Oh Hail No! How to prepare if a hailstorm is on the way
A collection of hail pellets are displayed as firefighters wait in their vehicles during a hail storm that falls on the Hog fire near Susanville, California, on July 21, 2020. - JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images North America/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Hail is a possibility amid strong and severe thunderstorms, which puts a lot of valuables in danger. So what can you do about it? Emily Klaus with the National Weather Service provided some information on hail and what you can do to keep yourself and your belongings safe. WHAT IS HAIL? It's not frozen rain, as when that falls, it freezes as it gets near the ground. Klaus explained that hail is made up of solid ice: They're created when rain droplets are carried upwards by a current of air, also known as an updraft. The updraft in a thunderstorm can be so strong that it'll t...