Ames, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map Ames, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Ames, IA, West Des Moines, IA and Newton, IA on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 41 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 38 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.18″. We estimate that 104,686 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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1.5 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 08-29-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Moines, IA, Norwalk, IA and Sigourney, IA on August 29, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 22 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 1.13″. We estimate that 8,004 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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2.5 Inch Hail Near Mason City, IA 06-22-2016

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Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near Mason City, IA, Coralville, IA and North Liberty, IA on June 22, 2016. This hail storm was traveling SE at 29 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.52″. We estimate that 43,580 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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4 Inch Hail Near Iowa City, IA 06-21-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Egg
size hail near Iowa City, IA, Kirksville, MO and Pella, IA on June 21, 2015. This hail storm was traveling N at
26.12 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4″ and an average hail size of 2.13″. We estimate that 56,297 buildings were in the affected area. There were 7 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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4 Inch Hail Near Dubuque, IA 06-20-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Dubuque, IA, Iowa City, IA and Marion, IA on June 20, 2015. This hail storm was traveling SSE at
8.26 mph and produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4″ and an average hail size of 1.23″. We estimate that 36,146 buildings were in the affected area. There were 19 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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