Case Study: Hail Alert Service


Weather Event: Hail
Date: 25 October 2021, approx 6:30 pm
Location: Wollondilly Shire
EWN weather alert sent: 25 October 2021, 5:52 pm
Outcome: EWN data was able to alert providers of hail size and location before the storms hit ensuring our clients were safe.

EWN Hail StormThe mapped area where 3 to 5cm hail from this storm was affected. 


A crazy hail storm swept through Wollondilly a few days ago, causing a panic among residents.

NSW SES Wollondilly Incident Controller Dylan Whitelaw said in a video posted to Facebook that the "severe weather event" passed over the Wollondilly shire about 6.30pm on Saturday, "dumping significant hail and rain in conjunction with winds".


Justin Cheung Photography Hail StormPicture: Justin Cheung. Credit source:

Weather alerts, risk mapping, tracking, and monitoring

Using the live hail detection radar network, EWN Operations staff work 24/7, 365 days per year monitoring these systems and sending out alerts to staff and/or customers whenever a large hail event (2cm +) is detected.

Remain ahead of your competition with forecasts of where hail is expected to occur before it happens!

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