Hail Map for Ames, IA

The Ames, IA area has had 19 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 25 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Ames, IA on 45 occasions, including 8 occasions during the past year.

Name: Ames, IA
Where Located: 30.1 miles N of Des Moines, IA
Map: Google Map for Ames, IA
Population: 58965
Housing Units: 23876
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Ames, IA

Date / Time Report Details
6/14/2018 3:36 AM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 3 miles ESE of Ames, IA
6/14/2018 3:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/14/2018 3:40 AM CDT At 336 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near iowa state center, or near ames, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. locations impacted include, ames, iowa state center, kelley and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 106 and 115.
6/14/2018 3:25 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/14/2018 3:28 AM CDT At 325 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near boone speedway, or near boone, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
6/6/2018 5:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/6/2018 5:50 PM CDT At 545 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near huxley, or 9 miles northeast of ankeny, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, nevada, huxley, slater, iowa state center, maxwell, colo, cambridge, elkhart, collins, alleman, sheldahl, kelley, mingo and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 94 and 116.
6/6/2018 5:42 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1.7 miles NW of Ames, IA, hail has been ongoing for at least 10 min.
6/6/2018 5:39 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1 miles SSW of Ames, IA, dime to quarter sized hail. numerous 2-3 inch branches down in neighborhood.
6/6/2018 5:39 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 3.8 miles SE of Ames, IA, time estimated.
6/6/2018 5:33 PM CDT Corrected to thunderstorm wind damage. tree down along hyland drive just west of iowa state university campus. time estimate in story county IA, 1.3 miles E of Ames, IA
6/6/2018 5:33 PM CDT Reports of tree damage on the iowa state university campus near osborn drive and bessey hal in story county IA, 0.8 miles ESE of Ames, IA
6/6/2018 5:32 PM CDT Storm damage reported in story county IA, 2.6 miles NNW of Ames, IA
6/6/2018 5:30 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.5 miles NNE of Ames, IA, few tree limbs reported down as well.
6/6/2018 5:30 PM CDT Large tree limb dow in story county IA, 1.7 miles NW of Ames, IA
6/6/2018 5:29 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 1.7 miles S of Ames, IA, via social media.
6/6/2018 5:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/6/2018 5:31 PM CDT At 527 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over huxley, or 8 miles southwest of nevada, moving south at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, nevada, huxley, slater, gilbert, iowa state center, maxwell, colo, cambridge, elkhart, collins, alleman, sheldahl, kelley, mingo and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 94 and 120.
6/6/2018 5:20 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 3.9 miles E of Ames, IA, via social media.
6/6/2018 5:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/6/2018 5:22 PM CDT At 519 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nevada, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/6/2018 5:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/6/2018 5:13 PM CDT At 508 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near iowa state center, or near ames, moving east at 20 mph. a second severe storm was located near berkley moving east southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, boone, nevada, story city, madrid, ogden, slater, gilbert, iowa state center, boone speedway, kelley, luther, berkley, boone municipal airport, ledges state park and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 110 and 121.
6/6/2018 5:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/6/2018 5:04 PM CDT At 500 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near boone speedway, or near boone, moving east at 20 mph. a second severe storm was located near berkley moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, boone, nevada, story city, madrid, ogden, slater, gilbert, iowa state center, boone speedway, grand junction, kelley, rippey, pilot mound, luther, fraser, beaver, berkley, boone municipal airport and ledges state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 110 and 121.
6/6/2018 4:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 6/6/2018 4:45 PM CDT At 439 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near ogden, or near boone, moving northeast at 25 mph. there are a cluster of storms across the warning area that all may be severe moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/29/2018 6:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/29/2018 7:03 PM CDT At 659 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near gilbert, or near ames, moving northwest at 30 mph (trained weather spotters and local mesonet site). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, gilbert, iowa state center and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 114 and 119.
5/29/2018 6:50 PM CDT Rami4 rwis station report in story county IA, 3.3 miles W of Ames, IA
5/29/2018 6:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/29/2018 6:54 PM CDT At 649 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over ames, moving northwest at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/29/2018 4:10 PM CDT Via social media. 4" tree limb down. tree rotten in the center. several displaced garbage cans as wel in story county IA, 1 miles SSE of Ames, IA
5/29/2018 3:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/29/2018 4:02 PM CDT At 359 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over nevada, moving northwest at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/25/2018 6:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/25/2018 6:51 PM CDT At 645 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over huxley, or 7 miles southwest of nevada, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this storm has produced 61 to 64 mph winds at the ames airport over the past 30 minutes. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, huxley, slater, iowa state center, cambridge, sheldahl, kelley and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 102 and 113.
5/25/2018 6:44 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 4.6 miles NW of Ames, IA, public reported estimated golf ball sized hail along i-35 south of ames. report via text message.
5/25/2018 6:31 PM CDT Ames municipal recorded a 61 mph wind gus in story county IA, 2.6 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/25/2018 6:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/25/2018 6:29 PM CDT At 625 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over iowa state center, or over ames, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/25/2018 6:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/25/2018 6:23 PM CDT At 619 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over ames, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, story city, gilbert, iowa state center and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 108 and 125.
5/25/2018 6:18 PM CDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 1.7 miles S of Ames, IA, public relayed picture of half dollar to ping pong ball sized hail in north ames. came via text message picture.
5/25/2018 6:15 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1.8 miles SSE of Ames, IA, trained spotter reported quarter hail.
5/25/2018 6:12 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.3 miles S of Ames, IA, amateur radio reported quarter hail.
5/25/2018 5:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/25/2018 5:51 PM CDT At 548 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over gilbert, or near ames, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/1/2018 5:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/1/2018 5:44 PM CDT At 540 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over nevada, moving northeast at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, huxley, roland, colo, zearing and mccallsburg. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 106 and 121.
5/1/2018 5:30 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.4 miles E of Ames, IA, via twitter.
5/1/2018 5:30 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA, via twitter.
5/1/2018 5:29 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 2.6 miles ENE of Ames, IA
5/1/2018 5:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/1/2018 5:32 PM CDT At 528 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nevada, moving northeast at 45 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports in south ames). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, huxley, slater, roland, gilbert, iowa state center, colo, cambridge, zearing, mccallsburg, sheldahl, kelley and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 106 and 123.
5/1/2018 5:22 PM CDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 0.9 miles ENE of Ames, IA
5/1/2018 5:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/1/2018 5:12 PM CDT At 508 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near madrid, or 8 miles southeast of boone, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/1/2018 5:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/1/2018 5:12 PM CDT At 505 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near madrid, or 8 miles southeast of boone, moving northeast at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, madrid, woodward, boone speedway, bouton, luther, boone municipal airport and ledges state park.
5/1/2018 4:51 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/1/2018 4:56 PM CDT At 450 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near woodward, or 9 miles northeast of perry, moving northeast at 35 mph (trained weather spotters reported golfball sized hail in woodward at 448 pm). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, boone, perry, story city, madrid, ogden, roland, gilbert, woodward, boone speedway, minburn, bouton, luther, fraser, perry municipal airport, boone municipal airport and ledges state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 121 and 126.
5/1/2018 4:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/1/2018 4:40 PM CDT At 435 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near perry, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/13/2018 7:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 4/13/2018 7:38 PM CDT At 733 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near jewell junction to story city to near nevada, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, story city, roland, jewell junction, gilbert, iowa state center, hubbard, zearing, radcliffe, ellsworth, stanhope, union, mccallsburg, kelley, new providence, randall, whitten, buckeye and st. anthony. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 109 and 140.
4/13/2018 7:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 4/13/2018 7:29 PM CDT At 723 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near gilbert, or near ames, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
10/13/2017 9:59 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 10/13/2017 10:05 AM CDT At 958 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nevada, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, state center, colo, melbourne, clemons and st. anthony. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 110 and 116.
10/13/2017 9:47 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 10/13/2017 9:50 AM CDT At 946 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over iowa state center, or over ames, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/20/2017 10:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/20/2017 10:12 PM CDT At 1007 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near nevada to 9 miles west of baxter to near mitchellville, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, altoona, nevada, bondurant, huxley, mitchellville, adventureland amusement park, prairie meadows, maxwell, cambridge, elkhart, weh-weh-neh-kee state park and ankeny regional airport. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 88 and 96, and between mile markers 106 and 113. Interstate 80 between mile markers 141 and 149.
7/20/2017 9:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/20/2017 10:00 PM CDT At 955 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near nevada to 6 miles east of huxley to bondurant, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, urbandale, johnston, altoona, nevada, bondurant, polk city, huxley, saylorville, mitchellville, slater, adventureland amusement park, prairie meadows, saylorville lake, maxwell, cambridge, elkhart, alleman and sheldahl. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 88 and 113. Interstate 80 between mile markers 141 and 149.
7/20/2017 9:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/20/2017 9:47 PM CDT At 943 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from iowa state center to saylorville, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated. in addition...several reports of tree branches downed have been reported with these storms). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, urbandale, johnston, altoona, grimes, nevada, bondurant, polk city, huxley, saylorville, madrid, mitchellville, slater, granger, saylorville lake, big creek lake, adventureland amusement park, iowa state center and prairie meadows. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 88 and 113. Interstate 80 between mile markers 141 and 149.
7/20/2017 9:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/20/2017 9:23 PM CDT At 918 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near woodward, or 10 miles east of perry, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. several reports of 60 mph wind gusts have been received, with branches down). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/12/2017 5:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/12/2017 5:40 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for eastern story and west central marshall counties will expire at 545 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
7/12/2017 5:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/12/2017 5:25 PM CDT At 520 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over nevada, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/17/2017 5:00 PM CDT Multiple farmsteads with roof damage from wind. more info comin in boone county IA, 5.4 miles NE of Ames, IA
5/17/2017 4:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/17/2017 5:12 PM CDT At 452 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles north of boone to 6 miles east of roland to newton, moving northeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports of 60 to 70 mph winds with trees and powerlines downed). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/17/2017 4:44 PM CDT Strong winds ( no estimate ) ... dumpsters knocked ove in story county IA, 1.7 miles S of Ames, IA
5/17/2017 4:40 PM CDT At 440 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles northwest of boone to near nevada to near colfax, moving northeast at 70 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of producing wind gusts from 60 to 70 mph with numerous trees down and minor structural damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, newton, altoona, boone, nevada, jefferson, bondurant, story city, huxley, madrid, mitchellville, colfax, ogden, prairie city, slater, state center, roland, baxter and gilbert. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 91 and 126. interstate 80 between mile markers 141 and 164. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central and west central iowa.
5/17/2017 4:17 PM CDT At 415 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of jefferson to near grimes to near carlisle, moving north at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 410 pm...65 to 70 mph winds were reported in west des moines). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/17/2017 3:52 PM CDT At 351 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near roland, or 7 miles northeast of ames, moving north at 50 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, story city, roland, gilbert, iowa state center and ames municipal airport. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 110 and 125. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central iowa.
5/17/2017 3:45 PM CDT At 344 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over ames, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, story city, roland, gilbert, iowa state center, kelley and ames municipal airport. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 106 and 126. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central iowa.
5/17/2017 3:28 PM CDT At 327 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over slater, or 10 miles northwest of ankeny, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/16/2017 9:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/16/2017 10:03 PM CDT At 957 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nevada, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, story city, state center, roland, gilbert, colo, hubbard, zearing, radcliffe, mccallsburg, randall, clemons, st. anthony, garden city and drake airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 106 and 131.
5/16/2017 9:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/16/2017 9:47 PM CDT At 942 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over iowa state center, or over ames, moving east at 50 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail two miles north of luther at 937 pm. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/16/2017 9:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/16/2017 9:44 PM CDT At 938 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near huxley, or near ames, moving east at 60 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail at 937 pm two miles north of luther. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, huxley, madrid, slater, iowa state center, big creek lake, maxwell, colo, cambridge, collins, sheldahl, kelley, luther, ledges state park, ames municipal airport and big creek state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 101 and 116.
5/16/2017 9:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/16/2017 9:34 PM CDT At 929 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over madrid, or 11 miles south of boone, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/15/2017 6:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 4/15/2017 6:08 PM CDT At 605 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near eldora to 14 miles north of state center to near ames, moving east at 25 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, eldora, state center, iowa state center, colo, hubbard, wellsburg, zearing, union, mccallsburg, steamboat rock, liscomb, new providence, whitten, clemons, st. anthony, garden city, owasa and pine lake state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 110 and 117.
4/15/2017 5:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 4/15/2017 5:56 PM CDT At 549 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of eldora to 8 miles east of roland to near ames, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
3/6/2017 6:55 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 3/6/2017 7:00 PM CST At 653 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near roland to 9 miles north of lakeside casino, moving east at 75 mph (radar indicated. at 6:45pm 67 mph wind was reported at the ames airport. 50-60 mph wind was observed at 6:41pm at the national weather service office in north johnston). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, des moines, ames, west des moines, ankeny, urbandale, johnston, clive, indianola, altoona, waukee, boone, norwalk, pleasant hill, grimes, perry, nevada, winterset, adel, windsor heights and carlisle. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 44 and 72, and between mile markers 87 and 126. interstate 80 between mile markers 99 and 149. interstate 235 between mile markers 1 and 14. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for central, south central and southwestern iowa.
3/6/2017 6:45 PM CST . in story county IA, 2.6 miles NNW of Ames, IA
3/6/2017 6:40 PM CST Delayed report. 1-2 ft diameter pine tree across the road. powerlines down in gilbert. small tree uprooted... limb damage. in story county IA, 7.3 miles S of Ames, IA
3/6/2017 6:30 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 3/6/2017 6:35 PM CST At 629 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles north of boone to 7 miles northeast of green valley lake, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
9/9/2016 2:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 9/9/2016 2:55 PM CDT At 248 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles southwest of webster city to near boone, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. these severe storms will be near, jewell junction around 305 pm cdt. ames, story city and gilbert around 310 pm cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include ellsworth, randall, kamrar, pilot mound, stanhope, dayton, fraser, stratford, boxholm and brushy creek st recreation area. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 116 and 140.
9/9/2016 2:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 9/9/2016 2:37 PM CDT At 233 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near gowrie, or 16 miles northeast of jefferson, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
8/19/2016 6:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 8/19/2016 6:53 PM CDT At 649 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near roland, or 8 miles northwest of nevada, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated. at 647pm...50 mph winds were reported in story city by the county emergency manager). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
8/4/2016 6:30 PM CDT 1 foot diameter tree limbs blown off tre in story county IA, 0.3 miles SW of Ames, IA
7/17/2016 4:03 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/17/2016 4:06 AM CDT At 402 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near parkersburg to 8 miles west of grundy center to near iowa state center, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, nevada, iowa falls, eldora, story city, huxley, ogden, ackley, roland, jewell junction, gilbert, iowa state center, boone speedway, hubbard, zearing, radcliffe, ellsworth, union and mccallsburg.
7/17/2016 3:49 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/17/2016 3:54 AM CDT At 349 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles north of ackley to 6 miles northwest of eldora to near ogden, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, nevada, iowa falls, hampton, eldora, story city, huxley, ogden, ackley, roland, jewell junction, gilbert, iowa state center, boone speedway, hubbard, dayton, grand junction, alden and stratford.
7/17/2016 3:20 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/17/2016 3:23 AM CDT At 320 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of belmond to near big wall lake to 9 miles southwest of gowrie, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/11/2016 11:00 PM CDT A few trees and power lines down across ames. a report of a tree on a car on the west side. event time estimated from radar and generally occurred between 1055 pm and 1 in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
7/6/2016 12:50 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/6/2016 12:54 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for story, southwestern hardin, southern hamilton and eastern boone counties will expire at 100 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and have exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 600 am cdt for central iowa.
7/6/2016 12:46 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/6/2016 12:49 AM CDT At 1245 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northeast of jewell junction to near huxley, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, nevada, story city, roland, jewell junction, gilbert, iowa state center, boone speedway, hubbard, radcliffe, ellsworth, stanhope, mccallsburg, kelley, randall, luther, garden city, ledges state park and boone municipal airport.
7/6/2016 12:31 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/6/2016 12:35 AM CDT At 1230 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from webster city to madrid, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, webster city, perry, nevada, iowa falls, story city, huxley, madrid, slater, roland, jewell junction, gilbert, woodward, iowa state center, boone speedway, maxwell, colo, hubbard and cambridge.
7/6/2016 12:14 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/6/2016 12:17 AM CDT At 1213 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southeast of fort dodge to near perry, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/26/2016 3:37 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/26/2016 3:42 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern story, southwestern hamilton, northwestern polk, boone and northeastern dallas counties will expire at 345 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire.
5/26/2016 3:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/26/2016 3:30 AM CDT At 326 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of story city to 4 miles northwest of perry, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, madrid, ogden, slater, woodward, boone speedway, sheldahl, kelley, bouton, luther, berkley, ledges state park, boone municipal airport and big creek state park.
5/26/2016 3:18 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/26/2016 3:21 AM CDT At 317 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles south of jewell junction to 10 miles northeast of lake panorama, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, ames, boone, perry, madrid, ogden, slater, woodward, boone speedway, stratford, stanhope, minburn, sheldahl, kelley, boxholm, pilot mound, bouton, luther, fraser, beaver and berkley.
5/26/2016 2:54 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 5/26/2016 2:57 AM CDT At 254 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles north of lake city to 7 miles south of panora, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
11/11/2015 3:58 PM CST The severe thunderstorm warning for western story, polk, northern warren, eastern boone and northeastern dallas counties will expire at 400 pm cst, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with these thunderstorms. a tornado watch remains in effect until 600 pm cst for south central iowa.
11/11/2015 3:52 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 11/11/2015 3:55 PM CST At 351 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles south of webster city to 5 miles south of nevada to 5 miles west of newton, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
11/11/2015 3:49 PM CST Reported at ames high school. via social medi in story county IA, 1 miles SSW of Ames, IA
11/11/2015 3:42 PM CST Boone county emergency manager reports a 3 mile stretch of damage from 1.5 w of napier... to 3 miles ne of napier. roof off old grain bin...barn damaged...foot diameter in boone county IA, 5.7 miles ENE of Ames, IA
11/11/2015 3:07 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 11/11/2015 3:10 PM CST At 307 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of perry to 12 miles northeast of osceola, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
7/16/2015 5:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ames, IA at 7/16/2015 5:24 PM CDT At 521 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 4 miles southeast of ames, moving east at 15 mph (weather spotters reported funnel cloud). Hazards include tornado. Expect damage to mobile homes. roofs and vehicles. this dangerous storm will be near, nevada around 535 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include ames municipal airport and kelley. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 108 and 112.
6/7/2015 1:41 AM CDT Ames pd reported traffic signals blown over. time estimated by rada in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
4/8/2015 10:34 PM CDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 1045 pm cdt for northwestern story county. at 1034 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located near ames. moving northeast at 30 mph. hazard. quarter size hail. source. Radar indicated.
4/8/2015 10:21 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northwestern story county in central iowa. until 1045 pm cdt * at 1021 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located near iowa state center. or near ames. Moving northeast at 30 mph.
6/19/2014 5:07 PM CDT Hyvee sign (across from iowa dot office) is dow in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/20/2014 6:08 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1 miles SSW of Ames, IA
5/20/2014 6:06 PM CDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 0.9 miles WNW of Ames, IA, multiple reports via kcci and isu iem of 1 inch to 1.25 inch hail.
5/20/2014 6:05 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA, several social media reports of quarter to golf ball size hail throughout ames.
5/11/2014 10:51 PM CDT 2 to 4 inch tree limbs down. lee park. time estimated by rada in story county IA, 1.3 miles E of Ames, IA
5/11/2014 10:50 PM CDT Large tree limb down. time estimated by rada in story county IA, 1.3 miles E of Ames, IA
7/22/2013 8:21 PM CDT 12 inch tree down on a car in story county IA, 1.9 miles E of Ames, IA
7/22/2013 8:03 PM CDT Storm damage reported in story county IA, 3.4 miles WSW of Ames, IA
6/24/2013 12:20 PM CDT Two foot diameter maple tree that was 35 feet tall blew down across 180th street east of 550th av in story county IA, 4.7 miles SSW of Ames, IA
7/25/2012 8:50 PM CDT Storm damage reported in story county IA, 2.6 miles NNW of Ames, IA
7/25/2012 8:50 PM CDT Large tree limb...about 1 foot in diameter...down on isu campus along with several brances 3 to 4 inches in diameter. time estimated from rada in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
7/25/2012 8:40 PM CDT A plane was flipped at the ames airport in story county IA, 2.6 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:55 AM CDT Wind damage to trees in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:53 AM CDT Power lines reported down in the city of ame in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:52 AM CDT Measured at the ames mesonet sit in story county IA, 1.8 miles SSW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:52 AM CDT Pine tree uprooted and multiple tree limbs dow in story county IA, 2.2 miles NW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:51 AM CDT Tree landed on a house and on a car in the area of nixon circle in ames. additionally...the tree damaged the gas line to the house. time estimated from rada in story county IA, 1 miles SSW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:50 AM CDT Damage report within two blocks of bloomington road and grand...shingles off house roofs...privacy fences down..apartment building lost partial balcony...trees of one t in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:50 AM CDT Large trees uprooted along 13th street in ames. time estimated from rada in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
5/2/2012 1:50 AM CDT Garage doors blown in with gutters torn off. apartment complex in north ames. from isu meteorology studen in story county IA, 1.7 miles S of Ames, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM 59 mph wind gust measured at amw aso in story county IA, 0.5 miles NNW of Ames, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 2.8 miles NNW of Ames, IA