2017 Brings Sharp Rise in Tornadoes and Hailstorms
PCI Urges Residents to Prepare for the Peak of Tornado Season
The number of tornadoes and large hail reports are up significantly this year and PCI is urging residents to take steps to prepare for severe weather as the nation enters the peak of tornado season. Over the first three months of 2017, there were more tornado and large hail reports than during that time period for the previous three years combined.
The frequency of the recent tornado outbreaks and hailstorms around the country are strong reminders of the damage that can be done. The good news is that most tornado, windstorm, hail and similar severe weather-related losses are covered either by automobile, homeowners, renters or commercial insurance policies. Whenever severe weather occurs insurance adjusters move quickly to help storm victims put their lives back together.
To help everyone prepare for the severe weather, PCI urges homeowners, renters and business owners to be vigilant, conduct an annual review of their insurance policies and have a discussion of coverage options with their insurance agent or company. PCI's Tornado Headquarters offers vital information for those affected by tornadoes, as well as preparedness tips.
PCI's Tornado Headquarters offers additional preparedness tips for those living in tornado-prone areas. Also, follow us on twitter @PCIAA and use #becovered as we continue to provide tips on what to do before and after a tornado.