July 20, 2018 | Severe Hail Storm in Cincinnati , Ohio
Cincinnati , Ohio
On 7/20/2018 at approximately 2:56 PM, a hailstorm took place over Cincinnati, OH causing widespread damage from the 1.38″ hailstones. This damage contributed to property losses, including damage to roof coverings and vehicles.
The Hamilton County, Ohio area was struck by penny sized hail in the afternoon hours. The hail was accompanied by severe weather from thunderstorms and heavy rain, creating a tornado watch that would stay in effect until the late afternoon. The storms produced winds up to 60 mile per hour which drove the hail to severely impact residential dwellings, commercial buildings, and vehicles in the area.
Hail storms are common in Cincinnati, Ohio where on a typical year there may be only 5 days of hail.
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.
Engineering Specialists Inc. has more than 25 years of field experience in analyzing hail damage to vehicles, residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. We can work on any project in any state, nationwide. When you or your business needs to confirm the extent of damage from this or any other hail storm, please contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us, toll free, at 855-874-1780.