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Douglas C. Pizac
Hail covers the ground at the Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center between sessions of the Utah Country Club Swim Championships on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, in Kearns.

A storm passing over the state Wednesday dropped hailstones an inch in diameter and nearly an inch of rain on residents in Kearns and West Valley City, and briefly interrupted summer activities. A second band of rain was expected to pass over the area Wednesday evening with clouds and thunderstorms persisting Thursday, KSL meteorologists reported.