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A complex of storms is moving across Oklahoma early this morning. The outflow from this complex, and a few storms, will move across the northern portion of North Texas. Gusty winds up to 55 mph are occurring behind the outflow boundary; before any storms arrive. An isolated severe wind gust is possible but widespread severe storms are not expected.
It'll be warm again next week with high temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 90s across most of the area. Overnight low temperatures will fall into the 70s. Rain chances aren't very high, but we will have to watch for storm complexes that may try to sink to the south of the Red River. If this appears more probable, adjustments to temperatures will be possible!
Hot days are coming up... Be sure to know the terminology and don't forget these heat safety rules. For additional information check out this heat safety website: www.weather.gov/heat

 
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Denton County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Denton County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Denton Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Denton Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Denton Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Denton Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Denton Co.
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Denton County Tabular Tornado Output

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Denton County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Denton County 1950s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1950 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 1
 
Denton 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 1 0 0 0 0 2
1961 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1962 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1963 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1967 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1968 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1969 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Denton 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 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
1972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1974 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 0 1
 
Denton 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 0 0 1
1982 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 0 1
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 0 0 0
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
 
Denton County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Denton 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 1 0 0 1
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2007 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
 
Denton 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
2016 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2017 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2018 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
06/12/1966 F3
05/24/2011 EF2
04/28/1991 F2
05/17/1981 F2
12/03/1973 F2
12/14/1971 F2
07/26/1971 F2
05/15/1969 F2
06/29/1967 F2
08/21/1960 F2
11/03/1959 F2
04/06/1955 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/24/2011 EF2
04/28/1991 F2
05/17/1981 F2
12/03/1973 F2
12/14/1971 F2
07/26/1971 F2
05/15/1969 F2
06/29/1967 F2
06/12/1966 F3
08/21/1960 F2
11/03/1959 F2
04/06/1955 F2

Denton Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
06/2009 4
05/2015 3
09/1993 3
04/2007 2
05/1976 2

Denton Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
06/10/2009 4
09/13/1993 3
04/24/2007 2
05/10/2015 2
05/26/1976 2
06/06/2004 2