Jan. 28th Isolated Severe Hail Event

A warm front lifted northward into the region during the evening of January 28th sparking
some  showers and thunderstorms.  One of the thunderstorms was severe producing
hail the size of
a quarter.

The Radar Loop below is courtesy of the Iowa Environmental Mesonet - Iowa State University
Click on image to loop.
 


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1136 PM CST MON JAN 28 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0930 PM     HAIL             1 NW VAN HORNE          42.02N 92.11W
01/28/2013  M0.88 INCH       BENTON             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            DIME TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL FELL FOR ABOUT 1 MINUTE.

0933 PM     HAIL             2 WNW VAN HORNE         42.02N 92.12W
01/28/2013  E1.00 INCH       BENTON             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NICKEL TO QUARTER SIZED HAIL. TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON
            RADAR.

0937 PM     HAIL             6 NE VAN HORNE          42.08N 92.03W
01/28/2013  E0.75 INCH       BENTON             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A FEW PENNY SIZED HAIL STONES...MOST SMALLER. ALSO HEAVY
            RAIN.

0945 PM     HAIL             1 SE VINTON             42.15N 92.01W
01/28/2013  M0.25 INCH       BENTON             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PEA SIZED HAIL.

0950 PM     HAIL             CLINTON                 41.84N 90.23W
01/28/2013  E0.25 INCH       CLINTON            IA   PUBLIC         

            RELAYED BY KWQC.

0954 PM     HAIL             WSW URBANA              42.22N 91.88W
01/28/2013  E0.50 INCH       BENTON             IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAIL GENERALLY LESS THAN DIME SIZED.

1001 PM     HAIL             STANWOOD                41.89N 91.15W
01/28/2013  M0.25 INCH       CEDAR              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

1012 PM     HAIL             DELHI                   42.43N 91.33W
01/28/2013  E0.75 INCH       DELAWARE           IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            DIME SIZED HAIL. TIME ESTIMATED WITH RADAR.

1015 PM     HAIL             MANCHESTER              42.49N 91.46W
01/28/2013  E0.25 INCH       DELAWARE           IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

1015 PM     HAIL             MASONVILLE              42.48N 91.59W
01/28/2013  E0.25 INCH       DELAWARE           IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

1100 PM     HAIL             2 ESE RIDOTT            42.29N 89.43W
01/28/2013  E0.25 INCH       STEPHENSON         IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PEA HAIL.



Note: "Fair" indicates few or no clouds below 12,000 feet with no
significant weather and/or obstructions to visibility.

* - These stations are not NWS stations...and not subject to NWS
quality control.  Some stations do not report weather such as fog.


HOURLY WEATHER ROUNDUP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
900 PM CST MON JAN 28 2013


...NORTHEAST IOWA..................................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DECORAH *        N/A    N/A N/A N/A MISG        N/A                  
WATERLOO       FOG       38  38 100 SE12      29.71F VSB 1/2 WCI  30 
OELWEIN *      FOG       37  37 100 E16       29.72F VSB 1/2 WCI  28 
INDEPENDENCE * FOG       37  36  93 SE17      29.72F VSB 1/2 WCI  28 
DUBUQUE        FOG       38  38 100 E13       29.79F VSB 1/2 WCI  30 

...EAST CENTRAL IOWA...............................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MARSHALLTOWN   FOG       38  38 100 E13       29.67F VSB 1/4 WCI  30 
NEWTON *       LGT RAIN  41  41 100 E14G20    29.65F VSB<1/4 WCI  33 
VINTON *       FOG       37  36  95 SE12      29.74F VSB 1/4 WCI  30 
CEDAR RAPIDS   FOG       39  39 100 E13       29.73F VSB 1/4 WCI  31 
IOWA CITY      FOG       40  40 100 E5        29.76F VSB 1/4 WCI  37 
MONTICELLO *   FOG       43  37  81 E6        29.79F VSB 1/2 WCI  39 
MUSCATINE *    LGT RAIN  43  39  87 CALM      29.77F VSB 1/4         
CLINTON *      CLOUDY    39  37  93 E15       29.82F VSB 1/2 WCI  31 
DAVENPORT      FOG       41  40  96 E12       29.80F VSB 1/4 WCI  34 

...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS..............................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
FREEPORT *     FOG       39  37  93 E7        29.88F VSB 1/2 WCI  34 
ROCKFORD       CLOUDY    40  38  93 E7        29.90F FOG     WCI  35 
SAVANNA *      FOG       40  40  97 E7        29.83F VSB 3/4 WCI  36 
STERLING/R.F.* CLOUDY    39  37  93 E12       29.84F VSB 1/2 WCI  32 
ROCHELLE *     FOG       40  40  99 E13       29.86F VSB 1/2 WCI  33 
MOLINE         FOG       41  41 100 E8        29.79F VSB 3/4 WCI  36 
PERU *         FOG       42  41  97 E10       29.86F VSB 1/4 WCI  36 


END...
 
HOURLY WEATHER ROUNDUP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1000 PM CST MON JAN 28 2013


...NORTHEAST IOWA..................................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DECORAH *      LGT RAIN  36  36 100 E10G17    29.69F WCI  28         
WATERLOO       FOG       38  38 100 SE12      29.65F VSB 1/4 WCI  30 
OELWEIN *      SNOW      39  37  93 SE14G21   29.66F VSB 1/4 WCI  31 
INDEPENDENCE * FOG       37  37 100 E17       29.65F VSB 1/2 WCI  28 
DUBUQUE        FOG       39  39 100 E10       29.73F VSB 1/4 WCI  32 

...EAST CENTRAL IOWA...............................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MARSHALLTOWN   RAIN      40  40 100 SE6       29.63F VSB 1/2 WCI  36 
NEWTON *       FOG       43  43 100 SE8G15    29.64F VSB<1/4 WCI  38 
VINTON *       HVY RAIN  37  36  95 NE6       29.67F VSB 1   WCI  33 
CEDAR RAPIDS   FOG       40  40 100 E13       29.67F VSB 1/8 WCI  32 
IOWA CITY      FOG       42  42 100 E9        29.70F VSB 1/4 WCI  37 
MONTICELLO *   RAIN      43  39  87 E10       29.71F VSB 1/4 WCI  37 
MUSCATINE *    LGT RAIN  48  45  87 S3        29.72F VSB 1/4         
CLINTON *      CLOUDY    41  37  87 SE20G26   29.76F WCI  32         
DAVENPORT      FOG       43  42  97 SE13      29.75F VSB 1/4 WCI  36 

...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS..............................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
FREEPORT *     LGT RAIN  40  38  94 E10       29.82F VSB 1/2 WCI  33 
ROCKFORD       CLOUDY    39  39 100 E6        29.85F FOG     WCI  35 
SAVANNA *      TSTM      42  41  97 E7        29.77F VSB 1/2 WCI  37 
STERLING/R.F.* CLOUDY    39  37  93 E9        29.79F VSB 1/4 WCI  33 
ROCHELLE *     CLOUDY    41  40  98 E14       29.82F VSB 1/2 WCI  33 
MOLINE         FOG       42  42 100 E9        29.74F VSB 1/4 WCI  37 
PERU *         FOG       47  46  97 E3        29.82F VSB 1/2         


END...
 
HOURLY WEATHER ROUNDUP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1100 PM CST MON JAN 28 2013


...NORTHEAST IOWA..................................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
DECORAH *      LGT RAIN  37  37 100 SE12G20   29.65F VSB 1/4 WCI  30 
WATERLOO       TSTM      39  39 100 CALM      29.65R FOG             
OELWEIN *      RAIN      43  41  93 SE15      29.64F WCI  35         
INDEPENDENCE * MIX PCPN  46  45  93 SE21G28   29.63F                 
DUBUQUE        LGT RAIN  41  41 100 SE21      29.67F FOG     WCI  32 

...EAST CENTRAL IOWA...............................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
MARSHALLTOWN   CLOUDY    44  44 100 SE7       29.61R FOG             
NEWTON *       FOG       43  43 100 SE10      29.61F VSB<1/4 WCI  37 
VINTON *       HVY RAIN  44  42  95 SE7       29.68S WCI  40         
CEDAR RAPIDS   FOG       46  46 100 SE14      29.64F VSB 1/4         
IOWA CITY      FOG       44  44 100 SE8       29.68F VSB 1/2 WCI  39 
MONTICELLO *   CLOUDY    45  39  81 SE14      29.67F FOG     WCI  38 
MUSCATINE *    FOG       43  39  87 CALM      29.69F VSB<1/4         
CLINTON *      CLOUDY    43  41  93 SE14      29.74F VSB 1/4 WCI  36 
DAVENPORT      FOG       45  45 100 SE15      29.71F VSB 1/4 WCI  38 

...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS..............................................

 
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
FREEPORT *     CLOUDY    41  39  94 E12       29.78F VSB 1/2 WCI  34 
ROCKFORD       FOG       40  39  97 SE12      29.79F VSB 3/4 WCI  33 
SAVANNA *      FOG       46  46  97 SE10      29.72F VSB 1/2         
STERLING/R.F.* CLOUDY    46  45  93 SE8       29.74F VSB 1/4         
ROCHELLE *     TSTM      41  41  99 SE20      29.76F VSB 3/4 WCI  32 
MOLINE         CLOUDY    50  50 100 SE9       29.70F FOG             
PERU *         FOG       49  49  97 SE13      29.78F VSB 1/4         

    
END...
 


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