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Radar: Raleigh NC
35.65 N - 78.48W
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
4989
176 36
Wind
7571
385 52
Tornadoes
780
124 12
Total
13340
685 65
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
49
1:98
Sig Severe
51
1:1,904
Tornadoes
59
1:1,672
F2+ Torn
48
1:10,518
* 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: 291%
10 year report increase: 94%
5 year report increase: 264%

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:
4.6 on 08 Jun

Primary Season:
Apr 13 - Aug 29

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:
14% at 22 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.027%
3647 yrs
40
F2+ Tornado
0.023%
4351 yrs
39
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
19
8
49
28
17
13
53
35
1981
16
9
34
20
15
7
46
28
1982
36
18
73
27
15
10
66
37
1983
28
15
141
43
19
14
66
52
1984
84
22
179
45
32
11
148
52
1985
183
29
210
38
7
5
197
44
1986
102
32
260
57
18
9
138
63
1987
90
32
184
56
4
3
98
65
1988
151
38
178
48
20
11
191
66
1989
93
31
379
50
28
15
149
60
1990
126
38
225
56
21
15
168
72
1991
33
17
134
43
27
11
87
56
1992
97
31
178
48
24
10
145
59
1993
207
36
270
53
23
9
253
70
1994
107
38
240
65
21
15
149
74
1995
199
46
503
62
39
14
277
74
1996
261
55
442
78
62
23
385
96
1997
186
39
244
58
11
9
208
69
1998
509
55
341
58
61
16
631
79
1999
171
42
331
53
44
11
259
63
2000
438
60
467
65
21
12
480
83
2001
178
38
214
44
16
11
210
55
2002
266
52
447
60
14
5
294
73
2003
386
52
492
80
44
15
474
96
2004
159
42
292
63
112
25
383
88
2005
176
39
301
49
30
12
236
63
2006
688
68
763
70
35
16
758
88
AVG
185
36
280
52
29
12
494
65


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1984 28-Mar 2320 UTC
F4
0
36
1984 28-Mar 2345 UTC
F4
0
24
1984 29-Mar 0010 UTC
F4
7
100
1984 29-Mar 0020 UTC
F4
4
395
1984 29-Mar 0115 UTC
F4
3
149
1984 29-Mar 0145 UTC
F4
16
153
1988 28-Nov 0600 UTC
F4
4
154
1989 06-May 0001 UTC
F4
1
6
1993 06-Aug 1730 UTC
F4
4
246
1995 07-Nov 2205 UTC
F4
0
1

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
1
7
1
8
Feb
1
7
1
8
Mar
12
16
3
31
Apr
27
21
3
51
May
63
47
4
114
Jun
36
58
3
97
Jul
25
67
3
95
Aug
14
34
3
51
Sep
4
9
4
17
Oct
1
2
1
4
Nov
0
10
2
12
Dec
0
1
0
2

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
519
848
66
1433
01
352
662
46
1060
02
199
367
28
594
03
111
205
14
330
04
73
132
10
215
05
51
111
14
176
06
36
94
15
145
07
28
75
13
116
08
17
55
13
85
09
17
54
12
83
10
14
34
8
56
11
12
36
8
56
12
14
40
13
67
13
21
46
9
76
14
29
77
12
118
15
24
116
15
155
16
40
105
16
161
17
115
170
33
318
18
217
241
44
502
19
378
417
63
858
20
569
728
72
1369
21
732
891
92
1715
22
788
1061
82
1931
23
633
1006
82
1721

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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