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If you live in 'tornado alley' or a hurricane zone, your homeowners insurance might not be enough to cover windstorm damage

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Masthead Sticky Tornado and hurricane season is here, and if you live in an affected area, it pays to be prepared.
Tornadoes can produce winds in excess of 300 miles per hour, and hurricane winds can be in excess of 200 miles per hour. Although wind damage is covered in standard homeowners insurance policies, if you live in coastal areas, " tornado alley ," or certain states where high winds are common, you may be required to get additional coverage for windstorm damage.
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