Hail Map for Benson, AZ

The Benson, AZ area has had 1 report of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 9 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Benson, AZ on 42 occasions, including 9 occasions during the past year.

Name: Benson, AZ
Where Located: 42.8 miles ESE of Tucson, AZ
Map: Google Map for Benson, AZ
Population: 5105
Housing Units: 2941
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Benson, AZ

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10/21/2018 4:53 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 10/21/2018 4:56 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern pima, west central cochise and northeastern santa cruz counties will expire at 500 pm mst, the severe thunderstorms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however thunderstorms, some with heavy rain and small hail, will continue across northeast santa cruz and west central cochise county through 6 pm.
10/21/2018 4:22 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 10/21/2018 4:25 PM MST At 421 pm mst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near kartchner caverns state park to near huachuca city, 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. locations impacted include, sierra vista, benson, huachuca city, sierra vista southeast, kartchner caverns state park, fort huachuca, whetstone and elgin. this includes the following highways, route 82 between mile markers 43 and 58. route 83 near mile marker 13. route 90 between mile markers 297 and 322. Route 92 between mile markers 322 and 324.
10/21/2018 3:44 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 10/21/2018 3:47 PM MST The national weather service in tucson has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. southeastern pima county in southeastern arizona. west central cochise county in southeastern arizona. northeastern santa cruz county in southeastern arizona. Until 500 pm mst.
7/30/2018 6:03 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/30/2018 6:07 PM MST At 600 pm mst, an area of severe thunderstorms was located near and along i-10 in the benson and texas canyon areas, moving southwest 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, benson, i-10 and texas canyon, mescal, dragoon. this includes the following highways, interstate 10 between mile markers 284 and 323. route 80 between mile markers 293 and 304. route 83 between mile markers 53 and 56. Route 90 between mile markers 290 and 297.
7/30/2018 5:36 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/30/2018 5:39 PM MST At 534 pm mst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 20 miles east of tucson to near benson to 20 miles southwest of willcox, moving southwest 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.
7/20/2018 5:36 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/20/2018 5:39 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for west central cochise county will expire at 545 pm mst, 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.
7/20/2018 5:14 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/20/2018 5:17 PM MST At 514 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located near benson, or 27 miles southwest of willcox, moving west at 5 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.
6/16/2018 6:21 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 6/16/2018 6:25 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for western cochise county will expire at 630 pm mst, 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.
6/16/2018 5:48 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 6/16/2018 5:52 PM MST At 548 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located near benson, or 29 miles north of sierra vista, moving northeast 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.
8/12/2017 7:15 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/12/2017 7:18 PM MST At 715 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located over benson, or 28 miles north of sierra vista, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, benson, mescal, saint david and st. David.
8/12/2017 6:50 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/12/2017 6:53 PM MST At 650 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located near benson, or 32 miles north of sierra vista, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/13/2017 7:42 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for east central pima, west central cochise and northeastern santa cruz counties will expire at 745 pm mst, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds to 50 mph, blowing dust and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms.
7/13/2017 7:08 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 7:11 PM MST At 707 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located 17 miles southwest of benson, moving west at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, benson, kartchner caverns state park, sonoita, corona de tucson, vail and elgin.
7/13/2017 6:43 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 6:46 PM MST At 641 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southwest of benson, moving west at 15 mph (radar indicated. at 610 pm mst nickel size hail was reported near mescal). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/13/2017 6:27 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 6:31 PM MST At 627 pm mst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near benson to 10 miles northeast of huachuca city, moving southwest at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, sierra vista, benson, huachuca city, kartchner caverns state park, fairbank, fort huachuca, saint david, mescal, whetstone and st. David.
7/13/2017 6:00 PM MST Quarter sized hail reported 7.1 miles ESE of Benson, AZ, trained spotter reports nickel to quarter size hail fell for over an hour.
7/13/2017 6:00 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 6:04 PM MST At 558 pm mst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles northeast of benson to 17 miles northeast of huachuca city, moving southwest at 20 mph. these storms will also impact portions of interstate 10 between benson and highway 191 (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/13/2017 5:50 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 5:55 PM MST At 550 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of benson, and is nearly stationary (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, benson and mescal.
7/13/2017 5:25 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 5:30 PM MST At 524 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles west of benson, and is nearly stationary (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.
7/13/2017 5:07 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 5:12 PM MST At 506 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located just west of benson, and is nearly stationary (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, benson, kartchner caverns state park and mescal.
7/13/2017 4:44 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/13/2017 4:48 PM MST At 444 pm mst, a severe thunderstorm was located near benson, moving south at 5 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
10/8/2016 4:43 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 10/8/2016 4:46 PM MST At 439 pm mst, doppler radar continued to indicate a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located just to the north of whetstone, or 15 miles north of sierra vista, moving northeast at 10 mph. hail the size of peas to dimes has been occurring with this storm. locations impacted include, sierra vista, benson, huachuca city, fairbank, kartchner caverns state park, whetstone and st. david.
10/8/2016 4:10 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 10/8/2016 4:14 PM MST At 409 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near huachuca city, or 10 miles north of sierra vista, and moving northeast at 10 to 15 mph.
9/29/2016 4:25 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/29/2016 4:29 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern cochise county will expire at 430 pm mst, 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.
9/29/2016 4:09 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/29/2016 4:13 PM MST At 406 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located 13 miles northeast of benson, but also extended west and east toward the pima county border and east toward cochise and pearce. these storms were moving north at 10 to 15 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, benson, cochise, st. david, saint david, kartchner caverns state park, dragoon, muleshoe ranch preserve, cascabel, mescal, i-10 and texas canyon and whetstone.
9/29/2016 3:39 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/29/2016 3:46 PM MST At 338 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located 11 miles east of benson, or 24 miles southwest of willcox, and moving north at 15 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds.
9/11/2016 4:42 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern cochise county will expire at 445 pm mst. the storm north of benson which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits. and no longer poses an immediate threat. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds to 45 mph and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
9/11/2016 4:29 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/11/2016 4:33 PM MST At 428 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 5 miles north of benson, or 30 miles southwest of willcox, moving east at 5 mph. locations impacted include, benson and mescal.
9/11/2016 3:57 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/11/2016 4:00 PM MST At 356 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located 12 miles northwest of benson, or 33 miles west of willcox, and moving northeast at 5 mph.
8/31/2016 4:51 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/31/2016 4:56 PM MST At 450 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near fairbank, or 12 miles northeast of sierra vista, moving north at 5 to 10 mph.
7/30/2016 6:36 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/30/2016 6:39 PM MST The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern cochise and east central pima counties will expire at 645 pm mst, 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.
7/30/2016 6:13 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/30/2016 6:16 PM MST At 609 pm mst, doppler radar continued to indicate a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this line of storms was located from muleshoe ranch preserve to cascabel to just north of mescal and benson and were moving west at 15 to 20 mph. these storms are just now interacting with the east side of the rincon mountains. locations impacted include, benson, muleshoe ranch preserve, cascabel, mescal, redington and st. david.
7/30/2016 5:43 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/30/2016 5:46 PM MST At 542 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near benson, or 30 miles southwest of willcox, and moving west at 20 mph.
7/27/2016 3:25 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/27/2016 3:30 PM MST At 324 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located over benson, or 28 miles north of sierra vista, moving southwest at 10 mph. locations impacted include, benson, saint david, kartchner caverns state park, st. david, mescal and whetstone.
7/27/2016 3:04 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/27/2016 3:07 PM MST At 303 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 65 mph. this storm was located near benson and i-10, or 29 miles southwest of willcox, and moving southwest at 10 mph.
7/19/2016 6:28 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/19/2016 6:33 PM MST At 622 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a cluster of severe thunderstorms that continue to be capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. the wind speed reported from fort huachuca indicated sustained winds of 29 mph with gusts to 32 mph. the strongest winds with these storms likely have occurred north of the sierra vista area, near huachuca city and whetsone. these storms were located near huachuca city, or 8 miles north of sierra vista, moving northwest at 15 mph. locations impacted include, sierra vista, benson, huachuca city, sierra vista southeast, tombstone, nicksville, fort huachuca, charleston, hereford, fairbank, kartchner caverns state park and whetstone.
7/19/2016 5:58 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 7/19/2016 6:02 PM MST At 557 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a cluster of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located near sierra vista, and moving northwest at 15 mph.
10/20/2015 11:49 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 10/20/2015 11:53 PM MST At 1148 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter to one inch size hail. this storm was located between kartchner caverns state park and whetstone moving north at 25 mph.
9/22/2015 3:27 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/22/2015 3:30 PM MST At 325 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing half dollar size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located north of st. david, south of interstate 10, moving east at 15 mph. this storm will impact portions of interstate 10 to the east of benson with large hail and winds to 60 mph.
9/22/2015 3:08 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 9/22/2015 3:12 PM MST At 307 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located over benson, and moving east at 25 mph. * this severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly remote areas of west central cochise county, including the following locations, saint david, kartchner caverns state park and st. david.
8/25/2015 4:43 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/25/2015 4:46 PM MST At 441 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was just north of benson, moving north at 20 mph. locations impacted include, areas north of benson.
8/25/2015 4:27 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/25/2015 4:30 PM MST At 427 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near benson, and moving north at 10 mph.
8/24/2015 8:42 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/24/2015 8:45 PM MST At 841 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near benson, and moving northeast at 5 mph.
8/22/2015 2:57 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/22/2015 3:01 PM MST At 257 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located over st. david. this storm was nearly stationary. locations impacted include, benson, saint david, kartchner caverns state park and st. david.
8/22/2015 2:25 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/22/2015 2:28 PM MST At 224 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located over st. david, and moving east at 10 mph.
8/1/2015 12:59 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/1/2015 1:02 PM MST At 1258 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located over mescal, moving north at 15 mph. locations impacted include, benson, mescal and kartchner caverns state park.
8/1/2015 12:38 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 8/1/2015 12:41 PM MST At 1237 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and destructive winds in excess of 70 mph. this storm was located near mescal, and moving north at 15 mph.
6/30/2015 8:45 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 6/30/2015 8:48 PM MST At 841 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe rotating thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph near green valley. due to the rotation funnel clouds are possible. locations impacted include, sierra vista, green valley, sahuarita, benson, huachuca city, rio rico northeast, rio rico southeast, rio rico northwest, rio rico southwest, tumacacori-carmen, sierra vista southeast, east sahuarita, tubac, patagonia, canelo, patagonia lake, tumacacori, sonoita, fort huachuca and ramsey canyon preserve.
6/30/2015 8:21 PM MST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benson, AZ at 6/30/2015 8:24 PM MST At 820 pm mst, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near sonoita, and moving west at 20 mph.
7/2/2013 8:30 PM MST Large tre limbs down. field of planted rye mostly flattened in cochise county AZ, 3.3 miles WSW of Benson, AZ