3 Inch Hail Near Owensboro, KY 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Owensboro, KY, Granite City, IL and Arnold, MO on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 48 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). There were 45 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.49″. We estimate that 86,114 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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Carbondale, IL 07-28-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Carbondale, IL, Carterville, IL and Du Quoin, IL on July 28, 2016. This hail storm was traveling NE at 7 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.12″. We estimate that 73,189 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 Marion, IL 05-12-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Marion, IL, Murphysboro, IL and West Frankfort, IL on May 12, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 22 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 6 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.27″. We estimate that 57,035 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 Inch Hail Near Granite City, IL 05-11-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Granite City, IL, Collinsville, IL and La Grange, KY on May 11, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 19 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 39 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.32″. We estimate that 151,468 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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2 Inch Hail Near Granite City, IL 05-11-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Granite City, IL, Arnold, MO and Carbondale, IL on May 11, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 12 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). There were 52 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.27″. We estimate that 103,148 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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