Laurel, MD 05-20-2017

Hail Map Laurel, MD 05-20-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Laurel, MD, Glen Burnie, MD and Pasadena, MD on May 20, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 7 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.2″. We estimate that 18,061 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 Gaithersburg, MD 06-21-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Gaithersburg, MD, Frederick, MD and Bowie, MD on June 21, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 25 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 18 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.28″. We estimate that 100,696 buildings were in the affected area and the probability 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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3 Inch Hail Near Philadelphia, PA 08-02-2011

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Philadelphia, PA, Flushing, NY and Jamaica, NY on August 2, 2011. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
12.85 mph and produced hail for roughly 9 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.73″. We estimate that 131,017 buildings were in the affected area. There were 46 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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