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'Ouch': San Diego Man Caught in Disbelief During Hail Storm

A Southern California man was left stunned after being caught in a hail storm in San Diego on March 1.

Video filmed by Shawn White shows him laughing in disbelief whilst being pelted by hail stones in a parking lot.

“It is hailing in Southern California, look how bad it is!” White said.

“I can’t believe how crazy this is, look how big these chunks of hail are… ouch!”

Southern California is experiencing unseasonable March weather, with the National Weather Service reporting extremely rare instances of snow, alongside rain and hail. Credit: Shawn White via Storyful

Video transcript

[HAIL RAINING DOWN]

- [LAUGHS] it is hailing in Southern California. I am in a hailstorm, Look how bad it is.

- Look down there.

- Hey, it's coming down. [LAUGHS] Ouch. Ouch. I can't believe it. I cannot believe this hailstorm. Look how much this is. Wow. Wow. Wow.

[HAIL RAINING DOWN]

I can't believe how crazy this is. Look how big these chunks of hail are.

[WIND BLOWING]

[LAUGHS] Look how big they are.

- Right.

- [LAUGHS] Ouch. Oh, my God. Look, so much hail. Oh, man. The whole parking lot, the whole parking lot is covered in hail. Look at that. It's unbelievable. Look at it coming down from that cloud. Hailstorm.