The preliminary reports revealed at least 120 reports of tornadoes in the Midwest, more than 100 wind reports, and over 200 reports of large hail. The twister that ripped through Woodward, Oklahoma killed six people and injured at least 30, as the EF-3 tornado winds got up to 165 miles per hour.
Insurance damage claims from tornadoes, high winds and hail damage have come from all throughout the Midwest, especially from homeowners in Kansas and Oklahoma. Many people lost their homes, some homes were seriously damaged, and other homes suffered wind and hail damage from the storms.
Cases of hail damage from the recent storms include:
- Baseball-sized hail was reported in Custer, Nebraska and in Dodge City, Kansas.
- Softball-sized hail was reported in Randolph, Kansas.
- Tennis ball-sized hail was cited in Greensburg, Kansas.
- Two to three inches of hail accumulated near Stapleton, Nebraska.
- Hail three inches in diameter was reported near Petersburg, Nebraska.
The hail was so large that in some places like Clay, Kansas the hail was reported to be as large as a grapefruit. The hail caused serious damage to homes in the following areas:
In some locations, the hail was so powerful that it put holes in roofs, broke all west-facing windows and caused extensive damage to cars and the siding of certain homes. If your home or business suffered hail damage or other storm-related damage, call a qualified hail damage insurance claim attorney at the Voss Law Firm for help today in a free consultation at 888-614-7730.