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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West Des Moines, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map West Des Moines, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near West Des Moines, IA, Urbandale, IA and Yankton, SD on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 34 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 42 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.4″. We estimate that 124,031 buildings were in the affected area and the probability 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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Omaha, NE 08-10-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Omaha, NE, Sioux City, IA and Bellevue, NE on August 10, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
35.18 mph and produced hail for roughly 7 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.16″. We estimate that 62,890 buildings were in the affected area. There were 10 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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1.5 Inch Hail Near Lincoln, NE 07-25-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Lincoln, NE, Hastings, NE and Beatrice, NE on July 25, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
24.73 mph and produced hail for roughly 7 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.25″. We estimate that 40,391 buildings were in the affected area. There were 4 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 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 Urbandale, IA on June 25, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
26.8 mph and produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.3″. We estimate that 20,745 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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