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Hail Size and Severity Explainer
Posted at 10:16 AM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 11:16:30-04

HAIL SIZE: In order for a thunderstorm to be considered severe, it must create at least one of the following, large hail and strong damaging winds.

Meteorologist Brittney Merlot explains the minimal hail size and wind gust needed for a storm to become severe warned.

Plus, details on how and why these criteria can be considered dangerous and life threatening to us.

Hail Size Chart (Diameter of a hailstone).
Trivia Tuesday Question (5/25/21) Join Meteorologist Brittney Merlot from 6-7am on NBC 26 for the answer.