Roofing Contractor Fixes Storm Damage in Eugene, OR Following August 9, 2022, Hail Storm

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Aug 10, 2022

Emergency roof repair crews responded to a hailstorm that brought strong winds, lightning strikes, and torrential downpours to Eugene, OR, Tuesday, August 9th. The rare hailstorm left a wake of damage that threatens to cause substantial water damage unless contained. RestoreMasters has commercial roof inspection services teams in Eugene, OR, ready to secure buildings and begin the water removal process.

“Tuesday night brought powerful winds, thunder, and rain turning to hail in some parts of our listening area. Around 9:00 pm last night, Eugene-Springfield saw a series of brief but powerful storms. Medium to large hail fell in the South Hills and other parts of town, with a flood advisory issued for the north-central section of Lane County,” KLCC reported. “A red flag warning was in effect in the Eugene area until 6 am this morning. The heaviest rainfall came down east of Eugene and Albany, in the Willamette National Forest, and just west of Bend in the Deschutes National Forest.”

The drought-plagued region also saw more than 5,000 lightning strikes and upwards of 123 acres burned across Oregon. Heavy rains kept the fires from escalating, but the precipitation poses a danger to property owners affected by hail roof damage. Commercial, agricultural, industrial, and institutional building owners are urged to request a complimentary roof inspection.

A local hail damage map shows a storm front concentrated over the Greater Eugene area. The yellow sections on the outskirts of the hailstorm point to ice up to 1.25 inches making ground fall. The orange center of the storm indicates hail up to 2.5 inches in diameter pounded automobiles and rooftops.

Hail Damage Map - Eugene, OR 8/9/22

Images and reports of the hail storm were posted on social media:

The National Weather Service high wind and hailstorm damage map for Tuesday, August 9th, shows isolated severe weather events scattered across the country. National reporting highlights 69 high wind events and eight hailstorms during a 24-hour period. Traditional and social media reports demonstrate Eugene, OR, and neighboring counties suffered significant hail damage to roofing systems and other losses.

  • Eugene: Hailstones ranging from the size of quarters to ping pong balls pelted the area from 11:30 to 11:45 pm.
  • Fort Rock: Agricultural buildings in Lake County were toppled by strong wind gusts.
  • Three Rivers: High winds snapped branches, downed power lines, and caused storm roof damage across Deschutes County.

This marks the third time in the last three years that hail damage roof repairs have been needed within a 10-mile radius of Eugene. It’s imperative to schedule a commercial roof inspection to ensure seemingly minor hail roof damage doesn’t lead to weakened rafters and extensive building restoration later.

RestoreMasters deployed commercial roofing teams to fix roof hail damage in Spokane County, Washington, and North Idaho after a storm hit on August 11, 2022.

Some roofing systems can be severely harmed by damage from heavy winds, tornadoes, or hail.

Some older roofs can sustain damage from only 50 mph winds.

Roof damage can be severe or mild, depending on various factors which include: materials used on the roof, impact of debris, building height and proximity to other buildings, age, angle and shape of the roof and type of roofing.

Following severe weather like this, it's important to get a thorough roof inspection & property damage assessment to determine whether or not you have roof damage from hail or wind.

If roof leaks are a problem, they need to be addressed immediately. Experienced roofing contractors can either cover the affected area (or the entire roof) with a tarp or with a durable shrink wrap plastic membrane until long-term repairs can be made. Preventing water intrusion will help stop mold from growing.

Rather than believing your roof is not damaged, if your property is anywhere in the area of the storm damage map, then you will want to get your roof inspected.

Many storm damage symptoms are not always evident immediately.

And insurance companies can require you to get a claim in before their deadline.

Commercial property owners can depend on RestoreMasters emergency response crews to assist them with catastrophic roof damage, siding and window damage, frozen pipe damageand turnkey restoration services.

Our clients include: schools, hospitals, hotels, churches, resorts, retail, warehouse, industrial, and other commercial properties as well as residential properties with hail or wind damage to tile roofing systems.

If your building has sustained harm from fallen trees, collapsed roof or any other damage related to hail, tornado or wind storms, call us today.

Shrink Wrap RoofingRestoreMasters is a hail damage roofing and restoration contractor and provides storm damage restoration services including: commercial and industrial roofing, emergency roof repair, tarping & shrink wrap roofing, tile roof repair, water removal, burst pipe repair, water damage restoration, fire damage cleanup & fire damage restoration, debris cleanup, disaster response, tornado damage roofing & restoration, hurricane damage roofing & restoration, mold remediation, interior restoration and construction services to rebuild your property.

If you need storm damage repair, contact RestoreMasters.

Our team, comprised of large loss claims experts works directly with your insurance company to help get your business back into operation again as soon as possible.

A turnkey restoration contractor, we can help you with all phases of restoration from emergency response services to total build back.

The RestoreMasters team is comprised of professionals specializing in storm damage insurance restoration, including: insurance claims experts, public adjusters, large loss attorneys, roofing engineers, building engineers, interior construction experts, and other experts in the field of damage restoration.

We provide the following roofing services: TPO roofing repair, metal roofing replacement, tile roofing hail & wind damge repair, slate roofing replacement, asphalt shingle roofing repair from tornado damage, EPDM roofing restoration, roof coatings, torch down roofing, BUR roofing replacement, SBS-modified roofing repair, PVC roofing restoration.

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