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How Does Hail Form?

Hail is precipitation in the form of large balls or lumps of ice. There was a storm that produced hail early last week. Hailstones begin as small ice particles that grow primarily by accretion; to grow large, they require abundant water droplets. As the hailstone moves up and down through a storm, it collides with water droplets Continue reading

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