Hail Map for Spencer, SD

The Spencer, SD area has had 3 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 9 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Spencer, SD on 30 occasions, including 5 occasions during the past year.

Name: Spencer, SD
Where Located: 45 miles WNW of Sioux Falls, SD
Map: Google Map for Spencer, SD
Population: 154
Housing Units: 77
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Spencer, SD

Date / Time Report Details
8/5/2018 1:56 AM CDT At 144 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near colton to near milltown, moving east at 45 mph. these are very dangerous storms (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and penny 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, salem, alexandria, bridgewater, emery, ethan, spencer in mccook county and farmer.
8/5/2018 1:45 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/5/2018 1:48 AM CDT At 144 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near colton to near milltown, moving east at 45 mph. these are very dangerous storms (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and penny 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, salem, alexandria, bridgewater, emery, ethan, spencer in mccook county and farmer.
8/5/2018 1:32 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/5/2018 1:36 AM CDT At 132 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near orland to ethan, moving east at 50 mph. these are very dangerous storms (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and penny 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. These severe thunderstorms will remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern davison, southwestern lake, southeastern sanborn, southern miner, mccook and hanson counties.
8/5/2018 1:08 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/5/2018 1:12 AM CDT At 108 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of fedora to near stickney, moving east at 45 mph. these are very dangerous storms (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and penny 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, canova around 125 am cdt. ethan around 130 am cdt. salem around 140 am cdt. Bridgewater around 200 am cdt.
6/23/2018 8:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/23/2018 8:44 PM CDT At 831 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spencer in mccook county, or 18 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, moving southeast at 20 mph (emergency management reported half dollar sized hail northwest of salem). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. This severe storm will be near, salem around 845 pm cdt.
6/23/2018 8:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/23/2018 8:35 PM CDT At 831 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spencer in mccook county, or 18 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, moving southeast at 20 mph (emergency management reported half dollar sized hail northwest of salem). Hazards include half dollar size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. This severe storm will be near, salem around 845 pm cdt.
6/23/2018 8:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/23/2018 8:25 PM CDT At 821 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spencer in mccook county, or 22 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. This severe thunderstorm will be near, salem around 845 pm cdt.
4/13/2018 12:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 4/13/2018 12:30 PM CDT At 1226 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from fulton to near emery to near bridgewater, 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, bridgewater, spencer in mccook county and farmer around 1235 pm cdt. salem and canova around 1250 pm cdt. howard and montrose around 100 pm cdt. Winfred and orland around 105 pm cdt.
9/19/2017 10:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 9/19/2017 10:43 PM CDT At 1039 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over farmer, or 15 miles east of mitchell, moving northeast at 75 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe thunderstorm will be near, canova around 1050 pm cdt. orland around 1100 pm cdt. lake herman state park around 1105 pm cdt. madison around 1110 pm cdt. A tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for southeastern and east central south dakota.
7/22/2017 1:47 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/22/2017 1:50 AM CDT At 146 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over salem, or 13 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe storm will be near, montrose around 200 am cdt. Lake vermillion state recreation area around 205 am cdt.
7/22/2017 1:27 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/22/2017 1:31 AM CDT At 127 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near farmer, or 19 miles east of mitchell, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe thunderstorm will be near, spencer in mccook county around 130 am cdt. salem around 145 am cdt. canistota around 155 am cdt. montrose around 200 am cdt. Lake vermillion state recreation area around 205 am cdt.
6/13/2017 7:27 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern lake, southeastern sanborn, southern miner, mccook, hanson, northwestern turner and northern hutchinson counties will expire at 730 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 to 50 mph are still possible with this thunderstorm. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for southeastern and east central south dakota. a tornado watch also remains in effect until 200 am cdt for southeastern south dakota. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service sioux falls.
6/13/2017 7:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/13/2017 7:21 PM CDT At 715 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spencer in mccook county, or 21 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, moving east at 50 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. this severe storm will be near, canova around 720 pm cdt. salem around 725 pm cdt. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for southeastern and east central south dakota. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 200 am cdt for southeastern south dakota.
6/13/2017 6:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/13/2017 7:03 PM CDT At 659 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over farmer, or 14 miles east of mitchell, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, spencer in mccook county around 705 pm cdt. canova around 715 pm cdt. salem around 720 pm cdt. orland around 730 pm cdt. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for southeastern and east central south dakota. A tornado watch also remains in effect until 200 am cdt for southeastern south dakota.
8/18/2016 8:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/18/2016 8:58 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern miner, northeastern hanson, northwestern mccook and southwestern lake counties will expire at 900 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has 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 200 am cdt for southeastern and east central south dakota.
8/18/2016 8:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/18/2016 8:43 PM CDT At 840 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near canova, or 22 miles southwest of lake herman state park, moving north at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. This severe storm will be near, canova around 850 pm cdt.
8/18/2016 8:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/18/2016 8:27 PM CDT At 823 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over spencer in mccook county, or 21 miles east of mitchell, moving north at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. This severe thunderstorm will be near, canova around 850 pm cdt.
7/6/2016 10:57 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for mccook county will expire at 1100 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has 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 200 am cdt for southeastern and east central south dakota.
7/6/2016 10:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/6/2016 10:47 PM CDT At 1043 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near salem, or 16 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, 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. This severe storm will be near, montrose around 1100 pm cdt.
7/6/2016 10:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/6/2016 10:24 PM CDT At 1021 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fulton, or 13 miles east of mitchell, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. this severe thunderstorm will be near, farmer around 1030 pm cdt. spencer in mccook county around 1040 pm cdt. Salem around 1055 pm cdt.
8/9/2015 6:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/9/2015 6:38 PM CDT At 634 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over emery, or 21 miles southeast of mitchell, moving east at 25 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. This severe storm will be near, bridgewater and spencer in mccook county around 650 pm cdt.
8/9/2015 6:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/9/2015 6:28 PM CDT At 625 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near alexandria, or 18 miles southeast of mitchell, moving east at 25 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, emery around 640 pm cdt. Bridgewater around 650 pm cdt.
8/9/2015 5:53 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 4 miles N of Spencer, SD, 45 mph wind gust
8/9/2015 5:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/9/2015 5:51 PM CDT At 546 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near spencer in mccook county, or 18 miles northwest of lake vermillion state recreation area, moving east 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. This severe storm will be near, salem around 555 pm cdt.
8/9/2015 5:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/9/2015 5:41 PM CDT At 537 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over spencer in mccook county, or 20 miles east of mitchell, moving east 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. at 530 pm, a trained weather spotter reported half dollar sized hail one mile east of fulton. This severe storm will be near, salem around 600 pm cdt.
8/9/2015 5:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 8/9/2015 5:29 PM CDT At 526 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over fulton, or 13 miles east of mitchell, moving east 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, farmer around 535 pm cdt. spencer in mccook county around 540 pm cdt. Salem around 600 pm cdt.
7/6/2015 12:24 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/6/2015 12:27 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern hutchinson, southwestern mccook and hanson counties will expire at 1230 am cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however, gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 200 am cdt for southeastern south dakota.
7/6/2015 12:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/6/2015 12:16 AM CDT At 1209 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near emery, or 18 miles southeast of mitchell, moving east at 45 mph. a second area of damaging winds was located 5 miles west northwest of freeman, moving east at 45 mph. at 1157 pm cdt, a spotter reported 60 mph winds 5 miles south southwest of clayton (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. This severe storm will be near, freeman, bridgewater around 1220 am cdt.
7/5/2015 11:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 7/5/2015 11:56 PM CDT At 1153 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over alexandria, or 11 miles southeast of mitchell, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, farmer around 1200 am cdt. emery around 1205 am cdt. spencer in mccook county around 1210 am cdt. bridgewater around 1215 am cdt. Salem around 1220 am cdt.
6/20/2015 2:37 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/20/2015 2:40 AM CDT At 236 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of iroquois to near canova to near clayton, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. these severe storms will be near, bridgewater and canova around 240 am cdt. carthage around 245 am cdt. canistota and winfred around 250 am cdt. de smet and orland around 255 am cdt. Madison, lake thompson state recreation area, lake herman state park and lake preston around 300 am cdt.
6/20/2015 2:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Spencer, SD at 6/20/2015 2:29 AM CDT At 224 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles south of huron to 8 miles north of fulton to 8 miles east of corsica, moving east at 65 mph. these are very dangerous storms (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, ethan, iroquois and canova around 240 am cdt. winfred and carthage around 245 am cdt. lake thompson state recreation area, lake herman state park, de smet and orland around 255 am cdt. madison, lake preston, bridgewater, wentworth and oldham around 300 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include erwin, bancroft and broadland.
6/7/2015 5:10 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern mccook, southern miner and northeastern hanson counties will expire at 515 pm cdt, the severe thunderstorm which prompted the warning has weakened. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
6/7/2015 4:52 PM CDT At 452 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near roswell, or 22 miles northeast of mitchell, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, canova around 510 pm cdt. Spencer in mccook county around 515 pm cdt.
9/4/2012 8:30 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1.9 miles N of Spencer, SD, marble to quarter size hail
9/4/2012 7:55 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 1.9 miles N of Spencer, SD