1.75 Inch Hail Near Bourbonnais, IL 08-25-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Bourbonnais, IL, Manteno, IL and Wilmington, IL on August 25, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 20 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.3″. We estimate that 15,436 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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1.5 Inch Hail Near Gary, IN 07-06-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Gary, IN, Portage, IN and Hobart, IN on July 6, 2016. This hail storm was traveling NE at 20 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.17″. We estimate that 66,456 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 Aurora, IL 08-03-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Aurora, IL, Naperville, IL and Elgin, IL on August 3, 2015. This hail storm was traveling SSE at
25.71 mph and produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.65″. We estimate that 86,497 buildings were in the affected area. There were 52 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Louisville, KY 07-14-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Louisville, KY, Dayton, OH and Elkhart, IN on July 14, 2015. This hail storm was traveling SE at
26.54 mph and produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.23″. We estimate that 178,133 buildings were in the affected area. There were 15 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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4.25 Inch Hail Near Aurora, IL 07-14-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Egg
size hail near Aurora, IL, Gary, IN and Tinley Park, IL on July 14, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
23.23 mph and produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4.25″ and an average hail size of 2.24″. We estimate that 80,404 buildings were in the affected area. There were 37 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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