Pella, IA 04-16-2017

Hail Map Pella, IA 04-16-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Pella, IA, Knoxville, IA and Grinnell, IA on April 16, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 36 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 14 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.14″. We estimate that 59,991 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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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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Decorah, IA 08-17-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Decorah, IA, Pleasantville, IA and Clayton, WI on August 17, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 26 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.05″. We estimate that 21,710 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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2.25 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 09-17-2015

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Moines, IA, Newton, IA and Norwalk, IA on September 17, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 29 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.25″ and an average hail size of 1.22″. We estimate that 32,684 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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4 Inch Hail Near Cedar Rapids, IA 06-30-2014

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Cedar Rapids, IA, Marshalltown, IA and Fort Dodge, IA on June 30, 2014. This hail storm was traveling E at
29.65 mph and produced hail for roughly 9 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4″ and an average hail size of 1.52″. We estimate that 125,986 buildings were in the affected area. There were 74 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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