Recent January 20, 2017 Hail Storm in Houston, TX
Severe flooding, strong winds, and large hail shook the Houston, Texas area including Galveston and Beaumont on January 20, 2017. Hail up to two inches struck the area in combination with strong winds. Multiple interstates and highways were shut down including some public transportation.
Texas ranked first for major hail events in 2015, 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 Houston:
- Property Owners
- Insurance Companies