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Spring Storms Bring Tornado Damage, Flash Flooding and Property Destruction

May 22

Spring storms can bring severe weather conditions that lead to tornado damage, flash flooding, and property destruction. High winds can cause wind damage to homes, toppling trees and power lines. This can lead to storm damage disaster if not properly mitigated. Homeowner's insurance typically covers wind damage and flooding, but it is important to check with your insurer beforehand to see what is included in your policy.

Tornadoes Cause Millions of Dollars in Property Damage Throughout Gaylord Michigan

A tornado ripped through Gaylord, Michigan on Friday, causing millions of dollars in property damage. The tornado, which was part of a severe storm system that swept across the Midwest, damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes and businesses.

The wind damage was so severe that some homes were completely leveled. Many other buildings sustained major damage, with roofs and walls torn off. The tornado also downed trees and power lines, leaving thousands of people without power.

The storm system also caused flash flooding in parts of Michigan. Heavy rains overwhelmed creeks and streams, causing them to overflow their banks. This led to extensive property damage, as well as dangerous driving conditions. Several roads were closed due to high water levels.

Disaster Cleanup Companies Stayed Busy With Roof Tarps, Board Up Services and Water Damage Repairs

Restoration companies stayed busy throughout the Midwest, providing roof tarps, board-up services, and water damage repairs. Many homeowners were left with damaged or destroyed homes, and will need to rely on these services to get their property back in order.

If you have been affected by a spring storm, be sure to contact your insurance company as soon as possible to start the claims process. And if you need assistance with storm damage disaster cleanup, be sure to contact a reputable company that can help you get your home or business back to normal.