1 Inch Hail Near Des Plaines, IL 07-24-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Plaines, IL, Lombard, IL and Melrose Park, IL on July 24, 2016. This hail storm was traveling SE at 14 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 9,259 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 Aurora, IL 07-18-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Aurora, IL, Plainfield, IL and Valparaiso, IN on July 18, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 20 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 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 28,726 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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2 Inch Hail Near Madison, WI 07-06-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Madison, WI, Oswego, IL and Montgomery, IL on July 6, 2016. This hail storm was traveling SE at 42 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.29″. We estimate that 33,877 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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2 Inch Hail Near Aurora, IL 08-03-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Aurora, IL, Elgin, IL and Lafayette, IN on August 3, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
42.03 mph and produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.67″. We estimate that 58,361 buildings were in the affected area. There were 9 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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3 Inch Hail Near Chicago, IL 08-03-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Chicago, IL, Green Bay, WI and Rockford, IL on August 3, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
45.54 mph and produced hail for roughly 6 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 3″ and an average hail size of 1.52″. We estimate that 93,141 buildings were in the affected area. There were 86 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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