The block reportedly weighed 12.6 pounds, according to WQOW TV. The home's owner described it as a "basketball-sized hail," WEAU reported. However, a meteorologist for the TV station, Darren Maier...
The resident described the piece of ice as “basketball-sized hail” and indicated that the object went through the roof of the home, landing in their bedroom.
By Matt Lorelli| May 27, 2021 10:58 am ET. We’ve seen feet of hail bury a town in Mexico, but experts are puzzled by a basketball-sized chunk of ice that smashed through the roof of a Wisconsin home on Tuesday morning. A local meteorologistdoesn’t believe the ice chunk was a hailstone because they typically form in circles and do not reach the size of chunk of ice in question.
ELK MOUND, Wis. (WEAU) - A large chunk of ice damaged a home in western Wisconsin Tuesday morning. According to the resident of the home, which is located near Elk Mound, Wis., the ice chunk struck the house at approximately 8:15 a.m. Tuesday. The resident described the piece of ice as “basketball-sized hail” and indicated that the object went through the roof of the home, landing in their bedroom.
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This spring, we covered the fascinating story of a basketball-sized ice chunk that fell through a roof in Wisconsin, In case you missed it, a man was sitting in his home when a giant chunk of ice crashed through his roof and almost killed him. The origin of the ice chunk was a mystery. Was this an extraordinarily large piece of hail?
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"Hail never ever gets to this size in Wisconsin. And it wasn't the kind of storm that would've produced hail that weighs over 12 pounds.
Michael L. Diamond, Asbury Park Press. November 13, 2021, 12:00 PM · 1 min read. Parts of Monmouth and Ocean counties are under a severe thunderstorm warning until 2:45 p.m. Saturday as a cold front swoops through the region, the National Weather Service in Mount Holly said. The warning included Lakewood, Long Branch and Point Pleasant, with the potential of wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail.