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Samantha Grevas History/Political Science College of Arts and Sciences. Costly Hailstorms. Pop Quiz. Which of the following official sports b alls is closest in diameter to the largest recorded hailstone in the United States?. Basketball 9.4 Inches. Tennis Ball 2.7 Inches. Softball - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Costly HailstormsSamantha GrevasHistory/Political ScienceCollege of Arts and Sciences1Which of the following official sports balls is closest in diameter to the largest recorded hailstone in the United States?

Golf Ball1.68 Inches

Tennis Ball2.7 Inches Softball3.82 Inches

Volleyball8.15 Inches

Basketball9.4 Inches Pop Quiz2Which of the following official sports balls is closest in diameter to the largest recorded hailstone in the United States?

Golf Ball1.68 Inches

Tennis Ball2.7 Inches Softball3.82 Inches

Volleyball8.15 Inches

Basketball9.4 Inches Pop QuizThe largest recorded hailstone in United States history fell in South Dakota on July 23rd, 2010. It measured 8.0 inches in diameter and weighed an amazing 1.94 pounds, also breaking the record for heaviest weight. 3OverviewWhat is a Hailstorm? How are hailstones formed? How costly can hailstorms really be?What is done to prevent hailstone damage? 4

What is it?What is a hailstorm?

Severe weather event

Hard chunks of ice from cumulonimbus cloud formations

Billions in damage to property, agriculture, and etc.5

How are hailstones formed?Hail Formation

6

Hail Alley and Country Wide Hail OccurrenceHow are hailstones formed?7

Damage? What kind of damage?How costly can hailstorms really be?8

Hail Damage PhotosHow costly can hailstorms really be?9$1,245.49$75.04U.S. Hail Damage Statistics (2013)How costly can hailstorms really be?

2,641,060

120,04810Deadliest Hailstorms Deccan Plateau

Northern India/Bangladesh

Home to the largest hailstones in the world (2.25lbs)

April 14, 1986 92 people died How costly can hailstorms really be?11Costliest Natural Disaster Australia Costliest natural disaster in Australias history was a hailstorm

April 14th, 1999

500,000 tonnes of hailstones

Total damage 2.3 billion dollars

How costly can hailstorms really be?12What is done to prevent hailstone damage? Hail ProtectorThe Worlds Only System of Automobile Protection

Inflatable protective covering for automobilesRemote control for inflationText/Email hail warnings 13Home and Property High Impact Roof Coverings

Underwriters Laboratories rating system 4 protects against 2.0 inch steel ball

Roof slope of approximately 27 degrees also helps prevent damage

What is done to prevent hailstone damage? 14

Protecting YourselfWhat is done to prevent hailstone damage? Stay indoors

If driving, take shelter (not under a tree)

Use plywood or tarps to cover windows/doors to prevent bodily injury from broken glass15ReviewDangerous severe weather eventCaused by updraft thunderstorm winds

Silly car balloonsHouse upgradesNot being this guy: Billions of dollars of damageLoss of human lifeHail is Results inCan be prevented by16Questions?17http://www.crh.noaa.gov/abr/?n=stormdamagetemplatehttp://www.topendsports.com/resources/equipment-ball-size.htmhttp://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/thunder/hail.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fiChKQLyQEhttp://www.iii.org/fact-statistic/hailhttp://www.ruralpovertyportal.org/country/home/tags/bangladeshhttp://www.wunderground.com/blog/weatherhistorian/worlds-largest-hailstoneshttp://australiasevereweather.com/storm_news/1999/docs/9904-01.htmhttp://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/hail/http://www.hailprotector.com/hail-alerting/http://www.blueprintforsafety.org/doc.php?d=Hail_Mitigation_Techniques

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