Types of Storms and Damages Expected
Thunderstorms can cause a variety of damaging weather like lightning, hail, tornadoes, and straight-line winds, flooding even. Hail and wind are the biggest culprits in property damage with thunderstorms.
Most damages from tornadoes are caused by the high winds. Large damages happened in “tornado alley’ which is in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri, however, California has tornadoes and property damage is expected in this case.
Lightning causes extensive damage. Lightning hits trees and the ground and is a common cause for wildfires. Fires break out and damage buildings, homes, and can cause power outages.
Hailstorms cause the majority damage to the exterior of the home or facility. Common causes of damage to the property because of hail is roof damage, siding damage, shingle damage, window damage, and automobile damage.
After a heavy rain, water will rise fast and at times the levees near local rivers and storm drains can’t handle it. Flash floods cause a lot of damage to homes, businesses, both exterior and interior.