Roofing Contractor on the Scene After Hail, High Winds & Tornadoes Rip Through Louisiana on November 29, 2022

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Nov 30, 2022

Hailstones pounded parts of Louisiana as high winds and tornadoes inflicted property roof damage in Madison and Caldwell on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. Building owners across Louisiana required emergency roof repair to shore up leaks and prevent water damage.

RestoreMasters has experts in the area to secure structures and provide commercial roof inspection services to expedite insurance claims. Commercial, industrial, agricultural, and institutional property owners can call the roof repair office in Baton Rouge, LA, for a prompt response. 

“The National Weather Service Tuesday night reported structural damage from a ‘confirmed tornado’ in Caldwell Parish, and sheriff’s deputies are on the scene of significant damage. According to Caldwell Parish Sheriff Clay Bennett, two people were injured after several homes were damaged by a confirmed tornado,” KNOE 8 reported. “According to the NWS, they received reports of damage along Highway 126 six miles southeast of Clarks. The report followed another report of a radar-confirmed tornado striking just after 6 p.m. Tuesday 7 miles southeast of Columbia. The storm was moving at 45 miles an hour at the time of the warning.”

Property owners who sustained wind or roof hail damage are urged to request a complimentary roof inspection. Hailstone strikes generally leave dents and cracks that rust and evolve into leaks. Tornadoes generate a vacuum-like force that pulls on rubber and metal roofing systems. A commercial roof inspection documents the wind and hail property damage for insurance claims.

A local high wind, tornado and hail damage map shows pronounced hailstorms and tornado damage paths across Louisiana. The yellow areas near Zwolle, Natchitoches, and Winnfield indicate hail up to 1.25 inches made ground fall. The orange concentrations show ice up to 1.75 inches pounded rooftops and outbuildings. Black streaks on the map of the tornado in Louisiana confirm twisters cut paths of destruction.

Hail and Wind Damage Map Louisiana Hail Wind Tornado Damage 11/29/2022

Tornado and storm damage videos posted on social media:

The National Weather Service hail, high wind, and tornado damage map shows numerous storms stretching across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. All told, there were 95 high wind incidents, 42 hailstorms, and 57 tornados on Tuesday, Nov. 29th. Traditional news outlets and social media platforms reported the following high wind and hail property damage across Louisiana.

  • Belmont: Golf ball-sized ice struck rooftops across Sabine Parish.
  • Clarks: Structural damage was reported after an EF3 was confirmed in Caldwell Parish. The tornado cut a 7-mile path destroying roofs and outbuildings. At least one roof was completely stripped off a building.
  • Dubberly: A roof was torn off an agricultural building. Utility poles and trees were downed across roads in Webster Parish.
  • Many: At approximately 4 pm, quarter-sized hail blanketed the community.
  • Monroe: Wind speeds of 64 mph were recorded at Monroe Regional Airport.
  • Natchitoches: Hail the size of golf balls cracked windshields and damaged roofing systems.
  • Robeline: Ice chunks the size of half dollars pelted Hagewood Community. Other sections took strikes from hail the size of golf balls.
  • Thomastown: Storm chasers posted images of twisters ripping through Madison Parish on social media.
  • Zwolle: Quarter-sized ice fell across the Sabine Parish community.

RestoreMasters completely rebuilt the Lighthouse Tabernacle in Calcasieu Parish, LA, after Hurricane Laura made landfall. The restoration process involved shrink wrap roofing to protect against water damage, as well as a new metal roof, siding, gutters, and interior renovations.

Tornadoes, hail, and even strong winds can cause severe wind damage to roofing systems. 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.

It's important to get a thorough roof inspection & property damage assessment following severe weather like this so that you can determine whether you have roof damage from hail or high winds. If roof leaks do occur, an experienced disaster roofing contractor can stop leaks with tarping or shrink wrapping, where affected areas (or the entire roof) are covered with a durable shrink-wrapped plastic membrane till permanent repairs can take place. That way you can prevent mold growth from water intrusion.
Get your roof inspected, even if you think there is no problem, especially if your property falls anywhere within the area of the hail and wind damage map. Some storm damage symptoms take time to appear. 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.
We serve the following types of property owners with hail or wind damage to tile roofing: hospitals and clinics, schools, universities, institutions, churches, condos, hotels, resorts, retail properties, warehouses, mult-family, historical properties, industrial properties and residential properties.
Give us a call today, if the building on your property recently was damaged from wind, fallen trees, hail, collapsed roof or any other storm-related damage.
Lighthouse Tabernacle - Sulphur, LARestoreMasters is a disaster restoration contractor, providing storm damage restoration from hail, tornadoes, fire and flood, responding to emergencies in disaster situations, by aiding with repair of commercial and industrial roofing, tile roofs, providing temporary solutions to cover damaged roofs with tarp or shrink wrap. We also provide clean up of storm debris, water damage cleanup, frozen pipe burst cleanup, restoration after water damage, mold remediation, tornado damage roofing & restoration, hurricane damage roofing & restoration, interior restoration and construction and much more. We also provide fire damage cleanup & restoration.
Contact RestoreMasters if you need assistance with storm damage repair.
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 of professionals includes: public adjusters, insurance claims experts, large loss attorneys, roofing and building engineers, interior restoration crews, and many more professionals specializing in insurance restoration for storm damage.
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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