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Withams, VA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #967

Withams, VA
0.01
Virginia
0.20
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

Withams, VA
0.0000
Virginia
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, #838

Withams, VA
31.82
Virginia
88.66
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 721 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Withams, VA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:55Hail:138Heat:3Heavy Snow:4
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:3
Thunderstorm Winds:430Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:1
Other:86 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Withams, VA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Withams, VA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Withams, VA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 4 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Withams, VA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
19.01973-10-02237°42'N / 75°45'W000K0Accomack
38.72002-04-28338°25'N / 76°18'W38°21'N / 75°49'W18.00 Miles150 Yards00150K0Dorchester
 Brief Description: Tornado path length 16-18 miles. One house and several outbuildings destroyed near Hip Roof Road. Most of the damage along tornado path rated F0 to F1.
41.51989-05-02237°53'N / 76°24'W37°56'N / 76°20'W5.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Northumberland
49.41969-06-21237°17'N / 75°56'W0025K0Northampton


* 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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