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Today will be warm, wet and breezy with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms . Highs will be mostly in the 70s. A cold front will move into North Texas this afternoon and reach a Bonham to Breckenridge line by 3 PM. A few strong to severe storms are possible this afternoon southeast along and southeast of a Bonham to Goldthwaite line. South winds 15 to 25 mph will shift to the north as a cold front passes.
Widespread showers and embeded thunderstorms will occur across North and Central Texas tonight. A strong to severe storms will be possible this evening ahead of a cold front that will extend southeast of a Sulphur Springs to Comanche line by 9 PM. Large hail and damaging winds and an isolated tornado are possible. Cloud to ground lightning and heavy rainfall that could lead to flooding will be a threat with any of the thunderstorms.
It will be cloudy, breezy and colder Wednesday with a 90 to 100 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the mid 30s northwest to around 60 southeast. Expect north winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts over 25 mph at times.
Rain chances will continue today (Tuesday) and Wednesday. Rain chances will linger into Thursday as well. Due to abundant moisture and lift, there will be a risk of flooding. The flooding will most likely be confined to low-lying and flood-prone areas, as well as small streams and creeks. Isolated instances of Flash Flooding will be possible. Check back to the forecast for updates!
Join us Tuesday, February 20th, for our SKYWARN class in Cooper, Texas (Delta County) at the Delta County Civic Center. We will be hosting the basic session from 6 PM to 8PM. All SKYWARN classes are free and open to all ages. No registration is required!
Join us Tuesday, February 20th, for our SKYWARN class in Glen Rose, Texas (Somervell County) at the Somervell County Fire Department. We will be hosting the basic session from 630 PM to 830PM. All SKYWARN classes are free and open to all ages. No registration is required!

 
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Henderson County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Henderson County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Henderson Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Henderson Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Henderson Co.
by Intensity


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

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Henderson County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Henderson 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 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1953 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1954 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 1
 
Henderson 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1962 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1967 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Henderson 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 2 0 0 2
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
1978 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 
Henderson 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 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
1982 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Henderson 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 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 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Henderson 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 0 0 0 0 0
2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 1
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
 
Henderson County 2010s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2010 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2017 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2018 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/09/1981 F3
02/23/1979 F3
11/04/1959 F3
05/02/1954 F3
04/29/2017 EF2
04/29/2017 EF2
01/20/2010 EF2
04/11/1979 F2
10/21/1972 F2
10/21/1972 F2
04/23/1966 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
04/29/2017 EF2
04/29/2017 EF2
01/20/2010 EF2
05/09/1981 F3
04/11/1979 F2
02/23/1979 F3
10/21/1972 F2
10/21/1972 F2
04/23/1966 F2
11/04/1959 F3
05/02/1954 F3

Henderson Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/1981 3
01/2010 2
04/2017 2
05/1994 2
10/1972 2

Henderson Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
01/20/2010 2
04/29/2017 2
05/09/1981 2
05/27/1994 2
10/21/1972 2