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Radar: Amarillo TX
35.23 N - 101.70W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
9505
885 52
Wind
3067
372 33
Tornadoes
1233
121 17
Total
13805
1378 63
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
48
1:94
Sig Severe
15
1:946
Tornadoes
16
1:1,058
F2+ Torn
49
1:10,779
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 151%
10 year report increase: -1%
5 year report increase: -35%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
8.4 on 02 Jun

Primary Season:
Apr 07 - Jul 12

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
16% at 00 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.030%
3333 yrs
34
F2+ Tornado
0.024%
4204 yrs
31
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
76
27
26
17
42
16
160
37
1981
62
31
31
17
49
23
160
44
1982
122
39
24
18
94
29
310
48
1983
101
29
48
26
44
18
189
41
1984
52
20
33
20
17
9
86
32
1985
144
39
31
24
17
10
178
53
1986
186
39
36
21
46
19
278
54
1987
109
36
41
25
61
26
231
58
1988
37
20
46
24
15
9
67
37
1989
435
59
126
39
61
23
557
74
1990
199
47
51
25
47
11
293
57
1991
324
44
74
28
62
18
448
55
1992
448
70
80
36
67
27
582
82
1993
434
69
110
30
28
14
490
76
1994
363
67
140
42
19
15
401
78
1995
498
51
81
27
103
21
704
56
1996
456
67
162
40
64
20
584
77
1997
428
54
120
38
51
18
530
63
1998
181
54
97
36
17
10
215
66
1999
595
66
136
44
59
21
713
75
2000
448
55
195
39
18
12
484
66
2001
719
80
257
47
56
22
831
88
2002
688
68
249
46
39
17
766
75
2003
568
63
238
41
65
11
698
67
2004
665
88
205
52
27
12
719
96
2005
745
71
205
44
38
11
821
78
2006
422
57
225
58
27
15
476
77
AVG
352
52
114
33
46
17
511
63


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1982 19-Mar 0555 UTC
F4
0
12
1992 28-Jun 0031 UTC
F4
0
7
1993 06-May 0127 UTC
F4
0
0
1995 08-Jun 2131 UTC
F4
0
7
1995 08-Jun 2335 UTC
F4
0
0
1995 09-Jun 0045 UTC
F4
0
0

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
1
0
0
1
Feb
3
1
0
4
Mar
11
3
2
16
Apr
47
10
4
61
May
119
23
19
161
Jun
107
38
16
162
Jul
20
15
2
37
Aug
17
12
1
31
Sep
18
6
1
25
Oct
6
1
1
8
Nov
1
0
0
2
Dec
0
1
0
1

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
1545
406
213
2164
01
1351
455
214
2020
02
1008
409
155
1572
03
783
278
74
1135
04
463
239
38
740
05
267
142
28
437
06
174
123
13
310
07
136
104
8
248
08
104
54
0
158
09
70
18
1
89
10
51
10
1
62
11
34
10
2
46
12
33
10
0
43
13
32
5
2
39
14
25
7
1
33
15
27
5
5
37
16
42
4
3
49
17
47
10
7
64
18
64
7
12
83
19
111
17
30
158
20
267
48
67
382
21
516
125
68
709
22
891
243
109
1243
23
1464
338
182
1984

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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