Sobering Statistics

From Impact Forecasting, LLC, just released figures:

2011 Severe Weather Losses
Total Economic Losses: $35.69 billion
Total Insured Losses: $25.31 billion
05/22/11 Joplin, MO Tornado
Total Economic Losses: ~$3 billion
Total Insured Losses: ~$1.9 billion
Filed Claims (Source: Missouri Insurance Department): 18,433
Approximately 8,000 homes, 500 commercial properties, 18,000 vehicles damaged 

The Joplin figures are just staggering to me.

Hat tip: Steve Drews

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