Hail Map for Forest City, IA

The Forest City, IA area has had 7 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 21 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Forest City, IA on 54 occasions, including 6 occasions during the past year.

Name: Forest City, IA
Where Located: 22.8 miles WNW of Mason City, IA
Map: Google Map for Forest City, IA
Population: 4151
Housing Units: 1909
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Forest City, IA

Date / Time Report Details
7/20/2019 11:04 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/20/2019 11:07 AM CDT At 1104 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near glenville to 8 miles northwest of belmond, moving east at 85 mph (radar indicated. at around 1100am tree damage and 60 mph winds were reported in forest city). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/20/2019 10:58 AM CDT Multiple spotters have reported tree limbs... about 3 to 4 inches in diameter have been downe in winnebago county IA, 1.6 miles SSE of Forest City, IA
7/20/2019 10:55 AM CDT Storm damage reported in hancock county IA, 1.4 miles NNW of Forest City, IA
7/17/2019 11:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/17/2019 11:58 PM CDT At 1155 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near forest city, moving northeast 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, forest city, lake mills, rice lake, eagle lake, fertile, leland, crystal lake, hanlontown, joice, miller, hayfield, pilot knob state park, lake mills municipal airport, forest city municipal airport and rice lake state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 200 and 206.
7/17/2019 11:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/17/2019 11:41 PM CDT At 1137 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near eagle lake, or 8 miles southwest of forest city, moving northeast 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.
7/3/2019 5:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/3/2019 5:34 PM CDT At 531 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near eagle lake, or near garner, moving north 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.
6/27/2019 1:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/27/2019 1:45 PM CDT At 141 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near algona, 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.
9/20/2018 6:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 9/20/2018 6:31 PM CDT At 628 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bricelyn to 9 miles southeast of algona, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
9/20/2018 6:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 9/20/2018 6:24 PM CDT At 620 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of frost to near britt, moving east at 60 mph (algona awos measured 55 knot wind gust). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, algona, forest city, garner, lake mills, britt, emmons, eagle lake, rice lake, union slogh, buffalo center, bancroft, burt, whittemore, thompson, titonka, wesley, corwith, leland, lakota and crystal lake.
9/20/2018 5:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 9/20/2018 5:56 PM CDT At 552 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of iowa lake to 8 miles southwest of algona, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
9/17/2018 3:12 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.6 miles ENE of Forest City, IA, also heavy rain and 45 mph winds.
8/28/2018 1:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/28/2018 1:14 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for east central kossuth, northern hancock and southern winnebago counties will expire at 115 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service des moines.
8/28/2018 12:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/28/2018 12:53 PM CDT At 1248 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near britt, or 15 miles east of algona, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, forest city, garner, britt, eagle lake, buffalo center, titonka, wesley, crystal lake, woden, duncan, miller, hayfield, sexton, hutchins, pilot knob state park, forest city municipal airport and eagle lake state park.
8/28/2018 12:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/28/2018 12:42 PM CDT At 1239 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of britt, or 12 miles east of algona, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
8/28/2018 8:22 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/28/2018 8:26 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern worth, northeastern wright, northwestern franklin, hancock, western cerro gordo and southeastern winnebago counties will expire at 830 am cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service des moines.
8/28/2018 8:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/28/2018 8:12 AM CDT At 809 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near belmond, or 12 miles north of clarion, 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. Locations impacted include, forest city, garner, belmond, britt, eagle lake, elm lake, ventura, kanawha, klemme, meservey, crystal lake, alexander, goodell, duncan, miller, hayfield, pilot knob state park, forest city municipal airport, eagle lake state park and belmond municipal airport.
8/28/2018 7:44 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/28/2018 7:47 AM CDT At 744 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 16 miles southeast of algona, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). 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.
8/27/2018 5:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/27/2018 5:42 PM CDT At 539 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near northwood, 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. locations impacted include, forest city, northwood, lake mills, rice lake, fertile, leland, joice, lake mills municipal airport, rice lake state park and pilot knob state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 209 and 218.
8/27/2018 5:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/27/2018 5:29 PM CDT At 524 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over rice lake, or 12 miles west of northwood, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, forest city, northwood, lake mills, emmons, rice lake, fertile, leland, joice, hogsback wildlife area, rice lake state park and pilot knob state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 209 and 218.
8/27/2018 5:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/27/2018 5:17 PM CDT At 513 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lake mills, or 7 miles north of forest city, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
8/24/2018 6:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/24/2018 6:16 PM CDT At 611 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near forest city, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
8/24/2018 5:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/24/2018 5:48 PM CDT At 543 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles west of forest city, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, forest city, crystal lake, woden and hayfield.
8/24/2018 5:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/24/2018 5:39 PM CDT At 535 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles east of union slogh, or 13 miles west of forest city, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Locations impacted include, forest city, crystal lake, woden and hayfield.
8/24/2018 5:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/24/2018 5:24 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northeastern kossuth county in north central iowa. northwestern hancock county in north central iowa. southwestern winnebago county in north central iowa. Until 600 pm cdt.
7/4/2018 1:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/4/2018 1:06 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northeastern kossuth county in north central iowa. winnebago county in north central iowa. until 145 pm cdt. At 102 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 13 miles south of.
6/30/2018 1:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/30/2018 1:58 PM CDT At 153 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near eagle lake, or near garner, moving northeast 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.
6/24/2018 6:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/24/2018 6:28 PM CDT At 625 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near garner, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, forest city, garner, eagle lake, ventura, leland, crystal lake, duncan, miller, hayfield, pilot knob state park, forest city municipal airport and eagle lake state park.
6/24/2018 6:15 PM CDT Branches down around town... ranging up to 6 inches in diameter - delayed report... estimated via rada in winnebago county IA, 0.9 miles SSE of Forest City, IA
6/24/2018 6:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/24/2018 6:16 PM CDT At 612 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over forest city, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/9/2018 3:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/9/2018 3:15 PM CDT At 310 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near forest city, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated rotation. at 303 pm, a rotating wall cloud was observed south of leland). Hazards include tornado and quarter size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. Locations impacted include, forest city and fertile.
6/9/2018 2:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/9/2018 3:00 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * tornado warning for. southwestern worth county in north central iowa. southeastern winnebago county in north central iowa. until 330 pm cdt. At 257 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado.
5/28/2018 6:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/28/2018 6:07 PM CDT At 540 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near clear lake, or 8 miles southwest of mason city, moving north at 20 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.
5/28/2018 5:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/28/2018 5:52 PM CDT At 546 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near clear lake, or near garner, moving north at 20 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. locations impacted include, mason city, forest city, garner, rockwell, mason city municipal airport, clear lake, ventura, klemme, thornton, meservey, crystal lake, swaledale, rock falls, miller, burchinal, portland, mcintosh woods state park, forest city municipal airport and clear lake state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 178 and 200.
5/28/2018 5:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/28/2018 5:44 PM CDT At 540 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near clear lake, or 8 miles southwest of mason city, moving north at 20 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.
5/28/2018 5:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/28/2018 5:31 PM CDT At 527 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles south of clear lake, or 9 miles southeast of garner, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, belmond, britt, sheffield, rockwell, clear lake, eagle lake, mason city municipal airport, ventura, klemme, thornton, meservey, crystal lake, alexander, swaledale, rock falls, goodell and duncan. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 170 and 200.
5/28/2018 5:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/28/2018 5:19 PM CDT At 514 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near belmond, or 15 miles northeast of clarion, moving north at 20 mph (radar indicated). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, clarion, belmond, britt, sheffield, rockwell, clear lake, eagle lake, mason city municipal airport, elm lake, ventura, kanawha, klemme, latimer, thornton, coulter, meservey and crystal lake. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 164 and 200.
5/28/2018 5:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/28/2018 5:09 PM CDT At 503 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near belmond, or 13 miles northeast of clarion, moving north 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.
7/19/2017 4:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:51 PM CDT At 447 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of st. ansgar to mason city to 7 miles southwest of clear lake, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 446 pm cdt...a 63 mph wind gust was reported at the mason city airport. other reports of trees and powerlines downed have also been reported). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, northwood, nora springs, manly, rockwell, clear lake, mason city municipal airport, ventura, thornton, plymouth, fertile, kensett, meservey, grafton, hanlontown, joice, swaledale and rock falls. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 178 and 214.
7/19/2017 4:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:53 PM CDT At 447 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of st. ansgar to mason city to 7 miles southwest of clear lake, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 446 pm cdt...a 63 mph wind gust was reported at the mason city airport. other reports of trees and powerlines downed have also been reported). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, northwood, nora springs, manly, rockwell, clear lake, mason city municipal airport, ventura, thornton, plymouth, fertile, kensett, meservey, grafton, hanlontown, joice, swaledale and rock falls. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 178 and 214.
7/19/2017 4:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:41 PM CDT At 436 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near northwood to near mason city municipal airport to near eagle lake, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 435 pm...a 66 mph wind gust was reported at the forest city airport. other reports of downed trees and powerlines have occurred over winnebago and hancock counties). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, northwood, lake mills, britt, nora springs, manly, rockwell, emmons, clear lake, eagle lake, mason city municipal airport, rice lake, ventura, klemme, thompson, thornton, plymouth and fertile. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 178 and 218.
7/19/2017 4:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:50 PM CDT At 436 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near northwood to near mason city municipal airport to near eagle lake, moving southeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 435 pm...a 66 mph wind gust was reported at the forest city airport. other reports of downed trees and powerlines have occurred over winnebago and hancock counties). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, northwood, lake mills, britt, nora springs, manly, rockwell, emmons, clear lake, eagle lake, mason city municipal airport, rice lake, ventura, klemme, thompson, thornton, plymouth and fertile. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 178 and 218.
7/19/2017 4:35 PM CDT 57 knot/66 mph wind gust at forest city airpor in hancock county IA, 0.8 miles NW of Forest City, IA
7/19/2017 4:35 PM CDT Storm damage reported in hancock county IA, 0.6 miles N of Forest City, IA
7/19/2017 4:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:38 PM CDT At 433 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near northwood to 7 miles east of forest city to eagle lake, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated. at 415pm cdt...trained weather spotters reported a large tree uprooted in thompson). 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, mason city, forest city, garner, northwood, lake mills, britt, nora springs, manly, rockwell, emmons, clear lake, eagle lake, mason city municipal airport, rice lake, ventura, klemme, thompson, thornton, plymouth and fertile. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 178 and 218.
7/19/2017 4:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:29 PM CDT At 425 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rice lake to near forest city to 8 miles northwest of britt, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, forest city, lake mills, rice lake, buffalo center, thompson, leland, crystal lake, woden, rake, scarville, miller, hayfield, pilot knob state park, lake mills municipal airport, forest city municipal airport, hogsback wildlife area and rice lake state park.
7/19/2017 4:23 PM CDT County dispatch reported multiple broken windows... power lines down... and trees downed in down. time estimated by radar. delayed repor in winnebago county IA, 0.9 miles SSE of Forest City, IA
7/19/2017 4:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:23 PM CDT At 419 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mansfield to 7 miles northwest of forest city to 6 miles east of union slogh, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/19/2017 4:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:20 PM CDT At 415 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of mansfield to 11 miles northwest of forest city to union slogh, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, forest city, lake mills, union slogh, rice lake, buffalo center, bancroft, swea city, burt, thompson, titonka, leland, lakota, crystal lake, woden, rake, lone rock, ledyard, scarville, miller and hayfield.
7/19/2017 4:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/19/2017 4:04 PM CDT At 400 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bricelyn to 6 miles south of elmore to 11 miles northwest of union slogh, 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.
7/10/2017 1:28 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/10/2017 1:32 AM CDT At 128 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over britt, or 11 miles west of garner, moving southeast at 45 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.
7/10/2017 1:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/10/2017 1:24 AM CDT At 121 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near britt, or 11 miles southwest of forest city, moving southeast at 45 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, forest city, thompson, titonka, leland, crystal lake, woden, miller, hayfield and forest city municipal airport.
7/10/2017 12:59 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/10/2017 1:02 AM CDT At 1259 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southeast of elmore, or 19 miles northwest of forest city, moving southeast at 45 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, forest city, union slogh, buffalo center, thompson, titonka, leland, lakota, crystal lake, woden, rake, ledyard, miller, hayfield and forest city municipal airport.
7/10/2017 12:46 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/10/2017 12:50 AM CDT At 1246 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elmore, or 21 miles southeast of fairmont, moving southeast 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.
6/29/2017 9:15 PM CDT Storm damage reported in hancock county IA, 1.4 miles NNW of Forest City, IA
6/29/2017 9:15 PM CDT Fxy awos gusted to 64 mp in hancock county IA, 0.8 miles NW of Forest City, IA
5/17/2017 5:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/17/2017 5:58 PM CDT At 553 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rockwell to 6 miles southeast of garner to near britt, moving north at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/16/2017 10:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/16/2017 10:14 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for western worth, northeastern kossuth, northern hancock and winnebago counties will expire at 1015 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 300 am cdt for north central iowa.
5/16/2017 9:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/16/2017 9:57 PM CDT At 952 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over emmons, or 12 miles southwest of albert lea, moving northeast 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, forest city, lake mills, britt, emmons, union slough, eagle lake, rice lake, buffalo center, thompson, titonka, wesley, leland, lakota, crystal lake, woden, rake, joice, ledyard, scarville and miller. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 211 and 218.
5/16/2017 9:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/16/2017 9:34 PM CDT At 930 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near forest city, moving northeast 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. locations impacted include, algona, forest city, lake mills, britt, emmons, union slough, eagle lake, rice lake, buffalo center, bancroft, burt, thompson, titonka, wesley, leland, lakota, crystal lake, woden, rake and joice. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 211 and 218.
5/16/2017 9:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/16/2017 9:23 PM CDT At 919 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of forest city, moving northeast at 40 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.
5/15/2017 4:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/15/2017 4:37 PM CDT At 434 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of britt, or 13 miles east of algona, 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, forest city, garner, britt, eagle lake, klemme, wesley, corwith, duncan, miller, hayfield, st. Benedict, sexton, hutchins, eagle lake state park and forest city municipal airport.
5/15/2017 4:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 5/15/2017 4:26 PM CDT At 420 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near algona, 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.
3/6/2017 5:40 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 3/6/2017 5:45 PM CST At 539 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over lake mills, or 13 miles north of forest city, moving northeast at 95 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, forest city, lake mills, rice lake, thompson, leland, scarville, lake mills municipal airport, hogsback wildlife area, pilot knob state park and rice lake state park. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for north central iowa.
3/6/2017 5:18 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 3/6/2017 5:24 PM CST At 518 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of bricelyn, or 14 miles north of forest city, moving north 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, forest city, lake mills, rice lake, thompson, leland, scarville, miller, lake mills municipal airport, forest city municipal airport, hogsback wildlife area, rice lake state park and pilot knob state park. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for north central iowa.
3/6/2017 5:14 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 3/6/2017 5:18 PM CST At 514 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northwest of forest city, moving northeast at 60 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. locations impacted include, algona, forest city, dakota city, humboldt, eagle grove, lake mills, britt, smith pool, eagle lake, rice lake, buffalo center, bancroft, kanawha, goldfield, badger, burt, thompson, titonka, wesley and livermore. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for central and north central iowa.
3/6/2017 4:58 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 3/6/2017 5:05 PM CST At 457 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near eagle grove, or 10 miles east of dakota city. a second severe storm was located near wesley. both storms were moving north at 70 mph (radar indicated. these storms have a history of producing golfball sized hail). 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.
8/16/2016 9:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/16/2016 9:29 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern hancock and northwestern cerro gordo counties will expire at 930 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 heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.
8/16/2016 9:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/16/2016 9:07 PM CDT At 904 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near clear lake, or near garner, moving east at 15 mph. additional storms were entering the warned area from the west, also moving east 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, forest city, garner, clear lake, mason city municipal airport, ventura, miller, forest city municipal airport, clear lake state park, pilot knob state park and mcintosh woods state park.
8/16/2016 8:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 8/16/2016 8:53 PM CDT At 850 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near garner, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/7/2016 2:17 AM CDT Large tree blocking highway 69 in winnebago county IA, 1.6 miles SSE of Forest City, IA
6/22/2016 2:39 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/22/2016 2:42 AM CDT At 239 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near forest city to 9 miles northwest of clear lake to near britt, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, mason city, forest city, garner, britt, eagle lake, clear lake, mason city municipal airport, ventura, kanawha, klemme, wesley, fertile, corwith, goodell, duncan, miller, hayfield, hutchins, forest city municipal airport and clear lake state park.
6/22/2016 2:25 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/22/2016 2:29 AM CDT At 225 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near forest city to 8 miles southeast of smith pool, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/21/2016 11:58 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern hancock, winnebago, northeastern kossuth, southwestern worth and cerro gordo counties will expire at midnight cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however small hail to nickel size and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 700 am cdt for north central and northwestern iowa.
6/21/2016 11:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/21/2016 11:43 PM CDT At 1140 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles southeast of elmore to near marble rock, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, mason city, forest city, nora springs, rockwell, clear lake, mason city municipal airport, buffalo center, ventura, thompson, fertile, leland, lakota, crystal lake, hanlontown, rake, rock falls, ledyard, miller, dougherty and hayfield.
6/21/2016 11:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/21/2016 11:24 PM CDT At 1120 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near elmore to near rockford, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
9/10/2015 12:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 9/10/2015 12:40 AM CDT At 1236 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over forest city, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
7/24/2015 5:25 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/24/2015 5:28 AM CDT At 524 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles southeast of forest city, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. this severe storm will be near, clear lake around 545 am cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include forest city municipal airport, ventura, mcintosh woods state park, miller and pilot knob state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 198 and 202.
7/24/2015 5:00 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/24/2015 5:03 AM CDT At 500 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near forest city, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. this severe thunderstorm will be near, clear lake around 535 am cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include forest city municipal airport, ventura, hanlontown, leland, pilot knob state park, fertile, mcintosh woods state park and miller. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 198 and 203.
7/24/2015 4:57 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/24/2015 5:02 AM CDT At 456 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles north of forest city, moving east at 15 mph (law enforcement). Hazards include golf ball size hail 1 mile west of thompson at 450 am. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. this severe storm will be near, forest city around 505 am cdt. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include leland and thompson.
7/24/2015 4:50 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/24/2015 4:53 AM CDT At 449 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northwest of forest city, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. this severe storm will be near, forest city around 505 am cdt. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include leland and thompson.
7/24/2015 4:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 7/24/2015 4:29 AM CDT At 426 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles south of bricelyn, or 13 miles northwest of forest city, moving east at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
6/22/2015 7:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/22/2015 7:12 AM CDT At 708 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles west of lake mills to 7 miles east of dakota city to 4 miles south of rockwell city, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, fort dodge, forest city, garner, clarion, pocahontas, rockwell city, dakota city, humboldt, eagle grove, britt, lake city, manson, fort dodge regional airport, north twin lake, eagle lake, south twin lake, pomeroy, kanawha, goldfield and fonda.
6/22/2015 6:43 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/22/2015 6:46 AM CDT At 642 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles south of blue earth to 9 miles northeast of pocahontas to 4 miles west of sac city, moving east at 60 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
6/22/2015 6:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/22/2015 6:24 AM CDT At 621 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles west of manly, or 10 miles south of northwood, moving east at 55 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. locations impacted include, mason city, forest city, northwood, manly, plymouth, fertile, kensett, grafton, hanlontown, joice, rock falls, miller, bolan, pilot knob state park, forest city municipal airport, northwood municipal and rice lake state park. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 198 and 216.
6/22/2015 6:07 AM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.9 miles SSE of Forest City, IA, quarter size hail reported at sheriff's office. report via social media
6/22/2015 5:59 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Forest City, IA at 6/22/2015 6:02 AM CDT At 559 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near forest city, moving east at 55 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.
6/16/2014 6:20 PM CDT Several power lines and large tree limbs down throughout town. time estimated by rada in hancock county IA, 0.9 miles SSE of Forest City, IA
8/1/2013 4:30 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.9 miles SSE of Forest City, IA, kimt shared photo from public of nickel to quarter size hail
7/22/2013 3:01 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.8 miles NE of Forest City, IA
6/21/2013 6:15 AM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 9.7 miles ESE of Forest City, IA
9/4/2012 11:45 PM CDT Storm damage reported in hancock county IA, 1.4 miles NNW of Forest City, IA
5/3/2012 4:24 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.2 miles SSE of Forest City, IA
5/3/2012 4:23 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.9 miles SSW of Forest City, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Forest city awos measured a wind gust of 61 mph at 525 a in hancock county IA, 0.5 miles W of Forest City, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM A street sign was blown over...a large trampoline was flipped and several large limbs were downe in winnebago county IA, 0.9 miles SSE of Forest City, IA