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Storms Trigger Tornadoes, Hail, Floods Throughout Midwest

A storm spotter was hospitalized in Iowa on Sept. 1 after he was struck by lightning while watching a system that left swollen rivers, power outages, trees down and campers overturned. More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest on that …

Tornado Confirmed in Central Texas

Severe weather late on June 12 spawned a Central Texas tornado that damaged several homes and floodwaters that washed away a car and left its driver missing. The National Weather Service says a tornado packing winds of up to 125 …

Nearly $110M Damages From Colorado Hail, Wind, Flooding in May

Hail, wind and flooding in May caused an estimated $109.3 million in insured losses resulting from 28,442 auto and homeowners insurance claims filed, an insurance group reported on Monday. The damage estimates include 18,538 car insurance claims adding up to …

Colorado Bracing for Possibility of More Storms, Tornadoes

Meteorologists say six tornadoes touched down east of Denver on Wednesday and more spring thunderstorms are expected Thursday along the Front Range and eastern Colorado. No significant damage was reported from the twisters and Thursday’s weather isn’t expected to be …

Farmers Insurance Expects $75M in Claims from Midwest Storms

A system of severe weather moving through multiple Midwest states in early April brought tornadoes, hail, severe winds and flooding in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Farmers Insurance estimates that its expected claims volume from these states will total approximately …

Estimate of Insured Losses in North Texas Storms Reaches $300M

The storms that rolled across the Denton area in north Texas in early April are estimated to have caused $300 million in insured losses. The area was hit by softball size hail and three tornadoes. The thunderstorms erupted April 3 …

Large Hail, Tornadoes Pound Denton, Texas Area

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms north of Dallas, Texas, on Apr. 4  produced hurricane force winds, tornadoes and hail reported to be as large as grapefruits. Several communities are reporting extensive damage. Severe storms first hit Denton around 4 p.m. …

Record Hail Damage In 2013: Montana Farmers

Insurance claims for crop damage due to hail in Montana exceeded $14 million in 2013. The Montana Department of Agriculture told the Great Falls Tribune that’s the most expensive year in the 98-year-history of the state’s crop-hail insurance program. The …

September Tornado Spotted In Far Northern Minnesota

A September tornado has been spotted in far northern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a trained spotter reported the tornado two miles northwest of Williams in Lake of the Woods County before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lake of the Woods …

Hail Damages Barley Crops In Wyoming

Farmers around Powell, Wyo. say hail from a violent storm last week damaged or destroyed barley and other crops. The storm brought hail up to a half-inch in diameter, about a half inch of rain and 50 mph winds. It …