2.75 Inch Hail Near Madison, WI 05-06-2012


Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near Madison, WI, Joliet, IL and Schaumburg, IL on May 6, 2012. This hail storm was traveling SSE at 19.54 mph and produced hail for roughly 9 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2.75" and an average hail size of 1.61". We estimate that 57,544 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 widespread roof damage, broken glass and automobile bodywork damage in well populated areas.

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15 spotters reported up to 2.75" hail hitting the ground.
Hail Size
Avg 1.61"
Max 2.75"
Hail Volume (DHI)
Avg 3.12
Max 7.8

Impact Scale

4

Population: 167,209 | Housing Units: 57,544 | Duration: 9 Hours