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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Bourbonnais, IL 08-25-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Bourbonnais, IL, Manteno, IL and Wilmington, IL on August 25, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 20 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.3″. We estimate that 15,436 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 Normal, IL 07-06-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Normal, IL, Moline, IL and Bettendorf, IA on July 6, 2016. This hail storm was traveling SE at 33 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.29″. We estimate that 44,939 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 Oak Lawn, IL 06-23-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Oak Lawn, IL, Downers Grove, IL and Lombard, IL on June 23, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 41 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 44,076 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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