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It will be cloudy, breezy and warmer today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Normal highs for this time of the year are in the upper 50s to lower 60s, but highs today will be 10 to over 15 degrees above normal with 70s to near 80 degrees expected. South winds at 15 to 25 mph will occur with some gusts over 35 mph possible along and west of the I-35 corridor.
We will have another cloudy, breezy, warm, and humid night tonight. Lows will be in the 60s which will be slightly above our normal highs for this time of the year! There will be a chance of showers and thunderstorms across all of North and Central Texas. Winds will be southerly at 15 to 25 mph.
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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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.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Rains Co.
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Tornadoes in Rains Co.
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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
 
 

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