Severe Thunderstorm Hits Sparks

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The severe thunderstorm produced nickel size hail. The hardest hit area in Spanish Springs was off Los Altos Parkway. That's about 7 miles Northeast of Reno.

A weather spotter in Spanish Springs reported three quarter inch hail and wind gusts to 60 mph with this storm.

One resident had her house hit by lightning, while other lost fences and patio furniture. The rain brought the water down to homes in Canyon Terrace.