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Rain Continues in Texas; Temperature Anomalies Continue

Showers and storms capable of producing localized flooding will persist across Texas through the weekend, with a focus of heavy rainfall along the middle and southern Texas coast. Heavy rain, at times, in central Texas will exacerbate ongoing flooding. Near record low daily high temperatures continue across the East and South, while the West remain warmer than average. Read More >

Foggy conditions are forecast across parts of North and Central Texas. Visibility may fall below 1 mile in spots for locations within the areas of fog shading. Elsewhere, patchy fog may reduce visibility down into the 1 to 3 mile range.
Rain chances decrease rapidly through the afternoon hours across the remainder of the area (Brazos Valley). It'll be a blustery day with north winds around 10 to 20 MPH with gusts as high as 25 MPH. Afternoon high temperatures should climb into the upper 60s to near 70 degrees. Tonight should be clear, calm and cool with overnight lows falling into the 40s areawide. A few outlying regions may dip into the 30s.

 
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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 0 0 0 0 1 -- -- 1
 
 

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