4.25 Inch Hail Near Denton, McKinney and Fort Worth, TX 04-04-2014

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Fort Worth, TX, Mckinney, TX and Denton, TX on April 4, 2014. This hail storm was traveling SE at 16.82 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4.25" and an average hail size of 1.47". We estimate that 80,282 buildings were in the affected area. There were 32 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).



32 spotters reported up to 4.25" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.47"
Max 4.25"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.24
Max 8.7

Impact Scale


Population: 171,730 | Housing Units: 80,282 | Duration: 4 Hours