A brief but intense hailstorm hit the neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon. Reports came in from all over the neighborhood about trees down, driving rain and large chunks of hail.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning through 4:45 p.m. Tuesday about this particular storm. A severe weather watch remains in place through 8 p.m.
The storm felled this tree on Prince Street:
— Judith (@jgo13) August 4, 2015
The weather cliche about “golf ball-sized hail” came true:
— Shamus Moynihan (@ShamusJP) August 4, 2015
And another view of hail, showing its relative size:
— Shannon (@shannonlduncan) August 4, 2015
Some residents managed to get video of the hail as it struck, like Julia Becker Collins:
— Julia Becker Collins (@JuliaRivka) August 4, 2015
The view from Fran Harrington’s porch:
— Fran Harrington (@franharrington) August 4, 2015