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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2 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 06-25-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Des Moines, IA, West Des Moines, IA and Marshalltown, IA on June 25, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
31.02 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.26″. We estimate that 38,262 buildings were in the affected area. There were 21 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Cedar Rapids, IA 09-19-2013

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Cedar Rapids, IA, Ankeny, IA and Marion, IA on September 19, 2013. This hail storm was traveling ENE at
39.43 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.19″. We estimate that 23,470 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 see minor damage to vehicles, tile roofs and crops in isolated areas (Impact Rating 2).

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2 Inch Hail Near Elkhorn, NE 06-15-2013

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Elkhorn, NE, Carroll, IA and Norwalk, IA on June 15, 2013. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
19.98 mph and produced hail for roughly 10 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.32″. We estimate that 43,548 buildings were in the affected area. There were 17 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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