Tornados are the worst. Neighborhoods reduced to a lone chimney or toilet. People searching for any shred of proof – a photograph, a vase – that their homes existed.
Ice storms are treacherous. Roof inspections require Everest-type boots – and nerve.
Hail storms leave houses pocked “as if they’ve been attacked with a shotgun,” explained Jordan Wilson, who has examined the aftermath of many. In his Indiana accent, Eric Kline pronounces “hail” as “hell,” and that’s exactly where he’s been, and back.
Then there are hurricanes.