Hail Map for Leon, IA

The Leon, IA area has had 2 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 17 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Leon, IA on 48 occasions, including 5 occasions during the past year.

Name: Leon, IA
Where Located: 58.9 miles S of Des Moines, IA
Map: Google Map for Leon, IA
Population: 1977
Housing Units: 952
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Leon, IA

Date / Time Report Details
9/1/2018 3:15 AM CDT Reports of power lines down and power outage in leon. delayed report. basement flooding also reported at some location in decatur county IA, 0.2 miles NNW of Leon, IA
8/28/2018 4:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 8/28/2018 5:01 PM CDT At 457 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles west of corydon, moving northeast 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, leon, allerton, humeston, lineville, davis city, clio, pleasanton, south lineville and nine eagles state park.
8/28/2018 4:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 8/28/2018 4:42 PM CDT At 438 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of leon, moving northeast 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.
6/28/2018 12:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/28/2018 12:34 PM CDT At 1230 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southwest of melcher-dallas to 7 miles west of chariton to near leon, moving east at 55 mph. these are very dangerous storms (trained weather spotters. a measured gust of 68 mph was reported in indianola at 1215pm. stronger winds to 80 mph are possible). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and nickel 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. locations impacted include, osceola, chariton, leon, corydon, lamoni, lakeside casino, rathbun lake, seymour, russell, allerton, humeston, new virginia, van wert, lineville, lucas, garden grove, davis city, woodburn, decatur city and weldon. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 51.
6/28/2018 12:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/28/2018 12:22 PM CDT At 1217 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles northeast of lakeside casino to 8 miles southeast of osceola to near lamoni, moving southeast at 50 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of producing widespread wind damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, osceola, chariton, leon, corydon, lamoni, lakeside casino, rathbun lake, murray, seymour, russell, allerton, humeston, new virginia, kellerton, grand river, van wert, lineville, lucas, garden grove and davis city. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 51.
6/28/2018 12:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/28/2018 12:07 PM CDT At 1202 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles north of lakeside casino to 8 miles southwest of osceola to 7 miles east of mount ayr, moving southeast at 55 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have produced widespread 60 to 70 mph wind gusts with widespread wind damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/11/2018 1:29 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/11/2018 1:34 AM CDT At 128 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of leon to 8 miles southeast of mount ayr, moving southeast at 20 mph (automated weather stations. as the storm moved into lamoni, the airport automated station recorded a 58 knot wind gust ). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, leon, lamoni, kellerton, davis city, decatur city, pleasanton, nine eagles state park and lamoni municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 20.
6/11/2018 1:13 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/11/2018 1:16 AM CDT At 113 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near leon to near mount ayr, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, leon, mount ayr, lamoni, kellerton, grand river, davis city, decatur city, pleasanton, ellston, beaconsfield, nine eagles state park, lamoni municipal airport and mt ayr municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 20.
6/11/2018 12:43 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/11/2018 12:49 AM CDT At 1243 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near leon to 6 miles north of mount ayr, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/11/2018 12:22 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/11/2018 12:27 AM CDT At 1222 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles north of leon, moving south 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, leon, grand river, van wert and decatur city. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 13 and 30.
6/11/2018 12:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/11/2018 12:13 AM CDT At 1204 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near osceola, moving south at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
6/11/2018 12:04 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/11/2018 12:10 AM CDT At 1204 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near osceola, moving south at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
5/14/2018 8:12 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for east central decatur and west central wayne counties will expire at 815 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 is still possible with this thunderstorm.
5/14/2018 7:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 5/14/2018 8:03 PM CDT At 758 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles east of leon, moving east at 30 mph (law enforcement). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, leon, garden grove and decatur city.
5/14/2018 7:50 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles NNW of Leon, IA
5/14/2018 7:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 5/14/2018 7:47 PM CDT At 743 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near leon, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
5/2/2018 9:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 5/2/2018 9:18 PM CDT At 913 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northeast of creston to near sun valley lake, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, leon, lamoni, grand river, van wert, garden grove, davis city, decatur city, weldon and lamoni municipal airport. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 27. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for south central iowa.
5/2/2018 8:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 5/2/2018 8:59 PM CDT At 856 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of lenox to 7 miles southeast of mount ayr, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, creston, leon, mount ayr, lamoni, sun valley lake, afton, diagonal, kellerton, grand river, van wert, garden grove, davis city, decatur city, tingley, weldon, arispe, shannon city, thayer, ellston and benton. this includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 27. A tornado watch remains in effect until 100 am cdt for south central iowa.
5/2/2018 8:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 5/2/2018 8:46 PM CDT At 842 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lenox to 6 miles southeast of irena, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/16/2017 11:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/16/2017 11:14 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southern decatur and southeastern ringgold counties will expire at 1115 pm cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 400 am cdt for south central iowa.
6/16/2017 10:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/16/2017 10:53 PM CDT At 1049 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of leon to near eagleville, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, leon, lamoni, kellerton, davis city, pleasanton, nine eagles state park and lamoni municipal airport. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 1 and 12.
6/16/2017 10:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/16/2017 10:25 PM CDT At 1019 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of sun valley lake to near irena, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/17/2017 3:47 PM CDT At 347 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles south of osceola, moving northeast at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
3/6/2017 7:31 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 3/6/2017 7:34 PM CST At 731 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near lamoni, or near leon, moving northeast 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.
8/24/2016 1:20 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 8/24/2016 1:24 AM CDT At 120 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of sun valley lake, or 13 miles northwest of leon, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, leon, mount ayr, sun valley lake, diagonal, kellerton, grand river, van wert, garden grove, decatur city, tingley, weldon, arispe, shannon city, ellston, benton, le roy, beaconsfield and mt ayr municipal airport.
8/24/2016 12:59 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 8/24/2016 1:03 AM CDT At 1259 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sun valley lake, or 9 miles northeast of mount ayr, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/19/2016 2:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/19/2016 2:45 PM CDT At 241 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rathbun lake to 11 miles southeast of corydon to 8 miles northeast of mercer, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated. at 220pm...60 mph winds were reported near chariton). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, centerville, chariton, leon, corydon, rathbun lake, seymour, russell, allerton, humeston, mystic, cincinnati, lineville, garden grove, davis city, exline, derby, promise city, numa, clio and plano.
7/19/2016 2:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/19/2016 2:29 PM CDT At 222 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near chariton to near corydon to near leon, moving southeast at 40 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, centerville, chariton, leon, corydon, rathbun lake, seymour, russell, allerton, humeston, mystic, cincinnati, van wert, lineville, lucas, garden grove, davis city, decatur city, exline, williamson and weldon.
7/19/2016 2:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/19/2016 2:25 PM CDT At 220 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles east of chariton to corydon to near leon, moving southeast 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, osceola, chariton, leon, lamoni, sun valley lake, lakeside casino, milo, russell, humeston, lacona, grand river, van wert, lucas, garden grove, davis city, woodburn, decatur city, williamson, weldon and derby.
7/19/2016 2:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/19/2016 2:16 PM CDT At 211 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near chariton to 10 miles northwest of corydon to near leon, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/19/2016 2:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/19/2016 2:06 PM CDT At 202 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles northwest of chariton to 14 miles southeast of osceola to near sun valley lake, moving southeast at 25 mph (public. at 155pm...60 mph winds and penny sized hail was reported about 9 miles southeast of new virginia). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, osceola, chariton, leon, lamoni, sun valley lake, lakeside casino, milo, russell, humeston, lacona, grand river, van wert, lucas, garden grove, davis city, woodburn, decatur city, williamson, weldon and derby.
7/19/2016 1:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/19/2016 1:51 PM CDT At 148 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 12 miles south of indianola to near osceola to sun valley lake, 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.
11/11/2015 2:39 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 11/11/2015 2:42 PM CST At 239 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near lamoni, or 9 miles southwest of leon, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
9/17/2015 10:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 9/17/2015 10:25 PM CDT At 1021 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near leon, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. locations impacted include, leon, humeston, grand river, van wert, garden grove, decatur city, weldon and le roy. This includes interstate 35 between mile markers 11 and 24.
9/17/2015 9:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 9/17/2015 10:03 PM CDT At 959 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of sun valley lake, or 9 miles northwest of leon, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/28/2015 9:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/28/2015 9:57 PM CDT At 953 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of rathbun lake to 4 miles south of corydon to 7 miles northwest of mercer, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, leon, corydon, rathbun lake, seymour, allerton, humeston, lineville, garden grove, derby, promise city, clio, pleasanton, millerton, south lineville, le roy and nine eagles state park.
7/28/2015 9:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 7/28/2015 9:29 PM CDT At 926 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of chariton to 9 miles northeast of leon to 6 miles northwest of lamoni, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
6/24/2015 9:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/24/2015 9:20 PM CDT At 917 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of chariton to 9 miles southeast of osceola to 8 miles northeast of sun valley lake, moving southeast at 50 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
6/10/2015 6:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Leon, IA at 6/10/2015 6:26 PM CDT At 623 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles northwest of mercer, or 10 miles southeast of leon, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
4/9/2015 1:18 PM CDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 145 pm cdt for northwestern wayne. southwestern lucas and northeastern decatur counties. at 118 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles east of leon. moving northeast at 45 mph. hazard. Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.
4/9/2015 1:12 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northwestern wayne county in south central iowa. southwestern lucas county in south central iowa. northeastern decatur county in south central iowa. Until 145 pm cdt.
5/24/2012 5:00 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 5.9 miles NNW of Leon, IA, also 1.10 inches of rain in 20 minute3
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Significant tree damage in the town of leon. an estimated 100 to 200 trees felled in town with large tree limbs littering the town. trees fell onto the roofs of many ho in decatur county IA, 0.2 miles NNW of Leon, IA
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Heavy rain and pea hail was also being reported west of leo in decatur county IA, 1 miles E of Leon, IA