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  • Severe Hailstorm in Colorado Springs

    07/28/2016 10:12:55 PM PDT · by American Quilter · 22 replies
    KOAA News Station, Colorado Springs ^ | 28 Jul 2016 | helensdottr
    This evening there was a torrential downpour in Colorado Springs, CO, with hailstones ranging from 1" to 3+" in size. The damage occurred mostly on the northeast to southeast side of town and is now moving off onto the plains. Windshields and house windows smashed, roads flooded with rain and hailstones, police were asking everyone to stay indoors. I live on the southwest side of town and was aware of the violence of the storms, but didn't get much here.
  • Hundreds of Flamingos Battered to Death During Giant Hailstone Storm

    09/05/2015 5:21:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    The Local ^ | 03 Sep 2015
    Hailstones the size of golf balls killed around 300 flamingos in one of Spain's most important bird reserves as storms caused damage across Spain.An estimated 300 flamingos died and several dozen injured birds had to be rescued from Pétrola lake, in Albacete, southern Spain, after freak hail storms struck on Monday. While official figures have not yet been released, Ovidio García, from Albacete’s fire service, Sepei, said the number of dead flamingos numbered close to 300. The fire service was called out by environmental officers at around 10.30am on Monday to help with the recovery of the animals. García...
  • Just Got Pummeled By Golf Ball Sized Hail

    04/08/2015 5:50:10 PM PDT · by lafroste · 54 replies
    4/8/15 | lafroste
    We just pummeled by hail, the worst I've ever seen. I am about 25 miles east of Raleigh. Anyone else experience this? Heavy rain, lots of lightening and lots of hail. Scared the bejeesus out of us.
  • Major hailstorm in Bogota, Colombia affects 900 (two feet!)

    03/27/2015 7:44:08 AM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 14 replies
    Disaster-Report.com ^ | 24MAR2015 | Staff Writer
    Major hailstorm in Bogota, the capital city of Colombia covered the area with a 24-inch layer of icy snow affecting lives of around 900 people. More than 900 people have been affected by recent hailstorm in Fraguita, Antonio Nariño and Restrepo in the southern part of the city, El Espectador quoted Fire Department as saying. According to The Colombia Reporters, the excessive hail caused a number of emergencies across the city. Bogota Disaster Rick and Prevention unit confirmed that no victims were identified. However, several people were rescued from the collapsed roofs. Relief agencies have provided assistance such as hygiene...
  • Southern California beach turned white by hail from storm

    03/02/2015 6:27:27 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 9 replies
    The beach at Southern California's "Surf City" has been turned white by a dumping of hail from a fast-moving storm. The National Weather Service says at least an inch of icy pellets coated the sand at Huntington Beach after the system roared ashore Monday morning.
  • One meter (3 ft) of hail in Eritrea

    03/16/2014 1:01:58 PM PDT · by Errant · 51 replies
    BBC News ^ | 16 March 2014
    The storm lasted just 90 minutes, but afterwards parts of Asmara, capital of Eritrea, were completely blocked by ice, government-run newspaper Hadas Eritrea reports. A freak rain storm has dumped as much as 1m (3ft) of hail on Asmara, capital of Eritrea, in what appears to be the heaviest rainfall ever recorded there. This week's storm lasted just 90 minutes, but afterwards parts of the city were completely blocked by ice, government-run newspaper Hadas Eritrea reports. Footage on local television shows streets running with water, and vehicles buried under the hail. It is by far the heaviest rain ever recorded...
  • Satanists Distance Themselves From Pro-Abortion “Hail Satan” Chants

    07/04/2013 9:06:55 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 40 replies
    Abortion activists opposing the 20-week abortion ban bill in Texas have drawn national attention for chanting “Hail Satan” while pro-life advocates sang Amazing Grace. Now, a Twitter account run by actual Satanists is distancing itself from the pro-abortion activists. You know the abortion proponents have gone too far when even lovers of the Devil himself are disclaiming the comments.
  • Texas Capital Abortion Supporters chant "Hail Satan"

    07/03/2013 7:16:34 AM PDT · by Sopater · 37 replies
    Cahnman's Musings ^ | July 02, 2013
    It's been a very interesting day at the Texas State Capitol. Cahnman's Musings hasn't been following the hearing. Instead, we've been participating in the surrounding events. LetTexasSpeak has been doing a live broadcast from the rotunda where women have been sharing their abortion related testimonies. The pro-abortion crowd has responded with repeated chants of "hail Satan." It's taken us all day to get a video recording, but here it is.
  • US supporters of late abortion shout ‘Hail Satan’ as Texas legislators consider a 20 week limit

    07/03/2013 3:00:43 AM PDT · by markomalley · 57 replies
    Protect the Pope ^ | 7/2/2013 | Deacon Nick Donnelly
    Young women and men supporting late-term abortions shouted ‘Hail Satan’ throughout the day as the Texas House and Senate convened a special session to discuss timekeeping measures following Democrat Wendy Davis’ filibuster de-railing the vote to limit abortions to 20 weeks and establishing stricter safety standards for abortion clinics. On one occasion some young women shouted ‘Hail Satan’ as Christians gave personal testimony about  abortion and sang ‘Amazing Grace’.Breibart reports:‘It would be difficult to argue that the pro-abortion crowd wasn’t an “unruly mob” — last week protesters shut down proceedings by screaming from the gallery and used social media to debate...
  • HAIL, BIG STUFF

    03/23/2013 11:51:10 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 15 replies
    self | March 23, 2013 | swampsniper
    It's been raining hard West of St. Augustine, just had a barrage of hail the size of golf balls.
  • The Obama Cell Phone woman describing hail in Brookshire Tx. Video

    03/22/2013 7:36:45 AM PDT · by urtax$@work · 14 replies
    KPRC Channel 2 Houston ^ | 3-22-13 | Jose hurtado
    The Obama Cell Phone woman describing hail in Brookshire Tx. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2gubQbcGlI
  • Big Hail Storm Dallas Texas June 13th

    06/13/2012 7:51:31 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/13/2012 | Me
    Video Linky Here
  • Tent Collapse in St. Louis Kills 1

    04/28/2012 4:45:23 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 12 replies
    Weather Channel ^ | 28 April 2012 | Sean Breslin
    One person was confirmed dead and around 100 people were injured when a tent collapsed in St. Louis Saturday afternoon. Strong winds were a factor when the tent, located at Kilroy's Bar near Busch Stadium, fell down, critically injuring at least five people, according to local station KSDK.
  • Melon-sized hail .. Norman , Oklahoma

    05/27/2011 2:51:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 64 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/27/11
    That's a big one.
  • Hail, thunderstorms, powerful winds expected as new storm moves into L.A. Tuesday evening

    12/21/2010 11:41:08 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 69 replies · 2+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 12/21/10 | Robert J. Lopez and Hector Becerra
    Southern California was bracing for another powerful storm front Tuesday evening as a sixth straight day of rain brought dramatic rescues, flooded freeways and concerns about mudslides. According to the National Weather Service, scattered showers Tuesday will give way to heavy rain at night. Officials said the rain will continue into Wednesday with a chance of hail, high winds and thunderstorms. The weather service said the wind will be so strong in some mountain communities Wednesday morning that it could uproot trees. Gusts in some areas could top 65 mph. The snow level is expected to drop to 4,500 feet....
  • Possibly record breaking hail in SD

    07/27/2010 3:45:44 PM PDT · by DManA · 46 replies · 4+ views
    NOAA web site ^ | July 27, 2010 | NOAA
    Pictures of what may be US record hail that fell today.
  • Severe Oklahoma City Hail Storm: 05/16/2010

    05/16/2010 4:00:50 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 33 replies · 3,438+ views
    twitter ^ | 05/16/2010 | stormchaser4850
    Developing: Severe Oklahoma City Hail Storm: Assessements ongoing: 7 traumatic injuries due to hail with 5 people with lacerations...video and pics @ link.
  • Severe Weather Possible Today for AR/MO; TN Valley to the Carolinas on Palm Sunday

    03/27/2010 8:04:58 AM PDT · by dopplerdale · 1 replies · 216+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 3/27/10 | Dale Bader
    A vigorous upper level storm system over northwest Oklahoma/south-central Kansas will continue to organize today. Below it, sits a surface low and extending from the low is a cold front that extends through extreme western Oklahoma southward through western Texas as of 9 AM, Saturday. Ahead of the front, conditions were still rather stable and surface moisture was limited with dewpoints in the low 40s across eastern Oklahoma into western Arkansas and only in the low to mid 50s across east Texas and much of Louisiana. The flow today will continue to be southerly so some advection of moister air...
  • Western Heat to Build East, Storms Lead the WAAY First

    08/04/2009 12:47:17 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 4 replies · 639+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 8/4/09 | Dale Bader
    Through much of the month of July a large upper level ridge held strong from Texas northwestward through much of the western U.S. providing for a hot month while a trough held tight bringing cooler and wetter than normal conditions to the East. A flip in the pattern will take place through this week into the start of next allowing the ridge to switch with the trough. This means it will cool off in the West and heat up in the East. 90s will be the rule again for much of the southeastern fourth of the nation with 100s building...
  • Hail Storm Greets House Passage of Terrible Cap and Tax Bill

    06/26/2009 5:22:02 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 44 replies · 2,401+ views
    American Spectator ^ | June 26, 2009 | Matthew Vadum
    A few minutes ago, just after the House narrowly approved a massive new federal energy tax, there was a nasty hail storm over Washington, D.C. Could it be a sign from above that the cap and trade bill that just barely passed the House (219 to 212) is a terrible idea? Tim Phillips of Americans for Prosperity suggests the fact that the vote was so close is significant given the Democrats' overwhelming majority in the House: