Warning sirens signaled the arrival of severe weather Thursday in central Iowa.
People who didn’t hear the storm warnings heard the storm itself on their rooftops and decks.
Golf ball-sized hail, or even larger as was seen in Urbandale, came down hard.
Chelsey Gregerson and her neighbors say it only lasted a few minutes.
“We had gotten home maybe ten minutes beforehand and were getting the kids ready for bed and it hit pretty fast,” Gregerson said. “And all of a sudden we start hearing ‘thump, thump, thump’. I look out the front window and see all this hail just bouncing around in the yard. It looked like it was a miniature golf course out here.”
So far, nobody has reported any significant damage in the area.
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