National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Winter Weather Conditions for the West; Severe Weather Potential for the South on Tuesday

A strong cold front will track across the Intermountain West today accompanied by strong winds, heavy snow and elevated fire weather conditions for portions of the western High Plains. This storm is forecast to intensify on Tuesday across the Plains. Moisture will quickly advance northward across the middle and lower Mississippi Valley where tornadoes and damaging winds are expected. Read More >

Hail Sizes

 

HAIL DIAMETER SIZE
DESCRIPTION 
1/4"
 Pea Size 
1/2"
Small Marble Size 
3/4"
 Penny or Large Marble Size 
7/8"
 Nickel Size 
1" (Severe Criteria)
Quarter Size 
1 1/4" 
Half Dollar Size 
1 1/2" 
Walnut or Ping Pong Ball Size 
1 3/4"
Golf Ball Size
2"
Hen Egg Size 
2 1/2"
Tennis Ball Size 
2 3/4" 
Baseball Size 
3"
Teacup Size 
4"
Grapefruit Size 
4 1/2"
Softball Size