Ankeny, IA 06-23-2017

Hail Map Ankeny, IA 06-23-2017

Doppler radar detected Golf Ball size hail near Ankeny, IA, Urbandale, IA and Johnston, IA on June 23, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 18 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.75″. We estimate that 50,059 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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Lincoln, NE 06-17-2017

Hail Map Lincoln, NE 06-17-2017

Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near Lincoln, NE, Norfolk, NE and Columbus, NE on June 17, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 19 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). There were 38 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.56″. We estimate that 78,154 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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4 Inch Hail Near Sioux City, IA 06-30-2014

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Sioux City, IA, Norfolk, NE and Fort Dodge, IA on June 30, 2014. This hail storm was traveling ENE at
29.57 mph and produced hail for roughly 12 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4″ and an average hail size of 1.5″. We estimate that 71,980 buildings were in the affected area. There were 58 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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2.25 Inch Hail Near Schuyler, NE 06-19-2014

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Schuyler, NE, Orange City, IA and Madrid, IA on June 19, 2014. This hail storm was traveling SSE at
8.89 mph and produced hail for roughly 7 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.25″ and an average hail size of 1.4″. We estimate that 27,872 buildings were in the affected area. 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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