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  • Car dealerships see booming year after summer hail storm

    Car dealerships see booming year after summer hail storm

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 8:41 PM EST2016-12-15 01:41:53 GMT

    Business is still booming at Colorado Springs car dealerships and damage repair shops because of a destructive summer hailstorm.

    Business is still booming at Colorado Springs car dealerships and damage repair shops because of a destructive summer hailstorm.

  • Eastside residents still waiting to get hail repairs

    Eastside residents still waiting to get hail repairs

    Wednesday, November 2 2016 7:49 PM EDT2016-11-02 23:49:50 GMT
    Hard to imagine, but its been more than 4 months now since the devastating hailstorm ripped through the east side of Colorado Springs. The damage was so bad, insurance companies classified it as a catastrophic event, one that has some homeowners still waiting to have repairs done. If you look around the worst hit neighborhoods on the eastside, you would think the hail storm was last week.  We're talking broken and boarded up windows to plenty of half finished roofing projects....
    Hard to imagine, but its been more than 4 months now since the devastating hailstorm ripped through the east side of Colorado Springs. The damage was so bad, insurance companies classified it as a catastrophic event, one that has some homeowners still waiting to have repairs done. If you look around the worst hit neighborhoods on the eastside, you would think the hail storm was last week.  We're talking broken and boarded up windows to plenty of half finished roofing projects....
  • Venetucci Farm's pumpkin crop destroyed by hail

    Venetucci Farm's pumpkin crop destroyed by hail

    Thursday, September 1 2016 12:13 AM EDT2016-09-01 04:13:42 GMT

    For the first time in decades there will be no pumpkins this year at Venetucci Farm. The hail storm in late July managed to wipe out acres of pumpkins because of how young the pumpkins were when the storm hit. 

    For the first time in decades there will be no pumpkins this year at Venetucci Farm. The hail storm in late July managed to wipe out acres of pumpkins because of how young the pumpkins were when the storm hit. 

  • Businesses struggle to clean up from hail storm

    Businesses struggle to clean up from hail storm

    Tuesday, August 30 2016 9:05 PM EDT2016-08-31 01:05:00 GMT
    Home owners weren't the only ones hit by Monday's storm.  A number of businesses also flooded, especially along Platte Avenue in Colorado Springs. People said the water in the parking lot at Milt's Coffee Shop was up to their knees and eventually it went rushing into nearby businesses, creating a huge mess. The area along Platte Avenue is no stranger to flooding, but some said this is the worst they have ever seen.      Heber Bustillos owner of Bustillos Applian...
    Home owners weren't the only ones hit by Monday's storm.  A number of businesses also flooded, especially along Platte Avenue in Colorado Springs. People said the water in the parking lot at Milt's Coffee Shop was up to their knees and eventually it went rushing into nearby businesses, creating a huge mess. The area along Platte Avenue is no stranger to flooding, but some said this is the worst they have ever seen.      Heber Bustillos owner of Bustillos Applian...
  • Logan Ave. residents devastated by hail and flash flooding

    Logan Ave. residents devastated by hail and flash flooding

    Tuesday, August 30 2016 12:18 AM EDT2016-08-30 04:18:01 GMT
    People who live on a one-block stretch of Logan Avenue near Memorial Hospital in Colorado Spring are dealing with the devastating effects of flash flooding and severe hail Monday afternoon.  A torrential downpour combined with pea-sized hail clogged storm drains between East Platte Avenue and Bijou Street, causing waters to rise, pouring into basements and garden-level apartments and lifting cars from the ground, carrying them wherever the water would take them. "It moved w...
    People who live on a one-block stretch of Logan Avenue near Memorial Hospital in Colorado Spring are dealing with the devastating effects of flash flooding and severe hail Monday afternoon.  A torrential downpour combined with pea-sized hail clogged storm drains between East Platte Avenue and Bijou Street, causing waters to rise, pouring into basements and garden-level apartments and lifting cars from the ground, carrying them wherever the water would take them. "It moved w...
  • Late July hail storm cost over $350 million

    Late July hail storm cost over $350 million

    Monday, August 22 2016 4:53 PM EDT2016-08-22 20:53:47 GMT

    According to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association, approximately 84,500 home and auto policy holders filed claims.

    According to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association, approximately 84,500 home and auto policy holders filed claims.

  • Roofers warn of post-hail carbon monoxide exposure risk

    Roofers warn of post-hail carbon monoxide exposure risk

    Monday, August 1 2016 10:20 PM EDT2016-08-02 02:20:56 GMT
    Roofers working to repair damage from Thursday night's hail storm in Colorado Springs say they're coming across an unexpected and dangerous type of damage.  "It could seriously kill somebody," says Total Roofing CEO Scott McIntyre. In addition to damaging shingles, windows, railings, siding, and patio furniture, the baseball- to tennis ball-sized hail also damaged ventilation caps on chimneys.  McIntyre says specifically that Type B vents sustained damage tha...
    Roofers working to repair damage from Thursday night's hail storm in Colorado Springs say they're coming across an unexpected and dangerous type of damage.  "It could seriously kill somebody," says Total Roofing CEO Scott McIntyre. In addition to damaging shingles, windows, railings, siding, and patio furniture, the baseball- to tennis ball-sized hail also damaged ventilation caps on chimneys.  McIntyre says specifically that Type B vents sustained damage tha...
  • Late May hail storm looks like snow in Falcon

    Late May hail storm looks like snow in Falcon

    Thursday, May 26 2016 7:31 PM EDT2016-05-26 23:31:53 GMT

    A late May stormed dumped heavy hail on Falcon Thursday, leaving inches of it on the roads.  The hail mixed with slushy conditions and water on the road, likely factors in a nasty crash on Woodmen Road.  Shoppers in a Falcon parking lot had trouble pushing shopping carts through inches of hail.  Some were convinced the hail was actually snow. "It's ridiculous," one shopper said. 

    A late May stormed dumped heavy hail on Falcon Thursday, leaving inches of it on the roads.  The hail mixed with slushy conditions and water on the road, likely factors in a nasty crash on Woodmen Road.  Shoppers in a Falcon parking lot had trouble pushing shopping carts through inches of hail.  Some were convinced the hail was actually snow. "It's ridiculous," one shopper said. 

  • Heavy hail clogs Colorado Springs roads

    Heavy hail clogs Colorado Springs roads

    Thursday, May 26 2016 5:58 PM EDT2016-05-26 21:58:12 GMT

    A hailstorm dropped several inches of hail in parts of Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon, leaving a traffic-snarling mess.  

    A hailstorm dropped several inches of hail in parts of Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon, leaving a traffic-snarling mess.  

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