The Insurance Council of Texas estimates that last week's hailstorm and tornado outbreak caused about $300 million in insured losses.
Storms pushing across the northern part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex peppered homes, cars and other property with hailstones as large as softballs. The storms also spawned three confirmed tornadoes — one each in Collin, Hunt and Hopkins counties.
The National Weather Service confirmed the following information from last Thursday's storm.
The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) estimated approximately 24,000 vehicles and 12,000 homes were damaged in the storm.
Losses from those who did not have insurance are not included in that estimate.
"Insurance companies are moving as quickly as possible in assessing the damage to everyone's property in the area. Once the damage has been determined, we highly recommend that policyholders turn to local businesses for their auto and home repairs," said Mark Hanna, ITC spokesman.