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Radar: Ft Rucker AL
31.45 N - 85.45W
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
3023
103 27
Wind
5833
120 52
Tornadoes
878
97 13
Total
9734
320 62
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
66
1:134
Sig Severe
N/A
1:4,076
Tornadoes
51
1:1,485
F2+ Torn
60
1:13,446
* 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: 249%
10 year report increase: 81%
5 year report increase: 67%

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:
3.0 on 01 May

Primary Season:
Mar 03 - Aug 02

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:
11% at 22 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.014%
7403 yrs
65
F2+ Tornado
0.008%
12062 yrs
72
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
33
17
89
41
40
21
113
57
1981
22
7
69
21
18
10
58
26
1982
40
13
70
29
24
16
88
43
1983
22
7
151
46
42
21
106
55
1984
51
19
132
39
37
15
125
47
1985
36
14
138
42
20
14
76
48
1986
29
14
127
40
5
2
39
43
1987
10
8
86
31
4
4
18
37
1988
108
20
129
39
21
10
150
45
1989
55
19
287
60
53
18
161
64
1990
76
22
469
68
16
8
108
72
1991
49
20
309
56
12
8
73
60
1992
40
17
293
64
26
12
92
69
1993
56
26
194
53
17
12
90
68
1994
28
14
186
56
25
13
78
68
1995
91
37
345
74
62
17
215
86
1996
104
33
170
54
36
12
176
72
1997
205
40
251
66
43
12
291
78
1998
326
47
243
60
52
17
430
79
1999
184
47
286
61
17
9
218
74
2000
169
45
410
70
51
19
271
76
2001
85
32
216
44
36
13
157
55
2002
186
46
305
75
28
13
242
85
2003
263
40
226
55
29
9
321
68
2004
105
30
216
47
59
12
223
59
2005
401
39
154
38
74
18
549
63
2006
249
55
282
62
31
10
311
80
AVG
112
27
216
52
33
13
361
62


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
3
9
2
14
Feb
5
13
2
20
Mar
21
24
4
49
Apr
27
23
3
53
May
24
25
3
52
Jun
11
30
2
42
Jul
8
40
2
50
Aug
6
23
1
30
Sep
1
3
4
8
Oct
0
3
2
5
Nov
3
11
5
18
Dec
4
9
2
15

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
251
478
58
787
01
179
399
34
612
02
146
260
28
434
03
104
180
26
310
04
64
133
7
204
05
43
97
16
156
06
34
75
17
126
07
37
67
12
116
08
25
85
26
136
09
29
91
18
138
10
27
112
27
166
11
32
115
28
175
12
25
118
32
175
13
30
127
44
201
14
33
117
34
184
15
50
132
33
215
16
43
125
34
202
17
73
146
43
262
18
124
238
54
416
19
219
372
67
658
20
335
466
67
868
21
363
651
56
1070
22
399
648
68
1115
23
358
601
49
1008

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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