Summer is almost here, and with summer we have natural disaster that happen. Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and Wild fires happen all over the US. In Illinois, we have already experienced a massive amount of rain. Luckily, our SERVPRO team is here for any natural disaster. We respond to water, mold, and fire damage! Here are some weather events to look out for during the spring and summer months:
- Hurricanes– Hurricanes form over the ocean when the water is warm. Hurricanes are powerful winds that can cause flooding, destruction to power lines, homes, buildings, and trees. Hurricane season starts June 1st-November
- Tornadoes– Tornadoes are intense winds that create and look like a funnel. Tornadoes could destroy buildings, houses, create flying debris that could be deadly, and they can flip cars. Tornadoes could happen anywhere at any time of the year
- Floods– Lake County IL has experienced flooding the last couple of years due to heavy rain fall. Flooding can cause home or business damage, being in a parking garage, or basement during a massive flood could be dangerous. floods are the most common and widespread of all weather-related natural disasters.
- Wild Fires– 4 out of 5 wild fires are started by people, having a camp fire, smoking, but even nature can help ignite fires with drought, hot winds, lightning, and even the sun! wild fires can destroy homes, wildlife within minutes.
If you are anyone you know has suffered a Natural Disaster, Call SERVPRO of Mundelein/North Wauconda