National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Saturday will be hot as a weak frontal boundary slides into the region and winds become light. A few thunderstorms may develop along the frontal boundary Saturday afternoon and evening. Coverage should be 20-30% with best chances along and north of I-20. Highs will top out in the 97-100 degree range.
Evening showers and storms will diminish, but additional showers/storms may develop very late tonight and into Saturday morning, mainly from I-35 eastward and north of I-20. Severe weather is not expected, but these storms may produce gusty winds and brief heavy rainfall in addition to cloud to ground lightning.
Make sure you can recognize heat-related illness symptoms! Asegurese de reconocer los sintomas de enfermedades relacionadas con el calor!
As the heat and humidity returns once again, be sure to practice heat safety wherever you are!

 
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Rains County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2018

 
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Rains County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Rains Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Rains Co.
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Rains County Tabular Tornado Output

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Rains County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2018
Rains 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 1 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 0 0 0
 
Rains 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 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
 
Rains 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
 
Rains 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 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 2 0 2
1989 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Rains County 1990s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1990 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
1993 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
1994 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Rains 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 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 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
 
Rains 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/03/1973 F3
04/29/2017 EF2
04/29/1994 F2
10/18/1993 F2
03/14/1990 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
04/29/2017 EF2
04/29/1994 F2
10/18/1993 F2
03/14/1990 F2
12/03/1973 F3

Rains Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/1992 2
11/1988 2
03/1973 1
03/1990 1
04/1993 1

Rains Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/11/1992 2
11/15/1988 2