Hail is a form of solid precipitation. It is distinct from sleet, though the two are
often confused for one another. It consists of balls or irregular lumps of ice, each
of ... More »
By Rachelle Oblack. Definition: Hail is a form of precipitation that falls from the
sky as pellets of ice. The pellets can range in size from small pea-sized pellets, ...
Hail is created when small water droplets are caught in the updraft of a
Hail is a form of frozen precipitation that's created by strong thunderstorms with
fast updrafts—air being pulled upward into a thunderstorm. It can cause serious ...
Basic information about hail, from the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory.
Mar 1, 2013 ... Jodie and her family joined me in studio for tonight's Weather Whiz Kid question.
Hail forms in a complex dance between moisture and wind. Deep within
cumulonimbus clouds ice crystals form and begin to fall towards the Earth's
Mar 9, 2015 ... Do you know how hail is formed? Ever wonder the size of the largest hail stone?
Severe weather expert Dr. Greg Forbes shows you the ...
Rain and Hail. liquid and ice precipitation. Rain develops when growing cloud
droplets become too heavy to remain in the cloud and as a result, fall toward the