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Radar: Dallas Ft Worth TX
32.57 N - 97.30W
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
10748
930 49
Wind
7432
453 51
Tornadoes
1232
194 17
Total
19412
1577 70
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
10
1:67
Sig Severe
10
1:827
Tornadoes
17
1:1,059
F2+ Torn
21
1:6,723
* 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: 10%
10 year report increase: -52%
5 year report increase: -28%

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:
8.6 on 05 May

Primary Season:
Mar 21 - Jul 03

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 01 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.019%
5228 yrs
55
F2+ Tornado
0.015%
6694 yrs
55
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
102
27
92
37
34
17
170
49
1981
94
26
95
32
64
25
222
52
1982
141
41
125
38
63
21
267
63
1983
189
41
175
41
36
18
261
63
1984
219
39
143
50
34
19
287
67
1985
212
33
141
39
40
18
292
54
1986
349
39
176
46
38
17
425
63
1987
188
50
249
50
42
19
272
77
1988
281
44
135
51
23
15
327
70
1989
408
44
307
43
33
13
474
55
1990
368
55
294
64
57
20
482
79
1991
414
52
272
50
45
14
504
69
1992
625
72
376
59
32
16
689
89
1993
433
40
227
49
73
21
579
65
1994
625
72
448
73
101
26
827
92
1995
671
67
429
65
71
17
813
88
1996
766
68
463
70
71
23
908
87
1997
393
53
421
64
64
19
521
79
1998
441
52
402
59
34
15
509
80
1999
512
58
327
59
24
12
560
77
2000
596
51
235
52
42
17
680
74
2001
404
51
419
45
38
13
480
65
2002
424
53
330
49
33
8
490
69
2003
636
59
253
49
31
14
698
71
2004
507
47
417
48
40
15
587
67
2005
399
54
263
49
17
8
433
67
2006
351
46
218
55
52
11
455
72
AVG
398
49
275
51
46
17
719
70


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1980 02-Apr 1810 UTC
F4
0
0
1981 14-May 0015 UTC
F4
0
30
1982 02-Apr 2200 UTC
F4
10
170
1990 25-Apr 2144 UTC
F4
0
0
1994 26-Apr 0230 UTC
F4
3
48
1997 27-May 2040 UTC
F5
27
12

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
9
4
1
13
Feb
11
10
1
22
Mar
49
19
5
72
Apr
106
34
12
151
May
105
60
14
179
Jun
55
61
4
120
Jul
11
20
1
32
Aug
6
26
1
33
Sep
8
13
2
22
Oct
14
10
3
28
Nov
10
12
2
24
Dec
5
4
1
10

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
1260
640
152
2052
01
1243
662
148
2053
02
1073
584
121
1778
03
831
568
72
1471
04
661
462
35
1158
05
454
429
29
912
06
345
359
14
718
07
226
271
12
509
08
159
239
9
407
09
156
163
8
327
10
118
174
8
300
11
111
158
3
272
12
92
113
5
210
13
117
79
9
205
14
119
120
11
250
15
107
124
17
248
16
119
136
20
275
17
131
123
18
272
18
176
126
41
343
19
321
210
53
584
20
383
279
83
745
21
608
401
95
1104
22
866
436
118
1420
23
1072
576
151
1799

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
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