soft hail


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soft hail

[′sȯft ′hāl]
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Also known as snow pellets or soft hail, it's unlikely to cause serious problems on a railway line Likelihood: 4/10 - snow chance.
The latest reports indicate that it was soft hail that fell, rather than snow.
Residents of Binghamton, N.Y., reported sleet and soft hail on Friday, May 24, the latest date that the town has experienced snow or sleet since 1951, the (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2331248/Memorial-Day-snowstorm-New-York-ski-resort-reports-3-feet-snow-freak-storm.html) Daily Mail reports.