Announcement expected today on record stoneVIVIAN — A National Weather Service staffer in South Dakota said Leslie Scott’s hailstone is the biggest one ever measured in the United States.
Dave Hintz, the National Weather Service staffer who first examined the hailstone, said he expects a national panel to issue that announcement.
The hailstone, which measured 8 inches in diameter with an 18.625-inch circumference, may be proclaimed the new American record hailstone today. It weighed 1.93 pounds.
By: Tom Lawrence, The Daily Republic