'W36°23'N / 76°09'W2.70 Miles33 Yards02250K0Pasquotank
46.71973-09-14235°50'N / 76°45'W35°54'N / 76°34'W11.20 Miles300 Yards0025K0Washington
48.72002-10-11235°35'N / 76°40'W35°35'N / 76°40'W3.00 Miles200 Yards003.0M0Beaufort
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down near Pantego in the Swamp Road area. The tornado destroyed one house, a mobile home as well as a hog farm. Most of the dollar damage occurred to the farm with the destruction of hog houses and heavy equipment.
48.71992-11-23336°13'N / 76°35'W36°18'N / 76°21'W13.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Chowan


* 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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