1.5 Inch Hail Near Iowa City, IA 02-28-2017

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Iowa City, IA, Mount Pleasant, IA and Solon, IA on February 28, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 45 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 1 hour(s). There were 10 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.5″ and an average hail size of 1.14″. We estimate that 36,186 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 Austin, MN 06-16-2014

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Austin, MN, Albert Lea, MN and Waseca, MN on June 16, 2014. This hail storm was traveling E at
33.95 mph and produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.63″. We estimate that 30,261 buildings were in the affected area. There were 6 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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2 Inch Hail Near Iowa City, IA 06-16-2014

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Iowa City, IA, Solon, IA and Mount Vernon, IA on June 16, 2014. This hail storm was traveling NNE at
37.7 mph and produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.56″. We estimate that 8,696 buildings were in the affected area. There were 16 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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2 Inch Hail Near Iowa City, IA 06-16-2014

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Doppler radar
detected Half Dollar
size hail near Iowa City, IA, Albert Lea, MN and Elkhorn, NE on June 16, 2014. This hail storm was traveling NNE at
37.14 mph and produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 2″ and an average hail size of 1.45″. We estimate that 51,380 buildings were in the affected area. There were 43 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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1.75 Inch Hail Near Des Moines, IA 10-04-2013

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Doppler radar
detected Ping Pong Ball
size hail near Des Moines, IA, Bellevue, NE and Ames, IA on October 4, 2013. This hail storm was traveling E at
33.65 mph and produced hail for roughly 11 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.5″. We estimate that 42,914 buildings were in the affected area. There were 3 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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