2 Inch Hail Near Abilene, KS 05-08-2014


Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Abilene, KS, Ashland, NE and Cheney, KS on May 8, 2014. This hail storm was traveling NNE at 58.76 mph and produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2" and an average hail size of 1.32". We estimate that 32,687 buildings were in the affected area. There were 15 spotter report(s) and the volume of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect to find damaged crops, glass damage, automobile bodywork damage, as well as isolated roof damage (impact scale 3).

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15 spotters reported up to 2" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.32"
Max 2"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 2.93
Max 8.03

Impact Scale

3

Population: 66,343 | Housing Units: 32,687 | Duration: 2 Hours