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Holy Hail! Photos, Videos Show Texas Storm's Fury; Drifts 4-Feet Deep

This photo provided by the Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management shows Potter County firefighter Matt Dryden standing next to a wall of hail on Wednesday near Amarillo, Texas. The hail was pushed into drifts of up to 4-feet.
This photo provided by the Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management shows Potter County firefighter Matt Dryden standing next to a wall of hail on Wednesday near Amarillo, Texas. The hail was pushed into drifts of up to 4-feet.

Photos and videos from Wednesday's hail storm that hit part of the Texas panhandle tell a pretty amazing story.

Nickel-sized hailstones fell so fast and so furiously that they were pushed into drifts that in some places ended up about 4-feet high.

The National Weather Service's Amarillo office has more images and explanations on its Facebook page.

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In this photo taken Wednesday and provided by the Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management a motorist sits in a truck partially buried in slushy hail near Amarillo, Texas.
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In this photo taken Wednesday and provided by the Amarillo/Potter/Randall Office of Emergency Management a motorist sits in a truck partially buried in slushy hail near Amarillo, Texas.