What is hail?

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What´s different between hail and sleet?

What is hail?

Hail is actually moisture that originates in convective clouds and is another form of refrozen raindrops. It starts out similar to sleet but hail spends more time forming and gathers a layer of ice crystals. When hail falls through the atmosphere it picks up additional water drops and can actually grow in size.

   

Comments

10/5/2006 12:01:41 AM
Stacy said:

I love hail


10/9/2006 3:49:56 AM
azizah said:

very interesting =D




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