June 3, 2014 Hail Storm in Grand Island, NE
The severe weather on June 3, 2014 included violent thunderstorms, powerful straight-line winds over 58 mph, and large hail throughout the state. Tornados were spotted in Hampton, Greeley, Spaulding and Wolbach. The Grand Island metro area was not hit by hail, but nearby areas were. Hailstones 1″ to 1.75″ were recorded in Aurora, St. Paul, Spaulding, Farwell, Silver Creek, Central City, Chapman, and Loup City.
Nebraska ranked 3rd 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 tornadoes, 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
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