Hail Map for Hecla, SD

The Hecla, SD area has had 3 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 9 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Hecla, SD on 35 occasions, including 3 occasions during the past year.

Name: Hecla, SD
Where Located: 33.4 miles NNE of Aberdeen, SD
Map: Google Map for Hecla, SD
Population: 227
Housing Units: 155
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Hecla, SD

Date / Time Report Details
7/21/2022 10:26 PM CDT At 1026 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hecla, or 18 miles south of oakes, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. this severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern brown county. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, <50 mph.
7/21/2022 10:15 PM CDT At 1015 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles southeast of ellendale, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. this severe thunderstorm will be near, hecla and sand lake wildlife refuge around 1025 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include claremont. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, <50 mph.
6/20/2022 9:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/20/2022 9:57 PM CDT At 948 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near putney, or 9 miles north of groton, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe thunderstorm will be near, claremont around 955 pm cdt. amherst around 1005 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include britton and kidder. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/14/2022 5:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/14/2022 6:01 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern marshall and northern brown counties will expire at 530 am 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 600 am cdt for northeastern south dakota.
6/14/2022 5:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/14/2022 5:46 AM CDT At 512 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles west of hecla, or 10 miles southeast of ellendale, moving northeast at 50 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, hecla. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/14/2022 4:41 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/14/2022 5:24 AM CDT At 439 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over grassland colony, or 20 miles northeast of ipswich, moving northeast at 55 mph. this is a potentially destructive storm for eastern mcpherson and northern brown counties (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. this severe thunderstorm will be near, elm lake around 450 am cdt. barnard around 455 am cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include frederick, sand lake wildlife refuge and hecla. thunderstorm damage threat, destructive hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 80 mph.
5/12/2022 6:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 5/12/2022 7:32 PM CDT At 657 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ludden to claire city, moving north at 60 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. These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern roberts, marshall and northeastern brown counties, including the following locations, northwestern lake traverse reservation.
5/12/2022 6:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 5/12/2022 11:47 PM CDT At 628 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near putney to rudebusch corner, moving north at 65 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. severe thunderstorms will be near, houghton and buffalo lakes around 640 pm cdt. sand lake wildlife refuge around 645 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include hecla and sica hollow state park.
10/9/2021 5:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 12/29/2021 7:13 AM CDT At 518 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of frederick to 6 miles northwest of webster to 8 miles southeast of carpenter, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, webster around 525 pm cdt. roslyn around 530 pm cdt. willow lake around 535 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include grenville, waubay lake, minnewasta lake, rush lake, waubay, waubay wildlife rec area, blue dog lake, bryant, enemy swim lake, campbell slough, enemy swim housing, pickerel lake rec area, rudebusch corner, hamlin education center and kellerton church.
8/28/2021 7:15 AM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 6.8 miles NE of Hecla, SD
8/28/2021 7:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/2/2022 2:18 PM CDT At 709 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sand lake wildlife refuge, or 15 miles southeast of ellendale, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. this severe thunderstorm will be near, hecla around 720 am cdt. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, <50 mph.
8/24/2021 12:56 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 12/28/2021 4:33 AM CDT At 1255 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near claremont, or 15 miles west of britton, 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, amherst around 105 am cdt. britton around 115 am cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include cattail lake, fort sisseton state park, eden, lake city, roy lake rec area, hillhead, red iron housing, clear lake rec area, sica hollow state park and buffalo lakes. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
8/24/2021 12:27 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 12/28/2021 4:30 AM CDT At 1226 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near barnard, or 19 miles south of ellendale, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, sand lake wildlife refuge, houghton and claremont. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
8/24/2021 12:01 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/6/2022 5:29 PM CDT At 1201 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near leola, or 21 miles northeast of ipswich, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, wetonka and grassland colony around 1205 am cdt. frederick, westport and barnard around 1220 am cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include sand lake wildlife refuge, houghton and claremont. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/23/2021 11:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/8/2022 2:00 PM CDT At 1117 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over houghton, or 21 miles west of britton, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, claremont around 1135 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include amherst and britton.
7/23/2021 10:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/8/2022 2:14 PM CDT At 1059 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near barnard, or 18 miles south of ellendale, 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, houghton and sand lake wildlife refuge.
7/23/2021 10:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/8/2022 2:15 PM CDT At 1031 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spring creek colony, or 19 miles southwest of ellendale, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters. at 1000 pm cdt, a 75 mph wind gust was reported 10 miles wnw of long lake). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe thunderstorm will be near, elm lake around 1040 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include frederick, barnard, houghton and sand lake wildlife refuge.
6/11/2021 4:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/16/2022 4:10 AM CDT At 411 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near kidder to near redfield, 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, britton and kidder.
6/11/2021 3:38 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/16/2022 4:20 AM CDT At 338 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of hecla to near rockham, 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, sand lake wildlife refuge around 345 am cdt. hecla around 350 am cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include redfield, ashton, britton, frankfort and kidder.
5/24/2021 12:46 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/19/2022 11:19 AM CDT At 1246 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles east of ellendale to near claremont to near pierpont, moving northeast at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. at 1235 am cdt, a 59 mph wind gust was reported 7 miles south of claremont). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, langford, hecla, pierpont, claremont, andover, amherst, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton.
5/24/2021 12:30 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/19/2022 11:19 AM CDT At 1228 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near frederick to near putney to near andover, moving northeast at 45 mph (trained weather spotters. at 1219 pm cdt, a 58 mph wind gust was reported 4 miles southwest of columbia). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. in addition, the wind gusts will lead to blowing dust and reduced visibilities. Locations impacted include, andover, claremont, langford, pierpont and amherst.
5/24/2021 12:11 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 1/19/2022 11:20 AM CDT At 1210 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near leola to near aberdeen to near stratford, moving northeast at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. at 1210 am cdt, a 58 mph wind gust was reported the aberdeen airport). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, bath and verdon around 1215 am cdt. ferney and tacoma park around 1220 am cdt. columbia, putney, forbes and elm lake around 1225 am cdt. groton around 1230 am cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include andover, houghton, sand lake wildlife refuge, pierpont, claremont, amherst and langford.
8/23/2020 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/3/2022 9:21 PM CDT At 607 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near houghton, or 20 miles southeast of ellendale, moving east 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. this severe storm will be near, claremont around 625 pm cdt. Amherst around 630 pm cdt.
8/23/2020 5:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/3/2022 9:21 PM CDT At 557 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of sand lake wildlife refuge, or 14 miles southeast of ellendale, moving east at 35 mph (trained weather spotters. this storm has a history of producing large hail). 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, sand lake wildlife refuge around 605 pm cdt. hecla and houghton around 610 pm cdt. claremont around 625 pm cdt. Amherst around 630 pm cdt.
8/23/2020 5:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/3/2022 9:23 PM CDT At 544 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near ellendale, moving east at 15 mph (emergency management reported golf ball size hail along the north dakota and south dakota border just south of ellendale, north dakota). 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, hecla, forbes, elm lake and sand lake wildlife refuge.
8/23/2020 5:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/3/2022 9:27 PM CDT At 512 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near forbes, or 9 miles west of ellendale, moving east at 15 mph (public reported golf ball sized hail in forbes, north dakota at around 505 pm cdt). 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.
8/8/2020 8:58 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 8/8/2020 9:01 AM CDT At 857 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near grassland colony, or 20 miles south of ellendale, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/25/2020 11:22 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/25/2020 11:25 PM CDT At 1121 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of sand lake wildlife refuge, or 14 miles southeast of ellendale, 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.
7/17/2020 10:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/17/2020 10:28 PM CDT At 1024 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near kidder, or 13 miles north of britton, moving southeast 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.
6/17/2020 8:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/5/2022 5:20 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for west central marshall and northeastern brown counties will expire at 900 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 100 am cdt for northeastern south dakota.
6/17/2020 8:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/17/2020 8:47 PM CDT At 844 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near hecla, or 15 miles west of britton, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, britton, hecla, sand lake wildlife refuge, amherst and houghton.
6/17/2020 8:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/17/2020 8:23 PM CDT At 820 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near houghton, or 15 miles north of groton, 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.
6/7/2020 9:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/7/2020 9:52 PM CDT At 948 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near hecla to near amherst to near langford, moving northeast 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. Locations impacted include, britton, langford, hecla, claremont, kidder, amherst, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton.
6/7/2020 9:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/7/2020 9:37 PM CDT At 933 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near barnard to columbia to near bath, moving northeast at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. 60 to 70 mph wind was reported in warner with this storm, along with tree damage in aberdeen). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/7/2020 8:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/7/2020 8:49 PM CDT At 846 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sand lake wildlife refuge, or 19 miles southeast of ellendale, moving northeast at 60 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. Locations impacted include, aberdeen, hecla, frederick, columbia, westport, claremont, putney, barnard, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton.
6/7/2020 8:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/7/2020 8:31 PM CDT At 827 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near richmond lake rec area, or 10 miles northwest of aberdeen, moving northeast at 60 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. Locations impacted include, aberdeen, hecla, frederick, columbia, westport, claremont, putney, wetonka, barnard, grassland colony, houghton, sand lake wildlife refuge and richmond lake rec area.
6/7/2020 8:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/7/2020 8:24 PM CDT At 821 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near richmond lake rec area, or 11 miles northwest of aberdeen, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
8/26/2018 9:03 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 8/26/2018 9:08 AM CDT At 903 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over houghton, or 19 miles west of britton, moving east at 50 mph (public). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, britton, hecla, claremont, kidder, amherst, roy lake rec area, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton.
8/26/2018 8:46 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 8/26/2018 8:49 AM CDT At 845 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near barnard, or 15 miles north of aberdeen, moving east at 50 mph (public. at 832 am half dollar sized hail was reported 7 miles west of westport). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
7/2/2018 9:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/8/2022 7:50 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern brown county 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 small hail and gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 am cdt for northeastern south dakota.
7/2/2018 8:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/2/2018 9:02 PM CDT At 842 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sand lake wildlife refuge, or 19 miles southeast of ellendale, 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.
7/2/2018 8:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/2/2018 8:46 PM CDT At 842 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sand lake wildlife refuge, or 19 miles southeast of ellendale, 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.
9/19/2017 8:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 9/19/2017 8:45 PM CDT At 841 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hecla, or 17 miles west of britton, 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. this severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern marshall and northeastern brown counties. A tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for northeastern south dakota.
9/19/2017 8:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 9/19/2017 8:35 PM CDT At 830 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hecla, or 17 miles south of oakes, moving northeast at 30 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, hecla, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton. A tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for northeastern south dakota.
9/19/2017 8:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 9/19/2017 8:15 PM CDT At 812 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hecla, or 17 miles south of oakes, 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. this severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northwestern marshall and northeastern brown counties. A tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for northeastern south dakota.
9/19/2017 7:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 9/19/2017 7:44 PM CDT At 740 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near columbia, or 15 miles north of aberdeen, 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. locations impacted include, hecla, columbia, westport, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton. A tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for northeastern south dakota.
9/19/2017 7:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 9/19/2017 7:34 PM CDT At 729 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near columbia, or 8 miles north of aberdeen, moving north 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.
6/13/2017 7:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 2/18/2022 3:29 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern day, southwestern marshall and northeastern brown counties will expire at 745 pm cdt, the storms which prompted the warning has moved into marshall county and will allow the existing warning to expire. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for northeastern south dakota.
6/13/2017 7:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/13/2017 7:41 PM CDT At 737 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near hecla to near amherst to near langford, moving northeast 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.
6/13/2017 7:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/13/2017 7:31 PM CDT At 724 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northeast of frederick to andover, moving northeast 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.
6/13/2017 4:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/13/2017 4:13 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern marshall and northeastern brown counties will expire at 415 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, gusty winds to 50 mph and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 700 am cdt for northeastern south dakota.
6/13/2017 3:58 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/13/2017 4:01 AM CDT At 358 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near houghton, or 19 miles west of britton, moving northeast 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, britton, hecla, columbia, claremont, putney, amherst, sand lake wildlife refuge and houghton.
6/13/2017 3:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/13/2017 3:40 AM CDT At 335 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near westport, or 9 miles north of aberdeen, moving northeast 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.
8/10/2016 2:08 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 8/10/2016 2:12 AM CDT At 208 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over columbia, or 15 miles northeast of aberdeen, moving east at 35 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. this severe storm will be near, putney around 215 am cdt. Claremont around 230 am cdt.
8/10/2016 1:34 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 8/10/2016 1:37 AM CDT At 134 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over grassland colony, or 20 miles northeast of ipswich, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, westport and barnard around 150 am cdt. columbia around 200 am cdt. putney around 205 am cdt. Claremont around 210 am cdt.
8/4/2016 12:10 AM CDT Small trees blown down. report relayed by brown county e in brown county SD, 3.4 miles S of Hecla, SD
8/3/2016 11:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 8/4/2016 12:01 AM CDT At 1158 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near frederick, or 10 miles southeast of ellendale, 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, sand lake wildlife refuge around 1205 am cdt. Hecla around 1210 am cdt.
7/17/2016 12:05 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/17/2016 12:08 AM CDT At 1204 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over putney, or 9 miles northwest of groton, 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. This severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of brown county.
7/16/2016 11:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/16/2016 11:34 PM CDT At 1130 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near richmond lake rec area, or 8 miles west of aberdeen, moving east at 50 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe storm will be near, aberdeen around 1140 pm cdt. bath and columbia around 1150 pm cdt. putney around 1200 am cdt. Groton around 1205 am cdt.
7/16/2016 11:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/16/2016 11:13 PM CDT At 1109 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over ipswich, moving east at 50 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe thunderstorm will be near, deerfield colony around 1115 pm cdt. mina lake rec area and mina around 1125 pm cdt. richmond lake rec area around 1130 pm cdt. aberdeen around 1140 pm cdt. bath and columbia around 1150 pm cdt. putney around 1200 am cdt. Groton around 1205 am cdt.
7/4/2016 6:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/4/2016 6:38 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern brown county will expire at 645 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for northeastern south dakota.
7/4/2016 6:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/4/2016 6:22 PM CDT At 616 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near frederick, or 10 miles south of ellendale, 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, sand lake wildlife refuge around 630 pm cdt. Hecla and houghton around 635 pm cdt.
6/22/2016 3:13 AM CDT Estimated 50 to 60 mph winds in brown county SD, 8.9 miles NNE of Hecla, SD
6/22/2016 3:13 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/22/2016 3:16 AM CDT At 311 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near houghton to columbia to near westport, moving southeast at 65 mph (radar indicated. at 305 am cdt...a 65 mph wind gust was reported 7 miles north of frederick). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. severe thunderstorms will be near, bath and putney around 320 am cdt. claremont and amherst around 325 am cdt. groton around 330 am cdt. langford, andover and ferney around 335 am cdt. pierpont around 340 am cdt. Bristol around 345 am cdt.
6/22/2016 3:05 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/22/2016 3:09 AM CDT At 304 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sand lake wildlife refuge, or 18 miles southeast of ellendale, moving southeast at 60 mph (radar indicated. at 257 am cdt...a 62 mph wind gust was reported 7 miles north of frederick). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. This severe storm will be near, houghton around 310 am cdt.
6/22/2016 2:53 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/22/2016 2:57 AM CDT At 252 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near frederick, or 10 miles south of ellendale, moving southeast at 60 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. This severe storm will be near, columbia, houghton and sand lake wildlife refuge around 310 am cdt.
6/22/2016 2:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/22/2016 2:41 AM CDT At 236 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spring creek colony, or 16 miles west of ellendale, moving southeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, forbes around 240 am cdt. elm lake around 250 am cdt. frederick around 255 am cdt. barnard around 300 am cdt. Columbia, houghton and sand lake wildlife refuge around 310 am cdt.
7/23/2015 11:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/23/2015 11:08 PM CDT At 1103 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northwest of amherst, or 12 miles west of britton, moving east at 40 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (law enforcement. at 1050 pm cdt...local emergency management reported widespread tree damage in houghton). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. this severe storm will be near, amherst around 1110 pm cdt. britton around 1120 pm cdt. kidder around 1125 pm cdt. Lake city and roy lake rec area around 1145 pm cdt.
7/23/2015 10:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/23/2015 11:00 PM CDT The national weather service in aberdeen has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northeastern brown county in northeastern south dakota. marshall county in northeastern south dakota. until midnight cdt * at 1057 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located near hecla. Or.
7/23/2015 10:50 PM CDT Many trees uproote in brown county SD, 8.9 miles NNE of Hecla, SD
7/23/2015 10:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/23/2015 10:50 PM CDT At 1047 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near hecla to near mina lake rec area, 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, hecla and sand lake wildlife refuge around 1050 pm cdt.
7/23/2015 10:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/23/2015 10:34 PM CDT At 1027 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near frederick to near cravens corner, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. at 1023 pm cdt...weather spotters reported 60 mph winds 7 miles west of frederick). 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, hecla and sand lake wildlife refuge around 1045 pm cdt. Aberdeen around 1055 pm cdt.
7/23/2015 10:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/23/2015 10:24 PM CDT At 1018 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near frederick to cravens corner, 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, frederick around 1025 pm cdt. barnard around 1035 pm cdt. mina around 1040 pm cdt. Sand lake wildlife refuge around 1055 pm cdt.
7/17/2015 6:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/17/2015 6:53 PM CDT At 649 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near kidder to 6 miles northeast of langford to near pierpont, moving east at 50 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. These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern brown, northwestern day and western marshall counties.
7/17/2015 6:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/17/2015 6:30 PM CDT At 624 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near columbia, or 15 miles north of groton, moving east at 35 mph (emergency management). 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, claremont around 640 pm cdt. amherst around 650 pm cdt. Langford around 655 pm cdt.
7/16/2015 4:01 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/16/2015 4:05 PM CDT At 400 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near amherst, or 13 miles west of britton, 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. this severe storm will be near, amherst around 410 pm cdt. Langford around 415 pm cdt.
7/16/2015 3:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/16/2015 3:36 PM CDT At 331 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sand lake wildlife refuge, or 19 miles north of groton, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated. also...at 320 pm cdt...60 mph thunderstorm wind gusts were reported five miles east of frederick). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. this severe storm will be near, claremont around 350 pm cdt. amherst around 355 pm cdt. Langford around 410 pm cdt.
7/16/2015 3:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 7/16/2015 3:17 PM CDT At 314 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near barnard, or 16 miles south of ellendale, moving southeast 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, sand lake wildlife refuge around 325 pm cdt. columbia and houghton around 330 pm cdt. claremont around 350 pm cdt. Langford around 410 pm cdt.
6/21/2015 11:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/21/2015 11:50 PM CDT At 1147 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over grassland colony, or 19 miles northeast of ipswich, moving southeast at 35 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. this severe storm will be near, richmond lake rec area around 1205 am cdt. westport around 1210 am cdt. Aberdeen around 1215 am cdt.
6/21/2015 11:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Hecla, SD at 6/21/2015 11:32 PM CDT At 1129 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over leola, or 20 miles north of ipswich, moving southeast at 50 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, grassland colony and long lake colony around 1140 pm cdt. wetonka around 1145 pm cdt. westport and richmond lake rec area around 1155 pm cdt. Aberdeen around 1205 am cdt.
9/18/2013 6:00 PM CDT Hen Egg sized hail reported 7.1 miles ESE of Hecla, SD, some minor crop damage
7/9/2013 6:50 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 5.2 miles E of Hecla, SD, intersection of hiways 281 and 10 ping pong hail with 45 mph winds.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM 60 to 70 mph wind gusts in brown county SD, 8.1 miles E of Hecla, SD
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter size hail also reported in brown county SD, 8.1 miles E of Hecla, SD
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Trees down in brown county SD, 0.2 miles NW of Hecla, SD