Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.25 in.
County/Area HANCOCK
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-08-04 03:35:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2E FOUNTAIN GREEN
Begin Lat/Lon 40.48/-90.93
End Date 2009-08-04 03:35:00.0 CST-6
End Lat/Lon 40.48/-90.93
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Showers and thunderstorms moved across areas south of Highway 34 during the early morning hours of August 4 as a cold front dropped southward into northern Missouri and central Illinois. Some of the storms were severe, producing wind gusts over 58 mph and hail up to one and a quarter inches in diameter. Some localized heavy rains were also observed. Otherwise, muggy conditions prevailed across the area with some patchy areas of dense fog with visibilities under a quarter mile. Low temperatures ranged from the middle 50s near Dubuque to the lower 70s south of Highway 34.
Event Narrative Half dollar-sized hail fell about 2 miles east of Fountain Green, IL around 435 am August 4.


Event Map:

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
FOUNTAIN GREEN HANCOCK CO. IL 08/04/2009 03:35 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAMILTON HANCOCK CO. IL 08/04/2009 06:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DODDSVILLE MCDONOUGH CO. IL 08/04/2009 06:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
KIRKWOOD WARREN CO. IL 08/04/2009 06:59 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K