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It has been a DRY last 30 days across North and Central Texas. Almost all of the region has received less than half of their normal precipitation and most areas west of I-35 have received less than one-quarter of their normal precipitation.
As high pressure settles in across North and Central Texas tonight, it will be cold again with lows in the 20s to lower 30s. Winds will northerly at around 5 mph.
It will be mostly sunny and mild Wednesday. After a cold start with lows in the 20s to lower 30s, temperatures will rise into the upper 50s to mid 60s. Light and variable winds will become southerly at around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny and a little warmer Thursday. Morning lows will be in the 30s and temperatures will climb into the 60s during the afternoon. Winds will be southery at 10 to 15 mph.
The next chance for showers and thunderstorms will occur on Friday and Saturday. Storm chances increase the farther east your location. Severe thunderstorms are not expected at this time.

 
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Cooke County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2017

 
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Cooke County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Cooke Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Cooke Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Cooke Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Cooke Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Cooke Co.
by Time of Day


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Cooke County Tabular Tornado Output

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Cooke County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2017
Cooke 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1959 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 
Cooke 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 1
1964 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1965 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1966 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1967 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Cooke 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1973 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
1975 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1976 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Cooke 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1988 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Cooke 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 0 0 0
1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1994 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
1995 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1996 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
1997 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
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
 
Cooke County 2000s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2000 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2001 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2007 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Cooke 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 1 0 0 0 1
2011 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 1
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/07/1995 F3
03/31/1959 F3
04/06/1955 F3
05/25/1997 F2
04/26/1994 F2
03/27/1975 F2
10/30/1974 F2
10/28/1974 F2
04/19/1968 F2
03/30/1968 F2
06/07/1961 F2
03/31/1955 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/25/1997 F2
05/07/1995 F3
04/26/1994 F2
03/27/1975 F2
10/30/1974 F2
10/28/1974 F2
04/19/1968 F2
03/30/1968 F2
06/07/1961 F2
03/31/1959 F3
04/06/1955 F3
03/31/1955 F2

Cooke Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/1994 5
05/1997 5
04/1996 4
04/2001 3
10/1974 3

Cooke Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/26/1994 5
05/25/1997 5
04/21/1996 4
04/11/2001 3
05/07/1995 2
10/24/1976 2
10/30/1974 2
11/24/1987 2