List of where the largest hail fell in Minnesota on Monday

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By now you're aware that locations in and around the west and north metro were hammered with large hail during a bout of severe weather Monday, but now we have a list of where the largest hailstones were reported. 

The biggest was the grapefruit-sized stones that dropped from a severe thunderstorm in Delano, as shown in the photo above. 

Those 4-inch balls of ice were reported around Delano, where 3-inch hailstones also dropped from the sky. 

Here's the list of where the largest stones fell, from Watertown to Delano and up through the northern suburbs of the metro. Do note that the biggest hail fell in isolated locations, so if you live in Brooklyn Park, for example, and didn't get 3-inch hail, that's completely normal. 

  • 4.0 inches - 2 miles SSW of Delano
  • 3.0 inches - Delano
  • 3.0 inches - Independence
  • 3.0 inches - Brooklyn Park
  • 3.0 inches - Ramsey
  • 2.5 inches - Watertown
  • 2.5 inches - Corcoran
  • 2.5 inches - Maple Grove
  • 2.0 inches - Blaine
  • 2.0 inches - Forest Lake
  • 1.75 inches - Anoka
  • 1.75 inches - Loretto
  • 1.75 inches - Ham Lake
  • 1.75 inches - Medina
  • 1.5 inches - Orono
  • 1.5 inches - Maple Plain
  • 1.25 inches - Plainview
  • 1.0 inches - New Hope
  • 1.0 inches - Elysian
  • 0.75 inches - Mayer
  • 0.75 inches - Hastings

There were large trees uprooted and reports of tree damage in Savage, Burnsville and Hampton in the south metro, and a barn damaged by high winds in a rural area northwest of Albert Lea. 

No tornadoes touched down, but there were a couple of funnel clouds reported near St. Charles and Blooming Prairie in southeast Minnesota. 

You can see all of the storm reports via the National Weather Service right here

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