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 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Watertown, SD 07-18-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Watertown, SD, Milbank, SD and Oneill, NE on July 18, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
25.37 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.53″. We estimate that 35,987 buildings were in the affected area. There were 21 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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Pierce, NE 07-18-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Pierce, NE, Albion, NE and Ord, NE on July 18, 2015. This hail storm was traveling NE at
8.69 mph and produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.08″. We estimate that 14,877 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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1 Inch Hail Near Vermillion, SD 06-06-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Quarter
size hail near Vermillion, SD, Sergeant Bluff, IA and Wayne, NE on June 6, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
24.2 mph and produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1″ and an average hail size of 1″. We estimate that 9,657 buildings were in the affected area. There were 1 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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