1.75 Inch Hail Near Paducah, KY 02-29-2012


Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Paducah, KY, Poplar Bluff, MO and Marion, IL on February 29, 2012. This hail storm was traveling E at 56.97 mph and produced hail for roughly 12 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75" and an average hail size of 1.28". We estimate that 93,210 buildings were in the affected area. There were 13 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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13 spotters reported up to 1.75" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.28"
Max 1.75"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.33
Max 8.52

Impact Scale

4

Population: 161,292 | Housing Units: 93,210 | Duration: 12 Hours