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Hail Report Information
Station Number: MS-OK-17
Station Name: Starkville 1.3 NE
Date: 4/20/2011 5:10 PM
Submitted 4/21/2011 10:42 PM
Taken at registered location: True
Notes: At about 5:24 hail got smaller, apx 1/4 inch. At 5:28 larger irregular shaped hail stones began (3/4 inch x 1/3 inch) Some may be 1 inch long. Collected and preserved samples at 5:35 PM. Hail and rain tapered off at 5:38 PM. Biggest ones were about 0.5 inches in diameter. Examination of a photograph of the hail that began at 5:10 PM showed that disc shaped stone was 1.25 inches in diameter. It had a white ice core, surrounded by a circular band of clear ice, followed by an outer band of white ice. A jpeg photo (14 stones) is available upon request. Stones are being temporarily preserved in a 0-5 degrees F deep freeze. [An additional period of hail occurred from about 6:35 to 6:45 PM, 1.5 miles southwest of this reporting location.]
Hailstone Information
Largest Size: 1 1/4" Half Dollar Size
Average Size: 5/8"
Smallest Size: 1/4" Pea Size
Stone Consistency: Hard, Mixed, Clear Ice, White Ice
Hail Storm Information
Duration Minutes: 28
Duration Accuracy: 3min
Timing: Continuous
More Rain than Hail: True
Hail Started: After rain
Largest Hail Started: After smaller hail
Damage: no damage.minor leaf damage.shredded dents
Hail pad information
Angle of Impact: vertical
Number of Stones On Pad:
Distance Between Stones On Pad:
Depth Of Stones on Ground:
Has Samples: True