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West Monroe, NY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in West Monroe is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in West Monroe is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1586

West Monroe, NY
0.02
New York
0.58
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

West Monroe, NY
0.0000
New York
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, #1469

West Monroe, NY
28.56
New York
49.25
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 2,631 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of West Monroe, NY were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:42Dense Fog:0Drought:11
Dust Storm:0Flood:231Hail:472Heat:14Heavy Snow:262
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:15Landslide:0Strong Wind:60
Thunderstorm Winds:1,281Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:69Winter Weather:12
Other:161 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near West Monroe, NY.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near West Monroe, NY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
45.01980-06-063.8143.56-75.23

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 7 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near West Monroe, NY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
11.91983-05-02343°14'N / 76°18'W43°15'N / 76°15'W3.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Oswego
15.61983-05-02343°10'N / 76°28'W43°12'N / 76°10'W14.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Onondaga
26.31983-05-02343°10'N / 76°37'W43°10'N / 76°28'W6.00 Miles200 Yards102.5M0Cayuga
32.61990-07-23243°08'N / 75°35'W43°15'N / 75°16'W17.00 Miles77 Yards0025K0Oneida
37.11977-09-18242°50'N / 75°42'W2.00 Miles60 Yards01250K0Madison
38.31983-05-02343°29'N / 75°22'W43°29'N / 75°18'W3.00 Miles450 Yards0025.0M0Oneida
41.42009-05-16242°45'N / 75°46'W42°46'N / 75°40'W5.00 Miles150 Yards0150K0KMadison
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS storm survey team determined that damage in the county was caused by a severe thunderstorm that produced a tornado. Most of the damage along the path was to trees. Significant damage occurred approximately 1 mile south of the Village of Georgetown. A large barn was destroyed, a roof was torn off a house, several outbuildings and sheds were destroyed, and power poles were snapped. There was one injury at this location. A second farm on Upham Road was hit, destroying a large barn, a silo and a couple of sheds. Some livestock were lost at this location. A farmstead near Niles Road also received damage to a silo, and damage to the home's roof and siding. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front moved east across New York state during the evening. Ahead of the front, showers and thunderstorms developed. Two of the thunderstorms produced tornadoes, with other scattered severe thunderstorms producing reports of wind damage and large hail.


* 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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