Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.88 in.
County/Area MOWER
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-07-18 12:47:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3ENE DEXTER
Begin Lat/Lon 43.74/-92.67
End Date 2012-07-18 12:47:00.0 CST-6
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 Severe thunderstorms developed rapidly during the late morning and afternoon along and behind a slow moving cold front. These thunderstorms produced large hail and some wind damage across portions of southeast Minnesota before the storms moved into northeast Iowa. The largest hail reported was 1.5 inches in Hayfield (Dodge County). Wind damage occurred in Lyle (Mower County) where a roof was blown off a business and in Spring Valley (Fillmore County) where trees that were blown down damaged a park pavilion, an apartment building and a house.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
HAYFIELD DODGE CO. MN 07/18/2012 11:58 CST-6 Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SARGEANT MOWER CO. MN 07/18/2012 12:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
DEXTER MOWER CO. MN 07/18/2012 12:47 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RACINE MOWER CO. MN 07/18/2012 13:27 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPRING VLY FILLMORE CO. MN 07/18/2012 13:32 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 13.00K 0.00K
LYLE MOWER CO. MN 07/18/2012 13:47 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 55.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K