Ames, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map Ames, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Ames, IA, West Des Moines, IA and Newton, IA on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 41 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 38 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.18″. We estimate that 104,686 buildings were in the affected area and the probability 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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Cedar Rapids, IA 04-10-2017

Hail Map Cedar Rapids, IA 04-10-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Cedar Rapids, IA, Austin, MN and Pella, IA on April 10, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 56 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 27 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.32″. We estimate that 85,847 buildings were in the affected area and the probability 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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