How Is Hail Formed?

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Hail is formed inside a cumulonimbus clouds. Condensation or rain drops form and freeze inside the cloud. After layers of ice continue to form, it will get to a point of being to heavy and will fall from the cloud, thus falling from the sky to the ground.
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Hail forms when tiny clumps of ice, kept aloft by strong updraughts, get blown through freezing thunderclouds until they are heavy enough to fall to earth.
Every hailstone begins to form as an ice nucleus, a small cluster of supercooled water droplets or clumps of snow.
Hail is formed high up in the air when tiny fragments of ice get blown through freezing thunderclouds. While they are in the thunderclouds they continue to accumulate ice, until they are heavy enough to fall to earth. You can find more information here: http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-hail-form.htm
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