Hail Map for Buffalo Lake, MN

The Buffalo Lake, MN area has had 5 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 2 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Buffalo Lake, MN on 40 occasions, including 5 occasions during the past year.

Name: Buffalo Lake, MN
Where Located: 56.2 miles ESE of Montevideo, MN
Map: Google Map for Buffalo Lake, MN
Population: 733
Housing Units: 327
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Buffalo Lake, MN

Date / Time Report Details
6/6/2018 3:57 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/6/2018 4:02 AM CDT At 356 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near grove city to near cosmos to near franklin, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, cosmos around 400 am cdt. litchfield around 405 am cdt. dassel around 415 am cdt. hutchinson, cokato and stewart around 420 am cdt. silver lake and brownton around 425 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include strout, corvuso, smith lake, sumter, greenleaf, darwin, biscay and lakeside.
6/6/2018 3:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/6/2018 3:38 AM CDT At 335 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near kandiyohi to near danube to belview, moving east at 70 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, atwater and grove city around 345 am cdt. cosmos around 350 am cdt. litchfield around 355 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include bechyn, kandiyohi, strout, thorpe, corvuso, blomkest, priam, lake lillian and greenleaf.
9/20/2017 1:41 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 9/20/2017 1:45 AM CDT At 140 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from cedar mills to near stewart to st george, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, hutchinson around 145 am cdt. brownton around 150 am cdt. glencoe around 200 am cdt. winsted around 205 am cdt. lester prairie around 210 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include sumter, biscay, lakeside, fernando, plato, new auburn and lake marion regional park.
9/20/2017 1:31 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 9/20/2017 1:36 AM CDT At 131 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near hector to near fairfax to sleepy eye, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. these severe storms will be near, buffalo lake around 135 am cdt. gibbon around 140 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include essig, st george, lakeside and evan.
9/20/2017 1:15 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 9/20/2017 1:18 AM CDT At 115 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from bird island to franklin to near springfield, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, fairfax around 125 am cdt. sleepy eye and hector around 130 am cdt. gibbon and buffalo lake around 135 am cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include bechyn, essig, clements, danube, st george, lakeside, cobden and evan. This includes jackpot junction casino.
7/9/2017 8:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/9/2017 8:37 PM CDT At 833 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lakeside, or 9 miles southwest of hutchinson, moving south at 35 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 severe thunderstorm will be near, stewart around 840 pm cdt. brownton around 845 pm cdt. gibbon around 900 pm cdt. winthrop around 905 pm cdt. gaylord around 910 pm cdt. lafayette around 915 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include fernando, sumter, new sweden and new auburn. this includes u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 96 and 114. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for central and south central minnesota.
6/11/2017 7:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/11/2017 7:39 AM CDT At 735 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near manannah to cedar mills to near hutchinson airport to near st george, moving east at 60 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include golf ball size 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. These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of western meeker, east central redwood, eastern kandiyohi and eastern renville counties, including the following locations: litchfield airport, kandiyohi, redwood falls airport, strout, thorpe, corvuso, regal, lake lillian, greenleaf and green lake.
6/11/2017 7:14 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/11/2017 7:17 AM CDT At 713 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near new london to near lake lillian to 6 miles southwest of thorpe to near morton, moving east at 60 mph (trained weather spotters damage and 70 mph winds with this storm). 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. these severe storms will be near, cosmos around 725 am cdt. fairfax around 730 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include bechyn, delhi, willmar airport, blomkest, lake lillian, green lake, cedar mills, litchfield airport, kandiyohi and redwood falls airport.
6/11/2017 6:50 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/11/2017 6:53 AM CDT At 648 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near benson to maynard to near minnesota falls to milroy, moving east at 60 mph (trained weather spotters measured 71 mph winds along with downed powerlines). 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, renville, raymond and prinsburg around 705 am cdt. willmar, redwood falls and olivia around 715 am cdt. new london, spicer, bird island and morton around 720 am cdt. franklin around 725 am cdt. hector and cosmos around 730 am cdt. fairfax, buffalo lake and grove city around 735 am cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include bechyn, delhi, willmar airport, blomkest, lake lillian, green lake, cedar mills, litchfield airport, kandiyohi and redwood falls airport. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 12 between mile markers 64 and 101. u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 63 and 101. u. s. highway 8 in minnesota near mile marker 6. u. s. Highway 71 between mile markers 70 and 144.
3/6/2017 4:22 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 3/6/2017 4:25 PM CST The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern sibley and eastern renville counties will expire at 430 pm cst, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for south central and central minnesota.
3/6/2017 4:04 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 3/6/2017 4:07 PM CST At 404 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of hector, or 15 miles northeast of redwood falls, moving northeast at 55 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. this severe storm will be near, hector and buffalo lake around 415 pm cst. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include lakeside. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for south central and central minnesota.
3/6/2017 3:47 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 3/6/2017 3:52 PM CST At 347 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near redwood falls airport, or near redwood falls, moving northeast at 55 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, franklin and morton around 355 pm cst. hector and buffalo lake around 415 pm cst. stewart around 420 pm cst. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include bechyn, delhi, clements, north redwood, lakeside and redwood falls airport. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 76 and 101. u. s. highway 71 between mile markers 67 and 97. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for south central, central and southwestern minnesota.
7/16/2016 9:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/16/2016 9:06 PM CDT At 903 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near corvuso to near buffalo lake to near franklin, 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. these severe storms will be near, hutchinson and fairfax around 920 pm cdt. gibbon and stewart around 925 pm cdt. winthrop and brownton around 930 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include lake marion regional park, sumter, cedar mills, biscay, fernando, corvuso, lakeside and hutchinson airport.
7/16/2016 8:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/16/2016 8:38 PM CDT At 834 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lake lillian to near bird island to bechyn, moving southeast at 40 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, cosmos around 845 pm cdt. hector around 850 pm cdt. buffalo lake and franklin around 855 pm cdt. fairfax and stewart around 905 pm cdt. brownton around 910 pm cdt. hutchinson around 915 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include greenleaf, lake marion regional park, sumter, cedar mills, biscay, fernando, corvuso, lakeside, strout and hutchinson airport.
7/5/2016 5:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/5/2016 5:40 PM CDT At 537 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lakeside, or 7 miles southwest of hutchinson, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf 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 severe thunderstorm will be near, hutchinson and stewart around 545 pm cdt. brownton around 550 pm cdt. glencoe around 600 pm cdt. arlington around 615 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include lake marion regional park, sumter, cedar mills, biscay, corvuso, new auburn, glencoe airport, lakeside, hutchinson airport and plato. this includes u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 94 and 127. A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for central minnesota.
7/5/2016 5:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/5/2016 5:34 PM CDT At 528 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over brownton, or 10 miles south of hutchinson, moving east at 60 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 severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern renville county, including the following locations: lakeside. A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for central minnesota.
7/5/2016 4:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/5/2016 4:55 PM CDT At 452 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over blomkest, or 15 miles south of willmar, moving east at 55 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 severe thunderstorm will be near, bird island around 500 pm cdt. hector and buffalo lake around 515 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include lakeside. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 74 and 101. u. s. highway 71 between mile markers 97 and 109. A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for central minnesota.
6/17/2016 4:20 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SE of Buffalo Lake, MN, time estimated from radar.
6/17/2016 4:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/17/2016 4:18 PM CDT At 413 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over buffalo lake, or 17 miles southwest of hutchinson, moving south at 25 mph. one inch hail was reported in hectore at 412 pm (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. this severe thunderstorm will be near, fairfax around 440 pm cdt. gibbon around 445 pm cdt. this includes u. s. Highway 212 between mile markers 89 and 98.
6/17/2016 3:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/17/2016 3:48 PM CDT At 343 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near cosmos, or 17 miles west of hutchinson, moving south at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. this severe thunderstorm will be near, hector around 400 pm cdt. buffalo lake around 405 pm cdt. this includes u. s. Highway 212 between mile markers 88 and 97.
6/17/2016 3:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/17/2016 3:52 PM CDT At 332 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near thorpe, or 18 miles west of hutchinson, moving south at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. this severe thunderstorm will be near, hector around 400 pm cdt. buffalo lake around 405 pm cdt. this includes u. s. Highway 212 between mile markers 86 and 98.
5/24/2016 5:25 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 7.9 miles S of Buffalo Lake, MN
7/17/2015 11:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/17/2015 11:33 PM CDT At 1129 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from hutchinson airport to near fernando to near clements, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. these severe storms will be near, hutchinson, gibbon and stewart around 1135 pm cdt. glencoe, sleepy eye, gaylord, lester prairie and winthrop around 1145 pm cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include cobden, lake marion regional park, vesta, fernando, evan, delhi, seaforth, clements, sumter and biscay. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 81 and 85. u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 81 and 127. u. s. Highway 71 between mile markers 62 and 91.
7/17/2015 11:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 7/17/2015 11:06 PM CDT At 1102 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bird island to near bechyn to vesta, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, morton around 1110 pm cdt. hector and franklin around 1115 pm cdt. buffalo lake around 1120 pm cdt. redwood falls around 1125 pm cdt. fairfax and stewart around 1130 pm cdt. morgan, gibbon and brownton around 1140 pm cdt. glencoe, winthrop and lafayette around 1145 pm cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include cobden, lake marion regional park, vesta, fernando, evan, delhi, seaforth, clements, sumter and biscay. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 81 and 85. u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 76 and 127. u. s. Highway 71 between mile markers 62 and 97.
6/20/2015 4:55 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/20/2015 4:58 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for western sibley and eastern renville counties will expire at 500 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 600 am cdt for south central minnesota.
6/20/2015 4:51 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/20/2015 4:54 AM CDT At 451 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near thorpe to near gibbon, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. these severe storms will be near, gibbon around 455 am cdt. stewart around 500 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include lakeside.
6/20/2015 4:41 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/20/2015 4:45 AM CDT At 441 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near olivia to fairfax, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. these severe storms will be near, gibbon around 450 am cdt. stewart around 500 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include lakeside.
6/20/2015 4:32 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/20/2015 4:36 AM CDT At 432 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from renville to near morton, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. these severe storms will be near, franklin and morton around 435 am cdt. olivia and fairfax around 445 am cdt. buffalo lake around 455 am cdt. stewart around 500 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include bechyn, danube and lakeside.
6/20/2015 4:14 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Buffalo Lake, MN at 6/20/2015 4:17 AM CDT At 413 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from wood lake to wabasso, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, sacred heart around 425 am cdt. morton around 430 am cdt. renville and franklin around 435 am cdt. olivia and fairfax around 445 am cdt. buffalo lake around 455 am cdt. stewart around 500 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include minnesota falls, lakeside, bechyn and danube.
9/3/2014 9:30 AM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 5.8 miles SSW of Buffalo Lake, MN
5/8/2014 5:58 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 9.4 miles S of Buffalo Lake, MN
6/17/2012 11:30 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1.3 miles WNW of Buffalo Lake, MN, reported at hwy 212 west of stewart. distance from stewart estimated. time estimated.
5/18/2012 5:35 PM CDT Large tree down in drivewa in renville county MN, 0.4 miles SE of Buffalo Lake, MN
5/18/2012 5:35 PM CDT Half dozen large 6 to 8 inch diameter branche in sibley county MN, 5.9 miles N of Buffalo Lake, MN
5/18/2012 5:35 PM CDT Large tree down in drivewa in sibley county MN, 5.9 miles N of Buffalo Lake, MN