NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – As storms pushed through Central Florida on Wednesday, a day after nearly a dozen tornado warnings swept through several counties, hail rained down in Longwood, New Smyrna Beach, Wekiva Springs and Lake Mary.
The hail storm came as Orange, Brevard, Volusia, Seminole and Osceola counties were under a severe thunder storm warning.
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Multiple videos and photos captured by News 6 viewers -- show pieces of hail, larger than a quarter, bombarding residents throughout the area.
In Longwood, a viewer snapped a picture of the giant pieces of frozen rain in the palm of her hand, with a quarter to better reference the size.
Viewer Kathy Weaver appeared to be collecting the giant lobs of golf ball-sized hail on her porch bannister.
Weaver displayed the big chunks of frozen ice she found.
This News 6 viewer captured people covering their heads as they try to duck around an outdoor seating area, hoping to avoid the lobs of hail hammering the sidewalk in New Smyrna Beach.
Video shows another viewer, Sean Ranieri, watch on as his driveway as his car was pelted by hail at his New Smyrna Beach home.
Another New Smyrna Beach resident noticed her yard was covered in white specks.
As for Lake Mary residents, they’re bringing a new meaning to the term “Hail Mary.” In that area, they got hit with hail 2 to 3 inches in size. At least, that’s what this picture captured by Chris Pierce shows.
No injuries or widespread damage was reported.