Carroll, IA 04-20-2017

Hail Map Carroll, IA 04-20-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Carroll, IA, Nevada, IA and Logan, IA on April 20, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 38 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1″ and an average hail size of 1″. We estimate that 36,240 buildings were in the affected area and the probability of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect to see minor damage to vehicles, tile roofs and crops in isolated areas (Impact Rating 2).

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Pella, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map Pella, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Pella, IA, Knoxville, IA and Grinnell, IA on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 36 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 14 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.14″. We estimate that 59,991 buildings were in the affected area and the probability of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect to find damaged crops, glass damage, automobile bodywork damage, as well as isolated roof damage (Impact Rating 3).

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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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DES MOINES 04-15-2017

Hail Map DES MOINES 04-15-2017

Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near DES MOINES on April 15, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 32 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.5″. We estimate that 475 buildings were in the affected area and the probability of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect potential damage to fruit, crops and vegetation, but not much else (Impact Rating 1).

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Lafayette, IN 04-10-2017

Hail Map Lafayette, IN 04-10-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Lafayette, IN, West Lafayette, IN and Crown Point, IN on April 10, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 44 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 10 hour(s). There were 26 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.41″. We estimate that 138,514 buildings were in the affected area and the probability 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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