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

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Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near Owensboro, KY, Granite City, IL and Arnold, MO on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 45 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 7 hour(s). There were 40 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.52″. We estimate that 187,675 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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3 Inch Hail Near Arnold, MO 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Arnold, MO, Edwardsville, IL and Collinsville, IL on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 50 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). There were 53 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.49″. We estimate that 163,219 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Joliet, IL 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Joliet, IL, Chicago Heights, IL and Granite City, IL on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 44 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 74 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.43″. We estimate that 152,992 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 Inch Hail Near Edwardsville, IL 10-19-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Edwardsville, IL, Effingham, IL and Glen Carbon, IL on October 19, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 36 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). There were 2 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1″ and an average hail size of 1″. We estimate that 24,827 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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Edwardsville, IL 07-01-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Edwardsville, IL, Glen Carbon, IL and Wood River, IL on July 1, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 35 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 52 minute(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.19″. We estimate that 3,572 buildings were in the affected area and the probability of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect a few cows to have been dented somewhere, though they probably didn’t notice it. (Impact Rating 0)

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