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Storm and Hail Damage – Southwest Chicago – Minooka

Southwest Chicago  and Minooka Large Hail and Very Heavy Rainfall – Fast Facts:

During the late afternoon and early evening, multiple storms produced large hail and very heavy rainfall along the I-80 corridor, including across the far southern and southwestern Chicago metro area.

hailThe largest hail reported was over 4″ in diameter, measured at 4.75″, two miles north-northwest of Minooka around 7:20 pm. There were many reports of 2.5″ diameter hail and larger across Minooka from Emergency Management, law enforcement, and the public. There were multiple reports of vehicle damage from this area.

The 4.75″ diameter hail observed two miles north-northwest of Minooka was the largest documented hail stone in Illinois since at least 1961, and according to the Illinois State Climatologist, may be the largest documented hail stone on record in the state.

Do you have storm or hail damage?

A roof may be substantially damaged by hail, even though the actual shingles appear to still be in place after the storm.  Although the storms occurred last week, the damage may not cause leaking until well after the storm.  This is the time that it’s crucial to have a qualified roofing expert examine your roof and fully evaluate the storm and hail damage to your property and assist you in filing an insurance claim. Even if damage to your roof may not seem severe at the moment, it may eventually lead to additional leaks and problems down the road. Contact your local roof hail damage experts at SMART Roofing, Inc. for a free inspection 847.797.0404.


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