Hail Map for Ruthven, IA

The Ruthven, IA area has had 4 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 11 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Ruthven, IA on 43 occasions, including 7 occasions during the past year.

Name: Ruthven, IA
Where Located: 36.7 miles NNE of Storm Lake, IA
Map: Google Map for Ruthven, IA
Population: 737
Housing Units: 364
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Ruthven, IA

Date / Time Report Details
9/20/2018 5:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 9/20/2018 5:44 PM CDT At 540 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles south of okamanpedan lake to 6 miles east of silver lake, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
9/19/2018 8:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 9/19/2018 9:00 PM CDT At 854 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over silver lake, or 12 miles southwest of emmetsburg, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. rainfall to up to 3 inches is possible as well. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, emmetsburg, five island lake, silver lake, rush lake, lost island lake, west bend, ruthven, mallard, ayrshire, cylinder, plover, curlew, rodman, kearney state park, lost island lake state park and emmetsburg municipal airport.
9/19/2018 8:49 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 9/19/2018 8:54 PM CDT At 848 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near silver lake, or 13 miles southeast of spencer in clay county, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. rainfall to up to 3 inches per hour is possible as well. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/28/2018 6:43 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/28/2018 6:46 AM CDT At 642 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near silver lake to near rush lake, 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, emmetsburg, five island lake, silver lake, rush lake, west bend, ruthven, mallard, ayrshire, cylinder, plover, curlew, rodman, kearney state park and emmetsburg municipal airport.
8/28/2018 6:24 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/28/2018 6:28 AM CDT At 623 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near silver lake, or 10 miles southeast of spencer in clay county, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated. at 619 am cdt, trained spotters reported golf ball size hail 3 miles east of greenville in clay county). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/28/2018 6:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/28/2018 6:25 AM CDT At 620 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near webb, or 10 miles southeast of spencer in clay county, 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.
8/5/2018 4:07 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/5/2018 4:11 AM CDT At 406 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lost island lake to near newell to galva, moving east at 60 mph. these are very dangerous storms (trained weather spotters). 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, emmetsburg, sac city, pocahontas, rockwell city, lake city, manson, laurens, lake view, odebolt, five island lake, black hawk lake, north twin lake, lost island lake, south twin lake, silver lake, rush lake, graettinger, wall lake, west bend and schaller.
8/5/2018 3:53 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/5/2018 3:56 AM CDT At 352 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near spencer in clay county to near alta to near washta, moving southeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/25/2018 6:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/25/2018 6:08 PM CDT At 605 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near swan lake, or 13 miles east of estherville, 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.
7/10/2018 11:32 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/10/2018 11:35 AM CDT At 1132 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over silver lake, or 13 miles southwest of emmetsburg, moving southeast 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. Locations impacted include, laurens, silver lake, rush lake, lost island lake, ruthven, mallard, ayrshire, havelock, plover, curlew and lost island lake state park.
7/10/2018 11:07 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/10/2018 11:11 AM CDT At 1106 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 8 miles east of spencer in clay county, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/21/2017 2:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/21/2017 2:17 AM CDT At 212 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lost island lake, or 10 miles west of emmetsburg, moving northeast 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. Locations impacted include, lost island lake, ruthven and lost island lake state park.
8/21/2017 2:08 AM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.7 miles S of Ruthven, IA
8/21/2017 2:05 AM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 3.6 miles E of Ruthven, IA
8/21/2017 1:55 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/21/2017 1:58 AM CDT At 155 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 8 miles east of spencer in clay county, moving northeast 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.
8/18/2017 9:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/18/2017 9:53 PM CDT At 950 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near emmetsburg, moving southeast 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, emmetsburg, five island lake, silver lake, rush lake, lost island lake, graettinger, ruthven, mallard, ayrshire, cylinder, curlew, kearney state park, lost island lake state park and emmetsburg municipal airport.
8/18/2017 9:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/18/2017 9:30 PM CDT At 926 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lost island lake, or 12 miles east of spencer in clay county, moving southeast 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.
6/29/2017 1:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/29/2017 6:40 PM CDT At 636 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over silver lake, or 10 miles southwest of emmetsburg, 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.
6/29/2017 1:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/29/2017 6:27 PM CDT At 623 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over silver lake, or 11 miles southwest of emmetsburg, 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.
6/21/2017 10:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/21/2017 10:15 PM CDT At 1012 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 7 miles west of emmetsburg, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
6/12/2017 11:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/12/2017 11:26 AM CDT At 1122 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 8 miles northwest of emmetsburg, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
3/6/2017 4:04 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 3/6/2017 4:07 PM CST At 403 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near emmetsburg, moving northeast 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.
8/10/2016 5:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/10/2016 5:13 PM CDT At 508 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of rush lake, or 9 miles south of emmetsburg, moving north at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, emmetsburg, silver lake, five island lake, ruthven, mallard, ayrshire, curlew and emmetsburg municipal airport.
8/10/2016 4:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/10/2016 5:01 PM CDT At 455 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles northeast of laurens, or 12 miles north of pocahontas, moving north at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/17/2016 2:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/17/2016 2:25 AM CDT At 221 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near rush lake, or 11 miles southwest of emmetsburg, moving southeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/7/2016 1:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/7/2016 1:12 AM CDT At 109 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over silver lake, or 11 miles southwest of emmetsburg, moving northeast at 40 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.
6/22/2016 2:14 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/22/2016 2:17 AM CDT At 213 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 13 miles west of smith pool to near marathon, moving southeast at 25 mph (public. at 206 am cdt...public reported a large tree branch down in webb. additionally, the algona awos measured a 59 mph wind gust). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, algona, emmetsburg, pocahontas, laurens, five island lake, silver lake, rush lake, lost island lake, armstrong, graettinger, west bend, ruthven, rolfe, burt, whittemore, gilmore city, ringsted, wesley, livermore and bode.
6/22/2016 2:02 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/22/2016 2:05 AM CDT At 201 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of swan lake to near marathon, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/17/2016 9:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/17/2016 9:11 PM CDT At 906 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles southwest of okamanpedan lake to near rush lake, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, estherville, emmetsburg, ingham lake, rush lake, iowa lake, okamanpedan lake, silver lake, lost island lake, swan lake, high lake, graettinger, ruthven, wallingford, ayrshire, gruver, dolliver, curlew, fort defiance state park, wolden county park and estherville municipal airport.
6/17/2016 8:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/17/2016 8:33 PM CDT At 828 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 3 miles northeast of superior to near webb, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/17/2016 8:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/17/2016 8:20 PM CDT At 817 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from iowa lake to near lost island lake, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. and trees. Locations impacted include, estherville, ingham lake, iowa lake, okamanpedan lake, lost island lake, swan lake, high lake, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, ringsted, wallingford, gruver, dolliver, fort defiance state park, wolden county park, estherville municipal airport, okamanpedan state park and lost island lake state park.
6/17/2016 7:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/17/2016 7:49 PM CDT At 743 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near iowa lake to near milford, moving southeast at 25 mph (estherville asos measured wind gust of 51 kts). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
6/10/2016 8:45 PM CDT . in clay county IA, 2.9 miles SSE of Ruthven, IA
6/22/2015 6:28 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/22/2015 6:31 AM CDT At 628 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 15 miles southeast of blue earth to 6 miles south of smith pool to 13 miles southwest of algona, moving east at 60 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. Locations impacted include, estherville, algona, emmetsburg, pocahontas, dakota city, humboldt, laurens, iowa lake, swan lake, smith pool, ingham lake, okamanpedan lake, lost island lake, five island lake, high lake, silver lake, rush lake, armstrong, graettinger and west bend.
6/22/2015 5:58 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/22/2015 6:02 AM CDT At 558 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 3 miles west of iowa lake to 3 miles northwest of five island lake to near webb, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings.
6/22/2015 5:48 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/22/2015 5:52 AM CDT At 548 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near swan lake, or 7 miles east of estherville, moving east at 65 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, estherville, emmetsburg, lost island lake, iowa lake, swan lake, five island lake, high lake, ingham lake, silver lake, okamanpedan lake, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, ringsted, wallingford, ayrshire, gruver, cylinder, dolliver and curlew.
6/22/2015 5:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/22/2015 5:38 AM CDT At 535 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near superior, or 6 miles east of spirit lake, moving east at 65 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.
10/4/2013 9:14 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.1 miles S of Ruthven, IA, social media report from public
7/25/2012 6:23 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 6.2 miles S of Ruthven, IA, hail as large as golfballs.
5/4/2012 4:30 PM CDT Storm damage reported in clay county IA, 4.3 miles SE of Ruthven, IA
5/1/2012 10:20 PM CDT Horizontal rain and numerous 6 inche tree branches dow in palo alto county IA, 4.9 miles SW of Ruthven, IA