Businesses, Homes Try To Bounce Back From May Hail Storm

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – More than four months after the west metro area was pummeled by a historic hail storm, businesses and homes in Wheat Ridge are still in need of repairs.

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The storm on May 8th dropped baseball-sized hail on buildings and cars.

It’s estimated as many as 8,000 homes were damaged and 3,000 still need repairs.

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By the middle of August, the City of Wheat Ridge collected more than $2 million in fees and taxes linked to repairs.

RELATED: May 8 Hail Storm Breaks Records At $1.4 Billion In Damage

Repairs are also continuing at Colorado Mills mall in Jefferson County, which Business Den reports is pushing to complete its $50 million in renovations by Black Friday.

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