Des Plaines, IL 06-16-2018

Hail Map Des Plaines, IL 06-16-2018

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Plaines, IL, Gary, IN and Arlington Heights, IL on June 16, 2018. This hail storm was traveling SE at 19 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.14″. We estimate that 6,274 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 (Intensity Rating 1).

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Elgin, IL 05-02-2018

Hail Map Elgin, IL 05-02-2018

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Elgin, IL, Waukegan, IL and Cicero, IL on May 2, 2018. This hail storm was traveling E at 38 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 13 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.07″. We estimate that 48,392 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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Rockford, IL 05-03-2018

Hail Map Rockford, IL 05-03-2018

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Rockford, IL, Joliet, IL and Muskegon, MI on May 3, 2018. This hail storm was traveling E at 42 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). There were 46 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.38″. We estimate that 105,110 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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1.5 Inch Hail Near Downers Grove, IL 02-24-2017

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Downers Grove, IL, Willowbrook, IL and Westmont, IL on February 24, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 49 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.24″. We estimate that 14,029 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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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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