Eldora, IA 05-17-2017

Hail Map Eldora, IA 05-17-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Eldora, IA, Union, IA on May 17, 2017. This hail storm was traveling NE at 53 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 52 minute(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 1.25″ and an average hail size of 1.25″. We estimate that 1,340 buildings were in the affected area and the probability of hail DHI detected was significant. Based on this information, you can expect a few cows to have been dented somewhere, though they probably didn’t notice it. (Impact Rating 0)

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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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2.5 Inch Hail Near Vinton, IA 08-05-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Vinton, IA, Grundy Center, IA and Clarksville, IA on August 5, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 32 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.5″ and an average hail size of 1.48″. We estimate that 29,473 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 Cameron, MO 06-04-2016

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Cameron, MO, Perry, IA and Eldora, IA on June 4, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 19 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.25″ and an average hail size of 1.37″. We estimate that 12,105 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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