2.75 Inch Hail Near Lafayette, IN 05-07-2012


Doppler radar detected Egg size hail near Lafayette, IN, Champaign, IL and Chicago Heights, IL on May 7, 2012. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 6.47 mph and produced hail for roughly 19 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2.75" and an average hail size of 2.17". We estimate that 92,248 buildings were in the affected area. There were 8 spotter report(s) and the volume of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect to find widespread roof damage, broken glass and automobile bodywork damage in well populated areas.

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8 spotters reported up to 2.75" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 2.17"
Max 2.75"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.57
Max 8.54

Impact Scale

4

Population: 193,649 | Housing Units: 92,248 | Duration: 19 Hours