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Minnesotans Share Pics, Video Of Large Hail As Strong Storms Roll Through State

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Large hail has been reported Monday morning as the first round of severe weather rolls through the state.

WCCO received plenty of videos and pictures of the hail during this Next Weather Alert day, so check them out below. You can also share your weather pictures here.

In Canby, Twitter user Tamie captured video of hail falling.

Sara Tanhoff, who lives near Montevideo, also sent in a picture of large hail. She said it was the biggest hail she's seen in her life.

large hail in montevideo
(credit: Sara Tanhoff)

Deanna Soost in Kimball sent similarly large hail pictures.

Another Kimball resident, Erin Truenow, sent in a picture of hail that looks to be as big as -- if not bigger than -- the diameter of a pop can.

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(credit: Erin Truenow)

Lastly, Jana Dahn in Big Lake Township sent in a video of hail in the yard.

Nyx A. sent in a shot of hail in Anoka.

Hail in Anoka
(credit: Nyx A.)

Cindy Erickson's deck on Horseshoe Lake was covered with hail.

Hail near Horseshoe Lake
(credit: Cindy Erickson)

Jennifer Landin measured the hail falling near her in Raymond, finding some pieces larger than an inch.

Hail in Raymond
(credit: Jennifer Landin)

The storms didn't just bring hail. Some viewers captured pictures of damage left in the wake of the severe weather.

Lars Ossmo in Centuria, Wisconsin, said the storm destroyed a pontoon lift.

Pontoon lift destroyed
(credit: Lars Ossmo)

In Coon Rapids, Theo Martianos said lightning struck this tree, stripping it of its bark.

Tree struck by lightning
(credit: Theo Martianos)

The Chisago County Sheriff's Office said there was "damage throughout" the area.

There is damage throughout Chisago County. The north end saw hail while the south end saw wind. We have dozens of...

Posted by Chisago County Sheriff's Office on Monday, May 9, 2022
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