Ankeny, IA 06-23-2017

Hail Map Ankeny, IA 06-23-2017

Doppler radar detected Golf Ball size hail near Ankeny, IA, Urbandale, IA and Johnston, IA on June 23, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 18 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.75″. We estimate that 50,059 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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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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Council Bluffs, IA 03-06-2017

Hail Map Council Bluffs, IA 03-06-2017

Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Council Bluffs, IA, West Des Moines, IA and Urbandale, IA on March 6, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 60 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 22 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1.75″ and an average hail size of 1.25″. We estimate that 103,325 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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1.25 Inch Hail Near Urbandale, IA 08-10-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Urbandale, IA, Johnston, IA and Waukee, IA on August 10, 2016. This hail storm was traveling E at 8 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 1.13″. We estimate that 21,514 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 07-17-2016

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Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Des Moines, IA, Sioux City, IA and West Des Moines, IA on July 17, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 31 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). Radar reported a max hail size of 2.25″ and an average hail size of 1.2″. We estimate that 80,258 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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