April 2013 Severe Hail Storms in Indianapolis, IN
The hail storm on April 10, 2013 produced 1.5″ to 2″ hail, hitting northwest Indianapolis as well as smaller communities northeast of Indianapolis. The ping pong ball size hail damaged windshields and roofs across the area. Hail damage claims have been pouring in to insurance agents.
Indiana ranked 15th for major hail events in 2012, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Nationwide, hail insurance claims total $1 billion of damage to property and crops each year. Typically, 1″ hail or larger causes damage to roof coverings and exterior surfaces, but depending on the material and existing condition smaller hail can also produce damage. Hail is often part of other severe weather damage, including tornados, thunderstorms or lightning strikes.
Our experts can verify the extent and timeframe of hail damage
- Verify extent of hail damage to roofs, HVAC units and building exteriors
- Resolve damage disputes for flood, hail, tornado and wind claims
- Perform umpire services for damage appraisals
- Provide cost estimates or itemize required repairs
Unbiased and scientifically defendable facts for Indianapolis:
- Property Owners
- Insurance Companies