What Natural Disasters Occur in the New River Valley?

Safe to say, the New River Valley doesn’t see a lot of natural disasters (save for that derecho, and an earthquake). Okay, other than those two events, we haven’t seen a lot of natural disasters in the 12 years I’ve lived here. Which is nice.

If you’re curious in doing the research yourself, however, Trulia has released this information via their LOCAL page – just head over to Trulia.com/Local, plug in the area you want to research, and click on Natural Hazards. From there, you’ll be able to see heat maps of earthquakes, flooding, tornados, and more, for the area you’re searching.

Here’s an example for wildfires in Blacksburg:

Wildfires in Blacksburg VAAnd here’s one for flooding in Radford:

Flooding in Radford VAAnd just for “fun”, here’s the wildfire map for areas surrounding Phoenix, AZ:

Wildfires in Phoenix AZ



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