GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — When it’s cold, it snows. So why do spring and summertime thunderstorms make hail?
Hail is the result of thunderstorm updrafts suspending water droplets until they freeze around a particle, and in rotating supercell thunderstorms, they can get massive.
Big hail can wreak havoc on livestock and property, and be a serious liability for storm chasers. The hail and rain core is known as the bears cage, because a big tornado that you would never see might be lurking.
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