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

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

Earthquake Index, #1276

Youngstown, OH
0.01
Ohio
0.16
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

Youngstown, OH
0.0000
Ohio
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, #302

Youngstown, OH
191.20
Ohio
156.02
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 5,214 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Youngstown, OH were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:5Cold:13Dense Fog:0Drought:13
Dust Storm:0Flood:662Hail:1,242Heat:7Heavy Snow:93
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:36Landslide:0Strong Wind:98
Thunderstorm Winds:2,822Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:58Winter Weather:13
Other:151 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Youngstown, OH.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Youngstown, OH.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 63 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Youngstown, OH.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.21987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
2.31956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
3.81956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
5.81963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
6.41978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
7.21985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
7.42001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
8.51992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
9.61985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
9.91985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull
10.01976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning
11.61955-03-01341°16'N / 80°40'W2.50 Miles40 Yards16250K0Mahoning
14.01954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
15.61992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
16.01985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
16.91977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
17.01985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
17.81955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
18.12002-11-10241°15'N / 80°28'W41°20'N / 80°21'W7.00 Miles500 Yards1191.0M0Mercer
 Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH
19.61967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
21.21978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
23.41964-06-15241°14'N / 80°14'W04250K0Mercer
24.21985-05-31541°12'N / 81°09'W41°12'N / 81°02'W6.50 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Portage
26.81986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
27.11985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
27.41985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°31'W0.20 Mile300 Yards0025K0Trumbull
28.11985-05-31441°29'N / 80°31'W41°29'N / 80°25'W7.00 Miles350 Yards0525.0M0Mercer
29.31954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
29.71985-05-31341°26'N / 81°00'W41°31'N / 80°51'W9.00 Miles440 Yards0202.5M0Trumbull
29.91992-07-12241°03'N / 81°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Portage
30.51954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
30.91985-05-31341°31'N / 80°51'W41°33'N / 80°44'W6.00 Miles440 Yards0102.5M0Ashtabula
31.01959-10-06241°21'N / 81°13'W41°24'N / 81°01'W10.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Geauga
31.91973-06-03341°11'N / 81°20'W41°11'N / 81°10'W8.40 Miles100 Yards0125K0Portage
32.41954-06-01241°18'N / 80°05'W033K0Mercer
34.51972-05-02341°28'N / 80°13'W41°29'N / 80°12'W0025K0Mercer
34.51965-11-16240°48'N / 81°15'W40°50'N / 81°08'W5.90 Miles300 Yards292.5M0Stark
35.71954-09-30240°45'N / 81°09'W1325K0Carroll
36.91985-05-31441°29'N / 80°25'W41°31'N / 79°56'W22.50 Miles350 Yards87525.0M0Crawford
37.81981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
38.31956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
38.91973-06-03341°12'N / 81°26'W41°11'N / 81°20'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Summit
39.01952-01-17241°36'N / 80°18'W0.50 Mile400 Yards00250K0Crawford
39.21972-05-02341°29'N / 80°12'W41°33'N / 80°04'W7.90 Miles33 Yards0325K0Crawford
40.52004-05-25241°32'N / 80°10'W41°31'N / 80°03'W7.00 Miles50 Yards003.5M0Crawford
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down three miles west of Custards and then tracked east for seven miles. The tornado finally lifted just west of Cochranton near U.S Highway 322. The damage path was continuous, up to 50 yards in width and roughly parallel to State Route 285. Significant damage occurred along the damage path. At least ten homes were damaged with two large farm buildings destroyed. Two factories west of Custards along Delano Road were also heavily damaged. One factory lost over 16,000 square feet of roofing and had much of it's inventory destroyed. The second factory was also heavily damaged on one side. Twelve semi trailers parked outside this factory were overturned and destroyed. Several dozen workers inside the factories had sought shelter prior to the arrival of the tornado and were uninjured. Hundreds of trees and dozens of power poles were downed along the damage path.
40.81967-07-24241°36'N / 80°57'W41°45'N / 80°42'W16.40 Miles600 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
41.51985-05-31241°39'N / 80°25'W41°41'N / 80°21'W4.00 Miles200 Yards100K0Crawford
41.91956-07-08241°36'N / 80°57'W41°48'N / 80°34'W23.90 Miles880 Yards00250K0Ashtabula
42.11985-05-31241°41'N / 80°43'W41°44'N / 80°31'W9.00 Miles220 Yards0152.5M0Ashtabula
42.41992-07-12341°08'N / 81°29'W41°10'N / 81°26'W8.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Summit
43.91985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
44.41985-05-31241°44'N / 80°31'W41°44'N / 80°30'W1.00 Mile127 Yards000K0Crawford
44.51963-04-19241°05'N / 81°30'W002.5M0Summit
44.61977-06-30240°55'N / 81°28'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Stark
45.22002-11-10241°19'N / 81°30'W41°19'N / 81°26'W3.30 Miles100 Yards0010.2M0Summit
 Brief Description: A small F0/F1 tornado touched down in Macedonia near the intersection of Valley View Drive (SR 631) and Aurora Road and moved northeast. The tornado gradually strengthened and reached F2 intensity as it crossed State Route 14 and moved into Twinsburg. After a track of just over three miles the tornado weakened to F1 intensity and crossed into Cuyahoga County south of Glenwillow. Extensive damage was done in Macedonia and Twinsburg. In Macedonia, 60 homes were damaged including two that were destroyed and 15 others were damaged enough to be declared uninhabitable. The most severe damage in the county occurred in the Glenwood Preserve neighborhood on the north side of Twinsburg. Extensive damage was done on Andover Drive and Deeplake Circle where several homes were leveled and a total of 45 homes damaged. Damage estimates in Twinsburg alone were well over $5 million. The damage path was continuous and about 100 yards in width. Dozens of cars were damaged or destroyed and hundreds of trees and power poles downed in Summit County.
45.52002-04-28240°51'N / 81°31'W40°52'N / 81°24'W7.20 Miles440 Yards0245.5M0Stark
 Brief Description: A strong F2 tornado touched down at 158 pm edt and caused major damage and two minor injuries along a path of just over seven miles. Major damage occurred along the path which was nearly a quarter mile in width at times. The initial touchdown occurred west of the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Windy Lane Street NW near Crystal Springs. From this location, the tornado moved east northeast through residential neighborhoods in Jackson Township. The tornado passed to the north of Lake Cable, crossed Interstate 77 near Portage Street and finally dissipated near a shopping district along State Route 297 in North Canton. The damage path was intermittent along part of its length. Over 300 homes were damaged along the damage path with 25 structures destroyed. An additional 38 buildings including three businesses were partially destroyed with 50 more structures sustaining significant roof damage. Another 197 homes and businesses suffered minor damage. A middle school building suffered extensive damage and was closed for nearly a week for repairs. A nearby high school was also damaged. Approximately 1000 trees were downed by the tornado and over 300 vehicles damaged.
45.91985-06-22241°43'N / 81°01'W41°48'N / 80°31'W27.00 Miles40 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
46.11985-06-22241°41'N / 81°03'W41°43'N / 81°01'W2.40 Miles40 Yards00250K0Geauga
46.21981-08-07241°24'N / 79°51'W00250K0Venango
47.21954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
47.61985-05-31241°13'N / 79°48'W41°12'N / 79°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards010K0Venango
48.01955-07-01241°45'N / 80°22'W41°46'N / 80°20'W0025K0Crawford
49.61983-05-02341°20'N / 81°39'W41°22'N / 81°26'W12.00 Miles100 Yards12525.0M0Cuyahoga


* 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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