West Des Moines, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map West Des Moines, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near West Des Moines, IA, Urbandale, IA and Yankton, SD on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 34 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 42 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.4″. We estimate that 124,031 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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2.5 Inch Hail Near Ottumwa, IA 07-06-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Ottumwa, IA, Pella, IA and Fairfield, IA on July 6, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 54 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.3″. We estimate that 80,638 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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1 Inch Hail Near Onawa, IA 09-22-2015

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Onawa, IA, Adair, IA and Dow City, IA on September 22, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at 30 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 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 8,048 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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Omaha, NE 09-23-2015

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Omaha, NE, Council Bluffs, IA and Bellevue, NE on September 23, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at 3 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 12 hour(s). There were 13 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.23″. We estimate that 44,741 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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2 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 06-25-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Des Moines, IA, West Des Moines, IA and Urbandale, IA on June 25, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
26.8 mph and produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.3″. We estimate that 20,745 buildings were in the affected area. There were 17 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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