SNOW WAY: Hail covers I-95 in Florida, slowing traffic

Video shows hail slam Brevard County

Aired Wednesday, April 26, 2023

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Traffic cameras showed a deluge of dent-makers on Interstate 95 in Brevard County as hail rained down in the area Wednesday, bringing traffic to a standstill until the weather weakened somewhat.

All of Central Florida was placed under a severe thunderstorm watch as the state braced for potentially intense storm coverage on Wednesday, the likes of which left baseball-sized hail in Lake County the day prior.

News 6 Chief Meteorologist Tom Sorrells went on air before the 4 p.m. newscast to pinpoint impacts and hailstone action.

“Some of those were estimated to be 3-inch hailstones, but what is verifying on the ground is almost Christmas-white again this afternoon; not Lake County, but in Southern Brevard. This is I-95, close to Ellis Road,” he said.

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See some of Tom’s coverage in the video player at the top of this story.

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Brandon, a UCF grad, joined the ClickOrlando team in November 2021. Before joining News 6, Brandon worked at WDBO.