Hail Map for Amherst, TX

The Amherst, TX area has had 1 report of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 3 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Amherst, TX on 33 occasions, including 4 occasions during the past year.

Name: Amherst, TX
Where Located: 43.2 miles NW of Lubbock, TX
Map: Google Map for Amherst, TX
Population: 721
Housing Units: 321
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Amherst, TX

Date / Time Report Details
8/25/2018 6:20 PM CDT Measured by the ttu west texas mesonet in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
5/20/2018 1:55 AM CDT Measured by the west texas mesonet. at 2 am the site measured a wind gust to 58 mp in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
4/29/2018 8:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 4/29/2018 8:21 PM CDT At 816 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bula, or 15 miles west of littlefield, moving northeast 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, sudan and amherst.
4/29/2018 8:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 4/29/2018 8:06 PM CDT At 801 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bula, or 14 miles west of littlefield, moving northeast 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. Locations impacted include, sudan, amherst, needmore, enochs, muleshoe wildlife refuge and bula.
4/29/2018 7:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 4/29/2018 7:42 PM CDT At 739 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over muleshoe wildlife refuge, or 13 miles north of morton, moving northeast 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.
9/17/2017 4:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 9/17/2017 4:29 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for western lamb county will expire at 430 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. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 pm cdt for northwestern texas.
9/17/2017 4:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 9/17/2017 4:17 PM CDT At 413 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over amherst, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, littlefield, sudan and amherst.
9/17/2017 3:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 9/17/2017 4:05 PM CDT At 359 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sudan, or 11 miles northwest of littlefield, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, littlefield, sudan and amherst.
9/17/2017 3:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 9/17/2017 3:50 PM CDT At 346 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bula, or 16 miles west of littlefield, moving east at 25 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (radar indicated). Hazards include baseball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be severely injured. expect shattered windows, extensive damage to roofs, siding, and vehicles. Locations impacted include, littlefield, sudan, amherst and bula.
9/17/2017 3:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 9/17/2017 3:41 PM CDT At 336 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near muleshoe wildlife refuge, or 17 miles north of morton, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, littlefield, sudan, amherst, needmore, muleshoe wildlife refuge and bula.
9/17/2017 3:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 9/17/2017 3:28 PM CDT At 324 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over muleshoe wildlife refuge, or 16 miles north of morton, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
7/4/2017 8:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/4/2017 8:25 PM CDT At 819 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles north of hart to olton to near bula, moving east at 30 mph. at 810 pm, the west texas mesonet station at olton reported a wind gust to 62 mph. near zero visibility is also reported in spots along highway 385 near littlefield due to blowing dust (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, littlefield, muleshoe, tulia, olton, hart, earth, sudan, amherst, happy, needmore, fieldton, enochs, halfway, muleshoe wildlife refuge, bula, nazareth, edmonson and springlake.
7/4/2017 8:20 PM CDT Center pivots overturned along 385 between springlake and littelfield. near zero visibility in blowing dus in lamb county TX, 5.9 miles WSW of Amherst, TX
7/4/2017 8:20 PM CDT Measured by the texas tech west texas mesone in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
7/4/2017 8:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/4/2017 8:06 PM CDT At 802 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 14 miles northeast of dimmitt to 9 miles northeast of earth to near sudan, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, littlefield, muleshoe, tulia, dimmitt, olton, hart, earth, sudan, amherst, happy, needmore, fieldton, enochs, halfway, muleshoe wildlife refuge, bula, nazareth, edmonson and springlake.
7/4/2017 7:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/4/2017 7:53 PM CDT At 747 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles east of easter to 6 miles north of earth to near muleshoe, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
7/2/2017 12:28 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/2/2017 12:32 AM CDT At 1228 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spade, or near littlefield, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, littlefield, olton, earth, amherst, fieldton, spade and springlake.
7/2/2017 12:14 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/2/2017 12:17 AM CDT At 1214 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near amherst, or 8 miles north of littlefield, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/1/2017 11:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/1/2017 11:56 PM CDT At 1152 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles north of earth to near bula to near bledsoe, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, littlefield, muleshoe, olton, morton, earth, anton, sudan, amherst, cotton center, needmore, lazbuddie, fieldton, spade, bledsoe, halfway, maple, progress, enochs, whitharral and muleshoe wildlife refuge.
7/1/2017 11:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 7/1/2017 11:35 PM CDT At 1130 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles east of lazbuddie to 7 miles northeast of needmore to near lingo, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/30/2017 11:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/30/2017 11:48 PM CDT At 1145 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near littlefield, moving southeast 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, littlefield, amherst, fieldton and spade.
6/30/2017 11:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/30/2017 11:35 PM CDT At 1129 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over amherst, or near littlefield, moving southeast 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.
6/30/2017 11:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/30/2017 11:25 PM CDT At 1120 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near amherst, or near littlefield, moving southeast at 30 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, littlefield, olton, earth, sudan, amherst, fieldton and springlake.
6/30/2017 10:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/30/2017 11:03 PM CDT At 1059 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near amherst, or 10 miles south of earth, moving southeast at 25 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.
6/25/2017 11:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/25/2017 11:52 PM CDT At 1148 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pep, or 10 miles west of littlefield, moving southeast at 35 mph. this storm produced a wind gust to 82 mph at 1125 pm at the west texas mesonet site near muleshoe. the greatest wind threat exists along and south of us highway 84. this is a very dangerous storm (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. Locations impacted include, littlefield, earth, sudan, amherst, bula, enochs and springlake.
6/25/2017 11:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/25/2017 11:40 PM CDT At 1133 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bula, or 14 miles west of littlefield, moving southeast at 35 mph. at 1125 pm, this storm generated a wind gust to 82 mph at the west texas mesonet station in muleshoe. the area between enochs and sudan will experience the greatest threat of high winds. this is a very dangerous storm (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. Locations impacted include, littlefield, earth, sudan, amherst, needmore, muleshoe wildlife refuge, bula, enochs and springlake.
6/25/2017 11:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/25/2017 11:31 PM CDT At 1126 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near needmore, or 14 miles southeast of muleshoe, moving southeast at 35 mph. at 1120 pm, the west texas mesonet station at muleshoe recorded a gust to 72 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/9/2017 11:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 5/9/2017 11:16 PM CDT At 1112 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near littlefield, moving northeast at 30 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, littlefield, amherst, fieldton and spade.
5/9/2017 11:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 5/9/2017 11:07 PM CDT At 1102 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over littlefield, moving northeast at 30 mph. earlier, this storm produced quarter size hail in littlefield (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, littlefield, amherst, fieldton and spade.
5/9/2017 10:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 5/9/2017 10:58 PM CDT At 1054 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near littlefield, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
5/30/2016 9:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 5/30/2016 9:10 PM CDT At 906 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near littlefield, and is nearly stationary (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.
5/13/2016 5:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 5/13/2016 5:09 PM CDT At 504 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near whitharral, or 10 miles south of littlefield, moving southeast at 10 mph. additional strong storms were locate between sudan and pep and between pep and levelland (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, levelland, littlefield, anton, amherst, spade, whitharral, smyer and opdyke west.
5/13/2016 4:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 5/13/2016 5:00 PM CDT At 454 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near littlefield, moving southeast at 10 mph. other storms, increasing in intensity, were locate near whitharral and pep (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.
4/29/2016 6:54 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 4/29/2016 6:57 AM CDT At 653 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near littlefield, moving northeast at 20 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and half dollar size hail. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. flying debris will be deadly to people and animals. tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near, littlefield and amherst around 700 am cdt.
4/29/2016 6:42 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 4/29/2016 6:45 AM CDT At 641 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pep, or 9 miles southwest of littlefield, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
8/5/2015 4:10 PM CDT Measured by the west texas mesonet in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
6/29/2015 4:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/29/2015 4:58 PM CDT At 453 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over amherst, or near littlefield, moving southeast at 10 mph. a wind gust of 55 mph was recorded at the amherst mesonet site at 440 pm (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, littlefield, amherst, bula, fieldton and pep.
6/29/2015 4:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/29/2015 4:41 PM CDT At 437 pm cdt, a cluster of severe thunderstorms was located from amherst to bula, or 9 miles northwest of littlefield, moving southeast at 10 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.
6/12/2015 5:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/12/2015 5:46 PM CDT At 542 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near olton, or 16 miles west of hale center, moving northeast at 25 mph. an increasing area of low level rotation is indicated about 5 miles south of olton. a tornado could develop at any time (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. locations impacted include, littlefield, olton, hart, amherst, halfway, fieldton, edmonson and springlake. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for northwestern texas.
6/12/2015 5:35 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 6.3 miles SW of Amherst, TX
6/12/2015 5:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/12/2015 5:35 PM CDT At 531 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fieldton, or 14 miles northeast of littlefield, moving northeast at 35 mph. this complex has a history of large hail. a wall cloud has been reported with this storm to the north north of littlefield (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. locations impacted include, littlefield, olton, hart, amherst, halfway, fieldton, edmonson and springlake. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for northwestern texas.
6/12/2015 5:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/12/2015 5:29 PM CDT At 523 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fieldton, or 15 miles northeast of littlefield, moving northeast at 30 mph. a tornado may form with this storm (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.
6/12/2015 4:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/12/2015 4:44 PM CDT At 436 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of sudan, or 11 miles east of muleshoe, moving east at 25 mph. additional storms were intensifying near the muleshoe wildlife refuge or about 15 miles west of littlefield (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong 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, littlefield, earth, sudan, amherst, needmore and muleshoe wildlife refuge. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for northwestern texas.
6/12/2015 4:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/12/2015 4:22 PM CDT At 417 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near muleshoe, moving east at 25 mph. ping pong ball size hail was reported by muleshoe police at 212pm. this storm exhibits a persistent rotation (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. locations impacted include, littlefield, muleshoe, earth, sudan, amherst, needmore, muleshoe wildlife refuge and lazbuddie. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for northwestern texas.
6/12/2015 4:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Amherst, TX at 6/12/2015 4:15 PM CDT At 410 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near needmore, or near muleshoe, moving east at 25 mph. this storm has had a persistent wall cloud and a tornado may develop at any time. additional storms are developing south of muleshoe and west of sudan (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings.
5/29/2015 9:13 PM CDT At 911 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of happy to 7 miles northwest of plainview to near anton, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
5/29/2015 9:05 PM CDT At 903 pm cdt, a line of severe thunderstorms were located along a halfway to fieldton to littlefield line, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, plainview, littlefield, hale center, olton, earth, sudan, amherst, cotton center, needmore, spade, muleshoe wildlife refuge, maple, bula, halfway, enochs, fieldton, edmonson and springlake.
5/29/2015 8:48 PM CDT At 846 pm cdt, a line of severe thunderstorms was located from near olton to amherst to bula, moving southeast 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.
6/7/2014 10:38 PM CDT Storm damage reported in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
6/7/2014 10:35 PM CDT Storm damage reported in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
6/6/2014 9:00 PM CDT West texas mesonet in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
5/24/2014 5:25 AM CDT Measured by west tx mesone in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
5/21/2014 6:30 PM CDT Storm damage reported in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
5/21/2014 6:20 PM CDT Storm damage reported in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
3/17/2013 5:30 PM CDT Measured by the west texas mesonet in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
12/14/2012 3:10 PM CST Storm damage reported in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX
4/24/2012 8:45 PM CDT West texas mesonet report in lamb county TX, 1.4 miles SW of Amherst, TX