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Low temperatures tonight will be in the 70s across North and Central TExas. Winds will remain below 10 mph with mostly clear skies.
Expect mostly sunny skies Sunday, with hot temperatures across North and Central Texas. Some locations, especially in the west, will surpass will be between 100-102 degrees. There is also a low chance for showers and storms in the southeast.
Hot temperatures will continue into Memorial Day. Highs will be in the 90s, with a few locations reaching 100. Winds will be below 10 mph, with mostly clear skies. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to avoid any heat related illnesses.
Don't forget these heat safety rules as we get more of those hot days in Texas. For additional information check out this heat safety website: www.weather.gov/heat

 
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Dallas County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Dallas County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Dallas Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Dallas Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Dallas Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Dallas Co.
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Tornadoes in Dallas Co.
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Dallas County Tabular Tornado Output

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Dallas County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Dallas 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1956 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1957 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1958 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1959 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
 
Dallas County 1960s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1960 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1961 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1964 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1965 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1966 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1967 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1968 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1969 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
 
Dallas County 1970s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1970 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1971 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 7
1972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1973 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1975 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
1976 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1977 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1978 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
 
Dallas 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 1 0 0 2
1982 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1983 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
1985 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 1
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
 
Dallas County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1993 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1994 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 8
1995 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1996 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 9
1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
 
Dallas 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2008 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Dallas 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 2 0 0 0 2
2011 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2012 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2018 0 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/26/2015 EF4
04/25/1994 F4
12/26/2015 EF3
12/13/1984 F3
05/26/1976 F3
10/12/1969 F3
10/04/1959 F3
06/12/1957 F3
04/02/1957 F3
04/03/2012 EF2
09/08/2010 EF2
01/17/1996 F2
04/25/1994 F2
05/09/1993 F2
01/19/1990 F2
05/13/1985 F2
05/08/1981 F2
05/03/1979 F2
04/20/1977 F2
04/11/1974 F2
12/14/1971 F2
04/25/1970 F2
05/23/1966 F2
04/11/1961 F2
08/12/1958 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/26/2015 EF4
12/26/2015 EF3
04/03/2012 EF2
09/08/2010 EF2
01/17/1996 F2
04/25/1994 F4
04/25/1994 F2
05/09/1993 F2
01/19/1990 F2
05/13/1985 F2
12/13/1984 F3
05/08/1981 F2
05/03/1979 F2
04/20/1977 F2
05/26/1976 F3
04/11/1974 F2
12/14/1971 F2
04/25/1970 F2
10/12/1969 F3
05/23/1966 F2
04/11/1961 F2
10/04/1959 F3
08/12/1958 F2
06/12/1957 F3
04/02/1957 F3

Dallas Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
01/1996 7
04/2012 5
12/1971 5
04/1994 4
05/1979 4

Dallas Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
01/17/1996 7
04/03/2012 5
12/14/1971 5
05/03/1979 4
10/21/1994 4
04/25/1994 3
04/19/1995 2
05/05/1960 2
05/24/2011 2
05/24/2015 2
09/08/2010 2