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Hail Report Information
Station Number: NM-BR-62
Station Name: Sandia Heights 0.5 S
Date: 5/11/2012 4:00 PM
Submitted 5/12/2012 10:46 AM
Taken at registered location: True
Notes: Intense hail storm moved through the eastern side of the Albuquerque Valley towards the Sandias. I was at Paseo Del Norte driving East in constant and increasingly severe hail. visibility was approx 90feet at times. Large concentrations of hail were on the highway. Arriving at the gage site, the hail was covering the ground at least .5 inches and all exposed impervious surfaces. Many leaves and branches from deciduous trees covered ground under those trees.
Hailstone Information
Largest Size: 1/2" Grape
Average Size: 3/8"
Smallest Size: 3/8"
Stone Consistency: Mixed, White Ice
Hail Storm Information
Duration Minutes: 20
Duration Accuracy: 3min
Timing: Continuous
More Rain than Hail: False
Hail Started: After rain
Largest Hail Started: After smaller hail
Damage: minor leaf damage.shredded leaves
Hail pad information
Angle of Impact: 10-20
Number of Stones On Pad: 3000
Distance Between Stones On Pad: 0
Depth Of Stones on Ground: .5
Has Samples: False