Viral Video Captures Insane Hail Storm In Oklahoma City

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Cloud to ground lightning in a storm chase, 1980

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In May 2010, YouTube user "beatlesfanxxl" uploaded a jaw-dropping moment that went viral with nearly seven million views. It was late spring in Oklahoma City, and he and his family were watching a nasty storm pass through. You can only imagine their shock and horror when suddenly the dark, gloomy skies opened up - and the family watched in sheer awe as golf ball-sized hail came pouring from the sky and plummeting into their backyard pool.

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2010

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