Hammered by a fierce hailstorm Thursday night, residents of the Mountain Cross subdivision on the north side of Fredericksburg apparently saw the worst damage.

Clinton Bailey, the city's public works director, said other parts of town were spared, such as its popular downtown tourist area.

Bailey said despite that, "This is one of the worst hailstorms I've seen in my life."

He said being from West Texas, he's experienced his share of severe weather.

Bailey said the city of Fredericksburg has information on its website regarding its storm debris collection efforts.

"We're going to increase those operations starting next week and really try to help everyone out," Bailey said.

Residents like Beth Anne McDonald said tennis- and baseball-sized hail tore off tree leaves throughout the neighborhood.

"Our trees were just getting new growth and now it's on the ground," McDonald said.

No injuries were reported, but roofing contractors could be seen on almost on every block, as well as shattered windows and windshields.

Residents said it was obvious the storm had barreled out of the north by the trail of damage left behind.

Many said they remain jittery with more severe storms predicted for Friday night.

McDonald said, "I'd like the rain, but if we could not have the hail, that would be great."

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Images: Hill Country hail, storms

Published On: May 10 2013 05:52:49 AM CDT   Updated On: May 10 2013 05:48:43 PM CDT

Images of the severe weather and heavy hail that hit the Texas Hill Country Thursday night.

Lightning near Sattler, Lauri Ward
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Lightning near Sattler, Lauri Ward