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Looks like we got some pretty good hail in the area last night. My wife reports her truck and my Bronco have the hoods dented badly and the windshields are cracked. Gutters on the house have some dents, too. A little bit of H20 in the basement, but not too bad.

I live just east of Underwood.

Hopefully the damage is not widespread.

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Gissert, do you know if the hail was up near Dead lake at all. We have a cabin there and have gotten some real bad wind damage this summer several times. Hope the frozen H2O didn't get us too. Thanks for the help, and I hope that things are ok at your place..

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Damage seems to be localized around the Underwood area. I have not heard of any damage up around Dead yet.

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You gotta be frickin kidding Giss................

I suppose there is some localized crop damage too if trucks are getting dented up.

I hope since I have not received any calls(yet), that its a good sign for the East Battle area.

I can't believe the luck Ottertail County has had the past few years. Cripes!

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It sounds like the damage area is very localized, sadly I am right in the middle of it.

At least I did not loose any trees like your guys have.

Neighbors camper and pontoon lift got shredded, another neighbor several placed have dented siding ranging from small dimples to outright tears.

My house has two busted windows anlong with our vehicle damage. Don't know how bad a beating the roof took, the wife said it was covered with leaves and branches.

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I betcha the Warden didn't sleep thru that. grin.gif

I hope damage is minimal, and that insurance will take care of ya. You guys sure have got your share of Mother Natures wrath recently.

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The joys: Yup....1400 bucks in damage to my truck, and I actually moved it inside just as the hail started: It was UGLY for about 45 minutes: I had the deck covered with ice chunks all bigger than a golf ball:

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I woke up to the storms, the first bad one at 1:15 am and the second at about 3:30 am.

Lots of hail for about 1/2 hour, but was about the size of a quarter. We had some minor dents in the cars and I didn't have time to move them inside.

I can't imagine Softball size hail.. mad.gif

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Hail was as big as I have seen. 3 sides of the house had bad siding damage, and the initial truck estimate is around $7,000.

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  • 2 weeks later...

I heard back from the adjuster a couple nights ago. $12.5k to the house, plus they totaled the Warden's truck. My old Bronco has a divot in the roof about 4 inches across. The number of visible hail hits on my shingles is amazing. One of the roofline vents has a 4 inch hole through it.

The woods smell like late October right now with all the stripped leaves starting to decay.

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Any trail cam pics with deer that have huge welts on their heads??? crazy.gif

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His camera was destroyed by hail.. crazy.gif

No, if I recall I think Gissert made perfect timing to send that camera in for warranty work?

I haven't seen too many ducks in that area of that hail storm... mad.gif

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The trail camera was safely being repaired when the storm hit.

I am sure some deer did not have a good time. I found a dead rabbit in the back yard, and have heard reports of dead ducks and pelicans on nearby waters the morning after the storm.

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Cripes, now we need to lower the limit to 3 ducks. crazy.gif

Poor animals. I cant imagine being stuck out in a hail storm.

While in Canada several years ago, some guys at camp got stuck in the middle of the lake when a hail storm came through.

They held life jackets over their heads. The hail hit with enough force to put holes in the tops of their tackle boxes.

They were banged up pretty good too. Ow.

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