Spirit Lake, IA 08-02-2017

Hail Map Spirit Lake, IA 08-02-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Spirit Lake, IA, Eagle Grove, IA and Lake Mills, IA on August 2, 2017. This hail storm was traveling NNE at 37 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). There were 2 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.25″. We estimate that 34,947 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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Charles City, IA 06-22-2017

Hail Map Charles City, IA 06-22-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Charles City, IA, Estherville, IA and Humboldt, IA on June 22, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 29 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.25″ and an average hail size of 1.26″. We estimate that 77,524 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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Fort Dodge, IA 03-06-2017

Hail Map Fort Dodge, IA 03-06-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Fort Dodge, IA, Elkhorn, NE and Storm Lake, IA on March 6, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 62 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 21 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.32″. We estimate that 83,919 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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Maryville, MO 08-10-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Maryville, MO, Winterset, IA and Algona, IA on August 10, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
34.71 mph and produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.29″. We estimate that 36,907 buildings were in the affected area. There were 6 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Cedar Rapids, IA 06-22-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Cedar Rapids, IA, Marion, IA and Fort Dodge, IA on June 22, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
21.96 mph and produced hail for roughly 9 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.52″. We estimate that 92,415 buildings were in the affected area. There were 34 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).

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