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Long Lived Thunderstorm Produces a Path of Large Hail From Southeast Kansas Into Missouri 04/07/13

A severe thunderstorm tracked from southeast Kansas into the Missouri Ozarks late Sunday afternoon and evening producing large hail. Reports from spotters indicated hail as large as tennis balls (2.50 inch diameter) from this storm. Some damage to windows and homes were reported. Here is a list of reports received yesterday:

 

 

Time (CDT)     

Size (Inches) 

Location County State
5:00 PM QUARTER (1.00) BRONSON BOURBON KS
5:07 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) UNIONTOWN BOURBON KS
5:25 PM TENNIS BALL (2.50) FORT SCOTT BOURBON KS
5:29 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) FORT SCOTT BOURBON KS
6:01 PM PING PONG BALL (1.50) 2 S NEVADA VERNON MO
6:07 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) 5 S NEVADA VERNON MO
6:12 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) SHELDON VERNON MO
6:35 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) JERICO SPRINGS CEDAR MO
6:54 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) STOCKTON CEDAR MO
7:15 PM PING PONG BALL (1.50) 2 NW ALDRICH POLK MO
7:22 PM QUARTER (1.00) FAIR PLAY POLK MO
7:23 PM QUARTER (1.00) 3 NW BOLIVAR POLK MO
7:30 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) BOLIVAR POLK MO
7:32 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) BOLIVAR POLK MO
7:50 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) HALF WAY POLK MO
8:00 PM QUARTER(1.00) BUFFALO DALLAS MO
8:27 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) CONWAY LACLEDE MO
8:31 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) CONWAY LACLEDE MO
8:31 PM GOLF BALL(1.75) PHILLIPSBURG LACLEDE MO
8:45 PM QUARTER (1.00) LEBANON LACLEDE MO
9:05 PM NICKEL(0.88) DRY KNOB LACLEDE MO
9:13 PM NICKEL(0.88) FALCON LACLEDE MO

 

 

Here is a radar loop from late afternoon into the evening hours: