1.75 Inch Hail Near Fort Wayne, IN 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Fort Wayne, IN, South Bend, IN and Joliet, IL on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 57 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 31 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.3″. We estimate that 65,574 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near South Bend, IN 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near South Bend, IN, Joliet, IL and Valparaiso, IN on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 56 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 30 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.38″. We estimate that 46,890 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Joliet, IL 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Joliet, IL, Chicago Heights, IL and Granite City, IL on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 44 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 74 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.43″. We estimate that 152,992 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Joliet, IL 02-28-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Joliet, IL, Iowa City, IA and Lockport, IL on February 28, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 49 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 42 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.41″. We estimate that 105,068 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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1.5 Inch Hail Near Downers Grove, IL 02-24-2017

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Downers Grove, IL, Willowbrook, IL and Westmont, IL on February 24, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 49 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.24″. We estimate that 14,029 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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