GEORGETOWN (KXAN) — A hail storm with stones the size of baseballs ripped through Georgetown Wednesday night. Now, hundreds of people who live there are assessing the damage to their homes and vehicles.
The hail hit especially the northwestern portions of Georgetown near Sun City and Serenada. And the National Weather Service used the KXAN photo in this story, which was taken in Georgetown just before 1 a.m., to confirm baseball-sized hail. That’s hail that reaches 2.75 inches in diameter.
KXAN meteorologists say this storm system was an alone severe thunderstorm that erupted late Tuesday night, grew in intensity, unleashed its massive hailstones over Williamson County, and then weakened and disappeared over northern Bastrop County.