The block reportedly weighed 12.6 pounds, according to WQOW TV. The home's owner described it as a "basketball-sized hail," WEAU reported. However, a meteorologist for the TV station, Darren Maier...
By Matt Lorelli| May 27, 2021 10:58 am ET. We’ve seen feet of hail bury a town in Mexico, but experts are puzzled by a basketball-sized chunk of ice that smashed through the roof of a Wisconsin home on Tuesday morning. A local meteorologistdoesn’t believe the ice chunk was a hailstone because they typically form in circles and do not reach the size of chunk of ice in question.
The resident described the piece of ice as “basketball-sized hail” and indicated that the object went through the roof of the home, landing in their bedroom.
ELK MOUND, Wis. (WEAU) - A large chunk of ice damaged a home in western Wisconsin Tuesday morning. According to the resident of the home, which is located near Elk Mound, Wis., the ice chunk struck the house at approximately 8:15 a.m. Tuesday. The resident described the piece of ice as “basketball-sized hail” and indicated that the object went through the roof of the home, landing in their bedroom.
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"Hail never ever gets to this size in Wisconsin. And it wasn't the kind of storm that would've produced hail that weighs over 12 pounds.
12.6 pound ice chunk crashes through Wisconsin home. Imagine trying to get up and get ready for your day but instead of having to shut off your alarm clock, you are greeted by a cannonball-sized chunk of ice. kwwl.com.