TITLE

HAIL

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
DK Guide to Weather;2004, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on hailstorms from a chapter of the book "DK Guide to Weather," is presented. It describes how hail forms inside cumulonimbus clouds. It relates that hailstorms are most frequent and violent across the plains of central U.S. It discusses how hailstones are formed. It provides an overview of the he largest authenticated hailstone in the world.
ACCESSION #
43663137

 

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