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Wild Horse, CO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Wild Horse is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Wild Horse is lower than Colorado average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #535

Wild Horse, CO
0.01
Colorado
1.32
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, #187

Wild Horse, CO
0.0000
Colorado
0.0009
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, #265

Wild Horse, CO
88.45
Colorado
117.98
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 1,649 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Wild Horse, CO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:3
Dust Storm:0Flood:51Hail:1,271Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:287Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:1Winter Weather:0
Other:31 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Wild Horse, CO.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Wild Horse, CO.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Wild Horse, CO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 18 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Wild Horse, CO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
26.61975-05-10238°46'N / 102°45'W38°28'N / 102°37'W21.90 Miles440 Yards000K0Cheyenne
29.91975-05-12238°30'N / 102°58'W38°28'N / 102°46'W11.10 Miles440 Yards00250K0Kiowa
30.21951-06-06238°44'N / 103°35'W38°46'N / 103°30'W4.70 Miles217 Yards0125K0Lincoln
33.31988-05-30239°18'N / 102°40'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Kit Carson
34.11979-06-16238°52'N / 102°25'W38°52'N / 102°21'W3.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Cheyenne
36.51971-10-17338°21'N / 103°00'W38°24'N / 102°55'W5.60 Miles500 Yards00250K0Kiowa
37.61982-05-18238°22'N / 102°53'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Kiowa
38.41999-05-31239°19'N / 103°32'W39°19'N / 103°27'W7.00 Miles100 Yards0000Lincoln
 Brief Description: Two tornadoes touched down causing extensive damage north of Genoa. The first tornado, an F2, caused minor damage to a home, but substantial damage to trees in the area. The second tornado, an F3, destroyed 2 mobile homes and several grain bins. It also caused moderate damage to 2 framed houses. At one farm, several dogs that were boarded in kennels were killed. Several trees and dozens of power poles were also snapped, and a pickup truck was tossed over a quonset hut. Damage was estimated to be $3-4 million.
40.41973-05-06239°05'N / 102°18'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0525K0Kit Carson
40.51958-07-20238°50'N / 102°16'W0525K0Cheyenne
40.61999-05-31339°21'N / 103°35'W39°22'N / 103°24'W7.00 Miles200 Yards004.0M0Lincoln
 Brief Description: Two tornadoes touched down causing extensive damage north of Genoa. The first tornado, an F2, caused minor damage to a home, but substantial damage to trees in the area. The second tornado, an F3, destroyed 2 mobile homes and several grain bins. It also caused moderate damage to 2 framed houses. At one farm, several dogs that were boarded in kennels were killed. Several trees and dozens of power poles were also snapped, and a pickup truck was tossed over a quonset hut. Damage was estimated to be $3-4 million.
40.81965-05-23238°34'N / 103°40'W38°38'N / 103°40'W4.60 Miles67 Yards0025K0Lincoln
42.61990-06-06339°10'N / 103°42'W39°17'N / 103°41'W7.00 Miles500 Yards01425.0M0Lincoln
45.91952-05-08239°29'N / 102°36'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0125K0Kit Carson
47.21957-04-22239°18'N / 102°18'W0.30 Mile33 Yards000K0Kit Carson
49.01953-10-20238°30'N / 103°46'W2.00 Miles200 Yards003K0Otero
49.71990-06-06339°08'N / 103°53'W39°16'N / 103°50'W7.00 Miles500 Yards003K0Elbert
49.71965-05-23238°21'N / 103°41'W38°23'N / 103°35'W5.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Crowley


* 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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