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.
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..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