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Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina. Read More >

A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for the counties shaded in green. An additional 1-3 inches with locally higher amounts will be possible through tonight. Don't cross flooded areas.
Here are a few flash flood safety tips. Be cautious of areas that are prone to flooding and be especially cautious at night when it's harder to recognize flood dangers. Never drive through flooded roadways!

 
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Anderson County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Anderson County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Anderson Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Anderson Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Anderson Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Anderson Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Anderson Co.
by Time of Day


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Anderson County Tabular Tornado Output

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Anderson County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Anderson County 1950s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1950 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1951 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1952 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1953 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1954 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1955 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1956 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1957 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1959 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Anderson County 1960s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1960 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1961 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1962 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1963 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1964 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1965 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1966 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Anderson County 1970s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1970 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
1975 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Anderson County 1980s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1980 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1981 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1982 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1985 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
1988 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1989 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Anderson County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
 
Anderson County 2000s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Anderson County 2010s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2010 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

Anderson Co. Strong & Violent Tornado Table
(Sorted by Rating)

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
11/15/1987 F3
05/09/1981 F3
10/31/1974 F3
04/12/1955 F3
02/11/1984 F2
05/09/1981 F2
10/16/1980 F2
11/19/1953 F2
 

Anderson Co. Strong & Violent Tornado Table
(Sorted by Date)

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
11/15/1987 F3
02/11/1984 F2
05/09/1981 F3
05/09/1981 F2
10/16/1980 F2
10/31/1974 F3
04/12/1955 F3
11/19/1953 F2

Anderson Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
12/2006 3
04/1999 2
05/1981 2
05/1999 2
10/1974 2

Anderson Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
12/29/2006 3
04/26/1999 2
05/04/1999 2
05/09/1981 2
10/31/1974 2