2 Inch Hail Near Springfield, IL 04-15-2011


Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Springfield, IL, Florissant, MO and Ballwin, MO on April 15, 2011. This hail storm was traveling NE at 38.29 mph and produced hail for roughly 18 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2" and an average hail size of 1.23". We estimate that 73,840 buildings were in the affected area. There were 36 spotter report(s) and the volume of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect widespread, severe damage to tiled roofs, automobiles, and aircraft over highly populated areas. Risk of personal injury is also high, and is often accompanied by other severe weather events (wind, tornadoes).

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36 spotters reported up to 2" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.23"
Max 2"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.69
Max 9.52

Impact Scale

5

Population: 151,523 | Housing Units: 73,840 | Duration: 18 Hours