A strong cold front will move through Southern Colorado today. It will bring much colder temperatures (especially in the afternoon), strong wind, a few rain/snow showers, and blowing dust to Southern Colorado. Light snow accumulations and poor visibility will be possible for a time this afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Blowing dust will be mostly likely on the Eastern Plains, where a Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect. Bottom-line, your Tuesday will feel (and look) a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
Hail storms, flash floods or even sewer backups can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your property. For example, a single hail storm in 2011 caused more than $160 million in damage statewide.
So, how do you know your home or car is covered?
First, talk to your insurance agent.
If you only have liability insurance on your car, you're not covered for hail damage. You need comprehensive coverage.
When it comes to floods, your homeowner's insurance doesn't cover you. For that, you need flood insurance.
You can get that coverage from the national flood insurance program, have to wait for 30 days before it goes into effect.
Homeowners insurance also may not include coverage for flooding from sewers or water lines. Double check with your agent check if you’re already covered, or what it would cost to add that protection.
Lastly, for those who rent, make sure you have renter’s insurance. That costs about $15 per month.
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