Maximum Estimated Size of Hail (MESH) - Maximum Estimated Size of Hail (MESH) - Warning Decision Training Division (WDTD)
Maximum Estimated Size of Hail (MESH)
Short DescriptionEstimate of the maximum hail size that can be expected.
Primary UsersNWS: WFO, CWSU, AWC, SPC
Input SourcesSevere Hail Index (SHI)
Spatial Resolution: 0.01o Latitude (~1.11 km) x 0.01o Longitude (~1.01 km at 25oN and 0.73 km at 49oN)
Temporal Resolution: 2 minutes
MESH is calculated by:
where SHI is the “Severe Hail Index."