See an Incredible 6" Okla. Hail Stone and More

May 31, 2012; 6:21 PM ET
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There were 219 hail reports on Tuesday, split between the Plains and the Northeast. The largest official spotter hail report was 5" diameter hail.

See an Incredible 6" Okla. Hail Ball, and More

Storified by Accu Weather · Wed, May 30 2012 09:59:09

Facebook poster Connor McCrorey captioned the photo "Measured 6" hail - with Michael Ratliff."
KDR Media posted this picture saying "That's some pretty big hail, courtesy of Michael Ratliff."
Lawton, Oklahoma Hail Stormdray73507
undefinedFbcdn posted "Pic: Damaging Hail up to 5" in diameter moving across OKC Metro!"
"Reed Timmer: Meteorologist and Extreme Storm Chaser" posted this picture of  "Grapefruit hail from Piedmont, OK"
Hail broke this windshield. Photo posted by Facebook user Zach Elliott.


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