After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
The tally of insured losses after a series of May storms pounded Colorado is up to $109.3 million, according to the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association.
Here's the breakdown of claims that have been filed so far:
- 18,538 vehicle insurance claims amounting to more than $57 million
- 9,904 claims from homeowners amounting to almost $52 million
A spokeswoman for the group says this is a good time for people to check their insurance policies so they know what's covered and what's not.
She says most of the time, people with comprehensive auto insurance can expect hail, wind, fire and flood damage to be covered.
When it comes to insurance on your home, homeowners insurance will cover things like damage from hail, wind and some flooding. When the flooding is the result of rising water, homeowners will need to have an additional insurance policy.
Again, people should take the time to check their individual policies.
RMIIA also says there are things people can do ahead of time to prepare. For example, choosing impact-resistant roofing that will hold up better during a hail storm.
They say it's also a good idea to make a list or take pictures or video of everything in your home. That way if homeowners do have to file a claim after a disaster, they will have a record of what was inside the home.
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