Huge hailstone that fell in Texas could be one for the record books
HONDO, Texas (KWTX) - The National Weather Service in the Austin-San Antonio region said measurement data from a massive hailstone recovered in Texas will be presented to a State Climate Extreme Committee.
The committee will work to determine if the hailstone set a new record.
The Texas-sized hailstone fell in Hondo, Texas, about an hour west of San Antonio, on April 28, 2021.
It measured measuring 6.4″ in diameter, according to the NWS.
The NWS and @disastersafety surveyed a giant hailstone that fell in Hondo, TX on April 28th, measuring 6.4" in diameter! The measurement will be presented to a State Climate Extreme Committee, who will be tasked to verify and determine what, if any, records were broken. pic.twitter.com/MPujiIXJBv— NWS Austin/San Antonio (@NWSSanAntonio) May 7, 2021
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