Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Red Cloud-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Red Cloud city center injured 8 peopleand causedbetween $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the city center killed 4 peopleand injured 50 peopleand causedbetween $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Red Cloud-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 692.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 399.5 miles away from Red Cloud center On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.4 miles away from the city center On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 274.7 miles away from the city center On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Red Cloud center On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 289.0 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
The number of natural disasters in Webster County (9) is smaller than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8 Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Norris - Chief executive, Les Seiler - Nebraska politician.
Hospitals and medical centers in Red Cloud:
WEBSTER COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, P O BOX 465, 621 N FRANKLIN ST)
AULD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,979; Location: 537 NORTH WEBSTER; 9,505 books; 388 audio materials; 293 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)
Notable locations in Red Cloud: Red Cloud (A), Simag Grain Incorporated Elevator (B), Webster County Sheriffs Office (C), Red Cloud Police Department (D), Webster County Courthouse (E), Auld Public Library (F), Webster County Historical Museum (G), Red Cloud Volunteer Fire and Rescue (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Red Cloud include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Congregational Church (C), Wesleyan Church (D), Zion Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map
Parks in Red Cloud include: Cather Childhood Home Historical Marker (1), Saint Juliana Falconieri Catholic Church Historical Marker (2), Burlington Depot Historical Marker (3), Grace Episcopal Church Historical Marker (4), Willa Cather State Historic Site (5), Red Cloud Historical Marker (6), Webster County Historical Marker (7), Red Cloud City Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map
Tourist attraction: Schall- Richard (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 537 North Webster Street).
Hotel: Green Acres Motel (North Highway 281).
Courts: Webster County - County Court (621 North Cedar Street), Webster County - District Court Officers (Po Box 250).
Webster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Drinking water stations with addresses in Red Cloud and their reported violations in the past:
RED CLOUD, CITY OF (Population served: 1,131, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.6%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
Gay men: 0.2% of all households
36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Red Cloud compared to Nebraska state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value significantly below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
Median age significantly above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
House age above state average.
Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Number of college students significantly below state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Banks with branches in Red Cloud (2011 data):
Peoples-Webster County Bank: at 126 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1893/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.0 mil, Deposits: $48.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp.
Religion statistics for Red Cloud city (based on Webster County data)
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
5.55 / 10,000 pop.
2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
16.65 / 10,000 pop.
4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
8.33 / 10,000 pop.
7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
5 Miles East, 2.8 North (Lat: 40.129722 Lon: -98.425889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 98 m, Call Sign: WPMY773 Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/02/2019, Certifier: Patrick E Buettner Registrant: Midland Telecom Inc, 3239 W 2nd St, Grand Island, NE 68803, Phone: (308) 381-8434, Fax: (308) 381-2801, Email:
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:
1143 N Webster (Lat: 40.090833 Lon: -98.518944), Call Sign: WNCP943 Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz Grant Date: 03/02/2000, Expiration Date: 05/09/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2005 Registrant: City Of Red Cloud, 540 N Webster, Red Cloud, NE 68970, Phone: (402) 746-2215
W Of Hwy 281 1.2 Mi N (Lat: 40.106111 Lon: -98.526722), Call Sign: KAL257 Assigned Frequencies: 153.470 MHz Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 05/24/2023 Registrant: Platte Valley Comm Of Hastings, 300 West J Street, Hastings, NE 68901, Phone: (402) 463-7077, Fax: (400) 463-0450, Email:
1147 West Highway 136 (Lat: 40.089667 Lon: -98.530944), Call Sign: WQKJ599 Assigned Frequencies: 467.487 MHz Grant Date: 06/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/12/2019, Certifier: Mike Delka Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:
RED CLOUD, Nw 1/4 Of The Nw 1/4 Of Section 1, Township 2 N, Range 11 W (Lat: 40.174750 Lon: -98.517833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQHK994 Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6545.62 MHz Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 08/28/2017, Certifier: John E Rooney Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
RED CLOUD, 803 Road 1300 (Lat: 40.104111 Lon: -98.501056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQRF440 Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz Grant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Thomas W Burnett Registrant: Ne Colorado Cellular, Inc., 1224 West Platte Ave, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 542-3667, Fax: (970) 867-3589, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KA0QMQ, Licensee ID: L01233477 Grant Date: 01/11/2007, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016, Certifier: Curt L Jensen Registrant: Curtis L Jensen, 321 N Cedar, Red Cloud, NE 68970
Call Sign: N6SRW, Licensee ID: L00196014 Grant Date: 02/25/1998, Expiration Date: 02/25/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2000 Registrant: John L Cummings, Rr 2 Box 224, Red Cloud, NE 68970
Call Sign: WB0SYV, Licensee ID: L00190354 Grant Date: 11/11/2003, Expiration Date: 12/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2006 Registrant: Mark W Rogers, 25 N Cedar St, Red Cloud, NE 68970
Call Sign: KD7YUW, Licensee ID: L00441833 Grant Date: 11/07/2003, Expiration Date: 11/07/2013, Certifier: Andy A Watson Registrant: Andy A Watson, 1711 Hwy 136, Red Cloud, NE 68970
FAA Registered Aircraft:
Aircraft: WHITESEL HAROLD/CAROLYN DRAGONFLY MARK 1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating N-Number: 17HC , Serial Number: 461 Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 641 N Cherry St, Red Cloud, NE 68970
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 18204 , Serial Number: 15073861, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1972 Registrant (Individual): Mark A Yenne, Rt 1 Box 51, Red Cloud, NE 68970
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 1860T , Serial Number: 28-7225010, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1971 Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles E Stokes, 1138 Highway 136, Red Cloud, NE 68970, Other Owners: Scott Vogler, Tom Vanboening, Glen Muehlhausen
Aircraft: WEATHERLY 201C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: Reciprocating N-Number: 9037W , Serial Number: 1018, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1977 Registrant (Individual): Darrel P Caraway, 601 Road 1100, Red Cloud, NE 68970
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating) N-Number: 9216P , Serial Number: 24-4712, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1967 Registrant (Individual): Dayre Williams, 241 W 4th Ave, Red Cloud, NE 68970
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Most common first names in Red Cloud, NE among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Red Cloud, NE among deceased individuals