National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

There will be a threat for showers and a few storms east of Highway 281 on Sunday afternoon. A few storms could be strong with gusty winds. Otherwise, it'll be warm with temperatures in the 60s and 70s. Behind the dryline feature, the fire weather threat may increase due to the combination of above normal temperatures, strong winds and low afternoon humidity.
It will be mostly clear and cold tonight with low in the 20s to around 30 degrees. Winds will be southerly at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight's SKYWARN class will be in Stephenville in Erath County. The class will be held at the Tartleton State University Science Building - Room 102 beginning at 6:30 pm. All SKYWARN classes are free and open to all ages. No registration is required.

 
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Rockwall County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2017

 
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Rockwall County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Rockwall Co. by Year


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

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Rockwall County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2017
Rockwall 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
1959 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
 
Rockwall 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
 
Rockwall County 1970s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
1970 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Rockwall 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1985 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Rockwall 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1994 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 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
 
Rockwall 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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
 
Rockwall 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 1 0 0 0 1
2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/26/2015 EF3
10/04/1959 F3
04/03/2012 EF2
05/23/1976 F2
04/18/1970 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
12/26/2015 EF3
04/03/2012 EF2
05/23/1976 F2
04/18/1970 F2
10/04/1959 F3

Rockwall Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
05/1976 2
03/1984 1
04/1970 1
04/1995 1
04/2007 1

Rockwall Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
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