Hail Events and Damage

Record sized hail

The Hail Storm: Why Here? Why Now?

Hail impacts many communities and industries each year, causing annual economic losses in excess of $1 billion. Hail can occur anywhere in the world; however, the topography and geography of the United States favor the development of tornadoes and strong hail-producing thunderstorms.

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Infographic: Hail Events and Damage

Hail impacts many communities and industries on a yearly basis, producing annual economic losses in excess of $1 billion. In this infographic, discover how hail is formed, its seasonal impacts, and why the Great Plains is the right place when it comes to hail-producing storms.

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