2020’s Dangerous Weather So Far

Aug 10, 2020 | Auto Hail Damage Repair, Hail Damage, Hail Damage Repair


The weather in the US is following right along with the trend of a destructive 2020. Just because a pandemic is running rampant through the world doesn’t mean that mother nature is going easy on us this year. Severe storms are sweeping through the nation, and we’re already seeing the cost of hail damage rapidly growing. 

Severe Storms On The Rise

Across the nation, dangerous weather is emerging as warmer fronts bring tornadoes, hailstorms, hurricanes, and other severe storms

We started the year with the Australian bush fires, where the smoke reached completely around the world. This fire alone cost over $100,000,000,000 in damages. Then in June, the Sahara Desert’s sand coated much of the Midwest. Usually, this sand occurrence happens during summer months, but this year it was especially dense and it covered a lot more ground.

Beginning on May 16th, 2020, months ahead of hurricane season was even expected to begin, the first-named hurricane, Hurricane Aurther, touched down in Florida and North Carolina, as well as Cuba, Bahamas, and Bermuda. Hurricane costs alone have a hefty price tag of over $1,750,000,000,000 in damage repair between the years of 1980 and 2019.  

Similarly, tornados have not gone unseen in the midst of these weather disasters. In Mississippi, three EF4 tornadoes were recorded in the span of 1 week less than 50 miles apart. Bystanders even captured an extremely rare occurrence on video where 5 tornadoes touched down simultaneously in Mexico City. 


Out of 90 severe storms in 2019, 49 were from thunderstorms, totaling to over $27,000,000,000 in damages and loss. 

In fact, thunderstorms are one of the leading storms that create hail damage. The need for hail dent repair accumulates in just a few seconds during a storm. In Colorado and Texas combined, over 700 hail events have happened, including storms as recent as August 2nd in Texas*.

The Price to Pay After Severe Storms

With each natural disaster, comes the hefty price tag. 

Between the beginning of 2020 to now, the US has already reached 10 billion dollars in cost from weather disasters. By May, the average from over 40 years is 3.05 severe storms that cost 1 billion dollars–2020 had already peaked past the average to 10 major disasters by the time May rolled around. 

Insurance companies cover most of the damage, but there are still costs that occur on your end. Specifically, insurance companies have a deductible amount that goes directly with your monthly payments. The higher your deductible is, the less you pay in your monthly premiums. 

At Hail Specialists, we work with over 50+ insurance companies to file your claim and pay your deductible. Our trained staff has a complete understanding of how to get the best possible experience for our customers like you. And when you come to us for auto dent repair, you don’t even have to file your claim yourself–we take care of that! 

With multiple locations across the country, we’re easily accessible after each storm! 

Our Paintless Dent Repair Services

Hail is produced in almost half of the severe storms ripping through the nation this year. For this reason, we offer a range of benefits including: 

    • Using PDR, an advanced auto dent repair method on all vehicles
    • Filing your insurance claim.
    • Paying your insurance deductible.
    • Repairing your car with a fast 1-3 day turnaround.

We ensure the best quality repair service by using the Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) method for all your hail damage. Find out more about why we only trust this method to return your car in excellent condition. 

Find us in a city near you, or click on a city below that’s closest to you.

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*from date of publication

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