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Large Hail in the Region

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Severe weather brought some rain to the Region last night... and several reports of large hail, including a report from the public to the National Weather Service of hail just under the size of a baseball in Dyer.  Here's a list of reports from the National Weather Service Chicago office with a link to those and others from the around the Chicago area.

Here's a photo from Highland:

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For full list click here:
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/lot/?n=lsr_summary


Here are reports from Northwest Indiana from the 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1052 PM CDT THU JUN 28 2012.
        
0720 PM     HAIL             1 WNW DYER              41.51N 87.52W
06/28/2012  M2.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 
            LARGEST HAIL STONE MEASURED AT 2.25 IN.

0720 PM     HAIL             MUNSTER                 41.55N 87.50W
06/28/2012  E1.75 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            QUARTER-SIZE TO GOLF BALL SIZE. HAIL OCCURRED IN THE
            MUNSTER IN/LANSING IL AREA.

0720 PM     HAIL             1 WNW DYER              41.51N 87.52W
06/28/2012  M2.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   COCORAHS        
                        LARGEST WAS 2.25 INCHES

0725 PM     HAIL             MUNSTER                 41.55N 87.50W
06/28/2012  M1.75 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0728 PM     HAIL             SCHERERVILLE            41.49N 87.45W
06/28/2012  E1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NICKEL TO QUARTER SIZED HAIL.

0729 PM     HAIL             SCHERERVILLE            41.49N 87.45W
06/28/2012  M0.50 INCH       LAKE               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR 

            PEA TO DIME SIZED HAIL.

0730 PM     HAIL             4 E MERRILLVILLE        41.47N 87.25W
06/28/2012  E0.25 INCH       LAKE               IN   COCORAHS       

0730 PM     HAIL             DYER                    41.50N 87.51W
06/28/2012  E2.50 INCH       LAKE               IN   PUBLIC         

            ESTIMATED TENNIS BALL SIZED HAIL. LARGEST HAIL WAS JUST
            UNDER BASEBALL SIZE.

0730 PM     HAIL             MUNSTER                 41.55N 87.50W
06/28/2012  E1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            REPORTED AT A FIRE STATION IN MUNSTER.

0730 PM     HAIL             4 E MERRILLVILLE        41.47N 87.25W
06/28/2012  E1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   COCORAHS       

            CAR DENTS.

0731 PM     HAIL             DYER                    41.50N 87.51W
06/28/2012  M2.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGEST HAIL STONE MEASURED AT 2.25 IN.

0731 PM     HAIL             DYER                    41.50N 87.51W
06/28/2012  M2.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MOSTLY QUARTER-SIZED HAIL. 109 COURT AND NORTHGATE. 

0735 PM     HAIL             GRIFFITH                41.52N 87.42W
06/28/2012  M0.50 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 
                           I80 AND CLINE AVENUE

0736 PM     HAIL             DYER                    41.50N 87.51W
06/28/2012  M1.75 INCH       LAKE               IN   AMATEUR RADIO  

0736 PM     HAIL             HIGHLAND                41.55N 87.46W
06/28/2012  E1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   AMATEUR RADIO  

            RIDGE AVENUE AND CLINE AVENUE.


0736 PM     HAIL             CROWN POINT             41.42N 87.36W
06/28/2012  M0.88 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LEAVES AND SMALL BRANCHES FALLING FROM TREES DUE TO HAIL

      

0741 PM     HAIL             GRIFFITH                41.52N 87.42W
06/28/2012  M1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            I-80 AND CLINE AVENUE

0743 PM     HAIL             MERRILLVILLE            41.47N 87.33W
06/28/2012  M0.75 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            PEA TO PENNY SIZED HAIL REPORTED AT 73RD AVE 1/2 MILE E
            OF I-65 NEAR MISSISSIPPI ST

0743 PM     HAIL             CROWN POINT             41.42N 87.36W
06/28/2012  E1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            INTERSTATE 65 EXIT 249.

0756 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S KOUTS               41.29N 87.03W
06/28/2012                   PORTER             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT
                          TREES DOWN.

0815 PM     HAIL             4 WSW BOONE GROVE       41.33N 87.19W
06/28/2012  E0.75 INCH       PORTER             IN   COCORAHS     
              PENNY TO GRAPE SIZE HAIL SE OF HEBRON.

0815 PM     HAIL             1 NE HEBRON             41.33N 87.19W
06/28/2012  M0.75 INCH       PORTER             IN   COCORAHS       

0818 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HEBRON                  41.32N 87.20W
06/28/2012                   PORTER             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER
           INDIANA ROUTE 8 2 MI E OF HEBRON TREE LIMBS DOWN

0821 PM     HAIL             CROWN POINT             41.42N 87.36W
06/28/2012  E0.75 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NEAR I-65 AND IN-231.

0821 PM     HAIL             HEBRON                  41.32N 87.20W
06/28/2012  M0.88 INCH       PORTER             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0829 PM     HAIL             1 NW CEDAR LAKE         41.38N 87.45W
06/28/2012  M0.75 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0832 PM     HAIL             1 NW CEDAR LAKE         41.38N 87.45W
06/28/2012  M1.00 INCH       LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0858 PM     HAIL             WHEATFIELD              41.19N 87.05W
06/28/2012  E1.00 INCH       JASPER             IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            1400 N NEAR WHEATFIELD

Read more: http://www.indiana105.com/news/region-news/28068-large-hail-in-the-region.html

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