Little windy today, eh?
According to the insurance trade paper, Claims Journal, tornadoes and lesser high wind events are responsible for most direct damage to trees that cause damage to business and residential buildings and vehicles.
The average cost to repair a vehicle damaged by a tornado in 2013 was $4000.
The average cost to repair a home or business damaged by a tornado in 2013 was $24,000.
Moral of the story: Keep trees healthy and control their size.