4-inch hail pellets found in North Carolina

By Daniel Uria  |  Feb. 25, 2016 at 2:34 PM
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PEMBROKE, N.C., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Large pellets of hail were found in North Carolina after a powerful storm made its way through the state.

US National Weather Service Wilmington NC shared a photo of two pieces of hail measuring about four inches each next to a ruler for comparison.

"Large hail fell in Pembroke, NC from a tornado-warned supercell in Robeson county earlier this evening - check this out!" They wrote while crediting Jason Lloyd for taking the photo.

A commenter shared a photo of seven large pieces of hail that also measured about three inches wide.

The storm left several homes across North Carolina damaged as tornado warnings were announced in various parts of the state.

Large hail fell in Pembroke, NC from a tornado-warned supercell in Robeson county earlier this evening - check this out! Source: Jason Lloyd

Posted by US National Weather Service Wilmington NC on Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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