Severe storms bring large hail to portions of northwest Iowa

Several severe thunderstorms brought large hail to portions of northwest Iowa.  The severe weather was focused on three areas - near Spirit Lake Iowa, east of Orange City, Iowa and south and east of Sioux City, Iowa.  Hail up to 2 inches in diameter was reported.  In addition, winds of 60 mph were reported near Salix, Iowa.  The thunderstorms also produce locally heavy rain with over an inch of rain reported south of Sioux City during the evening.

Below is a map showing the location of the severe weather reports.  That is followed by a listing of reports from across the area.

Map of severe weather reports from July 25

Click on image to go to the original page displaying these reports.

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

0515 PM     HAIL             3 N ALTON               43.03N 96.01W
07/25/2012  E1.00 INCH       SIOUX              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0515 PM     HAIL             3 NE ALTON              43.02N 95.97W
07/25/2012  E1.25 INCH       SIOUX              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0525 PM     HAIL             1 W GRANVILLE           42.98N 95.89W
07/25/2012  M2.00 INCH       SIOUX              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0525 PM     HAIL             3 N SPIRIT LAKE         43.47N 95.11W
07/25/2012  M1.00 INCH       DICKINSON          IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0530 PM     HAIL             4 S MOVILLE             42.43N 96.07W
07/25/2012  E1.25 INCH       WOODBURY           IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0531 PM     HAIL             1 W ORLEANS             43.45N 95.12W
07/25/2012  M1.00 INCH       DICKINSON          IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0534 PM     HAIL             3 N GRANVILLE           43.03N 95.87W
07/25/2012  M1.75 INCH       SIOUX              IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0535 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 NW SALIX              42.34N 96.33W
07/25/2012                   WOODBURY           IA   PUBLIC

            WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND 60 MPH WITH LOTS OF CORN BLOWN
            DOWN. ALSO PEA SIZE HAIL.

0535 PM     HAIL             2 NNE GRANVILLE         43.01N 95.86W
07/25/2012  E2.00 INCH       O`BRIEN            IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0538 PM     HAIL             5 W PAULLINA            42.97N 95.78W
07/25/2012  E1.75 INCH       O`BRIEN            IA   BROADCAST MEDIA

0547 PM     HAIL             5 SSE MOVILLE           42.42N 96.04W
07/25/2012  M1.75 INCH       WOODBURY           IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0607 PM     HAIL             2 E TERRIL              43.31N 94.93W
07/25/2012  M1.25 INCH       DICKINSON          IA   TRAINED SPOTTER
 


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