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Every Billion Dollar Weather Disaster in the US After 2020

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North Central Hail Storms
> Duration: May 19, 2022 to May 19, 2022
> Estimated cost: $1.3 billion — #15 highest since 2020
> Estimated deaths: None on record

Just 10 days after sustaining extensive damage from a hail storm, parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin bore the brunt of another series of hail storms. Some of the hail was reported to be as large as a golf ball, enough to damage rooftops, vehicles, and infrastructure.

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Central Severe Weather
> Duration: Jun 7, 2022 to Jun 8, 2022
> Estimated cost: $1.4 billion — #12 highest since 2020
> Estimated deaths: None on record

Parts of Ohio, Iowa, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Colorado were struck with severe weather that brought damaging hail and high winds and more than two dozen tornadoes. Nebraska was particularly hard hit, with the weather system causing extensive damage to property, infrastructure, and crops.

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