Hail Pelts Denver, Colorado Damaging Vehicles

Vehicle window pelted by hail in Denver, Colorado storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.
Vehicle window pelted by hail in Denver, Colorado storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.

Denver area news reports on May 8, 2017, showed lawns and streets covered with what looked like snow, but was actually hail. Falling in stones as big as quarters in some places, hail decimated cars and windows.

It was reported that in one municipal parking lot the majority of the cars had visible hail damage, with shattered or cracked windows on more than half the vehicles.

Hailstone from Denver, Colorado storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.
Hailstone from Denver, Colorado storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.

 

Shattered windshield from Denver, Colorado hail storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.
Shattered windshield from Denver, Colorado hail storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.

 

Shattered vehicle window from Denver, Colorado hail storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.
Shattered vehicle window from Denver, Colorado hail storm May 8, 2017. Source: N. Banks.

 

UA-43740140-1