Hail Map for Prairie City, IA

The Prairie City, 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 Prairie City, IA on 40 occasions, including 6 occasions during the past year.

Name: Prairie City, IA
Where Located: 19.5 miles E of Des Moines, IA
Map: Google Map for Prairie City, IA
Population: 1680
Housing Units: 678
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Prairie City, IA

Date / Time Report Details
9/1/2018 8:23 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for east central polk and jasper counties will expire at 830 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. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 am cdt for central iowa.
9/1/2018 8:02 PM CDT At 802 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over prairie city, or 11 miles west of newton, moving east 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, newton, mitchellville, colfax, monroe, prairie city, rock creek lake, iowa speedway, sully, kellogg, lambs grove, oakland acres, reasnor, valeria, prairie city krohn airport, rock creek state park and newton municipal airport. This includes interstate 80 between mile markers 147 and 178.
9/1/2018 7:45 PM CDT At 744 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over mitchellville, or near altoona, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. at 740 pm storm spotters reported golf ball just southeast of ankeny and another report of quarter sized hail in northeast des moines. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. locations impacted include, des moines, ankeny, newton, altoona, pleasant hill, bondurant, mitchellville, colfax, monroe, prairie city, adventureland amusement park, iowa speedway, prairie meadows, iowa state fairgrounds, rock creek lake, sully, kellogg, lambs grove, oakland acres and reasnor. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 87 and 89. interstate 80 between mile markers 138 and 178. Interstate 235 between mile markers 11 and 14.
9/1/2018 7:36 PM CDT At 736 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over altoona, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles.
7/19/2018 3:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 7/19/2018 3:42 PM CDT At 336 pm cdt, a confirmed tornado was located near prairie city, or 7 miles southwest of newton, moving southeast at 20 mph (law enforcement confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. the tornado will be near, monroe around 350 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include reasnor, sully and prairie city krohn airport.
6/30/2018 10:42 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern marion, northwestern mahaska and jasper counties will expire at 1045 pm 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 gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms.
6/30/2018 10:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/30/2018 10:18 PM CDT At 1014 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near baxter to near iowa speedway to pleasantville, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, newton, pella, knoxville, colfax, monroe, pleasantville, prairie city, baxter, iowa speedway, knoxville raceway, lake red rock, rock creek lake, sully, kellogg, lynnville, mingo, lambs grove, oakland acres, reasnor and swan. This includes interstate 80 between mile markers 150 and 179.
6/30/2018 9:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/30/2018 10:03 PM CDT At 958 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of mitchellville to near prairie city to 6 miles west of pleasantville, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/3/2018 7:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 7:59 PM CDT The tornado warning for northwestern marion and southwestern jasper counties will expire at 800 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for central and south central iowa.
5/3/2018 7:51 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 7:55 PM CDT At 750 pm cdt, a confirmed tornado was located east of runnells, moving east at 25 mph (radar confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.
5/3/2018 7:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 7:49 PM CDT At 744 pm cdt, a tornado producing storm was located near runnells, moving east at 30 mph (trained spotter confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging 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. this tornadic storm will be near, monroe around 800 pm cdt. newton and iowa speedway around 815 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include reasnor, prairie city krohn airport, newton municipal airport and swan. This includes interstate 80 between mile markers 163 and 169.
5/3/2018 7:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 7:46 PM CDT At 741 pm cdt, a confirmed tornado was located east of hartford, , moving east at 25 mph (trained spotter confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.
5/3/2018 7:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 7:28 PM CDT At 725 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near carlisle, or near pleasant hill, moving east 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, prairie city around 755 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include runnells, swan and hartford.
5/3/2018 5:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 5:52 PM CDT At 548 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near indianola, 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, des moines, west des moines, ankeny, altoona, norwalk, pleasant hill, carlisle, bondurant, saylorville, mitchellville, prairie city, southridge mall, prairie meadows, iowa state fairgrounds, principal park, des moines int`l airport, drake stadium and knapp center, adventureland amusement park, iowa events center and runnells. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 87 and 90. interstate 80 between mile markers 135 and 150. Interstate 235 between mile markers 6 and 14.
5/3/2018 5:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 5/3/2018 5:43 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. southeastern polk county in central iowa. west central jasper county in central iowa. northwestern warren county in south central iowa. Until 630 pm cdt.
10/21/2017 8:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 10/21/2017 8:12 PM CDT At 808 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near prairie city, or 9 miles east of pleasant hill, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, colfax, prairie city and prairie city krohn airport.
10/21/2017 7:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 10/21/2017 7:59 PM CDT At 754 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over carlisle, or near pleasant hill, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/28/2017 12:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/28/2017 5:27 PM CDT At 524 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over pleasant hill, moving east 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.
6/22/2017 11:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/22/2017 11:16 PM CDT At 1110 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over prairie city, or 12 miles southwest of newton, 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, des moines, altoona, pleasant hill, carlisle, bondurant, mitchellville, monroe, prairie city, prairie meadows, iowa state fairgrounds, principal park, adventureland amusement park, iowa events center, runnells and prairie city krohn airport. this includes the following highways, interstate 80 between mile markers 140 and 148. Interstate 235 between mile markers 6 and 13.
6/22/2017 11:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/22/2017 11:07 PM CDT At 1100 pm cdt, the leading edge of a severe thunderstorm was located near prairie city, or 9 miles east of altoona, 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, des moines, altoona, pleasant hill, carlisle, bondurant, mitchellville, colfax, monroe, prairie city, prairie meadows, iowa state fairgrounds, principal park, adventureland amusement park, iowa events center, runnells and prairie city krohn airport. this includes the following highways, interstate 80 between mile markers 140 and 162. Interstate 235 between mile markers 6 and 13.
6/22/2017 10:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/22/2017 10:48 PM CDT At 1044 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over altoona, 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.
6/15/2017 11:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/15/2017 11:47 PM CDT At 1143 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near rock creek lake, or near newton, moving east at 40 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. locations impacted include, newton, colfax, prairie city, rock creek lake, iowa speedway, sully, kellogg, lynnville, lambs grove, oakland acres, reasnor, prairie city krohn airport, rock creek state park and newton municipal airport. This includes interstate 80 between mile markers 151 and 179.
6/15/2017 11:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/15/2017 11:40 PM CDT At 1136 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over newton, moving east at 35 mph (trained weather spotters are reporting golf ball sized hail on the west side of newton at 1135 pm). 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, newton, colfax, prairie city, rock creek lake, iowa speedway, sully, kellogg, lynnville, lambs grove, oakland acres, reasnor, prairie city krohn airport, rock creek state park and newton municipal airport. This includes interstate 80 between mile markers 151 and 179.
6/15/2017 11:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 6/15/2017 11:26 PM CDT At 1123 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over mitchellville, or 7 miles east of altoona, moving east at 30 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.
5/17/2017 4:40 PM CDT At 440 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles northwest of boone to near nevada to near colfax, moving northeast at 70 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of producing wind gusts from 60 to 70 mph with numerous trees down and minor structural damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, ames, ankeny, newton, altoona, boone, nevada, jefferson, bondurant, story city, huxley, madrid, mitchellville, colfax, ogden, prairie city, slater, state center, roland, baxter and gilbert. this includes the following highways, interstate 35 between mile markers 91 and 126. interstate 80 between mile markers 141 and 164. A tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central and west central iowa.
5/17/2017 4:17 PM CDT At 415 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of jefferson to near grimes to near carlisle, moving north at 60 mph (trained weather spotters. at 410 pm...65 to 70 mph winds were reported in west des moines). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
4/15/2017 10:00 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.2 miles S of Prairie City, IA, pea/dime/quarter sized right now.
3/6/2017 7:53 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 3/6/2017 7:57 PM CST The severe thunderstorm warning for eastern polk, marshall and jasper counties will expire at 800 pm cst, 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 tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for central iowa. remember, a severe thunderstorm warning still remains in effect for portions of marshall and jasper counties until 845 pm.
3/6/2017 7:37 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 3/6/2017 7:41 PM CST At 736 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from conrad to near prairie city, moving east at 40 mph (emergency management reported approximately 65 mph winds in state center). 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, marshalltown, newton, colfax, monroe, prairie city, state center, baxter, iowa speedway, rock creek lake, le grand, melbourne, sully, kellogg, gilman, runnells, albion, lynnville, rhodes, liscomb and laurel. this includes interstate 80 between mile markers 153 and 180. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cst for central iowa.
3/6/2017 7:07 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 3/6/2017 7:10 PM CST At 706 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 13 miles southwest of eldora to southridge mall, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/11/2016 10:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 8/11/2016 10:06 PM CDT At 1002 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near baxter to near prairie city to near monroe, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, newton, colfax, monroe, prairie city, baxter, iowa speedway, mingo, lambs grove, reasnor, swan, valeria, prairie city krohn airport and newton municipal airport.
8/11/2016 9:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 8/11/2016 9:57 PM CDT At 951 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southeast of roland to 10 miles west of baxter to near prairie city, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, des moines, ankeny, newton, altoona, pleasant hill, nevada, carlisle, bondurant, mitchellville, colfax, monroe, prairie city, state center, baxter, adventureland amusement park, iowa state fairgrounds, prairie meadows, iowa speedway, maxwell and colo.
8/11/2016 9:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 8/11/2016 9:33 PM CDT At 926 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from ames to near ankeny to near carlisle, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated. these storms have a history of producing 60 mph wind gusts). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
11/11/2015 3:44 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 11/11/2015 3:47 PM CST At 344 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over prairie city, or 11 miles southwest of newton, moving northeast at 50 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, newton around 355 pm cst. baxter around 400 pm cst. other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include prairie city krohn airport. This includes interstate 80 between mile markers 153 and 162.
11/11/2015 3:43 PM CST 2 roofs off buildings at casey's and robert's industries in jasper county IA, 0.2 miles S of Prairie City, IA
11/11/2015 3:38 PM CST Measured by raws near neal smith wildlife refug in jasper county IA, 1.5 miles NE of Prairie City, IA
11/11/2015 3:27 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Prairie City, IA at 11/11/2015 3:30 PM CST At 326 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from drake stadium and knapp center to 7 miles east of indianola to 8 miles southeast of chariton, moving east at 50 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
4/8/2015 12:29 PM CDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 100 pm cdt for southwestern jasper and southeastern polk counties. at 1228 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located over iowa state fairgrounds. or near pleasant hill. moving east at 40 mph. hazard. golf ball size hail. source. Radar indicated.
4/8/2015 12:23 PM CDT The national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. southwestern jasper county in central iowa. southern polk county in central iowa. until 100 pm cdt * at 1223 pm cdt. A severe thunderstorm was located over des.
8/31/2014 10:48 PM CDT Storm damage reported in jasper county IA, 2.1 miles NNE of Prairie City, IA
6/17/2014 1:42 AM CDT Several tree branches down up to 6 inches in diameter. an entire tree snapped near the base...roughly 2 feet in diameter laying over west mcmurray street in prairie cit in jasper county IA, 0.2 miles S of Prairie City, IA
5/11/2014 11:12 PM CDT 62.5 mph wind gust in jasper county IA, 0.2 miles S of Prairie City, IA
8/6/2013 6:56 PM CDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 6 miles N of Prairie City, IA, winds estimated greater than 60 mph as well.