Hail Pelts Detroit Metropolitan Area

Hailstones pelted West Bloomfield, Michigan, on Wednesday, August 17, as the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a special weather statement in the region.

Footage uploaded to Twitter by Bert J Green shows hail collecting in front of a house in the area.

The NWS warned of winds up to 40 miles per hour and penny-sized hail. Credit: Bert J Green via Storyful

Video Transcript

BERT GREEN: Holy [MUTED] August 17th, look at that hail. (SINGING) Hail to the victors. Look at the yard. It's like snow. Holy [MUTED] August 17th, look at that hail. (SINGING) Hail to the victors. Look at the yard. It's like snow. Holy [MUTED] August 17th, look at that hail. (SINGING) Hail to the victors. Look at the yard. It's like snow.

Holy [MUTED] August 17th, look at that hail. (SINGING) Hail to the victors. Look at the yard. It's like snow. Holy [MUTED] August 17th, look at that hail. (SINGING) Hail to the victors. Look at the yard. It's like snow. Holy [MUTED] August 17th, look at that hail. (SINGING) Hail to the victors. Look at the yard. It's like snow.