2.25 Inch Hail Near Crystal Lake, IL 02-24-2017

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Doppler radar detected Golf Ball size hail near Crystal Lake, IL, Downers Grove, IL and Woodridge, IL on February 24, 2017. This hail storm was traveling NE 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 2.25″ and an average hail size of 1.84″. We estimate that 10,668 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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3 Inch Hail Near Chicago, IL 08-03-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Chicago, IL, Green Bay, WI and Rockford, IL on August 3, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
45.54 mph and produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.52″. We estimate that 93,141 buildings were in the affected area. There were 86 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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Rockford, IL 07-18-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Rockford, IL, Aurora, IL and Naperville, IL on July 18, 2015. This hail storm was traveling S at
13.76 mph and produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.03″. We estimate that 21,454 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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4.25 Inch Hail Near Green Bay, WI 07-14-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Golf Ball
size hail near Green Bay, WI, Aurora, IL and Naperville, IL on July 14, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
29.46 mph and produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4.25″ and an average hail size of 1.96″. We estimate that 108,309 buildings were in the affected area. There were 47 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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