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The chance of earthquake damage in Sun Valley is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Sun Valley is higher than Texas average and is much higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #119

Sun Valley, TX
0.07
Texas
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

Sun Valley, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #506

Sun Valley, TX
266.37
Texas
208.58
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 3,297 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sun Valley, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:3Dense Fog:12Drought:65
Dust Storm:2Flood:298Hail:1,398Heat:8Heavy Snow:42
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:15Landslide:0Strong Wind:52
Thunderstorm Winds:1,236Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:31Winter Weather:51
Other:74 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sun Valley, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sun Valley, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 113 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Sun Valley, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.61974-04-21233°40'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0625K0Lamar
2.61974-05-03233°40'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
3.31982-04-02433°39'N / 95°38'W33°40'N / 95°20'W17.00 Miles250 Yards1017025.0M0Lamar
6.21974-04-21233°35'N / 95°27'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Lamar
6.21990-05-03233°39'N / 95°32'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0130K0Lamar
6.81985-05-13233°37'N / 95°35'W33°40'N / 95°30'W4.00 Miles77 Yards082.5M0Lamar
7.41973-03-10233°34'N / 95°24'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lamar
7.61964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W33°39'N / 95°30'W6.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamar
8.41982-04-02433°40'N / 95°20'W33°41'N / 95°14'W6.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Red River
9.71991-04-26233°38'N / 95°16'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
9.71982-04-25233°33'N / 95°21'W33°33'N / 95°20'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Howard
9.81969-04-27333°43'N / 95°16'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Red River
10.91964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0025K0Lamar
11.31981-10-13233°39'N / 95°40'W33°43'N / 95°35'W6.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lamar
11.81961-09-12333°34'N / 95°16'W0.50 Mile300 Yards000K0Red River
12.11974-05-25233°30'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
13.41981-05-13433°46'N / 95°42'W33°47'N / 95°33'W8.80 Miles400 Yards0302.5M0Lamar
14.51982-04-25233°33'N / 95°20'W33°34'N / 95°06'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
15.11982-04-02233°38'N / 95°13'W33°41'N / 95°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Red River
16.01991-04-13233°38'N / 95°13'W33°43'N / 95°05'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
16.91961-05-04233°28'N / 95°16'W0.80 Mile1000 Yards000K0Red River
20.11982-04-02333°38'N / 95°51'W33°38'N / 95°42'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Lamar
20.22000-04-23233°50'N / 95°16'W33°53'N / 95°03'W12.50 Miles75 Yards0000Red River
 Brief Description: Tornado occurred across farm land and wooded areas with few structures or homes present. The county sheriff, his deputy, and a farmer were talking when the tornado, which was described as a long tube, moved out of the woods to their east and crossed within several hundred yards to their north.
20.61991-04-26233°45'N / 95°05'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
20.61957-04-02233°29'N / 95°46'W33°34'N / 95°43'W6.50 Miles100 Yards1225K0Lamar
21.21957-04-02233°33'N / 95°46'W1225K0Delta
21.51954-06-02233°24'N / 95°42'W33°27'N / 95°37'W5.90 Miles1000 Yards1825K0Delta
23.31954-04-30334°00'N / 95°31'W1.00 Mile150 Yards012250K0Choctaw
23.61961-03-26233°20'N / 95°22'W0.80 Mile280 Yards0025K0Hopkins
24.21961-05-05334°01'N / 95°30'W0025K0Choctaw
24.21955-04-06233°20'N / 95°22'W33°21'N / 95°12'W9.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hopkins
24.41957-04-02233°30'N / 95°48'W0025K0Lamar
26.31982-04-02234°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile30 Yards012.5M0Bryan
26.41964-04-22333°26'N / 95°51'W33°30'N / 95°47'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0225K0Delta
27.11977-04-18233°23'N / 95°45'W000K0Delta
27.71973-06-03233°22'N / 95°07'W0025K0Titus
27.71999-05-04233°50'N / 95°03'W33°51'N / 94°56'W1.80 Miles100 Yards07600K0Red River
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Numerous trees blown over or broken. Nine mobile homes and 1 frame home destroyed. This tornado moved into McCurtain county, OK.
29.31982-04-02534°08'N / 95°34'W34°03'N / 95°10'W22.00 Miles500 Yards0252.5M0Choctaw
29.41973-05-06233°48'N / 95°55'W0.50 Mile67 Yards03250K0Fannin
29.91960-05-04434°01'N / 95°42'W34°04'N / 95°42'W3.40 Miles150 Yards03250K0Choctaw
30.31999-05-04233°50'N / 95°02'W34°00'N / 94°57'W12.80 Miles100 Yards0006KMccurtain
 Brief Description: Numerous trees blown over or snapped. A Pecan orchard was laid to waste. This tornado moved into McCurtain county from Red River county, TX.
30.61982-04-02333°38'N / 95°02'W33°37'N / 94°46'W17.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Red River
31.61982-04-02534°03'N / 95°10'W34°01'N / 95°01'W7.00 Miles500 Yards042.5M0Mccurtain
32.31961-03-05234°00'N / 95°50'W34°02'N / 95°47'W3.80 Miles50 Yards003K0Choctaw
32.52003-05-14233°59'N / 95°05'W33°44'N / 94°44'W26.50 Miles100 Yards0050K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: A violent thunderstorm moved rapidly southeast across McCurtain County, OK into Bowie County, TX and Cass County, TX. This thunderstorm also produced a strong Microburst in McCurtain County southeast of Idabel, OK and again southeast of Maud, TX. Numerous trees and limbs were snapped or pushed over while several large corporate and private corn fields were ripped up. The only structure in the path of this tornado was located next to the Highway 259 bridge which crosses the Red River into Bowie County, TX.. This tornado moved into Bowie and Cass Counties, TX.
32.71971-12-14233°58'N / 95°06'W34°05'N / 95°00'W9.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
32.91960-05-04434°04'N / 95°42'W34°09'N / 95°37'W7.60 Miles150 Yards00250K0Choctaw
33.01962-03-24233°16'N / 95°44'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0025K0Hopkins
33.41983-11-22234°05'N / 95°44'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Choctaw
33.51989-06-07233°22'N / 95°06'W33°13'N / 95°02'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Titus
34.41961-03-26333°13'N / 95°08'W33°17'N / 95°05'W5.40 Miles60 Yards0025K0Titus
34.81999-05-04333°11'N / 95°10'W33°15'N / 95°10'W2.10 Miles25 Yards0000Franklin
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Damage confined to broken branches off trees and snapped twigs. This tornado moved into Titus county, TX.
35.21956-04-03334°09'N / 95°13'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0325K0Pushmataha
35.51982-04-02334°04'N / 95°57'W34°04'N / 95°42'W8.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Choctaw
35.91961-07-23233°57'N / 94°54'W1.00 Mile23 Yards003K0Mccurtain
36.11979-04-11233°07'N / 95°36'W33°12'N / 95°30'W8.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Hopkins
36.51971-12-14233°10'N / 95°37'W0.50 Mile20 Yards000K0Hopkins
36.71982-12-23234°04'N / 95°00'W3.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Mccurtain
36.81982-04-02333°38'N / 96°17'W33°38'N / 95°51'W22.00 Miles150 Yards112.5M0Fannin
36.81973-03-10233°10'N / 95°38'W0.50 Mile150 Yards0025K0Hopkins
36.81974-10-31233°08'N / 95°36'W33°10'N / 95°32'W4.70 Miles40 Yards012.5M0Hopkins
37.01980-10-16233°08'N / 95°35'W33°10'N / 95°34'W2.70 Miles77 Yards00250K0Hopkins
37.21959-03-04233°53'N / 94°50'W0.80 Mile50 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
37.21962-04-30233°53'N / 94°50'W003K0Mccurtain
37.21961-03-26333°08'N / 95°13'W33°13'N / 95°08'W7.60 Miles60 Yards0125K0Franklin
37.61991-04-13233°35'N / 94°47'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Red River
37.61953-04-23233°54'N / 94°50'W1.00 Mile200 Yards01250K0Mccurtain
37.61972-10-22333°54'N / 94°50'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0125K0Mccurtain
38.11972-10-22233°53'N / 94°49'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0125K0Mccurtain
38.21996-04-19233°17'N / 95°54'W33°16'N / 95°53'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00150K0Hunt
 Brief Description: Two mobile homes were destroyed, two homes were damaged, and trees and power lines were blown down by a tornado.
38.81981-05-13233°32'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile73 Yards0025K0Fannin
38.91999-05-04333°12'N / 95°08'W33°20'N / 94°47'W19.20 Miles100 Yards10330K0Titus
 Brief Description: Seven homes were destroyed. Two of the homes were swept from their slabs. F79PH
40.21999-05-04333°23'N / 94°52'W33°27'N / 94°44'W7.50 Miles100 Yards005K0Red River
 Brief Description: Numerous trees were blown over or broken. A few out buildings were severely damaged. This tornado moved from Titus county, TX into Red River county, TX and exited into Bowie county TX.
40.61967-04-12233°59'N / 95°06'W34°24'N / 95°06'W28.70 Miles77 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
40.91984-10-18233°16'N / 94°55'W33°19'N / 94°51'W5.00 Miles50 Yards12250K0Titus
40.91961-03-26333°14'N / 94°57'W09250K0Titus
41.21982-05-28234°13'N / 95°38'W34°17'N / 95°34'W6.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Pushmataha
41.41960-05-04434°09'N / 95°37'W34°23'N / 95°25'W19.80 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
41.61996-01-17233°43'N / 96°09'W33°43'N / 96°09'W2.50 Miles150 Yards05150K0Fannin
 Brief Description: A short lived but strong tornadic circulation developed on the left side of a bow echo type thunderstorm north of Bonham. The tornado destroyed 3 mobile homes and resulted in 5 injuries to the occupants. Minor damage to homes and another mobile home also occurred.
41.71966-05-23333°23'N / 96°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0525K0Hunt
42.01970-03-03233°12'N / 94°58'W1.00 Mile27 Yards000K0Titus
42.11955-04-12234°14'N / 95°37'W34°18'N / 95°33'W6.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Pushmataha
42.31979-03-19233°11'N / 94°59'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Titus
42.41982-04-02233°39'N / 96°10'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0Fannin
42.71982-04-02333°37'N / 94°46'W33°34'N / 94°37'W5.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Bowie
42.81956-04-28234°08'N / 96°04'W34°15'N / 95°36'W27.90 Miles300 Yards003K0Bryan
42.82000-04-23234°02'N / 94°59'W34°00'N / 94°38'W20.10 Miles50 Yards0240K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: Numerous trees toppled and broken. Tornado was described as rope like by chasers in the area during most of its path. A house on the south side of Oak Hill was split in half from a fallen tree. The tornado moved through downtown Broken Bow and through a WalMart store. The tornado was only F0 intensity as it moved through Broken Bow and F2 near Oak Hill.
43.01969-05-14333°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hopkins
43.01961-03-26233°02'N / 95°24'W33°04'N / 95°20'W4.70 Miles250 Yards0025K0Hopkins
43.11992-05-11233°22'N / 96°05'W0.20 Mile200 Yards0025K0Hunt
43.31982-04-02534°01'N / 95°01'W34°00'N / 94°34'W24.00 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Mccurtain
43.31960-01-14233°08'N / 95°49'W0.30 Mile33 Yards013K0Hopkins
43.62000-04-23234°18'N / 95°22'W34°17'N / 95°13'W9.00 Miles175 Yards0025K0Pushmataha
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado touched down west of Cloudy and traveled just south of Cloudy through rural areas of Pushmataha county before lifting 9 miles later east southeast of Cloudy. Only tree damage was observered.
43.71992-05-11233°03'N / 95°47'W33°07'N / 95°38'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0025K0Hopkins
43.81973-05-06233°35'N / 96°11'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0025K0Fannin
44.01961-03-26233°22'N / 96°06'W0025K0Kaufman
44.21961-03-26233°01'N / 95°31'W33°03'N / 95°28'W3.80 Miles250 Yards0125K0Hopkins
45.92000-04-23234°20'N / 95°39'W34°19'N / 95°30'W9.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado touched down northeast of Moyers and traveled 9 miles east southeast before lifting 1 mile south of Finley. A mobile home and several outbuilding were destroyed. Some roof damage was reported to several buildings.
46.02000-04-23233°10'N / 94°56'W33°13'N / 94°49'W7.00 Miles150 Yards00145K0Titus
 Brief Description: This tornado developed in a high precipitation supercell as it moved eastward across the county. Small to moderate pine and oak trees were snapped and broken. A mobile home dealership in Cookville, TX was moderately damaged and several homes suffered shingle loss. This tornado continued into Morris County, TX. The F2 rating is from the Morris County, TX segment of this tornado.
46.31961-03-26333°10'N / 94°54'W0.20 Mile33 Yards023K0Titus
46.51959-10-04233°48'N / 96°12'W33°51'N / 96°14'W4.30 Miles200 Yards0225K0Bryan
46.91974-06-07233°09'N / 95°57'W0025K0Hunt
47.01992-05-11233°54'N / 96°12'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Bryan
47.11955-04-06333°36'N / 96°24'W33°35'N / 96°05'W18.30 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Fannin
47.32003-05-01234°05'N / 94°48'W33°57'N / 94°38'W13.00 Miles300 Yards00260K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved southeast across Broken Bow, OK. Two new frame homes under construction had roofs torn off. A total of 30 to 40 wood frame homes had roof and frame damage with windows broken. One home was destroyed. Numerous trees uprooted and snapped. Several power poles blown down.
47.51982-04-02234°02'N / 96°08'W0.50 Mile10 Yards0025K0Bryan
47.71971-12-14233°08'N / 96°06'W33°15'N / 95°57'W11.90 Miles440 Yards022.5M0Hunt
48.21975-04-29233°30'N / 94°37'W00250K0Bowie
48.51999-05-04333°24'N / 94°44'W33°37'N / 94°29'W19.50 Miles200 Yards022125.0M0Bowie
 Brief Description: This tornado moved directly through the downtown district of De Kalb and across a high school. Numerous homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed. The high school suffered severe damage. Sirens sounded 15 minutes prior to arrival of the storm. The damage resulted in a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This tornado moved from Red River county, TX across Bowie county, TX into Little River county, AR.
48.61977-02-23233°53'N / 94°39'W33°54'N / 94°36'W3.30 Miles77 Yards04250K0Mccurtain
49.31982-04-02333°34'N / 94°37'W33°38'N / 94°32'W4.00 Miles233 Yards02250K0Bowie
49.61969-04-27233°06'N / 95°57'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Hunt
49.91967-03-25233°24'N / 96°14'W2.00 Miles67 Yards003K0Fannin


* 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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