Storm Drops Record 1.8-Pound Hailstone, Injures 5 Motorists

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The National Weather Service is in the process of certifying this massive 1.8-pound hailstone, which fell during a storm in rural South Dakota last week that injured five stranded motorists, as the world's largest. [Journalstar.com via @JimCantore]

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5 people!? What did it do? Bounce around? Been in hailstorms before, but nothing big enough to damage the vehicle very much. Thank goodness for full glass coverage, junkyards, and a good sense of humor.

Actually, hail damage may be worse than I thought.