Hail Map for Ruthven, IA

The Ruthven, IA area has had 9 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 7 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Ruthven, IA on 54 occasions, including 3 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
6/21/2024 6:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/21/2024 6:19 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.
6/21/2024 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/21/2024 6:16 PM CDT The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however, gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.
6/21/2024 5:47 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.9 miles SSE of Ruthven, IA, in addition to a few dime sized hail stones... 1.35 inch of rain occurred in 22 minutes as the storm pushed through.
6/21/2024 5:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/21/2024 5:57 PM CDT Tordmx the national weather service in des moines has issued a * tornado warning for, southwestern palo alto county in northwestern iowa, * until 615 pm cdt. * at 545 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over ruthven, or 10 miles east of spencer in clay county, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include 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.
6/21/2024 5:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/21/2024 5:41 PM CDT Svrdmx the national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, palo alto county in northwestern iowa, * until 615 pm cdt. * at 531 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lost island lake, or 10 miles east of spencer in clay county, 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.
6/17/2024 5:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/17/2024 5:33 PM CDT Svrdmx the national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, south central emmet county in northwestern iowa, northwestern palo alto county in northwestern iowa, * until 615 pm cdt. * at 527 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over ruthven, or 8 miles west of emmetsburg, moving east at 15 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.
5/24/2024 4:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/24/2024 5:25 AM CDT At 436 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near wallingford, or 7 miles south of estherville, moving north at 65 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, estherville, emmetsburg, pocahontas, swan lake, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, okamanpedan lake, silver lake, rush lake, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, mallard, wallingford, ayrshire, havelock, gruver, and dolliver.
5/24/2024 4:18 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/24/2024 4:57 AM CDT Svrdmx the national weather service in des moines has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, emmet county in northwestern iowa, western pocahontas county in northwestern iowa, palo alto county in northwestern iowa, * until 500 am cdt. * at 418 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over silver lake, or 12 miles southwest of emmetsburg, moving north at 65 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.
6/24/2023 10:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/24/2023 10:49 PM CDT At 1039 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near emmetsburg municipal airport, or 5 miles west of emmetsburg, 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, emmetsburg municipal airport around 1045 pm cdt. emmetsburg and kearney state park around 1050 pm cdt. five island lake around 1055 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include cylinder, whittemore and fenton. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
8/6/2022 5:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 11/24/2022 9:57 PM CDT At 511 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near 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. locations impacted include, cylinder, rodman, west bend, whittemore and stinson prairie state park. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
8/6/2022 4:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 11/24/2022 9:58 PM CDT At 457 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near emmetsburg, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, mallard around 500 pm cdt. emmetsburg municipal airport around 505 pm cdt. emmetsburg and kearney state park around 510 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include cylinder, rodman, west bend, whittemore and stinson prairie state park. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 88 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/5/2022 6:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/5/2022 6:47 PM CDT At 618 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of forest city to 9 miles east of swan lake, moving northeast 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, leland and scarville around 625 pm cdt. lake mills, rice lake, rice lake state park, lake mills municipal airport and hogsback wildlife area around 630 pm cdt. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include lakota, ledyard and rake. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/5/2022 6:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/6/2022 2:23 AM CDT At 600 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near five island lake to near pocahontas to 9 miles northwest of north twin lake to 6 miles northeast of sac city, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, estherville, emmetsburg, sac city, pocahontas, rockwell city, manson, laurens, swan lake, five island lake, ingham lake, iowa lake, north twin lake, high lake, lost island lake, south twin lake, okamanpedan lake, silver lake, rush lake, armstrong and graettinger. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/5/2022 5:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/5/2022 6:03 PM CDT At 530 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near spencer in clay county to near sioux rapids to storm lake to near galva, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/12/2022 9:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/12/2022 9:35 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for emmet, northern pocahontas, western kossuth, northwestern humboldt and palo alto counties will expire at 915 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. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for north central and northwestern iowa.
5/12/2022 8:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/12/2022 9:15 PM CDT At 848 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near jackson in jackson county to 8 miles east of five island lake to 8 miles north of manson, moving northeast at 70 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, ringsted, lone rock, swea city, bode, ottosen, stinson prairie state park and algona municipal airport. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/12/2022 8:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/12/2022 10:13 PM CDT At 833 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from orleans to 10 miles east of rush lake to near south twin lake, moving northeast at 70 mph. this storm is producing a lot of blowing dust and possible gustnadoes (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, rodman and emmetsburg municipal airport around 840 pm cdt. emmetsburg, five island lake, whittemore, cylinder and kearney state park around 845 pm cdt. fenton around 850 pm cdt. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include rolfe, gilmore city, ringsted, lone rock, rutland, bradgate, swea city, bode, ottosen, stinson prairie state park and algona municipal airport. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/12/2022 6:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/12/2022 6:37 PM CDT At 614 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near heron lake to near orleans to near greenville, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/11/2022 7:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/11/2022 7:31 PM CDT At 723 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near okamanpedan lake to swan lake to near lost island lake, moving northeast at 45 mph (trained weather spotters. at 710 pm trained spotters reported multiple trees and branches broken in estherville). 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, estherville, okamanpedan lake, iowa lake, swan lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, silver lake, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, wallingford, gruver, dolliver, fort defiance state park, lost island lake state park, okamanpedan state park, wolden county park and estherville municipal airport.
5/11/2022 7:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/11/2022 7:16 PM CDT At 705 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ceylon to near swan lake to near lost island lake, moving northeast 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. Locations impacted include, dolliver, okamanpedan lake, okamanpedan state park, iowa lake and armstrong.
5/11/2022 6:44 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 5/11/2022 6:56 PM CDT At 642 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near terril, or 7 miles southwest of estherville, moving northeast at 55 mph (spencer asos reported 64 mph wind gust at 621 pm). 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, estherville around 650 pm cdt. gruver and estherville municipal airport around 655 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include okamanpedan lake, dolliver and okamanpedan state park. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, observed max wind gust, 60 mph.
4/12/2022 8:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 4/12/2022 10:42 PM CDT At 804 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 11 miles south of estherville, 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, ingham lake and high lake around 815 pm cdt. swan lake around 820 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include iowa lake.
12/15/2021 5:48 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 12/29/2021 10:27 AM CST At 547 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles east of five island lake to 10 miles east of gowrie, moving northeast at 80 mph. these are destructive storms for portions of central and northern iowa (radar indicated). 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. These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of greene, emmet, webster, pocahontas, kossuth, eastern calhoun, humboldt, boone and palo alto counties, including the following locations, ayrshire, woodman hollow state park, kearney state park, curlew, whittemore, ottosen, pomeroy, jolley, jefferson municipal airport and swea city.
12/15/2021 5:45 PM CST Hog building completely destroye in palo alto county IA, 2.1 miles WNW of Ruthven, IA
12/15/2021 5:19 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 12/29/2021 10:50 AM CST At 518 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from sioux rapids to near coon rapids, moving northeast at 80 mph. these are destructive storms for portions of central iowa (radar indicated). 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, silver lake and rush lake around 530 pm cst. jefferson around 535 pm cst. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include emmetsburg and five island lake.
8/26/2021 10:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 1/6/2022 12:13 PM CDT At 1030 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near high lake, or 9 miles northwest of emmetsburg, moving northeast 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, five island lake around 1040 pm cdt. high lake around 1045 pm cdt. ingham lake around 1050 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include swan lake. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/11/2020 3:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/11/2020 3:07 PM CDT At 304 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near silver lake, or 8 miles west of emmetsburg, 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. Locations impacted include, emmetsburg, silver lake, five island lake, ruthven, mallard, ayrshire, cylinder, curlew, rodman, kearney state park and emmetsburg municipal airport.
7/11/2020 2:58 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0 miles ENE of Ruthven, IA, report via kicd.
7/11/2020 2:54 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 2.8 miles S of Ruthven, IA, report via kicd. time estimated by radar.
7/11/2020 2:52 PM CDT Ping Pong Ball sized hail reported 3.4 miles SE of Ruthven, IA, storm spotter reports ping pong sized hail.
7/11/2020 2:52 PM CDT Storm damage reported in clay county IA, 3.4 miles SE of Ruthven, IA
7/11/2020 2:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/11/2020 2:51 PM CDT At 248 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 8 miles northeast of spencer in clay county, moving southeast 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.
6/9/2020 8:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 2/5/2022 6:09 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern emmet, northern pocahontas and palo alto counties will expire at 900 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 are still possible with these thunderstorms.
6/9/2020 8:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/9/2020 8:51 PM CDT At 848 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from superior to near emmetsburg to near laurens, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, estherville, emmetsburg, laurens, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, silver lake, rush lake, swan lake, graettinger, ruthven, rolfe, mallard, wallingford, ayrshire, havelock, cylinder, plover and curlew.
6/9/2020 8:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/9/2020 8:32 PM CDT At 829 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near spirit lake to silver lake to laurens, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, estherville, emmetsburg, laurens, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, silver lake, rush lake, swan lake, graettinger, ruthven, rolfe, mallard, wallingford, ayrshire, havelock, gruver, cylinder and plover.
6/9/2020 8:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/9/2020 8:12 PM CDT At 808 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from wahpeton to near silver lake to near laurens, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. the spencer airport reported a 63 mph wind gust at 8:03pm. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/5/2020 12:58 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/5/2020 1:01 AM CDT At 1258 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles south of elmore to silver lake, 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. Locations impacted include, algona, emmetsburg, swan lake, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, silver lake, rush lake, union slogh, armstrong, graettinger, west bend, ruthven, bancroft, swea city, burt, whittemore, titonka and ringsted.
6/5/2020 12:30 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/5/2020 12:33 AM CDT At 1230 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over swan lake, or 10 miles east of estherville, 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.
6/2/2020 6:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 2/5/2022 8:30 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for emmet, northern kossuth and northern palo alto counties will expire at 700 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 are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for north central and northwestern iowa.
6/2/2020 6:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/2/2020 6:39 PM CDT At 635 pm cdt, outflow from severe thunderstorms was located along a line extending from 8 miles west of union slogh to near lost island lake, moving southeast at 25 mph (observed). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, estherville, emmetsburg, swan lake, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, okamanpedan lake, iowa lake, union slogh, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, bancroft, swea city, ringsted, fenton, lakota, wallingford and lone rock.
6/2/2020 6:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/2/2020 6:17 PM CDT At 613 pm cdt, outflow from thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southeast of iowa lake to near terril, moving southeast at 25 mph (observed). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
9/24/2019 5:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 9/24/2019 5:58 PM CDT At 555 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over ingham lake, or 8 miles southeast of estherville, 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.
8/18/2019 12:22 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/18/2019 12:25 AM CDT At 1221 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near blue earth to 9 miles southeast of iowa lake to 11 miles east of swan lake to five island lake, moving east 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. Locations impacted include, emmetsburg, swan lake, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, okamanpedan lake, iowa lake, union slogh, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, bancroft, swea city, burt, ringsted, fenton, lakota, wallingford and lone rock.
8/18/2019 12:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/18/2019 12:12 AM CDT At 1208 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near fairmont to 6 miles southwest of iowa lake to near high lake, moving east 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. Locations impacted include, estherville, emmetsburg, swan lake, five island lake, ingham lake, high lake, lost island lake, okamanpedan lake, iowa lake, union slogh, armstrong, graettinger, ruthven, bancroft, swea city, burt, ringsted, fenton, lakota and wallingford.
8/17/2019 11:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 8/17/2019 11:42 PM CDT At 1138 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near jackson in jackson county to near superior to near milford, moving east 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.
7/20/2019 9:42 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/20/2019 9:45 AM CDT At 942 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of superior to near royal, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/17/2019 11:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 7/17/2019 11:46 PM CDT At 1143 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lost island lake, or 8 miles northwest of emmetsburg, 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.
6/27/2019 1:04 PM CDT Quarter sized hail also reported and will be in a separate ls in palo alto county IA, 2.1 miles SSE of Ruthven, IA
6/27/2019 1:04 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 2.1 miles SSE of Ruthven, IA
6/27/2019 12:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/27/2019 12:59 PM CDT At 1255 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over lost island lake, or 11 miles west of emmetsburg, moving east at 50 mph. a 74 mph gust was reported at spencer at 12:42 pm (trained weather spotters). 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.
6/4/2019 11:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/4/2019 11:28 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for emmet and northern palo alto counties will expire at 1130 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 and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service des moines.
6/4/2019 10:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/4/2019 10:59 PM CDT At 1041 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over estherville, 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.
6/4/2019 10:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Ruthven, IA at 6/4/2019 10:44 PM CDT At 1041 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over estherville, 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.
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