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Daily Historical Weather for April 2

In 2013, a supercell tracked across Southeast Texas from near Rock Island to Wharton to Needville to Hitchcock. This storm produced quarter to golf ball sized hail for most of its track. The storm slowed and intensified as it approached Galveston County and the storm started to produce tennis ball sized hail over Santa Fe. The storm reached peak intensity near Hitchcock and this location was pummeled with 4.5 inch diameter hail.

2013 HailA 2013 HailB
2013 HailC 2013 HailD

Hail photos from Hitchcock Texas. Photos courtesy of KHOU - Channel 11 Houston, Texas


Daily Historical Weather for April 2

A cluster of strong storms moved across Southeast Texas on this date in 2000. A downburst near Hockley destroyed two homes and damaged 20 other homes. Two inch diameter hail shattered windows and damaged cars near Hockley and golf ball sized hail pummeled Edna and Wallisville.


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