Record hail stone lands in South Dakota

This photo taken July 24, 2010 provided by the NOAA National Weather Service shows a hailstone that was found by a ranch hand in Vivian, S.D., on June 23, 2010.

This photo taken July 24

This photo taken July 24

This photo taken July 24, 2010 provided by the NOAA National Weather Service shows a hailstone that was found by a ranch hand in Vivian, S.D., on June 23, 2010.

The hailstone has set U.S.records. It measured 8 inches in diameter and weighed 1 pound, 15 ounces.

The previous record for diameter was 7 inches for a hailstone found in Aurora, Neb., in 2003.

The previous record for weight was 1.67 pounds for a stone in Coffeyville, Kan., in 1970.