Hail Map for Collins, IA

The Collins, IA area has had 3 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 17 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Collins, IA on 29 occasions, including 6 occasions during the past year.

Name: Collins, IA
Where Located: 26.8 miles NE of Des Moines, IA
Map: Google Map for Collins, IA
Population: 495
Housing Units: 219
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Collins, IA

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9/1/2018 7:25 PM CDT At 713 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over saylorville, or near ankeny, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles.
9/1/2018 7:14 PM CDT At 713 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over saylorville, or near ankeny, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles.
8/1/2018 8:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 8/1/2018 8:47 PM CDT At 841 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near huxley, or 9 miles northeast of ankeny, moving southeast 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, ames, ankeny, urbandale, johnston, boone, grimes, bondurant, polk city, huxley, saylorville, madrid, slater, granger, iowa state center, saylorville lake, big creek lake, boone speedway, maxwell, cambridge and elkhart. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 90 and 112. Interstate 80 between mile markers 129 and 132.
8/1/2018 8:16 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 8/1/2018 8:19 PM CDT At 816 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near huxley, or near ames, moving southeast 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.
7/19/2018 3:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 7/19/2018 3:58 PM CDT The tornado warning for southeastern story and southern marshall counties will expire at 400 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for central iowa. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service des moines.
7/19/2018 3:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 7/19/2018 3:41 PM CDT At 338 pm cdt, a confirmed tornado was located near baxter, or 14 miles southeast of nevada, moving east at 30 mph (law enforcement 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 tornado will be near, state center around 350 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include le grand, collins, rhodes, ferguson, laurel, green mountain, haverhill and melbourne.
7/19/2018 3:22 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 7/19/2018 3:26 PM CDT At 322 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles northwest of baxter, or 13 miles southeast of nevada, moving east at 55 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, state center around 330 pm cdt. marshalltown around 345 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include le grand, collins, rhodes, ferguson, laurel, green mountain, haverhill and melbourne.
6/30/2018 7:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/30/2018 7:27 PM CDT At 724 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near nevada to 8 miles northwest of baxter, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/30/2018 6:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/30/2018 7:01 PM CDT At 657 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of state center to 9 miles southeast of nevada, moving northeast 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. locations impacted include, marshalltown, nevada, huxley, state center, maxwell, colo, melbourne, cambridge, elkhart, zearing, albion, collins, alleman, rhodes, liscomb, clemons and st. anthony. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 98 and 102.
6/30/2018 6:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/30/2018 6:52 PM CDT At 647 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near nevada to 6 miles southeast of huxley, moving northeast 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.
6/6/2018 5:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/6/2018 5:50 PM CDT At 545 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near huxley, or 9 miles northeast of ankeny, moving south at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, nevada, huxley, slater, iowa state center, maxwell, colo, cambridge, elkhart, collins, alleman, sheldahl, kelley, mingo and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 94 and 116.
6/6/2018 5:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/6/2018 5:31 PM CDT At 527 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over huxley, or 8 miles southwest of nevada, moving south 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, ames, ankeny, nevada, huxley, slater, gilbert, iowa state center, maxwell, colo, cambridge, elkhart, collins, alleman, sheldahl, kelley, mingo and ames municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 94 and 120.
6/6/2018 5:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/6/2018 5:22 PM CDT At 519 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nevada, 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.
5/28/2018 3:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/28/2018 3:26 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern polk, southern story and northwestern jasper counties will expire at 330 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 and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
5/28/2018 3:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/28/2018 3:10 PM CDT At 305 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of huxley, or 10 miles south of nevada, moving northwest at 10 mph (public). 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, huxley, maxwell, cambridge, elkhart, collins and alleman. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 97 and 106.
5/28/2018 3:02 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.8 miles NNE of Collins, IA, report of quarter sized hail falling.
5/28/2018 2:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/28/2018 2:55 PM CDT At 249 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles east of huxley, or 11 miles south of nevada, moving west at 15 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.
5/3/2018 7:55 PM CDT Spotter reported at least 60 mph wind gusts and heavy rainfall. ditches are ful in story county IA, 0.6 miles SSE of Collins, IA
5/3/2018 7:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/3/2018 7:53 PM CDT At 750 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 12 miles southwest of state center to 6 miles southwest of baxter to prairie city, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/20/2017 10:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 7/20/2017 10:31 PM CDT At 1028 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles south of eldora to near state center to near baxter, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, marshalltown, nevada, eldora, state center, conrad, baxter, le grand, maxwell, colo, melbourne, wellsburg, zearing, gilman, albion, collins, union, mccallsburg, rhodes, mingo and liscomb. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 119 and 120.
7/20/2017 10:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 7/20/2017 10:12 PM CDT At 1003 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southeast of roland to 7 miles southeast of nevada to 7 miles north of mitchellville, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated. these storms have a history of producing 60 mph winds and tree damage). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/28/2017 12:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/28/2017 5:56 PM CDT At 552 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of marshalltown, 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.
6/28/2017 12:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/28/2017 5:43 PM CDT At 539 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near state center, or 13 miles southwest of marshalltown, moving east at 35 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, state center, baxter, colo, melbourne, collins and rhodes. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for central iowa.
6/28/2017 12:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/28/2017 5:30 PM CDT At 524 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near state center, or 12 miles east of nevada, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. ping pong sized hail was reported at colo at 520 pm. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/28/2017 12:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 6/28/2017 5:14 PM CDT At 511 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southeast of nevada, moving east at 35 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.
5/17/2017 5:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/17/2017 5:13 PM CDT At 505 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near webster city to 9 miles southwest of eldora to 10 miles northwest of rock creek lake, moving northeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports of 60 to 70 mph winds have been reported with these storms with trees and powerlines down). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, marshalltown, newton, webster city, nevada, iowa falls, eldora, grundy center, toledo, story city, tama, traer, reinbeck, ackley, state center, dysart, roland, jewell junction, dike, conrad and baxter. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 118 and 150. interstate 80 between mile markers 164 and 165. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central, north central and northeastern iowa.
5/17/2017 4:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/17/2017 5:12 PM CDT At 452 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles north of boone to 6 miles east of roland to newton, moving northeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports of 60 to 70 mph winds with trees and powerlines downed). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/17/2017 4:40 PM CDT At 440 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles northwest of boone to near nevada to near colfax, moving northeast at 70 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of producing wind gusts from 60 to 70 mph with numerous trees down and minor structural damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, newton, altoona, boone, nevada, jefferson, bondurant, story city, huxley, madrid, mitchellville, colfax, ogden, prairie city, slater, state center, roland, baxter and gilbert. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 91 and 126. interstate 80 between mile markers 141 and 164. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central and west central iowa.
5/17/2017 4:17 PM CDT At 415 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of jefferson to near grimes to near carlisle, moving north at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 410 pm...65 to 70 mph winds were reported in west des moines). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/16/2017 9:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/16/2017 9:44 PM CDT At 938 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near huxley, or near ames, moving east at 60 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail at 937 pm two miles north of luther. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ames, nevada, huxley, madrid, slater, iowa state center, big creek lake, maxwell, colo, cambridge, collins, sheldahl, kelley, luther, ledges state park, ames municipal airport and big creek state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 101 and 116.
5/16/2017 9:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/16/2017 9:34 PM CDT At 929 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over madrid, or 11 miles south of boone, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
3/6/2017 7:07 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 3/6/2017 7:10 PM CST At 706 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 13 miles southwest of eldora to southridge mall, 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.
3/6/2017 6:55 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 3/6/2017 7:00 PM CST At 653 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near roland to 9 miles north of lakeside casino, moving east at 75 mph (radar indicated. at 6:45pm 67 mph wind was reported at the ames airport. 50-60 mph wind was observed at 6:41pm at the national weather service office in north johnston). 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, des moines, ames, west des moines, ankeny, urbandale, johnston, clive, indianola, altoona, waukee, boone, norwalk, pleasant hill, grimes, perry, nevada, winterset, adel, windsor heights and carlisle. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 44 and 72, and between mile markers 87 and 126. interstate 80 between mile markers 99 and 149. interstate 235 between mile markers 1 and 14. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for central, south central and southwestern iowa.
3/6/2017 6:30 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 3/6/2017 6:35 PM CST At 629 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles north of boone to 7 miles northeast of green valley lake, 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.
8/11/2016 9:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 8/11/2016 9:57 PM CDT At 951 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southeast of roland to 10 miles west of baxter to near prairie city, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, des moines, ankeny, newton, altoona, pleasant hill, nevada, carlisle, bondurant, mitchellville, colfax, monroe, prairie city, state center, baxter, adventureland amusement park, iowa state fairgrounds, prairie meadows, iowa speedway, maxwell and colo.
8/11/2016 9:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 8/11/2016 9:33 PM CDT At 926 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from ames to near ankeny to near carlisle, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated. these storms have a history of producing 60 mph wind gusts). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
8/4/2016 6:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 8/4/2016 6:57 PM CDT At 652 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near conrad to 10 miles west of baxter, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
5/26/2016 3:43 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/26/2016 3:48 AM CDT At 343 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles north of baxter, or 14 miles north of newton, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, state center, baxter, melbourne, collins, rhodes, laurel and haverhill.
5/26/2016 3:33 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/26/2016 3:36 AM CDT At 333 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of baxter, or 13 miles southeast of nevada, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, state center, baxter, maxwell, melbourne, collins, rhodes, laurel and haverhill.
5/26/2016 3:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 5/26/2016 3:24 AM CDT At 321 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of huxley, or 10 miles northeast of ankeny, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
11/11/2015 3:52 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Collins, IA at 11/11/2015 3:55 PM CST At 351 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles south of webster city to 5 miles south of nevada to 5 miles west of newton, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Shed destroyed. time estimated from rada in story county IA, 0.2 miles ENE of Collins, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 2.3 miles SSE of Collins, IA, trained spotter reported quarter sized hail at 690th and 295th northwest of collins. relayed by emergency manager.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles ENE of Collins, IA