Figure 1. Image of slightly larger than 2 inch diameter hail from the morning of April 24, 2006 from
near the intersection of Maple and Maize Streets in west Wichita, Kansas. Picture courtesy of
Robb Lawson, Meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Wichita. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.