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Tonight (Tuesday Night) will turn colder and breezy behind a cold front. Overnight lows will range from the middle 30s in the northwest to the upper 40s in the south. The wind will become north behind the front and increase between 10 and 20 mph along with some higher gusts.
Wednesday will be sunny and cool with afternoon highs in the 50s.
If you're planning to be out Thursday evening or early Friday morning, here's a look at what to expect! Partly cloudy skies with temperatures dropping into the mid 40s late Thursday night into early Friday morning. We'll reach the low 70s by Friday afternoon.
Temperatures will be above normal over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with highs in the 60s and 70s. Some areas may even reach the low 80s on Friday. There will be little/no chance for rainfall during this time.
Since Wednesday is a big day for traveling, here is a look at the expected weather across the contiguous United States. Most of the U.S. will be dry but it will be cloudy with chances of precipitation across the northern tier of States. The precipitation will be mostly rain, but snow is expected across North Dakota, northern Minnesota, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and far northwestern Pennsylvania. Snow or a rain/snow mix is possible across across the New York's Adirondack Mountains and the mountains of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. There will be a chance of rain across Deep South Texas and a chance of showers and thunderstorms across southeast Georgia and all of Florida.

 
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Limestone County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2017

 
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Limestone County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Limestone Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Limestone Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Limestone Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Limestone Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Limestone Co.
by Time of Day


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Limestone County Tabular Tornado Output

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Limestone County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2017
Limestone 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
 
Limestone 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1963 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Limestone 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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
 
Limestone 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 0 0 0 0
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 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
 
Limestone County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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
 
Limestone 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 2 2
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
 
Limestone 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 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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 0 0
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 -- -- 1
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
03/10/1973 F4
04/27/1990 F3
12/29/2006 F2
03/30/2002 F2
04/27/1990 F2
05/25/1976 F2
06/03/1973 F2
02/12/1950 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/29/2006 F2
03/30/2002 F2
04/27/1990 F3
04/27/1990 F2
05/25/1976 F2
06/03/1973 F2
03/10/1973 F4
02/12/1950 F2

Limestone Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/1990 4
04/2011 4
03/2002 2
04/1996 2
12/2006 2

Limestone Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/27/1990 4
04/26/2011 3
03/30/2002 2
12/29/2006 2