Oh, hail: Photos from Wednesday’s storm

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A shift in the weather always leads to weather tweets. (I love ‘em.) Here are a few hail and flood photos from Wednesday’s storms.

A couple of weather-related notes: You’ll see a lot of people using the hashtag #stlwx on Twitter with their weather tweets. WX is old-fashioned shorthand for weather. (You’ll also see #mowx for Missouri weather and #ilwx for Illinois weather.) The National Weather Service also has a hail comparison guide. When all else fails, grab a ruler.