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Southerly winds and slightly warmer temepratures return today (Monday). Breezy conditions with south winds 10-15 mph are expected west of I-35/35W, with highs 65-70 degrees. Winds will be 10 mph or less further east with slightly cooler temperatures. A passing upper disturbance will result in partly sunny sunny conditions early, becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon.
Another fast-moving upper disturbance will bring high clouds once again. In addition, occasionally breezy south winds will keep temperatures in the 40s. The south winds may transport enough moisture at the surface for patchy fog across parts of Central Texas. Very localized dense fog cannot be ruled out for morning commuters across this region.
Fall-like weather will continue across North and Central TX this week, including Thanksgiving Day! Despite the passage of a few cold fronts this week, it'll remain mostly rain-free, though a few sprinkles will be possible on Tuesday. Most areas will remain completely dry, however. Skies each day will range between sunny and partly sunny with mostly clear to partly cloudy nights.
Here is the latest drought monitor, released on 11/17/17 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Note that this map is valid for the areas serviced by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth. Little to no measurable rain is forecast over the next week for our area.

 
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Van Zandt County Tornado Climatology Page
1950-2017

 
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Van Zandt County Graphical Tornado Data

 

Tornadoes in Van Zandt Co. by Year


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Tornadoes in Van Zandt Co.
by Rating


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Tornadoes in Van Zandt Co.
by Intensity


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Tornadoes in Van Zandt Co.
by Month


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Tornadoes in Van Zandt Co.
by Time of Day


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Van Zandt County Tabular Tornado Output

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Van Zandt County Monthly Tornado Table 1950-2017
Van Zandt 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1959 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Van Zandt 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1966 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1968 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1969 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Van Zandt 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Van Zandt 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 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
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 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 1 0 1
1989 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Van Zandt 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1993 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1994 0 0 0 0 1 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 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Van Zandt 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
2009 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Van Zandt County 2010s Tornado Table
  Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Total
2010 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2017 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- 7
 
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
04/29/2017 EF4
04/29/2017 EF3
05/10/2015 EF3
01/20/2010 EF2
05/13/1981 F2
04/11/1979 F2
04/13/1967 F2
05/09/1965 F2
 

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

 
 
Date Fujita Rating (F/EF)
04/29/2017 EF4
04/29/2017 EF3
05/10/2015 EF3
01/20/2010 EF2
05/13/1981 F2
04/11/1979 F2
04/13/1967 F2
05/09/1965 F2

Van Zandt Co. Top Months with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Month/Year Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/2017 6
04/2011 2
01/1958 1
01/2010 1
03/2008 1

Van Zandt Co. Top Days with MOST confirmed Tornadoes

 
Date Number of Confirmed Tornadoes
04/29/2017 6
04/26/2011 2