The Regional Radio Listening Area was hit by severe weather late Monday afternoon.
The National Weather Service at Lincoln reported golf ball size hail confirmed by trained spotters in Macoupin County 6 miles southwest of Carlinville at Beaver Dam State Park, and pong pong ball size hail reported north of Carlinville, both late Monday afternoon.
Law enforcement authorities reported one inch hail at 4:40 Monday afternoon at Lake Springfield.
And, in Macon County, one inch hail was reported around 5:30 Monday afternoon in the Long Creek and Mount Zion areas.
The entire listening area was in a severe thunderstorm watch thru late Monday night.