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Update: A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect through Sunday morning for parts of North Texas. Additional rainfall amounts up to 2 inches will be possible in some areas. Don't cross flooded areas.
Rain (heavy at times) and thunderstorms will continue, especially along and east of I-35 today. Additional rainfall accumulations of one-half to one inch are likely, with locally higher amounts in excess of two inches possible.
Rainfall totals of 4-6 inches have been observed across much of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, with a few pockets of over 8 inches since midnight Friday morning. DFW has recorded 7.57 inches of rain in the 24-hour period ending 6:00 AM Saturday, which is the third highest 24-hour total on record! This also brings the monthly total at DFW to 10.91 inches, making September 2018 the wettest September on record.
Here are a few flash flood safety tips. Be cautious of areas that are prone to flooding and be especially cautious at night when it's harder to recognize flood dangers. Never drive through flooded roadways!
Astronomical Fall starts this Saturday September 22nd. On this day, both hemispheres receive the same amount of radiation. Day and night are nearly equal in length (approximately 12 hours). Days will slowly become shorter and nights will be longer.

 
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Hill County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Hill County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Hill Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Hill Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Hill Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Hill Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Hill Co.
by Time of Day


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Hill County Tabular Tornado Output

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Hill County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Hill 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1957 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1958 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1959 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 
Hill 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 1 0 0 1
1961 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1969 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Hill 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 1 0 0 1
1971 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
1972 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1973 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1974 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
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 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
 
Hill 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 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
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 1 0 0 1
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
 
Hill County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
1994 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1997 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1999 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Hill 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 1 0 0 1
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
 
Hill County 2010s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2010 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
05/26/1976 F4
03/10/1973 F4
03/31/1959 F4
05/09/1981 F3
05/25/1976 F3
05/23/1971 F3
05/14/1969 F3
03/16/1965 F3
05/22/1957 F3
12/29/2006 F2
04/27/1990 F2
03/14/1990 F2
10/17/1985 F2
10/13/1981 F2
05/09/1981 F2
05/10/1979 F2
03/26/1972 F2
05/23/1971 F2
05/23/1971 F2
02/18/1971 F2
05/11/1968 F2
05/09/1965 F2
10/13/1960 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/29/2006 F2
04/27/1990 F2
03/14/1990 F2
10/17/1985 F2
10/13/1981 F2
05/09/1981 F3
05/09/1981 F2
05/10/1979 F2
05/26/1976 F4
05/25/1976 F3
03/10/1973 F4
03/26/1972 F2
05/23/1971 F3
05/23/1971 F2
05/23/1971 F2
02/18/1971 F2
05/14/1969 F3
05/11/1968 F2
05/09/1965 F2
03/16/1965 F3
10/13/1960 F2
03/31/1959 F4
05/22/1957 F3

Hill Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/1971 3
05/1993 3
03/1972 2
05/1976 2
05/1979 2

Hill Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/09/1993 3
05/23/1971 3
03/26/1972 2
05/09/1981 2
05/10/1979 2
05/10/2015 2
12/26/2015 2