Recent June 3, 2014 Severe Hail Storm in Norfolk
The severe weather on June 3, 2014 included violent thunderstorms, powerful straight-line winds, and large hail. The Norfolk area recorded hailstones as large as 2.75″, the size of baseballs. The hail started mid-afternoon and lasted about 10 minutes before moving southeast. There were numerous reports of damage to cars and buildings.
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 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 Norfolk:
- Property Owners
- Insurance Companies