Lightning Flashes as Hail Hammers Minnesota

Lightning flashed as hail pelted Willmar, Minnesota, on the morning of Monday, May 9.

The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the state, predicting hail as large as tennis balls, lightning, and winds of up to 70 mph.

This video showing the early morning scene was recorded by Simon Glinsek, who said some of the hailstones were “close to ping-pong” balls in size. Credit: Simon Glinsek via Storyful

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