...Hail pictures from storms Tuesday afternoon...

A frontal boundary moved northward into southern and central Kentucky Tuesday afternoon, creating temperatures in the 40s and 50s with cloudy skies and rain west of it, and unstable conditions east of it, where 70-degree temps allowed for afternoon thunderstorms to develop across south-central Kentucky and the Bluegrass region of Kentucky.  A few severe storms developed from the warm, unstable air at the surface, and cold air aloft.  This temperature difference combined with ample wind shear in the atmosphere allowed for the strongest storms to produce hail up to and around the size of quarters this afternoon.  Here are a few pictures of the hail that fell:

Photo coutesy of Miles Johnson of Lexington, KY

Photo coutesy of Frank Romaniec of Versailles, KY

Bradfordsville, KY hail (passed on from Brian Goode of WAVE-TV)

Harrodsburg, KY hail (passed on from T.G. Shuck of WKYT-TV)

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