Elgin, IL 03-20-2017

Hail Map Elgin, IL 03-20-2017

Doppler radar detected Quarter size hail near Elgin, IL, Bartlett, IL and West Chicago, IL on March 20, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 21 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 2 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 1″ and an average hail size of 1″. We estimate that 13,210 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near South Bend, IN 03-01-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near South Bend, IN, Joliet, IL and Valparaiso, IN on March 1, 2017. This hail storm was traveling E at 56 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 4 hour(s). There were 30 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.38″. We estimate that 46,890 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Joliet, IL 02-28-2017

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Doppler radar detected Half Dollar size hail near Joliet, IL, Iowa City, IA and Lockport, IL on February 28, 2017. This hail storm was traveling ENE at 49 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 2 hour(s). There were 42 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.41″. We estimate that 105,068 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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2.75 Inch Hail Near Oak Lawn, IL 06-23-2016

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Doppler radar detected Ping Pong Ball size hail near Oak Lawn, IL, Burbank, IL and Blue Island, IL on June 23, 2016. This hail storm was traveling ESE at 30 mph and the entire storm produced hail for roughly 3 hour(s). There were 1 spotter report(s) with reported max hail size of 2.75″ and an average hail size of 1.51″. We estimate that 9,525 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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4.25 Inch Hail Near Aurora, IL 07-14-2015

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Doppler radar
detected Egg
size hail near Aurora, IL, Gary, IN and Tinley Park, IL on July 14, 2015. This hail storm was traveling ESE at
23.23 mph and produced hail for roughly 5 hour(s). Spotters reported a max hail size of 4.25″ and an average hail size of 2.24″. We estimate that 80,404 buildings were in the affected area. There were 37 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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