Massive hail slams Southern states

Associated Press
Golfball sized hail litter the ground by  Andrew Stamps and his wife Valorie as they prepare to cover their shattered rear window of her 2009 Toyota Avalon in Pearl, Miss., Monday, March 18, 2013, following a hailstorm that hit communities throughout central Mississippi. The National Weather Service in Jackson says there were a few super cells in central Mississippi and reports of hail up to baseball size in Clinton, golf ball and tennis ball sized in Pearl and Brandon and quarter sized in downtown Jackson, Miss. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says severe weather has caused damage in at least 10 counties as the storms moved through parts of the state. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Fierce wind and hail storms slammed the south, where where hail as big as baseballs pounded some regions and toppled trees and utility lines.

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