1.5 Inch Hail Near Iowa City, IA 02-28-2017

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Iowa City, IA, Mount Pleasant, IA and Solon, IA on February 28, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 45 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). There were 10 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.14″. We estimate that 36,186 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Joliet, IL 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Joliet, IL, Chicago Heights, IL and Granite City, IL on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 44 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 74 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.43″. We estimate that 152,992 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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1 Inch Hail Near Ottawa, IL 07-13-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Ottawa, IL, Sherrard, IL and Verona, IL on July 13, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 40 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 3,667 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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3 Inch Hail Near Elgin, IL 04-10-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Elgin, IL, Decatur, IL and Terre Haute, IN on April 10, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
43.14 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.57″. We estimate that 144,581 buildings were in the affected area. There were 44 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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2 Inch Hail Near Orland Park, IL 04-09-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Orland Park, IL, Tinley Park, IL and Marion, IA on April 9, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ENE at
38.34 mph and produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.29″. We estimate that 54,519 buildings were in the affected area. There were 27 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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