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Violent hail and rain storms in Spain

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I saw some footage of a torrential downpour in Madrid. Lots of Spain has been affected. Looks like the weather system is moving eastward towards Valencia. Just crazy, Levante pilgrims pay attention!



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No areas of major caminos are affected, so far, mostly Madrid area and the Valencia coastal areas.


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La Rioja had significant sized hail..

As a winemaker, hail is awful for grapes as it defoliates the vine (removes leaves) that aren't ready to harvest leaving you with a tough decision, pick underripe or wait and hope that without photosynthesis you can "ripen" a bit more. As a human, ouch. Hopefully vines, pimentos and humans are ok.



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Some heavy rain in Barcelona, but nothing compared to the photos! Mind you, we did need the rain as it has generally been a dry summer.
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