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This photo of large hail was taken by Spokane 16, Bob Lutz, in Otis Orchards on the afternoon of June 10th, 2003 after the passage of a severe thunderstorm. These ice balls ranged in size from 1 inch to 1 1/2 inches in diameter, or from quarter size to walnut size. A severe thunderstorm produces hail of at least 3/4 inch.

Large Hailstones