Hail Map for Benton, KY

The Benton, KY area has had 12 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 13 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Benton, KY on 51 occasions, including 7 occasions during the past year.

Name: Benton, KY
Where Located: 50.2 miles N of Mc Kenzie, TN
Map: Google Map for Benton, KY
Population: 4349
Housing Units: 2032
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Benton, KY

Date / Time Report Details
6/18/2017 9:20 AM CDT Trees uprooted and numerous tree limbs dow in marshall county KY, 4.2 miles S of Benton, KY
6/18/2017 9:17 AM CDT Nws storm survey wind estimate for microburs in marshall county KY, 6.2 miles S of Benton, KY
6/18/2017 9:17 AM CDT Nws storm survey wind estimate for microburs in marshall county KY, 6.2 miles S of Benton, KY
6/18/2017 9:17 AM CDT Nws storm survey wind estimate for microburs in marshall county KY, 6.2 miles S of Benton, KY
5/27/2017 6:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/27/2017 6:57 PM CDT At 652 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northwest of marion to 8 miles east of benton to near sedalia, moving east at 65 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. Locations impacted include, murray, mayfield, benton, calvert city, salem, golconda, burna, lynnville, sedalia, joy, ledbetter, wingo, hardin, hazel, grand rivers, smithland, water valley, carrsville, lowes and fancy farm.
5/27/2017 6:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/27/2017 6:57 PM CDT At 652 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northwest of marion to 8 miles east of benton to near sedalia, moving east at 65 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. Locations impacted include, murray, mayfield, benton, calvert city, salem, golconda, burna, lynnville, sedalia, joy, ledbetter, wingo, hardin, hazel, grand rivers, smithland, water valley, carrsville, lowes and fancy farm.
5/27/2017 6:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/27/2017 6:13 PM CDT At 608 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from goreville to near barlow to near east prairie, moving east at 65 mph. these are very dangerous storms (law enforcement. structural damage has been reported in stoddard county with 80 mph winds reported near sikeston missouri). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. 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.
5/27/2017 6:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/27/2017 6:14 PM CDT At 608 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from goreville to near barlow to near east prairie, moving east at 65 mph. these are very dangerous storms (law enforcement. structural damage has been reported in stoddard county with 80 mph winds reported near sikeston missouri). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. 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.
4/26/2017 7:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 4/26/2017 8:00 PM CDT At 756 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near golconda to near calvert city to near benton, moving northeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, benton, calvert city, eddyville, land between the lakes area, salem, golconda, burna, energy, joy, ledbetter, rockcastle, kuttawa, hardin, grand rivers, smithland, carrsville, hamletsburg and dycusburg.
4/26/2017 7:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 4/26/2017 8:00 PM CDT At 756 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near golconda to near calvert city to near benton, moving northeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, benton, calvert city, eddyville, land between the lakes area, salem, golconda, burna, energy, joy, ledbetter, rockcastle, kuttawa, hardin, grand rivers, smithland, carrsville, hamletsburg and dycusburg.
4/26/2017 7:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 4/26/2017 7:48 PM CDT At 743 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near metropolis to 7 miles northeast of sedalia, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/26/2017 7:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 4/26/2017 7:48 PM CDT At 743 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near metropolis to 7 miles northeast of sedalia, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/3/2017 6:00 PM CDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 5.4 miles SW of Benton, KY
3/27/2017 1:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 3/27/2017 1:44 PM CDT At 138 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles north of murray, moving northeast at 25 mph (trained weather spotters. hail damaged cars in the coldwater community. hail up to 1 1/4 inches reported with this storm. additional storms are moving in from graves county). 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, murray, benton, hardin, aurora, kirksey, harris grove and brewers.
3/27/2017 1:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 3/27/2017 1:16 PM CDT At 111 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of sedalia, or 9 miles west of murray, moving northeast at 30 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.
3/20/2017 4:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 3/20/2017 4:46 PM CDT At 443 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near benton, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
3/1/2017 5:21 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 3/1/2017 5:26 AM CST At 520 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near hendron to 7 miles west of lynnville, moving east at 80 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
2/28/2017 10:12 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 2/28/2017 10:19 PM CST At 1011 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mayfield to near latham, moving northeast at 75 mph. pea size hail was already reported in mayfield at 1013 pm cst (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.
12/26/2016 3:03 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 12/26/2016 3:06 PM CST At 303 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near reidland, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this dangerous storm will be near, calvert city around 315 pm cst. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include symsonia and grand rivers.
8/1/2016 3:40 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for marshall and northeastern graves counties will expire at 345 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning continues to produce very heavy rain, but the wind threat has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service paducah.
8/1/2016 2:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 8/1/2016 3:03 PM CDT At 259 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near benton, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/8/2016 6:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 7/8/2016 6:44 PM CDT At 639 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of sedalia, or 8 miles east of mayfield, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/6/2016 2:20 PM CDT Trees down. some structural damage reported in benton/draffenville are in marshall county KY, 1.1 miles SW of Benton, KY
7/6/2016 2:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 7/6/2016 2:17 PM CDT At 213 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near marion to 7 miles northwest of energy to 7 miles southwest of murray, moving east at 60 mph (trained weather spotters). 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, murray, princeton, benton, marion, calvert city, eddyville, land between the lakes area, salem, creswell, energy, canton, farmersville, rockcastle, kuttawa, hardin, hazel, fredonia, grand rivers, kirksey and harris grove.
7/6/2016 2:10 PM CDT Power poles and trees down. time estimate in marshall county KY, 5 miles SE of Benton, KY
7/6/2016 2:05 PM CDT . in marshall county KY, 5.6 miles S of Benton, KY
7/6/2016 1:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 7/6/2016 1:58 PM CDT At 154 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near golconda to 7 miles northwest of benton to 6 miles north of latham, moving east at 60 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/15/2016 2:15 PM CDT Trees down and snapped along the fort leasure trai in marshall county KY, 5.3 miles W of Benton, KY
6/15/2016 2:00 PM CDT Late report. trees down along hwy 641 just south of benton and along oak level road near the marshall/graves county lin in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
6/15/2016 2:00 PM CDT 3 foot diameter tree snappe in marshall county KY, 8.1 miles W of Benton, KY
6/15/2016 1:59 PM CDT Em reports numerous trees down along roadways. heavy rain and strong winds reported with storm in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
6/15/2016 1:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 6/15/2016 1:47 PM CDT At 144 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near benton, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
5/10/2016 3:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/10/2016 3:33 PM CDT At 329 pm cdt, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located over benton, moving northeast at 35 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (weather spotters confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado. You are in a life-threatening situation. flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be destroyed. considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible. the tornado will be near, land between the lakes area and energy around 355 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include rockcastle and hardin.
5/10/2016 3:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/10/2016 3:27 PM CDT At 322 pm cdt, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located over benton, moving east at 30 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (weather spotters confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado. You are in a life-threatening situation. flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be destroyed. considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible. the tornado will be near, benton around 330 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include hardin, aurora, symsonia and brewers.
5/10/2016 3:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/10/2016 3:27 PM CDT At 322 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near benton, moving east at 40 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, benton and calvert city.
5/10/2016 3:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/10/2016 3:10 PM CDT At 305 pm cdt, a tornado producing storm was located near mayfield, moving east at 30 mph (radar confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado and quarter size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this tornadic storm will be near, benton around 330 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include hardin, aurora, symsonia and brewers.
5/10/2016 2:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 5/10/2016 3:00 PM CDT At 256 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near mayfield, 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.
4/27/2016 5:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 4/27/2016 5:13 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern marshall, southeastern livingston and northwestern lyon counties will expire at 515 pm cdt,.
4/27/2016 4:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 4/27/2016 4:43 PM CDT At 440 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near calvert city to near benton, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
12/23/2015 4:22 PM CST At 422 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near benton, moving northeast at 50 to 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
12/23/2015 3:34 PM CST Wind gust estimated. storm producing pea size hail. event occurred along hwy 68 west near mile marker 4. small tree limbs dow in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
12/23/2015 3:30 PM CST Late report. tree down along arant road and one down along j.b. copeland roa in marshall county KY, 6 miles ESE of Benton, KY
12/23/2015 3:15 PM CST The national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. marshall county in western kentucky. graves county in western kentucky. northern calloway county in western kentucky. Until 345 pm cst.
6/26/2015 1:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 6/26/2015 1:29 PM CDT At 126 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near calvert city to near benton, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
6/26/2015 12:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 6/26/2015 12:23 PM CDT At 1218 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of benton, moving east 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, murray, hardin, kirksey and brewers.
6/26/2015 12:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Benton, KY at 6/26/2015 12:05 PM CDT At 1201 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles east of mayfield, moving east at 35 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.
10/3/2014 12:12 AM CDT Structural damage along main street at marshall county tir in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
12/21/2013 5:45 PM CST Late report. power lines down across riley road near u.s. 641 intersectio in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
12/21/2013 5:31 PM CST Updated report from jackson school roa in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
12/21/2013 3:35 PM CST Measured at fire department personnel home in benton kentuck in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
1/30/2013 12:15 AM CST Mobile home lost entire roof...and was slightly shifted on its piers. carport destroyed. wooden outbuildings shifted or distorted. underpinning skirts stripped away fro in marshall county KY, 6 miles WSW of Benton, KY
1/29/2013 11:53 PM CST Windows blown out of hom in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
1/29/2013 11:53 PM CST Windows blown out of hom in marshall county KY, 6.9 miles NE of Benton, KY
9/7/2012 10:29 PM CDT Storm damage reported in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
9/6/2012 7:38 PM CDT A tree down on jackson school road in marshall county KY, 1.4 miles E of Benton, KY
9/6/2012 7:25 PM CDT Trees down blocking both lanes at intersection of highway 402 and 5 in marshall county KY, 6.9 miles NE of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM 8500 customers in calloway...marshall and graves have no powe in marshall county KY, 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Storm damage reported in marshall county KY, 6.9 miles NE of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 9.8 miles SSE of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 8.1 miles W of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Golf Ball sized hail reported 2.5 miles W of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 9.8 miles SSE of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 6.9 miles NE of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Golf Ball sized hail reported 6.4 miles SSW of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Golf Ball sized hail reported 4.3 miles SW of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Half Dollar sized hail reported 6.4 miles SSW of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Benton, KY
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Several downed trees with wind gusts 45 to 50 mp in marshall county KY, 4.1 miles NE of Benton, KY