Chicago's 2015 Hail Storm Season is Near

2015 hail storm season for Chicago and its suburbs is almost upon us. First significant hail storms are usually recorded at some point between April and May.

As always, ATJ’s Home Improvement will be following sophisticated weather reports and sending our estimators and consultants to the Illinois’ areas hit by recent hail storms. If you see one of our team members this spring, don’t be shy--talk to them! Our estimates are always free and we will be more than happy to assist you when it comes to dealing with your insurance company.

Since we have recently updated our website, we will be posting latest developments here as well, so make sure you check back for information on hail storms in Illinois.

In April of 2014, over 300 local hail storm reports were recorded in just one day—Saturday, April 12 (see an excerpt of the report by Anything Weather Communications, Inc.). If you are one of the residents whose property was damaged by hail storms, it’s not too late to file your insurance claim and get your property fixed!

Identifying whether your roof has sustained damage from a hail storm may be difficult. The experts at ATJ’s Home improvement can help! Many insurance companies will consider paying for roof hail damage. Here at ATJ’s we have helped thousands of customers in the Chicago suburbs navigate the insurance roof claim process. So give us a call today or fill out the online quote request!

Date City County Size (Inches) Remarks
4/12/2014 Arlington Heights Cook 1 Dundee Rd and Route 53
4/12/2014 Barrington Cook 2  
4/12/2014 Hoffman Estates Cook 1 Quarter sized and slightly larger
4/12/2014 N. Palatine Cook 1.5  
4/12/2014 Northbrook Cook 1.5 Up to quarter sized
4/12/2014 Palatine Cook 1.75 At palatine Hills Golf Course
4/12/2014 Wheeling Cook 1  
4/12/2014 Antioch Lake 0.75  
4/12/2014 Barrington (1N) Lake 1  
4/12/2014 Buffalo Grove Lake 1.5 Largest hail was just under gold ball size
4/12/2014 Deerfield Lake 1  
4/12/2014 Hainesville Lake 1  
4/12/2014 Lake Zurich Lake 1.75 Up to golf ball sized hail
4/12/2014 Long Grove Lake 1.25 Hail began at 11.25 AM
4/12/2014 N. Buffalo Grove Lake 1.25 Largest hail was just under golf ball size
4/12/2014 Round Lake Park Lake 1  
4/12/2014 Algonquin McHenry 2 Hail as large as 2 insh in diameter began just after 11 AM and ended at about 11.15 AM
4/12/2014 Cary McHenry 1  
4/12/2014 Crystal Lake McHenry 1.75  
4/12/2014 Huntley McHenry 1.25 Pea to quarter sized hail covering the ground; lasted 5 minutes
4/12/2014 Island Lake McHenry 0.75  
4/12/2014 Lake in the Hills McHenry 1.5 Quarter to ping pong ball sized hail
4/12/2014 Marengo McHenry 1 Quarter sized hail covering the ground lasted 2 to 3 minutes
4/12/2014 N. Algonquin Mchenry 1 Mainly quarter sized hail with a few pieces of golf ball sized hail
4/12/2014 Union McHenry 1 Hail covering ground; 1 inch largest stones at Illinois Railway Museum
4/12/2014 Woodstock McHenry 1 Dime to quarter sized hail; Queen Ann Street and Todd Road; covering the ground
4/12/2014 Lake McHenry 1.5 Quarter to ping pong ball sized hail