Hail Map for Lafayette, MN

The Lafayette, MN area has had 4 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 8 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Lafayette, MN on 27 occasions, including 5 occasions during the past year.

Name: Lafayette, MN
Where Located: 66.5 miles SW of Minneapolis, MN
Map: Google Map for Lafayette, MN
Population: 504
Housing Units: 244
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Lafayette, MN

Date / Time Report Details
8/16/2017 5:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 8/16/2017 5:21 PM CDT At 518 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles southwest of new sweden, or 10 miles northeast of new ulm, moving north at 20 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, lafayette around 535 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include new sweden.
8/16/2017 5:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 8/16/2017 5:14 PM CDT At 508 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near nicollet, or 10 miles east of new ulm, moving north at 25 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, lafayette around 525 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include new sweden.
7/10/2017 12:47 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/10/2017 12:50 AM CDT At 1246 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over klossner, or near new ulm, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, courtland around 100 am cdt. nicollet around 115 am cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include klossner and oshawa. this includes u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 107 and 124. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for south central minnesota.
7/9/2017 10:51 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/9/2017 10:55 PM CDT At 1050 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near stewart, or 10 miles south of hutchinson, moving southeast at 35 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, brownton around 1055 pm cdt. winthrop around 1115 pm cdt. gaylord around 1120 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include fernando, rush river, new sweden, new rome, new auburn and lake marion regional park. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for central and south central minnesota.
7/9/2017 10:30 PM CDT Baseball sized hail reported 0.6 miles N of Lafayette, MN
7/9/2017 9:15 PM CDT Grapefruit sized hail reported 0.1 miles SSW of Lafayette, MN
7/9/2017 9:15 PM CDT Baseball sized hail reported 0.6 miles N of Lafayette, MN
7/9/2017 9:15 PM CDT Multiple trees of 12" to 18" in diamter snapped. numerous powerlines dow in nicollet county MN, 0.6 miles N of Lafayette, MN
7/9/2017 9:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/9/2017 9:07 PM CDT At 903 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near winthrop, or 13 miles north of new ulm, moving south at 30 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include tennis ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, lafayette around 910 pm cdt. courtland around 935 pm cdt. nicollet around 940 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include klossner. this includes u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 104 and 120. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for south central and central minnesota.
7/9/2017 8:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/9/2017 8:37 PM CDT At 833 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lakeside, or 9 miles southwest of hutchinson, moving south at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, stewart around 840 pm cdt. brownton around 845 pm cdt. gibbon around 900 pm cdt. winthrop around 905 pm cdt. gaylord around 910 pm cdt. lafayette around 915 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include fernando, sumter, new sweden and new auburn. this includes u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 96 and 114. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for central and south central minnesota.
5/17/2017 4:22 PM CDT At 422 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over klossner, or near new ulm, moving north 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 remain over mainly rural areas of north central nicollet county, including the following locations: klossner. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for south central and central minnesota.
5/17/2017 4:03 PM CDT At 403 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over searles, or 7 miles southeast of new ulm, moving north at 35 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, new ulm around 415 pm cdt. lafayette around 430 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include searles, klossner and new ulm airport. this includes u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 100 and 115. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for south central and central minnesota.
9/5/2016 3:04 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 9/5/2016 3:07 AM CDT At 304 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near glencoe airport to near oshawa, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. these severe storms will be near, le sueur around 315 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, rush river, klossner, new rome, new auburn, oshawa and new sweden.
9/5/2016 2:54 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 9/5/2016 2:57 AM CDT At 253 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near new auburn to near courtland, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. these severe storms will be near, arlington around 300 am cdt. st. peter and green isle around 310 am cdt. le sueur around 315 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, rush river, klossner, new rome, new auburn, oshawa, st george and new sweden.
9/5/2016 2:46 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 9/5/2016 2:49 AM CDT At 246 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near winthrop to near searles, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. these severe storms will be near, winthrop around 250 am cdt. gaylord around 255 am cdt. arlington and nicollet around 300 am cdt. north mankato and green isle around 305 am cdt. st. peter around 310 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, rush river, klossner, new rome, new auburn, oshawa, st george and new sweden.
9/5/2016 2:34 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 9/5/2016 2:39 AM CDT At 234 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near fairfax to near sveadahl, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. severe thunderstorms will be near, fairfax around 240 am cdt. gibbon around 250 am cdt. lafayette around 255 am cdt. winthrop and courtland around 300 am cdt. gaylord around 305 am cdt. nicollet around 310 am cdt. north mankato and arlington around 315 am cdt. st. peter and green isle around 320 am cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, rush river, klossner, new rome, new auburn, oshawa, st george and new sweden. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 104 and 130. u. s. Highway 169 between mile markers 56 and 58, and between mile markers 61 and 79.
7/16/2016 9:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/16/2016 9:56 PM CDT At 952 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from milroy to near wabasso to new ulm airport to near lafayette, moving southeast at 35 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. these severe storms will be near, new ulm and lafayette around 1000 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include wanda, clements, cobden, new ulm airport, klossner, essig, evan, st george, milroy and lucan.
7/16/2016 9:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/16/2016 9:50 PM CDT At 947 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near fernando to near lafayette to klossner, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. these severe storms will be near, new ulm and lafayette around 950 pm cdt. gaylord and courtland around 1005 pm cdt. arlington and nicollet around 1015 pm cdt. st. peter, le sueur and henderson around 1030 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, rush river, klossner, new rome, fernando, new auburn, oshawa, st george and new sweden.
7/16/2016 9:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/16/2016 9:44 PM CDT At 940 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near marshall to near wabasso to near essig to near st george, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. these severe storms will be near, lafayette around 950 pm cdt. new ulm around 955 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include wanda, cobden, new ulm airport, vesta, klossner, essig, evan, milroy, seaforth and clements.
7/16/2016 9:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/16/2016 9:34 PM CDT At 930 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from fernando to gibbon to near fairfax, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, brownton around 935 pm cdt. winthrop around 940 pm cdt. gaylord and lafayette around 955 pm cdt. arlington around 1000 pm cdt. Le sueur, nicollet and henderson around 1020 pm cdt.
7/16/2016 9:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/16/2016 9:15 PM CDT At 911 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near milroy to near morgan to near fairfax, 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, morgan around 915 pm cdt. wabasso around 935 pm cdt. lafayette around 940 pm cdt. new ulm around 945 pm cdt. sleepy eye around 1010 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include wanda, cobden, new ulm airport, vesta, klossner, essig, evan, milroy, seaforth and clements.
6/19/2016 11:58 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern sibley and north central nicollet counties will expire at midnight cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and have 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 the twin cities.
6/19/2016 11:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/19/2016 11:40 PM CDT At 1136 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near fernando to near lafayette, moving east at 50 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. these severe storms will be near, winthrop and lafayette around 1140 pm cdt. gaylord around 1150 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include new sweden and st george.
6/19/2016 11:16 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/19/2016 11:19 PM CDT At 1116 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles south of hector to near fairfax, moving east at 50 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, gibbon around 1130 pm cdt. winthrop and lafayette around 1140 pm cdt. gaylord around 1150 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include new auburn, st george, new sweden and fernando.
6/17/2016 5:41 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern sibley and northwest nicollet counties will expire at 545 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. However gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
6/17/2016 5:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/17/2016 5:13 PM CDT At 508 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over gibbon, or 15 miles north of new ulm, moving south at 20 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, lafayette around 530 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include st george.
6/10/2016 3:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/10/2016 3:08 PM CDT At 304 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from new sweden to near hanska, moving east at 40 mph. the strongest storm is northwest of mankato which will likely produce the two inch hail. all of the storms are moving to the east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch 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, mankato, new ulm, north mankato, sleepy eye, lake crystal, nicollet, courtland, lafayette, hanska, judson, oshawa and new sweden.
6/10/2016 3:01 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/10/2016 3:04 PM CDT At 301 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lafayette to near sveadahl, 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. Locations impacted include, mankato, new ulm, north mankato, sleepy eye, lake crystal, nicollet, courtland, lafayette, hanska, judson, oshawa and new sweden.
6/10/2016 2:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/10/2016 2:53 PM CDT At 249 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lafayette to 7 miles north of sveadahl, moving east 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, mankato, new ulm, north mankato, sleepy eye, lake crystal, nicollet, courtland, lafayette, hanska, judson, oshawa and new sweden.
6/10/2016 2:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/10/2016 2:44 PM CDT At 239 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sleepy eye, or 14 miles west of new ulm, moving east at 35 mph. additional strong storms were developing in nicollet county near new ulm moving to the east-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.
5/25/2016 11:51 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 5/25/2016 11:54 PM CDT At 1150 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near new ulm airport, or near new ulm, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. this severe thunderstorm will be near, new ulm around 1200 am cdt. courtland around 1220 am cdt. other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include new ulm airport, searles and klossner. this includes u. s. Highway 14 between mile markers 97 and 115.
5/25/2016 3:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 5/25/2016 3:30 PM CDT At 326 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over st george, or 12 miles north of new ulm, moving northeast at 10 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, gibbon, lafayette and st george.
5/25/2016 2:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 5/25/2016 3:18 PM CDT At 258 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near st george, or 13 miles northwest of new ulm, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
5/25/2016 8:58 AM CDT At 258 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near st george, or 13 miles northwest of new ulm, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
7/17/2015 11:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/17/2015 11:47 PM CDT At 1144 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from silver lake to near new auburn to near evan, moving east at 45 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, winsted, gaylord and silver lake around 1150 pm cdt. arlington and lester prairie around 1155 pm cdt. green isle around 1200 am cdt. new ulm, watertown, norwood young america and mayer around 1205 am cdt. waconia, henderson and lafayette around 1210 am cdt. belle plaine and cologne around 1215 am cdt. chaska, chanhassen, victoria and courtland around 1220 am cdt. jordan and carver around 1225 am cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, marystown, klossner, st benedict, new germany, new rome, essig, evan, hamburg and lake waconia. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 93 and 125. u. s. highway 169 between mile markers 58 and 116. u. s. Highway 212 between mile markers 110 and 154.
7/17/2015 11:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/17/2015 11:33 PM CDT At 1129 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from hutchinson airport to near fernando to near clements, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. these severe storms will be near, hutchinson, gibbon and stewart around 1135 pm cdt. glencoe, sleepy eye, gaylord, lester prairie and winthrop around 1145 pm cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include cobden, lake marion regional park, vesta, fernando, evan, delhi, seaforth, clements, sumter and biscay. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 81 and 85. u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 81 and 127. u. s. Highway 71 between mile markers 62 and 91.
7/17/2015 11:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 7/17/2015 11:06 PM CDT At 1102 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bird island to near bechyn to vesta, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, morton around 1110 pm cdt. hector and franklin around 1115 pm cdt. buffalo lake around 1120 pm cdt. redwood falls around 1125 pm cdt. fairfax and stewart around 1130 pm cdt. morgan, gibbon and brownton around 1140 pm cdt. glencoe, winthrop and lafayette around 1145 pm cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include cobden, lake marion regional park, vesta, fernando, evan, delhi, seaforth, clements, sumter and biscay. this includes the following highways, u. s. highway 14 between mile markers 81 and 85. u. s. highway 212 between mile markers 76 and 127. u. s. Highway 71 between mile markers 62 and 97.
6/22/2015 6:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/22/2015 6:24 AM CDT At 620 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rush river to near mapleton to frost, moving east at 70 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, mankato, albert lea, new ulm, north mankato, st. peter, waseca, blue earth, montgomery, lake crystal, le center, eagle lake and wells. This includes interstate 90 between mile markers 108 and 156.
6/22/2015 6:00 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/22/2015 6:03 AM CDT At 559 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lafayette to near lewisville to near east chain, moving east at 70 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. severe thunderstorms will be near, amboy and vernon center around 605 am cdt. blue earth, elmore and good thunder around 610 am cdt. mapleton and frost around 615 am cdt. minnesota lake and bricelyn around 620 am cdt. pemberton around 625 am cdt. le center, mansfield and waldorf around 630 am cdt. waseca, montgomery, new richland, alden and emmons around 635 am cdt. albert lea and twin lakes around 640 am cdt. other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include norseland, klossner, matawan, alma city, kilkenny, brush creek, guckeen, greenland, east chain and lake jefferson. This includes interstate 90 between mile markers 108 and 156.
6/20/2015 4:47 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/20/2015 4:51 AM CDT At 446 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from st george to st. james, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. these severe storms will be near, lafayette and lewisville around 455 am cdt. madelia around 500 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include new ulm airport, ormsby, grogan, klossner, darfur, essig, st james airport, la salle, odin and south branch.
6/20/2015 4:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Lafayette, MN at 6/20/2015 4:30 AM CDT At 424 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near clements to bingham lake, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, butterfield around 435 am cdt. st. james around 445 am cdt. madelia, lafayette and lewisville around 455 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include cobden, new ulm airport, ormsby, grogan, klossner, darfur, essig, st james airport, la salle and evan.
7/1/2012 3:05 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 12.3 miles E of Lafayette, MN, lasted five minutes.
5/23/2012 4:58 PM CDT Power lines down near county road in nicollet county MN, 1.9 miles E of Lafayette, MN