Storms Bring Hail to Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The latest round of storms for Arkansas brought mostly hail to parts of the state.

Storm reports from the National Weather Service offices in Little Rock and Tulsa show that most of the hail measured in the 1.00 inch range.

The largest hail noted in the reports was 1.75 inches in diameter and fell at Mountain View in Stone County. Hail that measures 1.75 inches is termed as golf ball sized by the NWS. (See the full hail size guide below).

Thursday's storm reports as of 9:30 a.m. Friday:
11:43 p.m. - Hail 1.00 inch, Perryville (Perry County)
11:40 p.m. - Hail 0.25 inch, Austin (Lonoke County)
11:36 p.m. - Hail 0.75 inch, 2 miles southeast of Vilonia (Faulkner County)
11:35 p.m. - Hail 0.75 inch, 1 mile southwest of Oppelo (Conway County)
10:23 p.m. - Hail 0.75 inch, 3 miles southeast of Oil Trough (Independence County)
  9:50 p.m. - Hail 1.00 inch, 2 miles north of Bethesda (Independence County)
  9:30 p.m. - Hail 1.75 inch, Mountain View (Stone County)
  9:15 p.m. - Hail 0.88 inch, Fayetteville (Washington Co.) pea to nickel sized covers ground in west Fayetteville
  9:14 p.m. - Hail 0.88 inch, 2 miles west-northwest of Fayetteville (Washington County)
  9:06 p.m. - Hail 1.00 inch, Fayetteville (Washington County) predominantly dime sized with a few quarter sized
  9:02 p.m. - Hail 1.00 inch, Cozahome (Searcy County)
  8:55 p.m. - Hail 0.75 inch, 2 miles north-northeast of Farmington (Washington County)
  8:50 p.m. - Hail 1.00 inch, Ralph (Marion County)
  8:48 p.m. - Hail 0.75 inch, Savoy (Washington County)
  8:45 p.m. - Hail 0.88 inch, 1 mile south of Springdale (Washington County)
  8:45 p.m. - Hail 1.50 inch, Yellville (Marion County)
  8:45 p.m. - Hail 0.88 inch, Yellville (Marion County) pea to nickel sized hail covers ground
  8:20 p.m. - Hail 0.25 inch, Bergman (Boone County) pea sized hail covers ground
  8:10 p.m. - Hail 1.25 inch, Decatur (Benton County)
  7:55 p.m. - Hail 1.00 inch, 1 mile north-northeast of Omaha

Hail Size Guide from the National Weather Service:
0.25" or less - Pea
0.50" - Mothball
0.75" - Dime/Penny
0.88" - Nickel
1.00" - Quarter
1.25" - Half Dollar
1.50" - Walnut/Ping Pong
1.75" - Golf Ball
2.00" - Hen Egg
2.50" - Tennis Ball
2.75" - Baseball
3.00" - Tea Cup
4.00" - Grapefruit
4.50" - Softball





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