Hail Map for West Frankfort, IL

The West Frankfort, IL area has had 13 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 61 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near West Frankfort, IL on 66 occasions, including 10 occasions during the past year.

Name: West Frankfort, IL
Where Located: 53.1 miles NE of Cape Girardeau, MO
Map: Google Map for West Frankfort, IL
Population: 8182
Housing Units: 3921
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near West Frankfort, IL

Date / Time Report Details
5/26/2024 8:00 PM CDT Power lines down in strit in williamson county IL, 3.4 miles NNE of West Frankfort, IL
5/26/2024 7:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/26/2024 8:26 PM CDT At 759 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near cisne to 10 miles west of mcleansboro to near zeigler, moving southeast 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, fairfield, mcleansboro, zeigler, norris city, wayne city, cisne, enfield, thompsonville, dahlgren, jeffersonville, orient, hanaford, freeman spur, sims, mill shoals, broughton, springerton, and mount erie. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 71. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 92 and 120.
5/26/2024 7:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/26/2024 8:13 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, northwestern white county in southeastern illinois, wayne county in south central illinois, hamilton county in south central illinois, eastern franklin county in south central illinois, * until 900 pm cdt. * at 738 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles west of helm to 7 miles south of woodlawn to elkville, 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.
5/8/2024 7:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/8/2024 8:46 PM CDT At 755 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles south of wayne city to near west frankfort, moving east at 45 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, west frankfort, benton, carmi, mcleansboro, rend lake area, norris city, west city, enfield, thompsonville, dahlgren, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing, freeman spur, broughton, springerton, and macedonia. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 79.
5/8/2024 7:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/10/2024 11:32 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, western white county in southeastern illinois, southeastern jefferson county in south central illinois, northern saline county in southern illinois, hamilton county in south central illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 830 pm cdt. * at 737 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of bluford to near royalton, moving east at 45 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.
5/8/2024 7:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/8/2024 8:04 PM CDT At 725 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near sesser to near murphysboro, 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, carbondale, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, elkville, hurst, valier, and west city. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 56 and 80.
5/8/2024 6:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/8/2024 7:46 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, williamson county in southern illinois, jackson county in southern illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 745 pm cdt. * at 658 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of percy to 9 miles north of altenburg, 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.
5/8/2024 3:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/8/2024 4:09 PM CDT At 346 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from christopher to cambria, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, du quoin, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, de soto, cambria, royalton, elkville, hurst, valier, west city, north city, buckner, dowell, and orient. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 76.
5/8/2024 3:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/8/2024 4:10 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
5/8/2024 3:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/8/2024 4:18 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, eastern perry county in south central illinois, southern jefferson county in south central illinois, northwestern williamson county in southern illinois, northeastern jackson county in southern illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 415 pm cdt. * at 323 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to murphysboro, moving east at 30 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.
4/18/2024 8:22 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 8:32 PM CDT At 822 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles southwest of parkersburg to near thompsonville, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, west frankfort, fairfield, mcleansboro, wayne city, cisne, thompsonville, dahlgren, jeffersonville, hanaford, freeman spur, sims, mill shoals, broughton, mount erie, golden gate, macedonia, and belle prairie city. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 66. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 94 and 116.
4/18/2024 8:22 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 8:32 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
4/18/2024 8:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 8:24 PM CDT At 813 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near cisne to near benton, moving east at 45 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, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, wayne city, elkville, bluford, cisne, valier, west city, ava, thompsonville, ina, and north city. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 86. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 83 and 116.
4/18/2024 7:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 8:01 PM CDT At 751 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of wayne city to near christopher, moving east at 55 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, mount vernon, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, fairfield, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, wayne city, elkville, woodlawn, bluford, cisne, valier, west city, and ava. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 105. Interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 116.
4/18/2024 7:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 7:42 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, perry county in south central illinois, wayne county in south central illinois, jefferson county in south central illinois, northern jackson county in southern illinois, hamilton county in south central illinois, franklin county in south central illinois, * until 845 pm cdt. * at 727 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near centralia to near willisville, moving east at 50 mph (trained weather spotters. these storms have a history of widespread wind damage). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
4/18/2024 4:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 4:22 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
4/18/2024 4:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/18/2024 4:05 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, northwestern williamson county in southern illinois, east central jackson county in southern illinois, southern franklin county in south central illinois, * until 430 pm cdt. * at 402 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over cambria, or over carterville, 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.
4/2/2024 12:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 12:48 PM CDT At 1240 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near crainville, or near carterville, moving northeast at 70 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, marion, herrin, west frankfort, carterville, johnston city, crainville, energy, pittsburg, thompsonville, hanaford, freeman spur, whiteash, williamson county regional airport, and spillertown. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 48 and 64.
4/2/2024 12:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 12:48 PM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
4/2/2024 12:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 12:41 PM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, northeastern union county in southern illinois, northwestern johnson county in southern illinois, williamson county in southern illinois, southeastern jackson county in southern illinois, southeastern franklin county in south central illinois, * until 100 pm cdt. * at 1229 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near cedar lake area, or 7 miles south of carbondale, moving northeast at 70 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.
4/2/2024 4:56 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 5:08 AM CDT At 456 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near pittsburg to near la center, moving east at 55 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, paducah, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, metropolis, eldorado, johnston city, vienna, la center, reidland, lone oak, energy, goreville, brookport, galatia, barlow, golconda, mound city, and pittsburg. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in kentucky between mile markers 1 and 13. interstate 24 in illinois between mile markers 1 and 38. Interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 37 and 64.
4/2/2024 4:56 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 5:07 AM CDT the severe thunderstorm warning has been cancelled and is no longer in effect
4/2/2024 4:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 4:38 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, union county in southern illinois, pulaski county in southern illinois, pope county in southern illinois, johnson county in southern illinois, saline county in southern illinois, alexander county in southern illinois, southeastern franklin county in south central illinois, massac county in southern illinois, williamson county in southern illinois, southeastern jackson county in southern illinois, ballard county in western kentucky, mccracken county in western kentucky, western livingston county in western kentucky, north central mississippi county in southeastern missouri, east central scott county in southeastern missouri, * until 515 am cdt. * at 435 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near hurst to near olive branch, moving east at 55 mph (trained weather spotters. cape girardeau airport reported gusts to 66 mph). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
4/2/2024 4:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/2/2024 4:20 AM CDT Svrpah the national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for, southern perry county in south central illinois, western williamson county in southern illinois, jackson county in southern illinois, southwestern franklin county in south central illinois, southeastern perry county in southeastern missouri, * until 445 am cdt. * at 412 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ava to near altenburg, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
2/10/2024 1:22 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/10/2024 1:28 AM CST At 121 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near benton, moving east at 50 mph (emergency management. quarter sized hail was reported as this storm moved through christopher). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
2/10/2024 1:09 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/10/2024 1:23 AM CST At 109 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over valier, or over christopher, 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, west frankfort, benton, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, valier, west city, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, and ewing. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 80.
2/10/2024 12:58 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/10/2024 1:03 AM CST At 1258 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near du quoin, 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.
9/27/2023 8:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 9/27/2023 8:11 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern williamson, east central jackson and southwestern franklin counties will expire at 815 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 heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.
9/27/2023 7:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 9/27/2023 7:56 PM CDT At 749 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over royalton, or 7 miles northwest of herrin, moving east at 25 mph (public. at 734 pm...heavy hail measuring half to three quarters of an inch was osbserved in northern jackson county). 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, herrin, west frankfort, zeigler and energy. this includes interstate 57 in illinois near mile marker 55, and between mile markers 57 and 66. hail threat, observed max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
9/27/2023 7:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 9/27/2023 7:32 PM CDT At 727 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elkville, or near du quoin, 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.
8/7/2023 12:40 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 8/7/2023 12:44 AM CDT At 1240 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near norris city to near pittsburg, 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. locations impacted include, marion, herrin, harrisburg, carterville, eldorado, johnston city, norris city, crainville, cambria, energy, galatia, pittsburg, thompsonville, raleigh, omaha, whiteash, williamson county regional airport, colp, spillertown and broughton. This includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 53 and 62.
8/7/2023 12:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 8/7/2023 12:25 AM CDT At 1220 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of galatia to near johnston city, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
8/7/2023 12:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 8/7/2023 12:16 AM CDT At 1210 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over west frankfort, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, herrin, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, zeigler, west city, thompsonville, buckner, orient, hanaford and freeman spur. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 60 and 71. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
8/6/2023 11:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 8/7/2023 12:02 AM CDT At 1157 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near royalton, or near christopher, 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.
7/29/2023 6:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/29/2023 11:36 PM CDT At 609 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bluford to 11 miles west of mcleansboro to near pittsburg, moving east at 35 mph (trained weather spotters). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, marion, mount vernon, johnston city, bluford, pittsburg, thompsonville, belle rive, hanaford, ewing, whiteash and spillertown. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 55 and 57. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 83 and 90. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, observed max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/29/2023 5:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/29/2023 5:59 PM CDT At 543 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near irvington to near rend lake area to near johnston city, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). 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, marion, mount vernon, herrin, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, zeigler, royalton, energy, hurst, woodlawn, bluford, valier, west city, pittsburg, thompsonville and ina. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 55 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 90. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, observed max wind gust, 70 mph.
7/29/2023 5:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/29/2023 5:34 PM CDT At 514 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near okawville to 7 miles north of pinckneyville to 7 miles northeast of ava, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters). 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.
7/24/2023 5:06 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/24/2023 5:08 AM CDT At 506 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over johnston city, moving southeast at 15 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.
7/24/2023 4:52 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/24/2023 4:55 AM CDT At 451 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over west frankfort, 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. locations impacted include, marion, herrin, west frankfort, johnston city, pittsburg, thompsonville, orient, hanaford, freeman spur, whiteash and spillertown. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 54 and 68. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/24/2023 4:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/24/2023 4:40 AM CDT At 435 am 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.
7/2/2023 3:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/2/2023 3:30 PM CDT At 315 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over west frankfort, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, herrin, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, west city, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford and freeman spur. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 75. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/2/2023 2:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/3/2023 3:05 AM CDT At 252 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hurst, or near carterville, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
7/2/2023 2:45 PM CDT Large branches down. one shoved into the ground. 65 mph estimated wind spee in franklin county IL, 0.8 miles ENE of West Frankfort, IL
7/1/2023 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 6:35 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern wayne, eastern jefferson, western hamilton and eastern franklin counties will expire at 615 pm cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the 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 900 pm cdt for south central and southern illinois.
7/1/2023 5:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 6:38 PM CDT At 558 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near cisne to 6 miles southeast of wayne city to 7 miles north of thompsonville, moving east at 45 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, west frankfort, wayne city, bluford, thompsonville, dahlgren, belle rive, hanaford, keenes, macedonia and belle prairie city. this includes interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 86 and 100. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
7/1/2023 5:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 6:02 PM CDT At 545 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near helm to 6 miles southeast of bluford to benton, moving east at 45 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, mount vernon, west frankfort, benton, rend lake area, wayne city, bluford, west city, thompsonville, ina, dahlgren, buckner, dix, bonnie, belle rive, orient, hanaford, ewing, nason, keenes and macedonia. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 73 and 100. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
7/1/2023 5:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 6:04 PM CDT At 538 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near omega to 11 miles east of rend lake area to near johnston city, 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.
7/1/2023 5:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 10:15 PM CDT At 525 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles southeast of salem to near mount vernon to near christopher, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
7/1/2023 4:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 10:45 PM CDT At 443 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over thompsonville, or 9 miles east of west frankfort, 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, west city, thompsonville and hanaford. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 69 and 72. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/1/2023 4:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 5:02 PM CDT At 435 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near thompsonville, or near west frankfort, 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, galatia, west city, thompsonville, raleigh and hanaford. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 69 and 72. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/1/2023 4:22 PM CDT Quarter sized hail... 3 trees down... estimated wind 60 mp in franklin county IL, 0.5 miles SW of West Frankfort, IL
7/1/2023 4:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 4:44 PM CDT At 420 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near zeigler, or near west frankfort, 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.
7/1/2023 4:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 4:25 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern perry, northwestern williamson and western franklin counties will expire at 415 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. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 900 pm cdt for south central and southern illinois.
7/1/2023 3:52 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 11:31 PM CDT At 351 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over christopher, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, west frankfort, christopher, sesser, zeigler, royalton, valier, west city, north city, buckner, orient and freeman spur. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 69. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/1/2023 3:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 11:43 PM CDT At 338 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near christopher, moving northeast at 15 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, du quoin, christopher, sesser, zeigler, royalton, elkville, hurst, valier, west city, north city, buckner, dowell, orient, freeman spur and bush. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 69. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/1/2023 3:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/1/2023 11:43 PM CDT At 328 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elkville, or 7 miles south of du quoin, moving northeast at 15 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.
6/30/2023 8:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 9:07 PM CDT At 834 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to near du quoin, moving east at 30 mph (trained weather spotters. golfball sized hail was reported at tamaroa). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, west city, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing, nason and st. johns. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 83. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/30/2023 8:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 9:08 PM CDT At 830 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near tamaroa to near pinckneyville, moving east at 30 mph. another severe storm was located near sesser moving northeast at 40 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. locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, du quoin, pinckneyville, christopher, rend lake area, sesser, valier, west city, tamaroa, ina, north city, buckner, orient, hanaford, ewing, nason and st. johns. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 66 and 83. thunderstorm damage threat, considerable hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 50 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 70 mph.
6/30/2023 8:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 8:24 PM CDT At 806 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of nashville to near pinckneyville, 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.
6/30/2023 7:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 8:26 PM CDT At 758 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over elkville, or 7 miles south of du quoin, 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.
6/30/2023 6:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 7:16 PM CDT At 658 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near zeigler, moving east at 25 mph. a second severe thunderstorm was just northeast of thompsonville (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.
6/30/2023 6:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 6:53 PM CDT At 641 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hurst, or 7 miles northwest of herrin, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated). 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.
6/30/2023 6:31 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.5 miles SW of West Frankfort, IL
6/30/2023 6:31 PM CDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
6/30/2023 6:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 6:55 PM CDT At 628 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over west frankfort, 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, marion, herrin, west frankfort, carterville, johnston city, crainville, cambria, energy, hurst, pittsburg, freeman spur, bush, whiteash, williamson county regional airport, colp and spillertown. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 55 and 64. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
6/30/2023 6:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/30/2023 6:13 PM CDT At 606 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over cambria, or near carterville, 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.
5/7/2023 2:51 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/7/2023 2:57 PM CDT At 251 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near benton to 7 miles south of carrier mills to 11 miles south of harrisburg, moving northeast at 35 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, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, benton, eldorado, johnston city, mcleansboro, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, galatia, valier, west city, pittsburg, creal springs, thompsonville, carrier mills, lake of egypt area and north city. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 52 and 80. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 2:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/7/2023 2:29 PM CDT At 225 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from royalton to 9 miles south of creal springs to near vienna, moving northeast at 35 mph (trained weather spotters. reports of quarter sized hail have been recieved). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/7/2023 2:16 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/7/2023 2:22 PM CDT At 215 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near du quoin to 7 miles southeast of creal springs to near dixon springs, 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. locations impacted include, carbondale, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, vienna, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, goreville, elkville and hurst. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois between mile markers 1 and 22. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 33 and 73. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 2:01 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/7/2023 2:04 PM CDT At 200 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ava to 6 miles southeast of goreville to near vienna, 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. locations impacted include, carbondale, marion, herrin, harrisburg, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, anna, johnston city, christopher, jonesboro, vienna, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, cobden, royalton and energy. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois between mile markers 1 and 22. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 24 and 73. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
5/7/2023 1:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/7/2023 1:52 PM CDT At 146 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of ava to 8 miles northeast of dongola to near karnak, 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.
5/7/2023 1:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/7/2023 1:53 PM CDT At 146 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles west of ava to 8 miles northeast of dongola to near karnak, 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.
3/23/2023 10:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 3/23/2023 11:05 PM CDT At 1040 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near west city to johnston city, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
2/22/2023 3:08 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/22/2023 3:59 PM CST At 307 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near wamac to near cedar lake area, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, lake of egypt area around 325 pm cst. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include creal springs. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois near mile marker 1. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 44 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 90. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
2/22/2023 3:08 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/22/2023 3:59 PM CST At 307 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near wamac to near cedar lake area, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, lake of egypt area around 325 pm cst. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include creal springs. this includes the following highways, interstate 24 in illinois near mile marker 1. interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 44 and 105. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 63 and 90. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, <. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
2/9/2023 3:25 AM CST Public report of a tree down from passing line of showers. time estimated from radar. report relayed by wsil t in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
7/8/2022 7:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/8/2022 7:21 PM CDT At 702 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over johnston city, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, marion, herrin, west frankfort, carterville, johnston city, zeigler, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, hurst, orient, freeman spur, bush, whiteash, williamson county regional airport, colp and spillertown. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 50 and 66. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/8/2022 6:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/8/2022 7:14 PM CDT At 655 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over carterville, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, marion, west frankfort and johnston city. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 49 and 66. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 75 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/8/2022 6:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 7/8/2022 6:57 PM CDT At 638 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near de soto, or near murphysboro, moving southeast at 35 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, carbondale and de soto around 645 pm cdt. royalton and hurst around 650 pm cdt. cambria around 655 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include herrin, carterville, crainville, energy, johnston city and marion. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 49 and 66. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 88 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
6/17/2022 7:17 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/17/2022 7:24 AM CDT At 716 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mcleansboro to near herrin, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, mcleansboro. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 80. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 88 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
6/17/2022 6:44 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/17/2022 6:50 AM CDT At 644 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bluford to near du quoin, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, valier around 700 am cdt. other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include christopher, zeigler, royalton, west frankfort and mcleansboro. this includes the following highways, interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 62 and 103. interstate 64 in illinois between mile markers 65 and 91. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 0. 88 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
4/30/2022 9:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/30/2022 9:57 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern williamson and southern franklin counties will expire at 1000 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. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for south central and southern illinois.
4/30/2022 9:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/30/2022 9:43 PM CDT At 937 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over zeigler, or near herrin, 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 storm will be near, west frankfort and johnston city around 945 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include thompsonville. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 55 and 68. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
4/30/2022 9:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/30/2022 9:39 PM CDT At 924 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over hurst, or near carterville, 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, carterville around 930 pm cdt. herrin, zeigler, crainville and energy around 935 pm cdt. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include marion, west frankfort, johnston city, pittsburg and thompsonville. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 55 and 68. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
3/30/2022 5:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 3/30/2022 6:08 PM CDT At 509 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near west city to near karnak, 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.
12/5/2021 10:27 PM CST Trees and powerlines down in west frankfort... some of downed trees caused structural damage to homes and blocked roads. time estimate in franklin county IL, 0.8 miles ESE of West Frankfort, IL
12/5/2021 10:27 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 12/29/2021 2:41 PM CST At 1027 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over west frankfort, moving east at 45 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, thompsonville around 1035 pm cst.
12/5/2021 10:16 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 12/29/2021 2:41 PM CST At 1016 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over royalton, or near herrin, 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, herrin, zeigler, christopher, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, west city and thompsonville. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 71. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
12/5/2021 9:59 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 12/29/2021 2:44 PM CST At 959 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near murphysboro, 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. this severe thunderstorm will be near, de soto around 1005 pm cst. elkville around 1010 pm cst. cambria, royalton and hurst around 1015 pm cst. other locations in the path of this severe thunderstorm include zeigler, herrin, christopher, west frankfort, johnston city, west city, benton and thompsonville. this includes interstate 57 in illinois between mile markers 58 and 72. hail threat, radar indicated max hail size, 1. 00 in wind threat, radar indicated max wind gust, 60 mph.
7/10/2021 6:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 1/10/2022 9:31 PM CDT At 559 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near west frankfort to near marion, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. trees were reported down near bush and hurst in northwest williamson county). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. severe thunderstorms will be near, pittsburg around 605 pm cdt. thompsonville around 610 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include galatia, carrier mills, harrisburg and eldorado.
7/10/2021 5:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 1/10/2022 9:34 PM CDT At 533 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles east of rend lake area, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. This severe thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of southern jefferson and franklin counties, including the following locations, orient, ewing, north city, and bonnie.
7/10/2021 5:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 1/10/2022 9:44 PM CDT At 509 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over tamaroa, or 8 miles north of du quoin, moving east at 55 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, sesser around 515 pm cdt. Rend lake area around 520 pm cdt.
5/27/2021 4:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 1/18/2022 12:14 PM CDT At 459 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to near murphysboro, 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, cambria, hurst, herrin, carterville, crainville, energy, marion, johnston city and pittsburg.
5/27/2021 4:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 1/18/2022 12:16 PM CDT At 447 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near mount vernon to 8 miles north of grand tower, 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. these severe storms will be near, mount vernon around 450 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include carbondale, de soto, cambria, carterville, crainville and energy.
5/27/2021 4:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 1/18/2022 12:35 PM CDT At 430 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near woodlawn to 7 miles southwest of ava, 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. severe thunderstorms will be near, mount vernon around 440 pm cdt. murphysboro around 450 pm cdt. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include carbondale, de soto, elkville, royalton, hurst, carterville, zeigler, cambria, marion, herrin, johnston city, crainville and energy.
8/10/2020 7:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 8/10/2020 7:39 PM CDT At 735 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 8 miles west of mcleansboro to near murphysboro, moving east at 65 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/25/2020 4:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/25/2020 4:11 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for north central williamson and southeastern franklin counties will expire at 415 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.
5/25/2020 3:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/25/2020 3:59 PM CDT At 355 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near west frankfort, moving north at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, west frankfort, thompsonville and hanaford.
5/25/2020 3:50 PM CDT A few maple tree limbs down in west frankfort. time approximated by radar at 350 pm cd in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
5/25/2020 3:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/25/2020 3:50 PM CDT At 347 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pittsburg, or near johnston city, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
3/12/2020 2:21 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 0.5 miles SW of West Frankfort, IL, west frankfort park.
3/12/2020 2:20 PM CDT Hen Egg sized hail reported 3.2 miles NNE of West Frankfort, IL, traffic stopped on i-57 due to large hail driven by wind.
3/12/2020 2:10 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 3/12/2020 2:13 PM CDT At 209 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near benton to carbondale, moving east at 50 mph (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, carbondale, marion, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, carterville, johnston city, christopher, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, elkville, hurst, valier, west city and pittsburg.
3/12/2020 1:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 3/12/2020 1:57 PM CDT At 152 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from du quoin to 8 miles south of ava, moving east at 40 mph (trained weather spotters. quarter size hail was reported in southern perry county). 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, carbondale, marion, herrin, west frankfort, murphysboro, benton, du quoin, carterville, johnston city, christopher, rend lake area, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, elkville, hurst and valier.
3/12/2020 1:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 3/12/2020 1:42 PM CDT At 139 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from pinckneyville to 11 miles southeast of chester, 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.
3/12/2020 1:39 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 3/12/2020 1:42 PM CDT At 139 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from pinckneyville to 11 miles southeast of chester, 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.
8/13/2019 6:35 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 8/13/2019 6:38 AM CDT At 634 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of benton, 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, west frankfort, benton, rend lake area, bluford, west city, thompsonville, ina, waltonville, bonnie, belle rive, hanaford, ewing and nason.
8/13/2019 6:16 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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
6/26/2019 6:00 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.5 miles SW of West Frankfort, IL
6/21/2019 3:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/21/2019 3:20 PM CDT At 317 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lancaster to near crossville to johnston city, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, marion, herrin, harrisburg, princeton, west frankfort, mount carmel, mount vernon, carterville, carmi, eldorado, johnston city, albion, grayville, lancaster, owensville, norris city, crainville, cambria, energy and poseyville.
6/21/2019 3:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/21/2019 3:20 PM CDT At 317 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near lancaster to near crossville to johnston city, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, marion, herrin, harrisburg, princeton, west frankfort, mount carmel, mount vernon, carterville, carmi, eldorado, johnston city, albion, grayville, lancaster, owensville, norris city, crainville, cambria, energy and poseyville.
6/21/2019 2:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/21/2019 3:02 PM CDT At 257 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near parkersburg to 10 miles northwest of crossville to near hurst, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. isolated power outages have been reported from these storms. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/21/2019 2:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/21/2019 3:02 PM CDT At 257 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near parkersburg to 10 miles northwest of crossville to near hurst, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. isolated power outages have been reported from these storms. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/26/2019 1:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/26/2019 1:27 PM CDT At 123 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pittsburg, or near johnston city, 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, marion, west frankfort, johnston city, pittsburg, thompsonville, whiteash and spillertown.
5/26/2019 1:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/26/2019 1:08 PM CDT At 105 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near herrin, 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.
5/21/2019 5:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/7/2022 12:00 AM CDT The national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northwestern williamson county in southern illinois. franklin county in south central illinois. until 1100 pm cdt. At 1019 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over carterville,.
3/14/2019 7:01 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 7:42 PM CDT Numerous trees and large limbs down as well as power line in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
6/28/2018 7:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 6:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 10:02 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/31/2018 10:05 AM CDT The national weather service in paducah has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. williamson county in southern illinois. saline county in southern illinois. southern franklin county in south central illinois. Southern hamilton county in south central illinois.
4/3/2018 5:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/9/2022 8:40 PM CDT At 525 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over energy, or over herrin, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and half dollar 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.
11/18/2017 12:27 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 11/18/2017 12:30 PM CST At 1226 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from flora to near valier to near murphysboro, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/26/2017 3:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 2:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 10:54 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/28/2017 10:59 PM CST At 1053 pm cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over johnston city, moving east at 50 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.
2/28/2017 9:15 PM CST Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL, quarter size hail reported.
2/28/2017 8:59 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/28/2017 9:03 PM CST At 858 pm cst, a large and extremely dangerous tornado was located over christopher, moving east at 45 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (radar indicated rotation. this storm has produced significant damage along its path. this is a life threatening situation). 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.
2/28/2017 8:56 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/28/2017 9:00 PM CST At 854 pm cst, a large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near christopher, moving east at 45 mph. this is a particularly dangerous situation. take cover now! (radar indicated rotation. significant damage was reported from the ava to vergennes area at 846 p.m. if you live in christopher, mulkeytown, and buckner, you need to seek shelter now). 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, christopher, zeigler, valier, west city, north city, buckner and orient.
2/28/2017 8:44 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 West Frankfort, 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 Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 2/10/2022 12:43 AM 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 Large tree blocking freeman spur blacktop in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
7/13/2016 4:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 4:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 10:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 11:02 PM CDT At 1059 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near elkville, or 9 miles north of murphysboro, moving southeast 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.
5/11/2016 7:24 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 7:27 PM CDT At 723 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles southwest of galatia to 6 miles east of cedar lake area, 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. locations impacted include, carbondale, marion, herrin, west frankfort, carterville, johnston city, christopher, zeigler, de soto, crainville, cambria, royalton, energy, hurst, west city, cedar lake area, north city, makanda, buckner and orient. Time, mot, loc 0023z 304deg 112kt 3777 8871 3763 8919.
5/11/2016 6:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 7:01 PM CDT At 657 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near west frankfort to 6 miles west of murphysboro, 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 6:45 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 6:49 PM CDT At 643 pm cdt, spotters report a tremendous wall cloud near johnston city. and spotters recently reported a confirmed tornado was located near orient, . moving east at 35 mph (weather spotters confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging 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. the tornado will be near, galatia around 700 pm cdt. eldorado around 710 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include broughton, raleigh, macedonia, whiteash, muddy, spillertown and hanaford.
5/11/2016 6:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 6:43 PM CDT At 639 pm cdt, spotters reported a confirmed tornado was located just north and west of orient, moving east at 35 mph (radar confirmed tornado). Hazards include damaging 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 tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern jackson, southeastern perry, western franklin and northern williamson counties, including the following locations: buckner, dowell, colp, freeman spur, orient, bush, whiteash, north city and spillertown.
5/11/2016 6:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 6:33 PM CDT At 630 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over zeigler, or near christopher, moving southeast at 40 mph. a rotating wall cloud is confirmed sighted near zeigler (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, west frankfort and carterville around 635 pm cdt. herrin, crainville and energy around 640 pm cdt. johnston city around 645 pm cdt. marion and pittsburg around 650 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include buckner, dowell, colp, freeman spur, orient, bush, whiteash, north city and spillertown.
5/11/2016 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 6:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 5/11/2016 6:04 PM CDT At 600 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over west frankfort, moving northeast at 35 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, thompsonville around 615 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include hanaford and raleigh.
5/11/2016 5:32 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 West Frankfort, 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.
4/26/2016 4:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 4/26/2016 4:37 PM CDT At 433 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles west of mcleansboro to near west frankfort, 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, west city, thompsonville, orient, hanaford, ewing and macedonia.
4/26/2016 4:30 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 1.7 miles N of West Frankfort, IL
4/26/2016 4:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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 West Frankfort, 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 West Frankfort, 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 11:56 AM CST At 1155 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles northeast of rend lake area to near pittsburg to near new columbia, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated. there have been a few reports of 60 mph wind gusts with this line). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs. siding and trees. locations impacted include, marion, mount vernon, west frankfort, benton, johnston city, vienna, goreville, bluford, pittsburg, creal springs, thompsonville, lake of egypt area, ina, belle rive, hanaford, ewing, stonefort, cypress, new burnside and buncombe. A tornado watch remains in effect until 500 pm cst for southern illinois.
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.
6/21/2015 5:29 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/21/2015 5:32 PM CDT At 527 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located two miles east of west frankfort, 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.
6/21/2015 5:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, IL at 6/21/2015 5:18 PM CDT At 512 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located between benton and west frankfort along interstate 57, 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. Locations impacted include, west frankfort, benton, west city, thompsonville, orient and hanaford.
6/21/2015 5:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near West Frankfort, 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.
4/25/2015 4:30 PM CDT At 430 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near de soto, or near murphysboro, moving east 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.
2/20/2014 5:10 PM CST Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL, quarter size hail reported.
1/29/2013 9:51 PM CST Storm damage reported in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
7/1/2012 4:59 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
7/1/2012 4:56 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL, some street flooding also reported
7/1/2012 4:52 PM CDT Nws employee was traveling south on i-57 and reported a tree was blocking one of the lanes at mile marker 65. at least 2 trees were down and 4 to 5 tree tops were snapp in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
7/1/2012 4:00 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
3/2/2012 11:41 AM CST Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL, quarter size hail reported with near zero visibility.
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Power outages and disruptive phone service reported throughout the communit in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Trees dow in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Quarter sized hail reported 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Wind gusts estimated 50 to 60 mph with dime size hail reported with the stor in franklin county IL, 0.4 miles SSE of West Frankfort, IL