Fort Dodge, IA 03-06-2017

Hail Map Fort Dodge, IA 03-06-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Fort Dodge, IA, Elkhorn, NE and Storm Lake, IA on March 6, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 62 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 21 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.32″. We estimate that 83,919 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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2.5 Inch Hail Near Lawrence, KS 10-06-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Lawrence, KS, Knob Noster, MO and Silver Lake, KS on October 6, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 22 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.33″. We estimate that 43,389 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 Milan, MO 07-13-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Milan, MO, Princeton, MO and Greentop, MO on July 13, 2015. This hail storm was traveling E at
52.1 mph and produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.25″. We estimate that 7,830 buildings were in the affected area. There were 7 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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4 Inch Hail Near Iowa City, IA 06-21-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Egg
size hail near Iowa City, IA, Kirksville, MO and Pella, IA on June 21, 2015. This hail storm was traveling N at
26.12 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4″ and an average hail size of 2.13″. We estimate that 56,297 buildings were in the affected area. There were 7 spotter report(s) and the volume 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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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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