Hail Map for Christopher, IL

The Christopher, IL area has had 4 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 51 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Christopher, IL on 63 occasions, including 8 occasions during the past year.

Name: Christopher, IL
Where Located: 53.3 miles NNE of Cape Girardeau, MO
Map: Google Map for Christopher, IL
Population: 2382
Housing Units: 1180
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Christopher, IL

Date / Time Report Details
5/26/2024 7:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/26/2024 8:27 PM CDT At 759 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of cisne to 9 miles east of rend lake area to royalton, moving east at 45 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. locations impacted include, benton, christopher, rend lake area, royalton, elkville, bluford, valier, west city, ina, north city, buckner, dowell, belle rive, and ewing. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 80. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 83 and 91.
5/26/2024 7:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/26/2024 7:59 PM CDT At 727 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles north of mount vernon to near tamaroa to near ava, moving east at 55 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. locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, royalton, elkville, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, ava, tamaroa, willisville, ina, north city, buckner, and dix. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 105. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 91.
5/26/2024 6:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/27/2024 10:36 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, perry county in south central illinois, jefferson county in south central illinois, northern jackson county in southern illinois, central franklin county in south central illinois, * until 815 pm cdt. * at 658 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near carlyle to near lively grove to ste. genevieve, moving east at 60 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.
5/8/2024 7:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/10/2024 11:27 AM CDT The tornado threat has diminished and the tornado warning has been cancelled. however, large hail and damaging winds remain likely and a severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect for the area. a tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for south central and southern illinois.
5/8/2024 7:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/10/2024 11:32 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, western white county in southeastern illinois, southeastern jefferson county in south central illinois, northern saline county in southern illinois, hamilton county in south central illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 830 pm cdt. * at 737 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of bluford to near royalton, moving east at 45 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.
5/8/2024 7:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 8:04 PM CDT At 725 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near sesser to near murphysboro, 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, carbondale, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, elkville, hurst, valier, and west city. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 56 and 80.
5/8/2024 7:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/10/2024 12:28 PM CDT Torpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * tornado warning for, southeastern perry county in south central illinois, southern jefferson county in south central illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 745 pm cdt. * at 704 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over pinckneyville, moving east at 50 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, du quoin and tamaroa around 710 pm cdt. christopher, sesser, and valier around 715 pm cdt. rend lake area around 720 pm cdt. benton and west city around 725 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include ewing, north city, nason, buckner, macedonia, hanaford, and ina. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 69 and 85.
5/8/2024 6:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 7:46 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, williamson county in southern illinois, jackson county in southern illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 745 pm cdt. * at 658 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of percy to 9 miles north of altenburg, moving east at 60 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.
5/8/2024 3:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 4:09 PM CDT At 346 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from christopher to cambria, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, du quoin, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, de soto, cambria, royalton, elkville, hurst, valier, west city, north city, buckner, dowell, and orient. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 76.
5/8/2024 3:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 4:10 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
5/8/2024 3:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 4:18 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, eastern perry county in south central illinois, southern jefferson county in south central illinois, northwestern williamson county in southern illinois, northeastern jackson county in southern illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 415 pm cdt. * at 323 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to murphysboro, moving east at 30 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.
5/8/2024 1:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 1:22 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
5/8/2024 12:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 1:00 PM CDT At 1244 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving northeast at 25 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. locations impacted include, benton, christopher, royalton, valier, west city, north city, and buckner. This includes interstate 57 in illinois near mile marker 70.
5/8/2024 12:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 1:00 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
5/8/2024 12:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/8/2024 12:51 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, northeastern jackson county in southern illinois, western franklin county in south central illinois, * until 115 pm cdt. * at 1234 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near royalton, or near christopher, 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.
4/18/2024 8:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/18/2024 8:24 PM CDT At 813 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near cisne to near benton, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, wayne city, elkville, bluford, cisne, valier, west city, ava, thompsonville, ina, and north city. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 86. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 83 and 116.
4/18/2024 7:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/18/2024 8:01 PM CDT At 751 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of wayne city to near christopher, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, mount vernon, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, wayne city, elkville, woodlawn, bluford, cisne, valier, west city, and ava. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 105. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 116.
4/18/2024 7:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/18/2024 7:42 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, perry county in south central illinois, wayne county in south central illinois, jefferson county in south central illinois, northern jackson county in southern illinois, hamilton county in south central illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 845 pm cdt. * at 727 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near centralia to near willisville, moving east at 50 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of widespread wind damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
4/2/2024 4:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/2/2024 4:20 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, southern perry county in south central illinois, western williamson county in southern illinois, jackson county in southern illinois, southwestern franklin county in south central illinois, southeastern perry county in southeastern missouri, * until 445 am cdt. * at 412 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ava to near altenburg, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/2/2024 3:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/2/2024 3:35 AM CDT At 323 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of helm to elkville, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, du quoin, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, wayne city, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, ina, north city, dahlgren, buckner, waltonville, dowell, bonnie, belle rive, and ewing. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 102. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 67 and 98.
4/2/2024 3:13 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/2/2024 3:33 AM CDT At 312 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles north of mount vernon to near elkville, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, du quoin, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, wayne city, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, ina, north city, dahlgren, buckner, waltonville, dowell, bonnie, belle rive, and ewing. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 102. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 67 and 98.
4/2/2024 2:58 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/2/2024 3:34 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, perry county in south central illinois, southwestern wayne county in south central illinois, jefferson county in south central illinois, northern jackson county in southern illinois, northwestern hamilton county in south central illinois, northern franklin county in south central illinois, * until 345 am cdt. * at 258 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near woodlawn to near ava, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
2/10/2024 1:09 AM CST Quarter sized hail reported 0.7 miles SSW of Christopher, IL, pea to quarter size hail covering the ground. time estimated by radar.
2/10/2024 1:09 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/10/2024 1:23 AM CST At 109 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over valier, or over christopher, moving east at 45 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, west frankfort, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, valier, west city, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, and ewing. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 80.
2/10/2024 12:58 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/10/2024 1:03 AM CST At 1258 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near du quoin, moving east at 45 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.
9/27/2023 7:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 9/27/2023 7:32 PM CDT At 727 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elkville, or near du quoin, moving east 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.
8/7/2023 12:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 8/7/2023 12:16 AM CDT At 1210 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over west frankfort, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, herrin, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, zeigler, west city, thompsonville, buckner, orient, hanaford and freeman spur. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 60 and 71. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
8/6/2023 11:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 8/7/2023 12:02 AM CDT At 1157 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near royalton, or near christopher, 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.
7/29/2023 5:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/29/2023 5:59 PM CDT At 543 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near irvington to near rend lake area to near johnston city, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). 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. locations impacted include, marion, mount vernon, herrin, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, energy, hurst, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, pittsburg, thompsonville and ina. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 55 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 90. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, observed max wind gust, 70 mph.
7/29/2023 5:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/29/2023 5:34 PM CDT At 514 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near okawville to 7 miles north of pinckneyville to 7 miles northeast of ava, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). 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.
7/24/2023 4:41 AM CDT Large tree limb down on a home in christophe in franklin county IL, 0.2 miles W of Christopher, IL
7/24/2023 4:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/24/2023 4:40 AM CDT At 435 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving 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.
7/17/2023 3:39 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/17/2023 3:44 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for eastern perry, southwestern jefferson and western franklin counties will expire at 345 am 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. however small hail and gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.
7/17/2023 3:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/17/2023 3:30 AM CDT At 325 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located between tamaroa and du quoin, moving east 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, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, tamaroa, north city, buckner and st. johns. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/17/2023 3:11 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/17/2023 3:15 AM CDT At 310 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over pinckneyville, moving east southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/2/2023 3:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/2/2023 3:30 PM CDT At 315 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over west frankfort, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, herrin, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, west city, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford and freeman spur. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 75. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/2/2023 2:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/3/2023 3:05 AM CDT At 252 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hurst, or near carterville, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/1/2023 5:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 10:15 PM CDT At 525 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles southeast of salem to near mount vernon to near christopher, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
7/1/2023 5:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 5:24 PM CDT At 507 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from centralia to 7 miles southeast of ashley to near pinckneyville, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
7/1/2023 4:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 4:44 PM CDT At 420 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near zeigler, or near west frankfort, 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.
7/1/2023 4:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 4:25 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern perry, northwestern williamson and western franklin counties will expire at 415 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. however gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for south central and southern illinois.
7/1/2023 3:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 11:31 PM CDT At 351 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, west frankfort, christopher, sesser, zeigler, royalton, valier, west city, north city, buckner, orient and freeman spur. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 69. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/1/2023 3:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 11:43 PM CDT At 338 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near christopher, moving northeast 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, west frankfort, du quoin, christopher, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, hurst, valier, west city, north city, buckner, dowell, orient, freeman spur and bush. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 69. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/1/2023 3:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 11:43 PM CDT At 328 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elkville, or 7 miles south of du quoin, moving northeast at 15 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.
6/30/2023 8:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 9:27 PM CDT At 852 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bluford to near sesser, moving east at 45 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, mount vernon, benton, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, wayne city, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, dahlgren, buckner, waltonville, bonnie and belle rive. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 67 and 100. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 114. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
6/30/2023 8:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 11:30 PM CDT At 838 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from mount vernon to near tamaroa, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. wind damage and hail to goflball size has been reported with these storms). 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, mount vernon, benton, du quoin, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, wayne city, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, tamaroa, thompsonville, ina, north city, dahlgren, buckner and waltonville. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 67 and 100. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 114. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 2. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/30/2023 8:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 9:07 PM CDT At 834 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to near du quoin, moving east at 30 mph (trained weather spotters. golfball sized hail was reported at tamaroa). 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, west city, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing, nason and st. johns. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 83. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/30/2023 8:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 9:08 PM CDT At 830 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to near pinckneyville, moving east at 30 mph. another severe storm was located near sesser moving northeast at 40 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, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, west city, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing, nason and st. johns. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 83. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 50 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/30/2023 8:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/1/2023 12:06 AM CDT At 827 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from mount vernon to near tamaroa, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/30/2023 8:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 8:24 PM CDT At 806 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of nashville to near pinckneyville, 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.
6/30/2023 7:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 8:26 PM CDT At 758 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elkville, or 7 miles south of du quoin, moving east 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.
6/30/2023 6:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 7:16 PM CDT At 658 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near zeigler, moving east at 25 mph. a second severe thunderstorm was just northeast of thompsonville (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.
6/30/2023 6:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/30/2023 6:53 PM CDT At 641 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hurst, or 7 miles northwest of herrin, moving east at 20 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.
5/7/2023 2:51 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 2:57 PM CDT At 251 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near benton to 7 miles south of carrier mills to 11 miles south of harrisburg, moving northeast at 35 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, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, benton, eldorado, johnston city, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, galatia, valier, west city, pittsburg, creal springs, thompsonville, carrier mills, lake of egypt area and north city. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 52 and 80. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 2:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 2:55 PM CDT At 249 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to near rend lake area, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, fairfield, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, wayne city, woodlawn, bluford, cisne, valier, west city, ina, north city, dahlgren, buckner, dix, waltonville, bonnie and jeffersonville. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 71 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 108. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 25 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
5/7/2023 2:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 2:47 PM CDT At 240 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near woodlawn to valier, 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.
5/7/2023 2:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 2:29 PM CDT At 225 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from royalton to 9 miles south of creal springs to near vienna, moving northeast at 35 mph (trained weather spotters. reports of quarter sized hail have been recieved). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/7/2023 2:16 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 2:22 PM CDT At 215 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near du quoin to 7 miles southeast of creal springs to near dixon springs, moving northeast 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, carbondale, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, vienna, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, goreville, elkville and hurst. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois between mile markers 1 and 22. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 33 and 73. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 2:01 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 2:04 PM CDT At 200 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ava to 6 miles southeast of goreville to near vienna, moving northeast 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, carbondale, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, anna, johnston city, christopher, jonesboro, vienna, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, cobden, royalton and energy. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois between mile markers 1 and 22. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 24 and 73. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 1:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 1:52 PM CDT At 146 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of ava to 8 miles northeast of dongola to near karnak, 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.
5/7/2023 1:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 1:53 PM CDT At 146 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of ava to 8 miles northeast of dongola to near karnak, 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.
5/7/2023 9:20 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 9:52 AM CDT At 919 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near valier, or near benton, 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. locations impacted include, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, west city, ina, north city, buckner, hanaford and ewing. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 68 and 82. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 9:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/7/2023 9:53 AM CDT At 909 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near valier, or near christopher, 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.
4/5/2023 4:18 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/5/2023 4:30 AM CDT At 418 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of elkville to near gordonville, moving northeast at 55 mph (trained weather spotters near grand tower). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/5/2023 4:18 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/5/2023 4:29 AM CDT At 418 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of elkville to near gordonville, moving northeast at 55 mph (trained weather spotters near grand tower). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
2/22/2023 3:08 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/22/2023 3:59 PM CST At 307 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near wamac to near cedar lake area, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, lake of egypt area around 325 pm cst. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include creal springs. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois near mile marker 1. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 44 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 90. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
2/22/2023 3:08 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/22/2023 3:59 PM CST At 307 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near wamac to near cedar lake area, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, lake of egypt area around 325 pm cst. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include creal springs. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois near mile marker 1. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 44 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 90. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
6/17/2022 7:17 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/17/2022 7:24 AM CDT At 716 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mcleansboro to near herrin, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, mcleansboro. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 80. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 88 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
6/17/2022 6:44 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/17/2022 6:50 AM CDT At 644 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bluford to near du quoin, moving southeast at 30 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, valier around 700 am cdt. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include christopher, zeigler, royalton, west frankfort and mcleansboro. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 103. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 65 and 91. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 88 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
3/30/2022 5:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/30/2022 6:08 PM CDT At 509 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near west city to near karnak, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
12/5/2021 10:16 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 12/29/2021 2:41 PM CST At 1016 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over royalton, or near herrin, moving east at 45 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, herrin, zeigler, christopher, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, west city and thompsonville. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 71. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
12/5/2021 9:59 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 12/29/2021 2:44 PM CST At 959 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near murphysboro, moving east at 45 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, de soto around 1005 pm cst. elkville around 1010 pm cst. cambria, royalton and hurst around 1015 pm cst. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include zeigler, herrin, christopher, west frankfort, johnston city, west city, benton and thompsonville. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 72. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/10/2021 5:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 1/10/2022 9:34 PM CDT At 533 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of rend lake area, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. This severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of southern jefferson and franklin counties, including the following locations, orient, ewing, north city, and bonnie.
7/10/2021 5:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 1/10/2022 9:44 PM CDT At 509 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over tamaroa, or 8 miles north of du quoin, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, sesser around 515 pm cdt. Rend lake area around 520 pm cdt.
5/27/2021 4:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 1/18/2022 12:14 PM CDT At 459 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to near murphysboro, moving east at 45 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, cambria, hurst, herrin, carterville, crainville, energy, marion, johnston city and pittsburg.
5/27/2021 4:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 1/18/2022 12:16 PM CDT At 447 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to 8 miles north of grand tower, 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. these severe storms will be near, mount vernon around 450 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include carbondale, de soto, cambria, carterville, crainville and energy.
5/27/2021 4:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 1/18/2022 12:35 PM CDT At 430 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near woodlawn to 7 miles southwest of ava, moving east at 45 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, mount vernon around 440 pm cdt. murphysboro around 450 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include carbondale, de soto, elkville, royalton, hurst, carterville, zeigler, cambria, marion, herrin, johnston city, crainville and energy.
4/9/2021 5:14 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2 miles SE of Christopher, IL
8/10/2020 7:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 8/10/2020 7:42 PM CDT At 739 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bluford to near benton, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, ina, north city, buckner, dix, waltonville, bonnie, belle rive, ewing and nason.
8/10/2020 7:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 8/10/2020 7:39 PM CDT At 735 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles west of mcleansboro to near murphysboro, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
8/10/2020 7:33 PM CDT Lots of trees down... power outage in franklin county IL, 0.3 miles E of Christopher, IL
8/10/2020 7:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 8/10/2020 7:14 PM CDT At 711 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near irvington to 7 miles northwest of tamaroa, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
3/19/2020 3:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/19/2020 3:56 PM CDT At 353 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sesser, or near rend lake area, moving east at 60 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, mount vernon, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, west city, ina, north city, buckner, waltonville, bonnie, ewing and nason.
3/19/2020 3:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/19/2020 3:30 PM CDT At 327 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pinckneyville, 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.
3/12/2020 2:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/12/2020 2:13 PM CDT At 209 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near benton to carbondale, moving east at 50 mph (trained weather spotters). 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, carbondale, marion, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, elkville, hurst, valier, west city and pittsburg.
3/12/2020 1:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/12/2020 1:57 PM CDT At 152 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from du quoin to 8 miles south of ava, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. quarter size hail was reported in southern perry county). 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, carbondale, marion, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, du quoin, carterville, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, elkville, hurst and valier.
3/12/2020 1:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/12/2020 1:42 PM CDT At 139 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from pinckneyville to 11 miles southeast of chester, 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.
3/12/2020 1:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/12/2020 1:42 PM CDT At 139 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from pinckneyville to 11 miles southeast of chester, 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.
10/21/2019 4:02 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 10/21/2019 4:05 AM CDT At 402 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
8/13/2019 6:16 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 8/13/2019 6:19 AM CDT At 616 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sesser, or near rend lake area, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/17/2019 7:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/17/2019 7:51 PM CDT At 748 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles north of woodlawn to near sesser, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, benton, christopher, rend lake area, mount vernon, sesser, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, ina, north city, dix, waltonville, bonnie, belle rive, ewing and nason.
7/17/2019 7:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/17/2019 7:40 PM CDT At 736 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sesser, or near rend lake area, moving east at 40 mph. a spotter reported trees bending with estimated 45 to 50 mph winds as the storm was hitting sesser, and the storm is strengthening (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/21/2019 2:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/21/2019 2:24 PM CDT At 221 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near xenia to bluford to near tamaroa, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. reported on the south side of mount vernon. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/21/2019 5:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/7/2022 12:00 AM CDT The national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northwestern williamson county in southern illinois. franklin county in south central illinois. until 1100 pm cdt. At 1019 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over carterville,.
5/21/2019 4:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/7/2022 12:01 AM CDT The national weather service in paducah has issued a * tornado warning for. southeastern perry county in south central illinois. northeastern jackson county in southern illinois. western franklin county in south central illinois. Until 1000 pm cdt.
3/24/2019 8:26 PM CDT Portions of a pole barn were blown over 100 yards northeast from the original location on 15th street just east of urbian r in franklin county IL, 0.7 miles W of Christopher, IL
3/14/2019 7:01 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 3/14/2019 7:04 AM CDT At 659 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located between du quoin and desoto, moving northeast at 70 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/28/2018 7:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/28/2018 7:14 PM CDT At 708 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles south of schnell to 8 miles northeast of mcleansboro to near johnston city to near ava, moving southeast at 55 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports of 60 to 70 mph winds with this line of storms. more damage is likely). 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. Locations impacted include, west frankfort, murphysboro, mount carmel, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, carmi, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, albion, mount vernon, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, grayville, de soto, lancaster, norris city and royalton.
6/28/2018 6:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/28/2018 6:31 PM CDT At 624 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bible grove to near omega to near lively grove to near smithton, moving southeast at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/31/2018 10:23 AM CDT Power outages scattered across the county. including christopher and mulkeytown. also tree down on highway near elmwood cemetar in franklin county IL, 0.2 miles W of Christopher, IL
5/31/2018 10:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/31/2018 10:13 AM CDT At 1008 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sesser, or 8 miles northwest of rend lake area, moving east at 50 mph. there was a public report of 40 mph measured winds as this storm was hitting the waltonville area. there was a report of a power outage as well. it is possible that sub severe winds could down trees due to how wet the grounds are. 40 mph or greater wind speeds, particularly gusts, could well cause such damage (public). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, mount vernon in jefferson county, sesser, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner, dix, waltonville, dowell and bonnie.
5/31/2018 10:02 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/31/2018 10:05 AM CDT The national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. williamson county in southern illinois. saline county in southern illinois. southern franklin county in south central illinois. Southern hamilton county in south central illinois.
5/31/2018 9:55 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/31/2018 9:58 AM CDT At 955 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near tamaroa, or 10 miles north of du quoin, moving east at 55 mph. this storm just downed trees and power lines in and around du quoin (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
11/18/2017 12:27 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 11/18/2017 12:30 PM CST At 1226 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from flora to near valier to near murphysboro, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/26/2017 3:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/26/2017 3:07 PM CDT At 304 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ashley to 9 miles south of woodlawn to near sesser, moving northeast at 50 mph. these storms have a history of producing damaging winds, so take cover now! (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. Locations impacted include, mount vernon, west frankfort, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, buckner, dix, waltonville, bonnie and belle rive.
4/26/2017 2:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/26/2017 2:52 PM CDT At 246 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southeast of coulterville to near pinckneyville to elkville to near de soto, moving northeast at 50 mph. spotters reported 65 mph wind gusts with these storms as they moved through pinckneyville recently (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.
2/28/2017 8:56 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/28/2017 9:00 PM CST At 854 pm cst, a large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near christopher, moving east at 45 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (radar indicated rotation. significant damage was reported from the ava to vergennes area at 846 p.m. if you live in christopher, mulkeytown, and buckner, you need to seek shelter now). 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. Locations impacted include, west frankfort, christopher, zeigler, valier, west city, north city, buckner and orient.
2/28/2017 8:44 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/28/2017 8:47 PM CST At 843 pm cst, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near dowell, or near du quoin, moving east at 50 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (weather spotters confirmed tornado. a large tornado was reported near highway 4 around the vergennes area. if you live in dowell or elkville, you need to be underground or in your designated storm shelter). 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, du quoin, christopher, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, valier, west city, north city, buckner, dowell, orient and st. Johns.
2/28/2017 8:39 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/28/2017 8:45 PM CST At 837 pm cst, a confirmed large and dangerous tornado was located near vergennes, or 8 miles southwest of du quoin, moving east at 50 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (law enforcement 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.
7/13/2016 5:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 2/10/2022 12:43 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for franklin, jefferson and williamson counties will expire at 530 pm cdt, the main wind damaging part of the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds 45 to 55 mph are still possible with these thunderstorms lingering across especially southern williamson county. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for south central and southern illinois.
7/13/2016 4:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/13/2016 4:57 PM CDT At 452 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to 6 miles northeast of benton to near carterville, moving east at 60 mph. there have been numerous reports of trees and power lines and wind damage with this line of storms as it moved across communities from pinckneyville, to murhphsboro, to carbondale (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, marion, mount vernon, herrin, west frankfort, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, hurst, woodlawn, bluford, valier and west city.
7/13/2016 4:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 7/13/2016 4:32 PM CDT At 427 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to 7 miles west of du quoin to 7 miles west of murphysboro, moving east at 55 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.
5/11/2016 10:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 11:02 PM CDT At 1059 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near elkville, or 9 miles north of murphysboro, moving southeast at 60 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.
5/11/2016 7:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 7:27 PM CDT At 723 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southwest of galatia to 6 miles east of cedar lake area, moving east 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, carbondale, marion, herrin, west frankfort, carterville, johnston city, christopher, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, hurst, west city, cedar lake area, north city, makanda, buckner and orient. Time, mot, loc 0023z 304deg 112kt 3777 8871 3763 8919.
5/11/2016 6:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 7:01 PM CDT At 657 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near west frankfort to 6 miles west of murphysboro, 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.
5/11/2016 6:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 6:43 PM CDT At 639 pm cdt, spotters reported a confirmed tornado was located just north and west of orient, moving east at 35 mph (radar confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging 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 tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern jackson, southeastern perry, western franklin and northern williamson counties, including the following locations: buckner, dowell, colp, freeman spur, orient, bush, whiteash, north city and spillertown.
5/11/2016 6:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 6:33 PM CDT At 630 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over zeigler, or near christopher, moving southeast at 40 mph. a rotating wall cloud is confirmed sighted near zeigler (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, west frankfort and carterville around 635 pm cdt. herrin, crainville and energy around 640 pm cdt. johnston city around 645 pm cdt. marion and pittsburg around 650 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include buckner, dowell, colp, freeman spur, orient, bush, whiteash, north city and spillertown.
5/11/2016 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 6:11 PM CDT At 608 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near du quoin, 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.
5/11/2016 5:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 5:36 PM CDT At 532 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving east at 35 mph. spotters report quarter to half dollar sized hail 7 miles east of du quoin with this storm just inside the franklin countyl ine (trained weather spotters). 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, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, hurst, valier, west city, ina, north city, buckner, dowell, orient, ewing and freeman spur.
5/11/2016 5:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 5/11/2016 5:24 PM CDT At 521 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near elkville, or near du quoin, moving east at 20 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.
4/26/2016 4:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/26/2016 4:20 PM CDT At 416 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rend lake area to near zeigler, 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, west frankfort, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing and macedonia.
4/26/2016 4:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/26/2016 4:12 PM CDT At 409 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from rend lake area to near zeigler, 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, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, buckner, dowell, orient, hanaford, ewing and freeman spur.
4/26/2016 4:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 4/26/2016 4:05 PM CDT At 401 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near sesser to near royalton, 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.
12/23/2015 11:28 AM CST At 1127 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near du quoin to near cobden to near olive branch, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
12/23/2015 9:52 AM CST At 952 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over sesser, or near rend lake area, moving northeast at 85 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, du quoin, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, royalton, valier, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner and st. johns. A tornado watch remains in effect until 500 pm cst for southern illinois.
12/23/2015 9:38 AM CST At 937 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near elkville, or near murphysboro, moving northeast at 85 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
6/21/2015 5:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/21/2015 5:03 PM CDT At 459 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving 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.
6/19/2015 6:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/19/2015 6:03 PM CDT At 558 pm cdt, a thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near sesser, or 8 miles west of rend lake area, moving west at 20 mph (weather spotters reported a funnel cloud near sesser). 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.
6/19/2015 5:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Christopher, IL at 6/19/2015 5:43 PM CDT At 535 pm cdt, a few circulations along a tropical rain band were capable of producing tornadoes. the rain band extended from macedonia in hamilton county, west across benton, to near the perry county border. the band was moving north at 15 mph (radar indicated rotation. emergency management officials have reported structural damage to a home just west of benton in the past hour). 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.
6/29/2013 5:17 PM CDT Several large limbs down and one tree uprooted along illinois 148 all through town. a few shingles blown of in franklin county IL, 0.2 miles W of Christopher, IL
7/1/2012 4:55 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 0.2 miles W of Christopher, IL
3/2/2012 11:25 AM CST Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles W of Christopher, IL, quarter size hail reported in the community.