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Hail Report Information
Station Number: IL-CK-192
Station Name: Park Ridge 0.7 WNW
Date: 5/3/2012 6:20 PM
Submitted 5/04/2012 7:28 AM
Taken at registered location: True
Notes: Park Ridge might be in the center of the storm. First wave hit at 6:20 preceded by minor hail ( .15 to .20 inches) for about 5 minutes. Second wave hit about 7:10 with hail for the first 10 minutes .5 to .65 inches in size hit the ground with some force; approximately 8 hail stones in a one foot square area on the grass. First two waves deposited over one inch of rain in gauge. Third wave started at 7:50 with light stead rain until 8:00 when 5 minutes of hail sized .75 to .85 fell together with a strong down pour for the next 10 minutes. From 8:10 until 8:20 we experience a light stead rain mixed with some hail (approx. .25 inches). In the third wave observed lots of cloud to cloud lighting. Presently light rain continues to fall. Total rain for the storm 1.90 inches.
Hailstone Information
Largest Size: 7/8" Nickel Size
Average Size: 1/2" Grape
Smallest Size: 1/4" Pea Size
Stone Consistency: Hard, Mixed, Clear Ice, White Ice
Hail Storm Information
Duration Minutes: 20
Duration Accuracy: 3min
Timing: Intermittent
More Rain than Hail: True
Hail Started: Same time as rain
Largest Hail Started: After smaller hail
Damage: minor leaf damage
Hail pad information
Angle of Impact: 30-40
Number of Stones On Pad:
Distance Between Stones On Pad:
Depth Of Stones on Ground: 0
Has Samples: True