Large Hail in Duluth:
May 14, 2007

Strong thunderstorms boiled up in the late afternoon on May 14th over the Duluth area, dropping large hail over many areas of the city and the surrounding region. The largest hail reported was the size of baseballs in Rice Lake Township just north of the city limits of Duluth.

Listed below is a public information statement about the hail courtesy the Duluth National Weather Service.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1249 AM CDT TUE MAY 15 2007

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0311 PM     HAIL             ALBORN                  46.97N 92.58W
05/14/2007  M1.75 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0355 PM     HAIL             TWIG                    46.89N 92.36W
05/14/2007  M2.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0400 PM     HAIL             3 E TWIG                46.89N 92.30W
05/14/2007  E2.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0410 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.50 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            OCCURED AT THE DULUTH NWS OFFICE

0410 PM     HAIL             4 E TWIG                46.89N 92.28W
05/14/2007  M3.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0415 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.75 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AT NWS DULUTH OFFICE

0415 PM     HAIL             2 SE TWIG               46.87N 92.33W
05/14/2007  M2.50 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL AT PIKE LAKE

0420 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            KENWOOD SHOPPING CENTER

0423 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M2.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            1 TO 2 INCH HAIL IN LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP

0425 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M2.75 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            BASEBALL SIZED HAIL RICE LAKE TWNSHP

0425 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M2.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            DULUTH HEIGHTS

0430 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.00 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            UMD CAMPUS

0432 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.75 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   AMATEUR RADIO

            CANAL PARK

0433 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.00 INCH       SOUTHEAST ST. LOUI MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            KBJR TV IN CANAL PARK

0435 PM     HAIL             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
05/14/2007  M1.50 INCH       ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MORLEY HEIGHTS 1E WOODLAND

0450 PM     HAIL             SUPERIOR                46.70N 92.06W
05/14/2007  M1.00 INCH       DOUGLAS            WI   AMATEUR RADIO

            UWS CAMPUS

0530 PM     HAIL             BRULE                   46.55N 91.58W
05/14/2007  M1.00 INCH       DOUGLAS            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0550 PM     HAIL             6 WNW ASHLAND           46.61N 90.99W
05/14/2007  M0.88 INCH       BAYFIELD           WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0557 PM     HAIL             ASHLAND                 46.58N 90.87W
05/14/2007  M0.88 INCH       ASHLAND            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0642 PM     HAIL             GILE                    46.43N 90.23W
05/14/2007  M0.88 INCH       IRON               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0751 PM     HAIL             2 N PARK FALLS          45.96N 90.45W
05/14/2007  M1.00 INCH       PRICE              WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

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