Recent April 3, 2014 Hail Storms in Tulsa
Hailstorms and high winds hit eastern Oklahoma on April 3, 2014. Muskogee and Checotah recorded 2.5″ hailstones, while 1″ hail was recorded in Broken Arrow, Tulsa County and Wagoner County. The hail was combined with wind gusts up to 70 mph. Tulsa property owners are well aware of the damaging effects of hail. Tulsa County had 319 recorded events of hail storms from 2000-2013.
Oklahoma ranked 4th 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
Unbiased and scientifically defendable facts for Tulsa:
- Property Owners
- Insurance Companies