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Universal City, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #762

Universal City, TX
0.01
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

Universal City, 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, #1338

Universal City, TX
140.47
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 2,429 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Universal City, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:2Dense Fog:1Drought:58
Dust Storm:0Flood:854Hail:870Heat:1Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:6Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:571Tropical Storm:3Wildfire:3Winter Storm:11Winter Weather:6
Other:38 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Universal City, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
49.31984-03-033.9528.85-98.46

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 43 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Universal City, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.71954-07-12229°35'N / 98°20'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Bexar
11.61953-04-28329°33'N / 98°32'W29°35'N / 98°28'W4.90 Miles200 Yards15250K0Hays
13.01969-05-16229°25'N / 98°30'W29°27'N / 98°27'W4.30 Miles100 Yards03250K0Bexar
13.31967-09-20329°39'N / 98°07'W5.00 Miles67 Yards00250K0Comal
13.41969-05-03229°23'N / 98°25'W1.00 Mile67 Yards00250K0Bexar
14.71961-09-04229°37'N / 98°04'W29°37'N / 98°05'W1.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Guadalupe
15.71980-08-10229°25'N / 98°25'W29°25'N / 98°37'W12.20 Miles100 Yards02250K0Bexar
16.11966-05-21229°42'N / 98°06'W2.00 Miles880 Yards000K0Cottle
16.61958-05-03229°43'N / 98°41'W29°43'N / 98°20'W21.00 Miles67 Yards0025K0Bexar
17.91961-11-22329°23'N / 98°32'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Bexar
19.61988-09-17229°24'N / 98°38'W29°29'N / 98°35'W5.00 Miles50 Yards0325.0M0Bexar
19.81959-05-10229°16'N / 98°20'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Bexar
20.61956-10-20229°35'N / 97°58'W1.00 Mile33 Yards013K0Guadalupe
21.61967-05-01229°39'N / 97°58'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Guadalupe
21.72007-07-21229°26'N / 97°58'W29°28'N / 97°58'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0050K0KGuadalupe
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: At approximately 4:25 am CST a tornado estimated to be an EF-2 touched down about 9 miles south of Seguin and 1/4 mile southeast of CR411. The tornado moved northward along SH123 for nearly 1 mile before turning slightly to the north northwest and crossing CR410. It damaged three outbuildings, a residence and a store, but no one was injured. The tornado ranged in width from 50 yards up to 150 yards. The total track length was approximately 2 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms associated with a persistent upper level low produced heavy rain and flash flooding through the morning on July 21.
21.71969-05-22229°36'N / 97°57'W003K0Guadalupe
23.01970-04-18229°40'N / 98°40'W0.50 Mile67 Yards0025K0Bexar
23.61953-04-28429°34'N / 98°42'W1.00 Mile1760 Yards2150K0Bexar
24.41970-09-13229°13'N / 98°26'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Bexar
24.61953-12-01329°30'N / 97°56'W29°32'N / 97°52'W5.10 Miles1760 Yards010250K0Guadalupe
26.41950-05-15229°47'N / 98°50'W29°40'N / 98°34'W18.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Kendall
30.11965-05-18229°07'N / 98°20'W000K0Wilson
30.41958-05-02229°17'N / 98°51'W29°34'N / 98°44'W20.80 Miles200 Yards00250K0Medina
30.72002-03-19229°15'N / 98°41'W29°16'N / 98°42'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0302.0M0Bexar
 Brief Description: Tornado number five, strongest of the six and rated as a minimal F2 tornado on the Fujita Scale, formed about 3.5 miles southwest of the intersection of Loop 1604 and I35. It struck near 720 pm along near Silver Street and Bravo Street and moved toward the north for 1.5 miles. It apparently weakened periodically, producing a hit-and-miss damage path. It completely destroyed four mobile homes and damaged several others.
31.11980-08-10229°54'N / 98°05'W30°06'N / 98°25'W24.20 Miles33 Yards0025.0M0Hays
31.21980-08-10229°54'N / 97°52'W29°54'N / 98°05'W13.10 Miles200 Yards02025.0M0Caldwell
31.21961-11-12229°52'N / 97°56'W003K0Hays
32.21957-03-31229°49'N / 98°45'W1.50 Miles880 Yards003K0Kendall
34.11976-03-30230°00'N / 98°04'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Hays
37.71983-03-04229°54'N / 98°50'W29°52'N / 98°47'W4.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Kendall
38.01965-05-18229°16'N / 97°46'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Gonzales
40.01976-03-30229°56'N / 98°55'W29°58'N / 98°40'W15.20 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Kendall
40.51957-04-26229°41'N / 97°39'W003K0Caldwell
40.71980-08-10230°06'N / 98°25'W30°08'N / 98°35'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025.0M0Blanco
40.71976-03-30230°02'N / 97°55'W2.50 Miles200 Yards01250K0Hays
41.61969-05-06330°06'N / 98°35'W30°07'N / 98°34'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Kendall
42.81961-11-12229°54'N / 97°43'W1.00 Mile433 Yards0025K0Caldwell
43.11985-04-22230°02'N / 97°51'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Hays
43.81967-05-08228°58'N / 98°02'W29°01'N / 97°54'W8.90 Miles440 Yards003K0Karnes
45.11991-02-19229°16'N / 97°38'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Gonzales
46.01969-05-06330°07'N / 98°34'W30°17'N / 98°24'W15.20 Miles100 Yards0225K0Blanco
46.31965-08-28229°51'N / 97°37'W0.50 Mile33 Yards000K0Caldwell
48.61961-08-04229°42'N / 97°31'W0.10 Mile100 Yards033K0Caldwell


* 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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