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West Clarkston-Highland, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in West Clarkston-Highland is much lower than Washington average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in West Clarkston-Highland is about the same as Washington average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #743

West Clarkston-Highland, WA
0.03
Washington
4.04
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, #551

West Clarkston-Highland, WA
0.0000
Washington
0.0135
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, #345

West Clarkston-Highland, WA
9.21
Washington
9.06
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 351 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of West Clarkston-Highland, WA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:4Blizzard:7Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:32Hail:89Heat:0Heavy Snow:42
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:24
Thunderstorm Winds:98Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:1
Other:38 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near West Clarkston-Highland, WA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near West Clarkston-Highland, WA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near West Clarkston-Highland, WA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 4 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near West Clarkston-Highland, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
17.31962-05-08246°24'N / 116°48'W46°24'N / 116°36'W9.10 Miles33 Yards0025K0Nez Perce
35.71966-03-14246°30'N / 117°48'W1.00 Mile13 Yards003K0Columbia
38.01968-06-11245°50'N / 117°20'W45°54'N / 117°09'W9.60 Miles880 Yards0025.0M0Wallowa
38.01971-08-30246°55'N / 117°21'W0.50 Mile17 Yards0025K0Whitman


* 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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