Summary of Large Hail & Damaging Winds on Thursday, August 18, 2011

Thunderstorms which moved through the lower James River and Missouri River Valleys Thursday evening produced widespread damage from up to baseball size hail and damaging winds of 60 to 80 mph. Below is a map showing the location of the reports received by the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls so far.  You can also view an interactive version of this map here.

Map of storm reports on Thursday, August 18, 2011
Legend for map of storm reports

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
907 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2011

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

1140 AM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SE MARTY              42.98N 98.42W
08/18/2011                   CHARLES MIX        SD   STORM CHASER

            STRONG THUNDERSTORM WINDS DOWNED LARGE TREE BRANCHES NEAR
            MARTY.

1230 PM     HAIL             8 W SPRINGFIELD         42.85N 98.05W
08/18/2011  E1.00 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ALSO GUSTY THUNDERSTORM WINDS FROM 40 TO 45 MILES AN
            HOUR.

1235 PM     HAIL             8 W SPRINGFIELD         42.85N 98.05W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0212 PM     HAIL             5 WSW SCOTLAND          43.12N 97.81W
08/18/2011  E0.88 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0220 PM     HAIL             SCOTLAND                43.15N 97.72W
08/18/2011  M1.00 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0223 PM     HAIL             DANBURY                 42.24N 95.72W
08/18/2011  E1.75 INCH       WOODBURY           IA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0230 PM     HAIL             4 N LESTERVILLE         43.10N 97.59W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       YANKTON            SD   EMERGENCY MNGR

0309 PM     HAIL             5 N YANKTON             42.96N 97.39W
08/18/2011  M1.25 INCH       YANKTON            SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1.5 INCHES OF RAIN IN 20 MINUTES.

0315 PM     HAIL             YANKTON                 42.89N 97.39W
08/18/2011  M1.00 INCH       YANKTON            SD   EMERGENCY MNGR

0315 PM     TSTM WND GST     YANKTON                 42.89N 97.39W
08/18/2011  M76.00 MPH       YANKTON            SD   AWOS

0320 PM     HAIL             YANKTON                 42.89N 97.39W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       YANKTON            SD   BROADCAST MEDIA

            HAIL BROKE OUT WINDOWS AT WNAX RADIO.

0343 PM     HAIL             6 WSW MECKLING          42.81N 97.18W
08/18/2011  E1.00 INCH       YANKTON            SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LOTS OF HAIL COVERING THE GROUND

0408 PM     HAIL             4 W NEWCASTLE           42.65N 96.95W
08/18/2011  E2.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            HAIL THROUGH ROOF OF HOME

0425 PM     HAIL             NEWCASTLE               42.65N 96.87W
08/18/2011  M0.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0428 PM     HAIL             5 NNW MARTINSBURG       42.57N 96.87W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0428 PM     HAIL             NEWCASTLE               42.65N 96.87W
08/18/2011  M1.50 INCH       DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0435 PM     HAIL             2 S PONCA               42.54N 96.71W
08/18/2011  E1.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0442 PM     HAIL             3 W WATERBURY           42.46N 96.79W
08/18/2011  M2.50 INCH       DIXON              NE   STORM CHASER

0443 PM     HAIL             1 W WATERBURY           42.46N 96.75W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   STORM CHASER

            STRONG WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STORM. THE WIND AND
            HAIL KNOCKED MANY WINDOWS OUT OF BUILDINGS AND POWER WAS
            OUT.

0445 PM     HAIL             3 S SCOTLAND            43.10N 97.72W
08/18/2011  M1.50 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0511 PM     HAIL             11 SW BERESFORD         42.96N 96.90W
08/18/2011  E0.75 INCH       CLAY               SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAIL HAS BEEN FALLING FOR 5 MINUTES.

0516 PM     HAIL             HOMER                   42.32N 96.49W
08/18/2011  M2.50 INCH       DAKOTA             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0520 PM     HAIL             HOMER                   42.32N 96.49W
08/18/2011  M3.00 INCH       DAKOTA             NE   BROADCAST MEDIA

0525 PM     TSTM WND GST     YANKTON                 42.89N 97.39W
08/18/2011  M59.00 MPH       YANKTON            SD   ASOS

0529 PM     HAIL             MISSION HILL            42.92N 97.28W
08/18/2011  M1.00 INCH       YANKTON            SD   EMERGENCY MNGR

0529 PM     HAIL             YANKTON                 42.89N 97.39W
08/18/2011  M1.00 INCH       YANKTON            SD   EMERGENCY MNGR

0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 E MARTINSBURG         42.51N 96.77W
08/18/2011                   DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TREE DOWN ON BARN.

0530 PM     HAIL             MARTINSBURG             42.51N 96.83W
08/18/2011  M2.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0533 PM     HAIL             3 SE MARTINSBURG        42.47N 96.78W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            *** 1 INJ *** WINDOWS BROKEN OUT OF CAR. SEMI TIPPED OVER
            DUE TO HAIL AND FOG WITH DRIVER TAKEN TO HOSPITAL FOR
            MINOR INJURIES.

0548 PM     HAIL             6 WSW MECKLING          42.81N 97.18W
08/18/2011  M1.75 INCH       YANKTON            SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0552 PM     HAIL             4 SW PONCA              42.52N 96.76W
08/18/2011  M1.00 INCH       DIXON              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 PM     HAIL             4 S AVON                42.95N 98.06W
08/18/2011  E1.00 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   PUBLIC

0706 PM     HAIL             7 S AVON                42.90N 98.06W
08/18/2011  M1.00 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   PUBLIC

0715 PM     HAIL             8 W SPRINGFIELD         42.85N 98.05W
08/18/2011  M0.88 INCH       BON HOMME          SD   TRAINED SPOTTER

0720 PM     FLASH FLOOD      1 ENE HUBBARD           42.40N 96.57W
08/18/2011                   DAKOTA             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            PIDGEON CREEK OUT OF ITS BANK.


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Homer Hail

                                     Homer, NE Hail    

Wind Damage (SE of Martinsburg, NE), submitted by Christina Sachau                                                                 

 
 


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