2.75 Inch Hail Near South Bend, IN 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near South Bend, IN, Joliet, IL and Valparaiso, IN on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 56 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 30 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.38″. We estimate that 46,890 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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1 Inch Hail Near Aurora, IL 07-18-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Aurora, IL, Plainfield, IL and Valparaiso, IN on July 18, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 20 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 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 28,726 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 Oak Lawn, IL 06-23-2016

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Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near Oak Lawn, IL, Burbank, IL and Blue Island, IL on June 23, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 30 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.51″. We estimate that 9,525 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 Oak Lawn, IL 06-23-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Oak Lawn, IL, Barrington, IL and Lake Zurich, IL on June 23, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 55 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 17,669 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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4.25 Inch Hail Near Joliet, IL 06-11-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Joliet, IL, Plainfield, IL and Oak Lawn, IL on June 11, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
11.13 mph and produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4.25″ and an average hail size of 1.56″. We estimate that 50,785 buildings were in the affected area. There were 30 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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