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Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina on Friday. Read More >

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Tornadoes by Year for the 1980s
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 Total
10 5 5 3 0 2 11 1 0 3 40
 
Tornadoes by Month for the 1980s
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total
0 0 2 9 26 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 40
 
Tornadoes by Intensity for the 1980s
F? F0 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 Total
0 24 11 2 2 1 0 40
 
# Date Time
(CST)
Path
Length
(miles)
Path
Width
(yards)
F-Scale Killed Injured County Path
1 04/02/1980 1210 8 250 F4 0 0 Baylor 5 E- ~11 ENE Seymour
2 04/02/1980 1245 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Archer 3 N Lake Kickapoo
3 04/02/1980 1315 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Archer 5 W Holliday
4 04/02/1980 1316 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Archer 1 E Holliday
5 04/25/1980 1130 12 77 F1 0 0 Foard/ Wilbarger 1 NW Maragret - Margaret - 10 ESE Margaret
6 04/25/1980 1220 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Wilbarger ~3 SW Vernon
7 04/25/1980 1245 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Wilbarger 5 ESE Vernon
8 05/07/1980 1636 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Knox 3 E Vera
9 05/29/1980 2000 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Hardeman N of Chillicothe
10 05/29/1980 2200 13 100 F2 0 0 Wilbarger 3 SE Chillicothe - S of Vernon
11 03/07/1981 1600 4 100 F1 0 0 Baylor E side of Lake Kemp - 4 E Lake Kemp
12 05/24/1981 1755 3 50 F1 0 0 Wilbarger 10 W- 7 W Vernon
13 05/24/1981 1800 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Baylor Lake Kemp
14 05/24/1981 1805 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Baylor Lake Kemp
15 05/24/1981 1810 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Baylor Lake Kemp
16 05/12/1982 1455 8 100 F1 0 0 Wilbarger 8 WSW- 3 NE Vernon
17 05/12/1982 1930 0.1 10 F1 0 0 Archer N of Lake Kickapoo
18 05/16/1982 1850 15 150 F3 0 0 Wilbarger 15 SSW - 6 ESE Vernon
19 05/27/1982 1740 0.1 10 F0 0 0 Hardeman 14 SE Quanah
20 05/27/1982 1814 1 50 F1 0 0 Wilbarger S of Vernon
21 05/13/1983 1430 7 50 F1 0 0 Tillman OK/ Wichita TX 12 WSW Davidson OK
22 06/27/1983 1655 0.1 17 F1 0 0 Hardeman 4 N Chillicothe
23 06/27/1983 1720 0.1 17 F0 0 0 Wilbarger NW of Vernon
24 04/13/1985 1550 0.5 30 F0 0 0 Wilbarger SE part of county
25 04/21/1985 1830 5 300 F2 0 2 Young/ Archer 10 W Olney- ~6 WNW Olney
26 05/14/1986 1630 1 10 F0 0 0 Baylor 8 SW Seymour
27 05/14/1986 1830 20 250 F3 0 4 Archer/ Clay 5 SE Archer City- Windthorst- 15 S Henrietta
28 05/16/1986 1848 5 200 F0 0 0 Foard ~15 W Crowell
29 05/16/1986 1910 5 150 F0 0 0 Foard 10 W Crowell
30 05/16/1986 2013 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Hardeman S of Quanah
31 05/16/1986 2023 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Wilbarger near Lockett
32 05/16/1986 2045 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Hardeman 2 W Chillicothe
33 05/16/1986 2051 2 150 F1 0 0 Hardeman 2 S- 2 SE Chillicothe
34 05/16/1986 2053 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Wilbarger SW of Lockett
35 05/16/1986 2150 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Wilbarger 5 S Vernon
36 09/02/1986 1130 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Archer near Lake Arrowhead (2 N Scotland)
37 05/25/1987 0115 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Hardeman 3 N Quanah
38 03/28/1989 2114 0.2 10 F0 0 0 Archer Lake Diversion
39 05/13/1989 1329 0.2 10 F1 0 0 Knox 2 N Knox City
40 05/13/1989 1453 0.3 10 F0 0 0 WIlbarger 10 SE Grayback
 

Records taken from the Storm Prediction Center archive data, "Storm Data", and data from the National Weather Service office in Norman. Data modified as described in NOAA Tech Memo NWS SR-209 (Speheger, D., 2001: "Corrections to the Historic Tornado Database").