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Hail Report Information
Station Number: MD-PG-12
Station Name: Bowie 2.8 WNW
Date: 8/1/2011 5:54 PM
Submitted 8/05/2011 12:43 AM
Taken at registered location: True
Notes: I do not have a hail pad (Hail is extremely rare here, occurring only once in several years). On mossy area, hailstones averaged ca. 2" apart. The storm that produced the hail was one of several local thunderstorms on this date. Thunder advanced slowly from NW at 5:27 PM. Getting darker, th overhead, rain splotches on road by 5:44. Lt NW wind up, lt rain at 5:47. Mod/heavy rain, occasional th at 5:51. Heavy rain, lt wind at 5:54. Lt rain, th moving off by 5:58. Rain stopped, 0.28" in gauge, scattered hail on ground (probably from period of heavy rain) at 6:00. From measurements, 75% of stones ~0.4" diameter spheres; 25% 'flying-saucer-shaped' disks ~0.6" diameter with upper and lower 'domes' as from entrained spherical stone. Within each of the two classes, size dispersion was 20 - 30%. From 5:47 to 6:01, temperature dropped from 87 to 73 degrees.
Hailstone Information
Largest Size: 5/8"
Average Size: NA
Smallest Size: 3/8"
Stone Consistency: Hard, Clear Ice, White Ice
Hail Storm Information
Duration Minutes: 2
Duration Accuracy: 2min
Timing: Continuous
More Rain than Hail: True
Hail Started: Same time as rain
Largest Hail Started:
Damage: no damage
Hail pad information
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Number of Stones On Pad:
Distance Between Stones On Pad:
Depth Of Stones on Ground:
Has Samples: False