After months of dry conditions in West Central Saskatchewan, we've finally started to see some rain. 

Though it wasn't just rain that Harris area resident Joanne Husband saw on Wednesday, but hail. 

Husband lives on an acreage about 10 miles east of Harris and said the hail started coming down around 9 pm and lasted about 10 minutes. 

"It was really loud," Husband said. "Bigger than pea-size, like it did some damage to my flowers and the leaves on the trees, that kind of thing." 

She added they don't farm any crops on their land, so she's not how much damage they would have received. 

Environment Canada Meteorologist Terry Lang they also got reports of hail in the Leader area Wednesday afternoon. 

She said while they were not calling for hail in yesterday's forecast, there's always a chance of getting some in thunderstorms.

"We only put hail in the forecast if the hail is expected to be 2 centimetres or greater," Lang said. "so when we put thunderstorms in the forecast, that implies that your gonna get strong winds, heavy rains and hail is always a possibility. That's sort of implied when you say thunderstorms."

The western area of the region picked up on quite a bit of rain Wednesday as well. Rosetown reported just over 42 mm of rain while Kindersley reported just 2.4 mm of rainfall. 

Frost is in the forecast for tonight, though Lang said that will depend on what the cloud coverage ends up looking like this evening. 

"The frost will depend on how much cloud there is," Lang said. "because the cloud acts as a blanket. Throughout the day the ground heats up and throughout the night ground re-emits that heat. If there's clouds there it kinda keeps the heat in, if there's no clouds the heat just keeps going and that's when you get those cold temperatures."

Lang finished by saying with thunderstorms still a possibility in the coming week, more hail could be seen around the region, but so far nothing greater than 2 cm is expected. 

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