Ping pong and egg-sized hail hit parts of Twin Cities

 

The Fox 9 Weather Center is tracking severe storms moving across the Twin Cities late Monday afternoon into Monday evening. These storms carry a potential threat of large hail and damaging winds.

Key times: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Key Location: Storms develop in northern Minnesota and track south.
Key Risk: 1-inch or larger size hail and strong wind gusts of 60 mph or more.

Largest hail reports

Most of the hail hitting the Twin Cities was reported to be between pea-sized and quarter-sized, but a National Weather Service trained spotter reported egg-sized hail in Plymouth, Minn. at 3:55 p.m. Egg-sized hail was also reported on Shorewood Circle in Rush City, Minn. at 5 p.m.

There was also report of ping pong ball-sized hail at 4:52 p.m. in Prior Lake, Minn., in the area of Highway 13 and County Road 44.

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