hailstorms News

How One Startup is Trying to Help Car Dealers Weather Hailstorms

Nick Pacifico has been working at his family’s Cadillac dealership in Denver since 2003. He’s never seen insurance costs this bad. “Getting coverage is nearly impossible,” said Pacifico, vice president at Rickenbaugh Automotive Group. Two years ago he paid about …

Hannover Re Sees Higher Rates in Germany on Floods, Hailstorms

Hannover Re, the world’s third- largest reinsurer, said it expects higher rates for insurance and reinsurance in Germany following this year’s flooding and hailstorms, which led to the most costly claims in 30 years. “In view of the considerable losses …

Tarrant County, Texas, Leads State in Hailstorms: NOAA

The residents of Fort Worth, Texas, and its suburbs in Tarrant County share the dubious honor of being the area most pounded by hailstorms than in any other part of the state, according to data compiled from the National Oceanic …

Hailstorms, Heat and Wildfires Made 2011 a Rough Year in Texas

With weather forecasters issuing severe weather alerts for Texas as a slow moving cold front rolls across the state, many Texans may be reminded of the natural forces in 2011 that destroyed lives and property in all corners of the …