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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.
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Ellis County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Ellis County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Ellis Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Ellis Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Ellis Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Ellis Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Ellis Co.
by Time of Day


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Ellis County Tabular Tornado Output

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Ellis County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Ellis 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1956 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
1957 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1958 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1959 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Ellis 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1962 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Ellis 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 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
1976 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1977 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1979 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Ellis 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 1 0 0 1
1982 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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
 
Ellis 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 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1994 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1995 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
 
Ellis 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 0 0 0 0
2002 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
2003 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Ellis County 2010s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2010 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
2011 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2014 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
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 0
2018 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/26/1976 F4
12/26/2015 EF3
03/26/1961 F3
11/22/1983 F2
10/24/1975 F2
04/28/1971 F2
04/28/1971 F2
04/21/1958 F2
08/14/1956 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/26/2015 EF3
11/22/1983 F2
05/26/1976 F4
10/24/1975 F2
04/28/1971 F2
04/28/1971 F2
03/26/1961 F3
04/21/1958 F2
08/14/1956 F2

Ellis Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/2002 4
04/1995 3
12/2015 3
03/2004 2
04/1971 2

Ellis Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/16/2002 4
12/26/2015 3
03/04/2004 2
04/19/1995 2
04/25/1994 2
04/28/1971 2
05/09/1993 2
05/20/2010 2