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The chance of earthquake damage in Trail City is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Trail City is lower than South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #385

Trail City, SD
0.01
South Dakota
0.05
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

Trail City, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #378

Trail City, SD
45.44
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,067 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Trail City, SD 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:53Hail:619Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:376Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:4Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:15 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Trail City, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Trail City, SD.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Trail City, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 18 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Trail City, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
20.41964-06-08245°05'N / 100°42'W45°09'N / 100°41'W3.80 Miles33 Yards010K0Dewey
28.51953-05-29245°49'N / 100°49'W0.50 Mile33 Yards02250K0Corson
29.21968-06-20345°32'N / 100°13'W45°30'N / 100°02'W8.80 Miles200 Yards000K0Walworth
29.31970-07-18245°06'N / 100°18'W000K0Potter
30.31969-07-07245°48'N / 101°00'W000K0Lawrence
33.31968-06-20345°30'N / 100°02'W000K0Walworth
33.41955-04-19245°03'N / 101°10'W003K0Dewey
35.61953-06-02245°00'N / 101°14'W45°01'N / 101°06'W5.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Dewey
37.11955-04-19245°01'N / 100°07'W45°16'N / 99°59'W18.20 Miles27 Yards003K0Potter
37.11970-06-14245°40'N / 100°02'W2.50 Miles1760 Yards0025K0Campbell
38.72010-06-16245°03'N / 101°19'W45°03'N / 101°19'W000K0KDewey
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down briefly on a farm six miles northwest of Eagle Butte. Two homes suffered severe structural damage with several pole barns destroyed. Also several pieces of agricultural equipment were damaged or destroyed. A horse was severely injured and had to be put down. Wind speeds were estimated between 120 and 125 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Several supercell thunderstorms brought very heavy rains of 4 to 7 inches, hail up to golfball size, winds to over 100 mph, along with a tornado to parts of north central South Dakota. Dewey county was the most affected by the storms.
40.11983-06-22245°55'N / 100°18'W0.20 Mile13 Yards0025K0Campbell
40.71964-05-05245°55'N / 100°06'W45°41'N / 100°03'W16.00 Miles880 Yards00250K0Campbell
41.31959-07-03245°30'N / 99°52'W0025K0Walworth
42.21983-06-21345°55'N / 100°17'W45°54'N / 100°07'W6.00 Miles600 Yards04250K0Campbell
42.71965-06-13245°53'N / 100°09'W45°56'N / 100°13'W4.10 Miles30 Yards0025K0Campbell
45.51955-04-19245°01'N / 99°56'W45°10'N / 99°51'W10.80 Miles67 Yards000K0Potter
46.01964-06-18245°12'N / 99°49'W45°15'N / 99°47'W2.70 Miles200 Yards0025K0Potter


* 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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