Preparing for Severe Weather

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Most of us are delighted to see the spring weather arrive in North Texas. The pear, cherry, and redbud trees are showing their colors and other trees are displaying their early stages of foliage. This time of year also marks the beginning of spring thunderstorms, lightning, hail, strong winds, and even tornados.

If you’re new to the area and not familiar with our severe weather, you should make it a priority to learn how to keep you and your family safe. Since our weather can quickly escalate to life-threatening situations the National Weather Service website has current information that can help you better understand severe weather conditions.

It’s important to keep your home and auto hazard insurance updated to account for your home’s increased value. If you are not familiar with your deductibles for wind and hail coverages, this is an excellent time to speak with your insurance provider and confirm that you are properly covered. The Texas Department of Insurance website can provide you with additional information.

Being prepared can save you thousands of dollars in damages and prevent possible injuries to you and your family. You can learn more about Disaster Preparedness Planning by visiting the Texas.Gov Disaster Preparedness website.

Additional Resources:
Coalition Against Insurance Fraud
Hiring a Contractor
BBB: Protect Yourself From Storm Chasers After a Natural Disaster