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Machesney Park Gets Pounded With Golf Ball Sized Hail [Photos and Video]

Machesney Park Gets Pounded With Golf Ball Sized Hail [Photos]
Pete Polcher (Used By Permission)

A swift moving thunderstorm moved through Machesney Park and Loves Park on Monday evening and left behind some unwanted huge frozen souvenirs. 

At 5:43 pm the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Northern Winnebago County. Shortly after, The National Weather service issued a severe Thunderstorm Warning for Boone County until 6:45 pm.

Check out the video from Monday evening courtesy of Q98.5 listener Stuffy Lynne:

Machesney Park Resident Pete Polcher snapped these photographs of golf ball sized hail that fell at his house.

Machesney Park Gets Pounded With Golf Ball Sized Hail [Photos]
Pete Polcher
Machesney Park Gets Pounded With Golf Ball Sized Hail [Photos]
Pete Polcher

Some damage to vehicles and residences were reported. There was a second round of strong thunderstorms that originated in eastern Iowa that moved through the Stateline between 9 pm – 11 pm late Monday evening.

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