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Repercussions of a Thunderstorm

1/12/2020 (Permalink)

Lightning Strike Repercussion of a thunderstorm, lightning!

It's important to keep an eye on the weather, especially if a thunderstorm is on the horizon. Thunderstorms can lead to the destruction of personal and business property. During a thunderstorm high winds irrupt, with the ability to cause flash flooding, lightning strikes, hail and potentially creating tornadoes. Here's a list of a few repercussions caused by a thunderstorm...

1). Flash Floods

When a thunderstorm rolls through, it can bring torrential downpours of rain with it causing a flash flood which can damage a structure, home, commercial buildings, bridges, etc 

 2). Lightning

When lightning strikes a home or business property, electricity can pass through the wiring of the home. This can cause severe damage to any electrical appliances that are plugged into an outlet. Lightning can also spark fires, which can cause damage to a home or business property.

3). Hail

Thunderstorms can produce hail of various sizes that can be devastating to personal property. Hail can dent the body of a car, break windows and cause extensive roof damage.

4). Tornadoes

When a tornado strikes, its strong winds and debris can cause major structural damage to buildings. A tornado can even make a vehicle airborne.

If a major storm causes damage to your home or business property, call the professionals at SERVPRO of San Luis Obispo (805)541-1271 "Like it never even happened."

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