'Crazy' Hailstorm Hits Portland, Oregon

Portland was hit by a hailstorm on the afternoon of March 7.

Showers were predicted to bring bursts of thunder and hail to Portland during the day, according to the National Weather Service. Local media described the weather event as a “sudden hailstorm” that returned to blue skies shortly after.

“Crazy hail in the Hollywood District of Portland,” Charlie Phillips wrote in a Twitter post accompanying this video showing the hailstorm. Credit: Charlie Phillips via Storyful