reports that Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan’s governor, declared a state of emergency for Detroit and the rest of Wayne County on Saturday, June 26, after over six inches of rain fell on the city in one day.
50 people had to be rescued during the storm, and besides Stellantis’ shipyard losses, at least 350 vehicles were damaged.
Rain continues to fall in Michigan as drought wreaks havoc across the west and President Biden works with governors from Oregon, California, New Mexico, Nevada, Washington, and Colorado to prepare for what is expected to be an awful wildfire season.
Whether you’re dealing with a fire or a flood, protecting your belongings during a disaster is intensely stressful. But don’t let the stress divert you from the most important thing—the safety of you and your family. No belonging is more valuable than your life, your car included.
Once you know imminent dangers like sitting water and downed power lines are handled, make sure you document any damage to your vehicle, inside and out. You can send the photos to your
, so you’ll have to pay whatever you set your deductible at before your insurance provider will cover the rest. But especially in states where extreme weather is common, adding comprehensive coverage to your policy is a good idea.
Comprehensive insurance is a common add-on to car insurance policies. Every provider offers it, but not at the same price. Depending on your driving record, age, location, and a number of other factors, the added coverage could cost you anywhere from $250 to $2,300 a year.
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"B.A., English Literature, MedAndrew Koole is an insurance writer who specializes in writing automotive news articles. Andrew’s mission is to create informative and instructional content car owners can use to reduce costs, master repair skills, and learn more about the automotive industry. Andrew has published over 600 articles for Jerry on topics ranging from automaker history to car insurance deductibles. Before joining Jerry in 2021, Andrew split his time between freelance writing in the entertainment and travel industries and creative writing in poetry and fiction. His writing is featured on a variety of arts and travel websites, including his own Ponytail Press.