Pella, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map Pella, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Pella, IA, Knoxville, IA and Grinnell, IA on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 36 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 14 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.14″. We estimate that 59,991 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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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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Mason City, IA 07-24-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Golf Ball
size hail near Mason City, IA, Albert Lea, MN and Clear Lake, IA on July 24, 2015. This hail storm was traveling SSE at
26.47 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.75″. We estimate that 37,016 buildings were in the affected area. There were 1 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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 10-04-2013

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Des Moines, IA, Bellevue, NE and Ames, IA on October 4, 2013. This hail storm was traveling E at
33.65 mph and produced hail for roughly 11 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.5″. We estimate that 42,914 buildings were in the affected area. There were 3 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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