hailstorm News

Post-Hailstorm Roofing Permits in Kansas Town Return to Normal

A surge in demand for roofing permits that began in Hutchinson, Kan., after a July 23 hailstorm appears to be coming to an end. Nearly 2,000 new roofs, with a value of just under $24 million, have been installed since …

Disaster Assistance Available To Montana County

Farmers in Gallatin County, Mont. are eligible for federal disaster assistance after an Aug. 1 hailstorm caused up to $50 million in crop losses. The U.S. Department of Agriculture declared the county a disaster area on Wednesday after the storm …

Insured Losses from Amarillo Hailstorm Climb to $500M

A massive hailstorm that moved through the Amarillo, Texas, area on May 28 has resulted in $500 million in insured losses to the panhandle region. The final figure was released by the Property Claim Services of the Insurance Services Office …

Amarillo Hailstorm Damage Estimated at $400M

A massive hailstorm that blanketed the Texas panhandle city of Amarillo on May 28 is proving costly. An estimated 35,000 vehicles and thousands of homes were damaged in the May 28 storm. Insured losses are expected to reach $400 million. …

Trade Group: 70K Vehicles Damaged in Dallas Area Hailstorm

Approximately 70,000 vehicles were damaged in the June 13 hailstorm in the Dallas, Texas, area and car rental companies are feeling the pinch, according to an insurance industry trade group. Car rental companies are reporting a shortage of cars, not …

Dallas Area Pummeled with Baseball Size Hail

Portions of Dallas along with surrounding cities were hit with large hail and high winds on June 13 causing damage to vehicles, homes and businesses. Baseball size hail was reported in east Dallas and Grand Prairie, while golf ball size …

Hailstorms Result in 50,000 Claim Filings in Colorado, Wyoming

Mother Nature wrecked havoc along the Front Range and southeastern Wyoming last week — again living up to the region’s weather reputation as “hail alley.” The Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association estimates insured damage to cars and homes in Colorado …