Roof Inspections For Wind & Hail Damage Insurance Claims Due to Northern Ohio Storm, On June 1, 2022
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Northern Ohio got hit hard with heavy winds on Wednesday evening, June 1st. News 5 Cleveland reporter interviewed Sarah Forrer a Hudson, Ohio resident who stated, “In 15 minutes, all the damage was done fast and furious. And we have a hole in our roof and we have about a dozen trees down. It was a mess. It was honestly one of those things, so surreal. I know it could’ve been much worse. We could have been hurt.”
Downtown Hudson was flooded, trees were toppled, split, and uprooted. About 75% of Hudson Public Power had outages due to downed power lines and poles. It was a little less than a month ago that central Ohio was hit by two tornadoes and hail, on May 3rd.
RestoreMasters deployed roof inspection experts to the area to assist with wind and hail damage insurance claims reporting. They are offering free inspections for anyone who may be concerned about the impact of the storm on their roof. Whether a home or a commercial building, the RestoreMasters expert team can help.
The local wind and hail map shows a large swath of wind in the 58-73 mph range (gray) between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Almost dead center of the storm was a patch of heavier wind, gusting up to 95 miles per hour (deep blue), covering most of Hudson, Ohio, and surrounding communities. The yellow swath, in the center, indicates hail
An EF-1 tornado has a wind speed range of 86 – 110. The winds in this storm blowing at tornadic speeds, caused as much trouble to property owners. And areas where up to half dollar-sized hail fell, even more damage due to wind propelled stones against ceramic tiled or asphalt shingled roofs.
Local social media posts show images and videos of the storm and the damage.
Hyperlapse video taken at start of the storm in Mantua (Portage county)this afternoon....thought I seen a funnel that's why I panned over to the left but I'm not a #meteorologist 😃#OHwx #wx #weather #ohio #storms #Thunderstorm #severeweather pic.twitter.com/4FzyvZ6ekN— 💎Mary Alice💎 #Sassy (@missalice569) June 2, 2022
NOAA’s Storm incident map and report list many incidents of trees and powerlines down, heavy winds and large hail throughout the Northern Ohio area:
- Bettsville: Estimated 60 mph wind.
- Hudson: 1-inch hail, trees down in the backyard, tree split and fell on a power line, numerous trees down at Hudson Springs Park, tree and power lines down.
- McComb: Quarter-sized hail.
- Massillon: Medium to large tree limbs downed.
- Celina: Power pole down on Gause Rd. between St. Anthony Rd.
- Fostoria: Power lines downed on the North side of Fostoria.
- Castalia: Four Power poles down on US Route 6 and County Rd, a person trapped in a car in between poles, not injured.
- Republic: Seneca county reported a few trees down.
- Carrollton: Two trees down on State Route 171.
- Lorain: Tree down on house.
- Sheffield: Tree into power lines and a car on East River Rd, ½ inch hail, tree down on house.
- Elyria: Trees and power lines down southeast of Elyria.
- Lexington: Roof blown off a trailer and a transformer fell onto another trailer on State Route 97, near Richland county line.
- Peninsula: Trees down on Riverview Road, south of Everett.
- Stow: 55 – 60 mph wind.
- Wooster: Tree downed along Route 83 North of Wooster.
- Streetsboro: 70 mph wind gusts, and one-inch hail.
- Twinsburg: Multiple trees snapped off.
- Mantua: Uprooted trees in Shalersville Twp.
- Latty: Large power transmission lines snapped on Road 82, an old barn on road 107 had its roof blown off, and a few tree limbs broken at the same location.
- Newton Falls: Widespread tree and power line damage.
- Braceville Twp.: Widespread tree and power line damage.
- Champion Heights: 6” diameter limb down.
- Holmesville: Tree fell on power lines at the intersection of State Route 241 and County Road 189.
- Warren: Numerous trees down.
- Dayton: Trees down into the yard.
- Canton: Tree down.
- Hubbard: Tree and wires down.
- Lewisburg: Multiple trees down on N. Sulphur Springs Road.
- Youngstown: Trees and wires down.
- Shawtown: Large trees down and roofs and siding blew off several trailers and barns.
- Hanoverton: Trees down on a house and one just north of town.
- McComb: several trees down.
- Reigel: many trees down, across big spring township.
- Bloomville: large tree limb downed on Miller Road, South of Seneca/Crawford County line.
- Attica: many trees down across Venice Township.
- Chandlersville: Trees and power lines down.
- Findlay: Several utility poles down, trees snapped 10 feet up from the base in the area of Township Road 99 and county road 212, trees down and blocking road at County Road 236 and county road 212.
- Goshen: Tress reported down near the intersection of St route 416 and 259.
- Shelby: Several Electrical poles were downed.
- Derwent: Trees and power lines down.
- Mingo Junction: Few trees and power lines down.
RestoreMasters is poised to assist Northern Ohio residents with roof inspections, temporary repairs, and eventual restorations.
Some roofing systems can be severely harmed by damage from heavy winds, tornadoes, or hail. Winds as low as 50 mph can cause some older roofs to be damaged. The intensity of roof damage is determined by various factors: the velocity and impact of flying debris, the quality of the original installation, the building height and location in relation to other buildings, the angle and shape of the roof, and the material used on the roof.
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