Des Moines, IA 05-02-2018

Hail Map Des Moines, IA 05-02-2018

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Moines, IA, Iowa City, IA and Oskaloosa, IA on May 2, 2018. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 19 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 6 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.15″. We estimate that 43,006 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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Waterloo, IA 06-16-2017

Hail Map Waterloo, IA 06-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Waterloo, IA, Cedar Falls, IA and Marion, IA on June 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 31 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 70 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.31″. We estimate that 92,031 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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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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2.5 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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1 Inch Hail Near Plattsmouth, NE 09-18-2015

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Plattsmouth, NE, Cameron, MO and Shenandoah, IA on September 18, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 54 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1″ and an average hail size of 1″. We estimate that 33,604 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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