Norwalk, IA 07-04-2017

Hail Map Norwalk, IA 07-04-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Norwalk, IA, Carlisle, IA and Dexter, IA on July 4, 2017. This hail storm was traveling SSE at 21 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 36 minute(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.48″. We estimate that 6,065 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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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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1.5 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 08-29-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Moines, IA, Norwalk, IA and Sigourney, IA on August 29, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 22 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.13″. We estimate that 8,004 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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Altoona, IA 05-26-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Altoona, IA, Norwalk, IA and Pleasant Hill, IA on May 26, 2016. This hail storm was traveling NE at 38 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 3 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.06″. We estimate that 40,937 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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 05-26-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Moines, IA, Yankton, SD and Norwalk, IA on May 26, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 33 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 5 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.17″. We estimate that 87,913 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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