1991 Calgary Hailstorm

Posted by on Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Calgary is the hailstorm capital of Canada.

On September 7, 1991 the city was hit with a large hailstorm.

It resulted in 62,000 insurance claims. The claims totaled $342 million.

Hailstorms rarely cause serious injury or death.

From a scientific perspective hail is pellets of frozen rain that fall in showers from cumulonimbus clouds.

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