Hail Map for Sesser, IL

The Sesser, IL area has had 1 report 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 Sesser, IL on 44 occasions, including 6 occasions during the past year.

Name: Sesser, IL
Where Located: 60.7 miles NNE of Cape Girardeau, MO
Map: Google Map for Sesser, IL
Population: 1931
Housing Units: 929
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Sesser, IL

Date / Time Report Details
8/13/2019 6:16 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 8/13/2019 6:19 AM CDT At 616 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sesser, or near rend lake area, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/17/2019 7:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 7/17/2019 7:51 PM CDT At 748 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles north of woodlawn to near sesser, moving east at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, benton, christopher, rend lake area, mount vernon, sesser, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, ina, north city, dix, waltonville, bonnie, belle rive, ewing and nason.
7/17/2019 7:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 7/17/2019 7:40 PM CDT At 736 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sesser, or near rend lake area, moving east at 40 mph. a spotter reported trees bending with estimated 45 to 50 mph winds as the storm was hitting sesser, and the storm is strengthening (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/21/2019 2:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/21/2019 2:43 PM CDT At 239 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near cisne to near wayne city to sesser, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. the strongest winds estimated by radar are over northern wayne county. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, benton, carmi, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, albion, rend lake area, sesser, norris city, wayne city, west salem, cisne, valier, west city, enfield, thompsonville, ina, dahlgren, buckner and bonnie.
6/21/2019 2:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/21/2019 2:24 PM CDT At 221 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near xenia to bluford to near tamaroa, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. reported on the south side of mount vernon. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/21/2019 4:36 PM CDT The national weather service in paducah has issued a * tornado warning for. southeastern perry county in south central illinois. northeastern jackson county in southern illinois. western franklin county in south central illinois. Until 1000 pm cdt.
3/14/2019 7:01 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 3/14/2019 7:04 AM CDT At 659 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located between du quoin and desoto, moving northeast at 70 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/28/2018 7:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/28/2018 7:14 PM CDT At 708 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles south of schnell to 8 miles northeast of mcleansboro to near johnston city to near ava, moving southeast at 55 mph (trained weather spotters. numerous reports of 60 to 70 mph winds with this line of storms. more damage is likely). 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, west frankfort, murphysboro, mount carmel, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, carmi, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, albion, mount vernon, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, grayville, de soto, lancaster, norris city and royalton.
6/28/2018 7:00 PM CDT Estimated wind gusts of 70 mph as it moved through tow in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
6/28/2018 6:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/28/2018 6:31 PM CDT At 624 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bible grove to near omega to near lively grove to near smithton, moving southeast at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/31/2018 10:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/31/2018 10:13 AM CDT At 1008 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sesser, or 8 miles northwest of rend lake area, moving east at 50 mph. there was a public report of 40 mph measured winds as this storm was hitting the waltonville area. there was a report of a power outage as well. it is possible that sub severe winds could down trees due to how wet the grounds are. 40 mph or greater wind speeds, particularly gusts, could well cause such damage (public). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, mount vernon, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, mount vernon in jefferson county, sesser, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner, dix, waltonville, dowell and bonnie.
5/31/2018 10:00 AM CDT Numerous limbs down. gutters blown off a house. power outage in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
5/31/2018 9:55 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/31/2018 9:58 AM CDT At 955 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near tamaroa, or 10 miles north of du quoin, moving east at 55 mph. this storm just downed trees and power lines in and around du quoin (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/26/2017 3:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 4/26/2017 3:07 PM CDT At 304 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ashley to 9 miles south of woodlawn to near sesser, moving northeast at 50 mph. these storms have a history of producing damaging winds, so take cover now! (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, mount vernon, west frankfort, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, buckner, dix, waltonville, bonnie and belle rive.
4/26/2017 3:00 PM CDT Overturned semi and trailer along highway 154 and central road. fire rescue respondin in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
4/26/2017 2:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 4/26/2017 2:52 PM CDT At 246 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southeast of coulterville to near pinckneyville to elkville to near de soto, moving northeast at 50 mph. spotters reported 65 mph wind gusts with these storms as they moved through pinckneyville recently (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.
2/28/2017 8:44 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 2/28/2017 8:47 PM CST At 843 pm cst, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near dowell, or near du quoin, moving east at 50 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (weather spotters confirmed tornado. a large tornado was reported near highway 4 around the vergennes area. if you live in dowell or elkville, you need to be underground or in your designated storm shelter). Hazards include damaging tornado. You are in a life-threatening situation. flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be destroyed. considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible. locations impacted include, west frankfort, du quoin, christopher, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, valier, west city, north city, buckner, dowell, orient and st. Johns.
2/28/2017 8:39 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 2/28/2017 8:45 PM CST At 837 pm cst, a confirmed large and dangerous tornado was located near vergennes, or 8 miles southwest of du quoin, moving east at 50 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (law enforcement confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging tornado. You are in a life-threatening situation. flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible.
7/13/2016 5:23 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for franklin, jefferson and williamson counties will expire at 530 pm cdt, the main wind damaging part of the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds 45 to 55 mph are still possible with these thunderstorms lingering across especially southern williamson county. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for south central and southern illinois.
7/13/2016 4:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 7/13/2016 4:57 PM CDT At 452 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to 6 miles northeast of benton to near carterville, moving east at 60 mph. there have been numerous reports of trees and power lines and wind damage with this line of storms as it moved across communities from pinckneyville, to murhphsboro, to carbondale (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, marion, mount vernon, herrin, west frankfort, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, hurst, woodlawn, bluford, valier and west city.
7/13/2016 4:50 PM CDT Large tree down along with numerous limb in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
7/13/2016 4:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 7/13/2016 4:32 PM CDT At 427 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to 7 miles west of du quoin to 7 miles west of murphysboro, moving east at 55 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.
5/11/2016 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/11/2016 6:11 PM CDT At 608 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near du quoin, 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.
5/11/2016 5:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/11/2016 5:36 PM CDT At 532 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving east at 35 mph. spotters report quarter to half dollar sized hail 7 miles east of du quoin with this storm just inside the franklin countyl ine (trained weather spotters). 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, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, hurst, valier, west city, ina, north city, buckner, dowell, orient, ewing and freeman spur.
5/11/2016 5:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/11/2016 5:24 PM CDT At 521 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near elkville, or near du quoin, moving east at 20 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.
5/11/2016 4:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/11/2016 4:56 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern franklin and southern jefferson counties will expire at 500 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and have exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for south central illinois.
5/11/2016 4:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/11/2016 4:49 PM CDT At 446 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles south of bluford, or 12 miles northwest of mcleansboro, moving east at 30 mph. this storm has a history of producing large hail and damaging winds (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, mount vernon, rend lake area, sesser, bluford, ina, bonnie, belle rive, ewing and nason.
5/11/2016 4:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 5/11/2016 4:18 PM CDT At 413 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near woodlawn, or 8 miles southwest of mount vernon, moving east at 25 mph. this storm has a history of producing damaging winds and large hail (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.
4/26/2016 4:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 4/26/2016 4:20 PM CDT At 416 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near rend lake area to near zeigler, 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, west frankfort, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing and macedonia.
4/26/2016 4:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 4/26/2016 4:12 PM CDT At 409 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from rend lake area to near zeigler, 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, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, valier, west city, thompsonville, ina, north city, buckner, dowell, orient, hanaford, ewing and freeman spur.
4/26/2016 4:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 4/26/2016 4:05 PM CDT At 401 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near sesser to near royalton, 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.
12/23/2015 11:39 AM CST Winds estimated. large tree down in the community. metal framed barn collapse in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
12/23/2015 11:28 AM CST At 1127 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near du quoin to near cobden to near olive branch, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
12/23/2015 9:52 AM CST At 952 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over sesser, or near rend lake area, moving northeast at 85 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, du quoin, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, royalton, valier, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner and st. johns. A tornado watch remains in effect until 500 pm cst for southern illinois.
12/23/2015 9:38 AM CST At 937 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near elkville, or near murphysboro, moving northeast at 85 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
6/21/2015 5:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/21/2015 5:03 PM CDT At 459 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving southeast 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.
6/19/2015 6:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/19/2015 6:03 PM CDT At 558 pm cdt, a thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near sesser, or 8 miles west of rend lake area, moving west at 20 mph (weather spotters reported a funnel cloud near sesser). 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.
6/19/2015 5:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Sesser, IL at 6/19/2015 5:43 PM CDT At 535 pm cdt, a few circulations along a tropical rain band were capable of producing tornadoes. the rain band extended from macedonia in hamilton county, west across benton, to near the perry county border. the band was moving north at 15 mph (radar indicated rotation. emergency management officials have reported structural damage to a home just west of benton in the past hour). 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.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Injury reported in sesser after storm. man removing tree from roof was unjured. extent of injuries unknow in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Wind gusts to 65 mph. about 20 trees uprooted and blown down - about 18 in dia. building under construction downtown levele in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Wind gusts to 65 mph. about 20 trees uprooted and blown down - about 18 in dia. building under construction downtown levele in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM *** 1 inj *** a microburst occurred...peak wind 90 mph...avg path width 2.3 miles...path length 5 miles. hundreds of trees snapped or uprooted...including a couple doze in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Time estimated. widespread trees and power lines dow in franklin county IL, 0 miles WNW of Sesser, IL