DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Storms moved through Central Florida on Saturday, prompting nasty weather that led to a severe thunderstorm warning in Volusia County.
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The warning expired at 11:15 a.m. after the storm cell brought heavy rain, lightning, gusty winds and hail to the area, particularly Daytona Beach, where the annual Bike Week festival is underway.
News 6 meteorologist Jonathan Kegges said at the time, the weather radar estimated hail up to the size of a quarter.
Hail up to the size of quarters approaching LPGA Blvd. pic.twitter.com/dxIRQhuu0n— Jonathan Kegges (@JonathanKegges) March 6, 2021
One image, submitted by btroup, shows fallen hail blanketing the ground like snow in Daytona Beach.
Another photo, also submitted by btroup, showed another angle of the hail storm’s aftermath.
News 6 viewer Mary Paul shared the following photo that shows hail covering the ground at Margaritaville in Daytona Beach.
The following two photos, submitted by Sally Trant, offer another view of the hail as it came down at Margaritaville.
The next photo, shared by Rebecca Allen, shows how large the hail was compared to the size of her palm.
The next photo, also posted by Rebecca Allen, shows hail almost completely covering the ground, looking much like snow, outside to a home in Daytona Beach.
The photo below, submitted by Marshall Smith, shows leftover hail that looks like slush on Beachcomber Street.
Twitter user Fishnluers tweeted the following picture, showing a dog walking, leaving footprints behind in the hail that show just how thick it had piled up.
The next photo, submitted by the same user, shows the hail piled up next to a planter outside.
The following photo, courtesy of Heather Fives, shows piles of hail on LPGA Boulevard.
Jill Cameron submitted the below photo, which shows hail pellets coming down hard at a Sam’s Club store in Daytona Beach.
Back in Latitude Margaritaville, resident Rich Ritzema sent in the following photo that shows the aftermath of what he referred to as “the hail bomb on Saturday.”
This one, from Theresa Martinez, also shows hail blanketing the ground Latitude Margaritaville.
As one Facebook commenter joked, the hail is “Florida’s snow.”
More photos and videos from the storm can be seen in the comments of the post below from the News 6 Facebook page.
More storms and downpours are possible in Central Florida on Saturday. Click here for a look at the full forecast.
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