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It will be mostly cloudy Sunday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms ahead of a dryline and cold front. Highs will be in the mid 60s to lower 70s. South winds 10 to 20 mph will shift to the southwest late morning through the afternoon as the dryline moves east. The dryline should be near/or just east of the I-35 corridor by early afternoon and a few storms ahead of the dryline could produce some gusty winds. Skies will start to clear behind the dryline.
Mild and sunny conditions are expected next week. Highs will start out in the mid 50s to lower 60s on Monday, with a slow but steady warming trend expected through the week. By Friday, highs will be in the low to mid 60s for most areas in North and Central Texas. These temperatures will be near to slightly above normal for this time of the year. Rain chances are expected to be very low next week, with generally sunny conditions expected.

 
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Bell County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2017

 
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Bell County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Bell Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Bell Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Bell Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Bell Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Bell Co.
by Time of Day


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Bell County Tabular Tornado Output

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Bell County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2017
Bell 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 0 0 0
1954 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1955 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1956 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1957 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1958 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1959 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Bell County 1960s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1960 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1964 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1965 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1966 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1968 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
 
Bell 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
1972 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
1973 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1976 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Bell 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 0 0 0 0
1981 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1986 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
1987 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1988 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1989 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Bell County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1993 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1997 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Bell County 2000s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2000 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2001 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
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 0 0
2007 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2008 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Bell 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
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/27/1997 F3
05/27/1997 F3
03/14/1990 F3
05/26/1976 F3
04/12/1996 F2
05/26/1976 F2
05/26/1976 F2
05/26/1976 F2
05/05/1976 F2
05/07/1975 F2
05/23/1973 F2
10/21/1972 F2
08/14/1969 F2
08/14/1969 F2
04/13/1967 F2
08/09/1965 F2
04/28/1963 F2
05/06/1955 F2
03/21/1955 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/27/1997 F3
05/27/1997 F3
04/12/1996 F2
03/14/1990 F3
05/26/1976 F3
05/26/1976 F2
05/26/1976 F2
05/26/1976 F2
05/05/1976 F2
05/07/1975 F2
05/23/1973 F2
10/21/1972 F2
08/14/1969 F2
08/14/1969 F2
04/13/1967 F2
08/09/1965 F2
04/28/1963 F2
05/06/1955 F2
03/21/1955 F2

Bell Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/1976 6
05/1997 5
04/2008 3
05/1992 3
08/1969 3

Bell Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/27/1997 5
05/26/1976 4
08/14/1969 3
03/21/1956 2
04/12/1996 2
04/13/1967 2
04/25/2008 2
05/06/2001 2
05/17/1992 2