National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

There will be a slight chance for an isolated thunderstorm along the Red River this evening. Otherwise, temperatures will remain hot through the evening, eventually falling into the mid 70s tonight across rural areas, and into the upper 70s to near 80 in urban areas.
It will be a scorcher this week with temperatures rising a little each day as an upper level high pressure builds over the region. Triple digit daytime temperatures will be common with warm overnight lows near 80.
With the upcoming stretch of oppressive heat, here are some heat safety tips!
Here's the difference between the Heat Advisory vs. Excessive Heat Warning. Regardless of the products in effect, you need to be sure that you are prepared. Drink plenty of water, dress of heat and reduce your time in the sun. Help the elderly, kids and pets stay cool! Never leave children, disabled adults or pets in parked vehicles. Beat the heat, check the backseat!

 
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Cooke County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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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 1950-2018
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 0 1
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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