Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.75 in.
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
WFO ARX
Report Source Fire Department/Rescue
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-05-25 17:55:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2SE EDGEWOOD
Begin Lat/Lon 42.64/-91.4
End Date 2008-05-25 17:55:00.0 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 A cold front moved across northern Iowa during the late afternoon and evening hours on May 25, triggering severe thunderstorms ahead of it. These storms produced significant tornado activity south of the area, but also generated large hail that ranged in size from pennies to as large as tennis balls east and north of the tornado tracks. The effects of a large tornado near Parkersburg and New Hartford, Iowa produced a considerable amount of debris in the air, as reported by spotters and the emergency manager in Fayette County.
Event Narrative Trained spotters estimated penny size hail near Edgewood.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 24.50K 0.00K
MARBLE ROCK FLOYD CO. IA 05/25/2008 15:37 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOYD CROSSING FLOYD CO. IA 05/25/2008 16:01 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
NASHUA CHICKASAW CO. IA 05/25/2008 16:16 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAIRBANK FAYETTE CO. IA 05/25/2008 16:45 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 3.50K 0.00K
STANLEY FAYETTE CO. IA 05/25/2008 17:00 CST-6 Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
ARLINGTON FAYETTE CO. IA 05/25/2008 17:10 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
STRAWBERRY PT CLAYTON CO. IA 05/25/2008 17:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
STRAWBERRY PT CLAYTON CO. IA 05/25/2008 17:46 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDGEWOOD CLAYTON CO. IA 05/25/2008 17:55 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STRAWBERRY PT CLAYTON CO. IA 05/25/2008 18:00 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDGEWOOD CLAYTON CO. IA 05/25/2008 18:11 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDGEWOOD CLAYTON CO. IA 05/25/2008 18:14 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 24.50K 0.00K