2.75 Inch Hail Near Florissant, MO 03-02-2012


Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Florissant, MO, Belleville, IL and Cape Girardeau, MO on March 2, 2012. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 55.32 mph and produced hail for roughly 12 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2.75" and an average hail size of 1.3". We estimate that 121,834 buildings were in the affected area. There were 63 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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63 spotters reported up to 2.75" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.3"
Max 2.75"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.79
Max 9.07

Impact Scale

5

Population: 220,495 | Housing Units: 121,834 | Duration: 12 Hours