Daily Archives: December 29, 2009

What’s a 1/4-inch Among Friends?

National Weather Service Changes Severe Storm Qualifications Effective January 5, 2010. Because significant damage does not occur until hail size reaches 1-inch in diameter, the National Weather Service has upped hail size from .75in to 1.0in in NWS-issued Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. The NWS reports that user feedback suggests warnings are now more meaningful. TV networks […]