Hail Map for Varina, IA

The Varina, IA area has had 0 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 12 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Varina, IA on 55 occasions, including 1 occasion during the past year.

Name: Varina, IA
Where Located: 15.5 miles E of Storm Lake, IA
Map: Google Map for Varina, IA
Population: 71
Housing Units: 35
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Varina, IA

Date / Time Report Details
8/27/2022 9:06 PM CDT At 906 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near albert city, or 14 miles northeast of storm lake, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. this severe thunderstorm will be near, laurens around 925 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include havelock, rush lake, mallard, ayrshire and curlew. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/23/2022 10:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 11/29/2022 8:49 AM CDT At 1034 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles northwest of humboldt, or 11 miles northwest of dakota city, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, pocahontas, dakota city, humboldt, laurens, rolfe, gilmore city, livermore, bode, lu verne, thor, havelock, rutland, bradgate, plover, varina, st. joseph, ottosen, hardy, pocahontas municipal airport and frank a gotch state park. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/23/2022 10:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 11/29/2022 9:05 AM CDT At 1017 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles west of humboldt, or 11 miles west of dakota city, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, pocahontas, dakota city, humboldt, laurens, fonda, rolfe, gilmore city, livermore, bode, lu verne, thor, palmer, havelock, rutland, bradgate, plover, varina, st. joseph, ottosen and hardy. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/23/2022 9:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 11/29/2022 9:36 AM CDT At 955 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pocahontas, 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.
7/5/2022 6:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, 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 Varina, 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 8:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, 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.
4/12/2022 8:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/12/2022 9:53 PM CDT At 859 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near laurens to near irwin, 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.
4/12/2022 5:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/12/2022 6:22 PM CDT At 545 pm cdt, the leading edge of a cluster of severe thunderstorms was located 8 miles east of pocahontas, 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.
4/12/2022 5:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/12/2022 5:38 PM CDT At 531 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of pocahontas, moving northeast at 65 mph (trained weather spotters. at 522 pm storm chasers reported dime to quarter sized north of lytton). 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, sac city, pocahontas, laurens, north twin lake, pomeroy, fonda, twin lakes, lytton, palmer, varina, jolley, pocahontas municipal airport, sac city municipal airport and twin lakes state park.
4/12/2022 5:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/12/2022 5:09 PM CDT At 459 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near sac city, 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.
12/15/2021 5:19 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, 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.
7/9/2020 8:40 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/9/2020 8:43 AM CDT At 840 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pocahontas, moving north 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. Locations impacted include, pocahontas, laurens, havelock, plover, varina and pocahontas municipal airport.
7/9/2020 8:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/9/2020 8:26 AM CDT At 823 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pocahontas, moving north 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.
6/5/2020 2:34 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/5/2020 2:37 AM CDT At 233 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of dakota city to near odebolt, 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, fort dodge, clarion, sac city, pocahontas, rockwell city, dakota city, humboldt, eagle grove, lake city, manson, lake view, odebolt, black hawk lake, elm lake, north twin lake, fort dodge regional airport, south twin lake, wall lake, schaller and pomeroy.
6/5/2020 2:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/5/2020 2:26 AM CDT At 222 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles northeast of dakota city to near odebolt, 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. Locations impacted include, fort dodge, clarion, sac city, pocahontas, rockwell city, dakota city, humboldt, eagle grove, lake city, manson, lake view, odebolt, black hawk lake, elm lake, north twin lake, fort dodge regional airport, south twin lake, wall lake, west bend and schaller.
6/5/2020 2:02 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/5/2020 2:05 AM CDT At 202 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near algona to near galva, 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.
6/5/2020 1:52 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/5/2020 1:55 AM CDT At 150 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 13 miles north of pocahontas to near newell, 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, pocahontas, laurens, rush lake, fonda, rolfe, gilmore city, palmer, havelock, plover, varina, pioneer and pocahontas municipal airport.
6/5/2020 1:33 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/5/2020 1:36 AM CDT At 133 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of rush lake to near newell, 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.
9/24/2019 8:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 9/24/2019 8:24 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southern pocahontas, sac and northwestern calhoun counties will expire at 830 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 small hail and gusty winds to 50 mph are still possible with these thunderstorms. a tornado watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for north central, northwestern and west central iowa.
9/24/2019 8:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 9/24/2019 8:10 PM CDT At 807 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from pocahontas to near sac city, moving east 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. Locations impacted include, sac city, pocahontas, lake view, odebolt, black hawk lake, schaller, pomeroy, fonda, early, gilmore city, lytton, palmer, nemaha, varina, jolley, yetter, pocahontas municipal airport, sac city municipal airport and blackhawk lake state park.
9/24/2019 7:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 9/24/2019 7:50 PM CDT At 746 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from albert city to near galva, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/20/2019 11:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 2/6/2022 7:31 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for pocahontas, kossuth, northern humboldt and southeastern palo alto counties will expire at 1115 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and have exited the warned area. 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 400 pm cdt for north central and northwestern iowa.
7/20/2019 10:41 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/20/2019 10:44 AM CDT At 1014 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near iowa lake to 6 miles east of five island lake to near albert city, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated. at 1001am a 64 mph wind gust was reported at the estherville airport). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/20/2019 10:15 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/20/2019 10:18 AM CDT At 1014 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near iowa lake to 6 miles east of five island lake to near albert city, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated. at 1001am a 64 mph wind gust was reported at the estherville airport). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
9/20/2018 5:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 9/20/2018 5:48 PM CDT At 543 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles southeast of battle creek to near dunlap, moving northeast at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
8/28/2018 1:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 8/28/2018 1:08 PM CDT At 103 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of newell, or 9 miles northeast of sac city, moving north 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.
8/5/2018 4:07 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, 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 Varina, 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
6/6/2018 3:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/6/2018 3:42 PM CDT At 336 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northwest of north twin lake, or 11 miles south of pocahontas, moving south at 10 mph. a second severe storm is located 2 miles northwest of varina moving south southeast at around 10 mph (trained weather spotters). 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, manson, north twin lake, pomeroy, fonda, twin lakes, palmer, varina, jolley and twin lakes state park.
6/6/2018 3:23 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/6/2018 3:27 PM CDT At 323 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles northwest of north twin lake, or 9 miles south of pocahontas, moving south at 5 mph (trained weather spotters). 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, manson, north twin lake, pomeroy, fonda, twin lakes, palmer, varina, jolley and twin lakes state park.
6/6/2018 3:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/6/2018 3:24 PM CDT At 319 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles south of pocahontas, moving south at 5 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.
6/28/2017 9:23 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/28/2017 2:25 PM CDT At 222 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles northwest of north twin lake, or 9 miles south of pocahontas, moving east 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.
5/16/2017 8:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 5/16/2017 8:57 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for pocahontas, sac and northwestern calhoun counties will expire at 900 pm cdt, new severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for portions of the area where a threat remains. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for north central, northwestern and west central iowa. remember, a severe thunderstorm warning still remains in effect for 930 pm cdt.
5/16/2017 8:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 5/16/2017 8:36 PM CDT At 833 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pocahontas, moving northeast at 45 mph (trained weather spotters have reported tree damage and quarter sized hail). 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, sac city, pocahontas, laurens, lake view, odebolt, black hawk lake, wall lake, schaller, pomeroy, fonda, rolfe, early, gilmore city, lytton, palmer, havelock, nemaha, plover, varina and pocahontas municipal airport.
5/16/2017 8:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 5/16/2017 8:21 PM CDT At 817 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of pocahontas, moving northeast at 45 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/15/2017 5:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/15/2017 5:41 PM CDT At 536 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southwest of pocahontas, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, fonda and varina.
4/15/2017 5:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/15/2017 5:25 PM CDT At 520 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast of newell, or 10 miles northeast of sac city, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, pomeroy, fonda and varina.
4/15/2017 4:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 4/15/2017 4:57 PM CDT At 454 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over sac city, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
7/7/2016 12:56 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/7/2016 12:59 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern crawford, southwestern pocahontas, western calhoun, northwestern carroll and sac counties will expire at 100 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 700 am cdt for west central and northwestern iowa. remember, a severe thunderstorm warning still remains in effect for eastern sac county and northern carroll county until 130 am.
7/7/2016 12:41 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/7/2016 12:44 AM CDT At 1241 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near newell to near sac city to near lake view to 6 miles north of denison, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. these severe storms will be near, sac city, lake view and black hawk lake around 1245 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include early, fonda, yetter, lytton, wall lake municipal airport, blackhawk lake state park, schleswig, wall lake, ricketts and varina.
7/7/2016 12:20 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 7/7/2016 12:23 AM CDT At 1220 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near alta to galva to near ida grove to near ute, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. severe thunderstorms will be near, odebolt around 1230 am cdt. sac city around 1240 am cdt. lake view and black hawk lake around 1245 am cdt. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include early, fonda, yetter, lytton, wall lake municipal airport, blackhawk lake state park, schleswig, wall lake, ricketts and varina.
11/11/2015 2:02 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 11/11/2015 2:05 PM CST At 201 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles east of newell, or 11 miles southwest of pocahontas, moving north at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. locations impacted include, laurens, fonda and varina. A tornado watch remains in effect until 600 pm cst for west central iowa.
11/11/2015 1:51 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 11/11/2015 1:54 PM CST At 151 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 10 miles southeast of newell, or 11 miles northeast of sac city, moving north at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
8/22/2015 5:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 8/22/2015 5:17 PM CDT At 512 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles east of pocahontas, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. locations impacted include, pocahontas, fonda, rolfe, gilmore city, palmer, plover, varina and pocahontas municipal airport. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1100 pm cdt for northwestern iowa.
8/22/2015 4:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 8/22/2015 5:02 PM CDT At 459 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles southwest of pocahontas, 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.
6/22/2015 6:43 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Varina, IA at 6/22/2015 6:46 AM CDT At 642 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles south of blue earth to 9 miles northeast of pocahontas to 4 miles west of sac city, moving east at 60 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs. Siding and trees.
5/10/2015 7:37 PM CDT At 737 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 8 miles east of newell, or 11 miles southwest of pocahontas, moving north at 55 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this dangerous storm will be near, laurens around 755 pm cdt. other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include havelock, fonda and varina. Radar indicated.
6/15/2012 4:44 PM CDT Several 6 inch limbs down across the yard. pea size hail also observed. time estimated from rada in pocahontas county IA, 3.9 miles W of Varina, IA