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Willapa, WA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Willapa is much lower than Washington average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Willapa 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, #489

Willapa, WA
0.42
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, #501

Willapa, WA
0.0028
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, #539

Willapa, WA
4.77
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 91 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Willapa, WA 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:23Hail:4Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:8
Thunderstorm Winds:7Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:47 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 2 volcanoes are found in or near Willapa, WA.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
77.9St. HelensUS-Washington, United States46.2-122.182549StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
93.5West CraterUS-Washington, United States45.88-122.081329Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
43.11984-06-043.75346.21-123.06

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Willapa, WA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
36.31965-11-10246°42'N / 122°54'W1.50 Miles23 Yards0025K0Lewis


* 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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