Florida town hit by massive hail storm, creating icy roads

Icy roads created by a massive hail storm in Trenton, Florida, March 27, 2019.
Posted at 9:32 AM, Mar 27, 2019

TRENTON, Fla. — Drivers in a Florida town had to negotiate with an unusual road hazard Wednesday morning – ice!

The problem was caused by a massive hail storm that hit the town of Trenton, located about 30 miles west of Gainesville.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hail storm hits Florida town, creating icy roads

The city of Trenton's Public Safety Department posted pictures of piles of heavy ice on the roads.

Officials were up before sunrise "working hard to clear the worst areas." One picture shows crews using heavy machinery to move the ice.

The Facebook post of the pictures has already been shared more than 2,200 times in five hours.