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The cold front is moving across eastern and central TX right now. Temperatures behind the front are in the mid 30s to 40s. Expect showers and some storms through the next couple of hours. Isolated heavy rainfall and lightning possible. No severe weather expected. Some roads are already covered in water. If encounter with high water, turn around don't drown!
Widespread showers and cold rain will occur across North and Central Texas tonight. Cloud to ground lightning and heavy rainfall that could lead to flooding will be a threat with any of the storms.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for parts of North Texas starting tonight 6 PM through 6 PM Wednesday. Rain transitioning to some freezing rain is expected to occur later tonight. Temperatures will stay slightly below freezing for much of the day Wednesday. Light accumulations possible, leading to hazardous travels.
Expect a cold and wet Wednesday across North and Central TX. Some freezing rain and ice possible to the northwest where temperatures will stay at or slightly below freezing for most of the day. Some light ice accumulation expected. Most of us will see the cold rain and some flooding is possible.
The Flood Watch has been expanded west to include the cities of Gainesville, Stephenville, Comanche and Gatesville. The Watch is in effect from now through Wednesday night. Periods of moderate to heavy rain may cause flooding of rivers, creeks, low lying areas and flood prone areas in and near the Watch.

 
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Erath County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Erath County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Erath Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Erath Co.
by Rating


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

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Erath County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Erath County 1950s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1950 0 1 0 0 0 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0
 
Erath 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1962 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1968 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Erath 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0
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 1 2 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Erath County 1980s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1980 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1981 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
1983 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 0 1 0 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 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 1 0 0 0 1
1989 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Erath County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1995 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 
Erath 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
2007 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2008 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Erath 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
2016 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2017 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/12/1982 F3
04/25/1990 F2
05/31/1976 F2
04/19/1976 F2
04/28/1971 F2
05/04/1960 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
04/25/1990 F2
05/12/1982 F3
05/31/1976 F2
04/19/1976 F2
04/28/1971 F2
05/04/1960 F2

Erath Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/1990 3
05/1982 3
12/2006 3
03/2016 2
04/1980 2

Erath Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/25/1990 3
05/12/1982 3
12/29/2006 3
03/08/2016 2
04/23/2008 2
04/24/1980 2
04/26/1994 2
04/26/2015 2
05/04/1960 2
05/31/1976 2
06/01/1999 2