From a Sept. 2011 report
Metropolitan areas in Colorado and Oklahoma have the distinction of making up more than half the list of top 10 hail-prone areas in the U.S., according to a recently released study.
The list, which was compiled by CDS Business Mapping, LLC., a Boston-based online hazard mapping firm, puts three Colorado cities and three Oklahoma cities among the top in terms of risk of hail.
It’s top 10 hail-prone metro areas (population 50,000 plus) is based on the RiskMeter Online’s Hail Model, which predicts the frequency of hail storms for any location in the Continental U.S.
The top 10 hail-prone metro areas are:
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Midwest City, Okla.
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Kansas City, Kan.
Fort Worth, Texas