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Old 07-16-2012, 01:24 AM
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Default holy pre-apocalyptic hailstorm, batman

Just jolted awake to the house having the everloving hell pummeled out of it and a nasty lightning storm. Right on cue, weather guys!

Afraid to go out tomorrow and look at my truck.

NATURE, YOU SCARY! pretty sure half the forum is probably used to hailstorms, this is newsworthy if you live in Vegas lol


Last edited by SevenSins; 07-16-2012 at 02:03 AM. Reason: edited the picture because I got a kick out of how the heat melted everything on the drive and street and left it in the yard...
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Old 07-16-2012, 01:35 AM
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Holy Moly. That's some serious hail!!
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Old 07-16-2012, 01:37 AM
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You have to be pretty **** used to hailstorms to not be taken aback when big hailstones fall on you in the middle of summer in Las Vegas
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:02 AM
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Used to hailstorms? not like THAT. YIKES. That is some serious ice. I don't think anyone would be used to that. That's crazy. I hope all is well this morning and not too much damage done
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:08 AM
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OW glass men are jumping in glee , i hope ya truck isn't to bad.
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:07 AM
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I guess NyQuil did its job.. lol the dogs and I slept well last night. I think we just got rain though where I am (Lake Sahara area).
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Old 07-16-2012, 10:58 AM
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I don't care where you are, how used to hail storms...that's a lot of significantly sized ice!
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Old 07-16-2012, 11:49 AM
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Took a look, truck is dinged up a bit but somehow none of my windows are cracked or broken. Funny how another truck can kick up a tiny rock on the freeway and crack a windshield but, by Dog, thousands of quarter to small egg sized balls of solid ice didn't. Not that I'm complaining...

Seriously though, I've been in some hailstorms before in other states, where the few minutes this went on would've been nothing, but never in a place with concrete shingles. Felt and sounded like the house was flying through a meteor shower. Always a positive way to wake up...
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Good thing hailstones are mostly smooth or there'd be a lot more broken windshields and windows!
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