What can you do to protect your car during a hail storm if you don't have a garage?

Makeshift solutions could save you money

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SAN ANTONIO – After the storms we've had in the last year, San Antonians can get understandably nervous about hail in the forecast. Three devastating hailstorms in Spring of 2016 caused more than $2 billion in losses. That's the most in U.S. history, according to the Insurance Council of Texas.

Remember these images from a Northeast side neighborhood?

Check out the hail damage in this Northeast side neighborhood (near FM 78 & Walzem). It was one of the areas that was hit hard during Tuesday night's storms.

Posted by KSAT 12 & KSAT.com on Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Sites like this were all too familiar. Even one of our KSAT photographers had his home windows shattered due to hail.

Another unreal image of Tuesday's storms. Video of hail shattering the dining room windows of KSAT photographer, Azian.

Posted by KSAT 12 & KSAT.com on Tuesday, April 12, 2016

So with hail a possibility overnight, many may be wondering how they can protect their vehicles from the dents and broken windows.

If you’re driving and it starts hailing, the obvious thing is to find some cover. You could pull under an overpass or find a parking garage or covered pavilion nearby.

If you’re home and you don’t have the luxury of being able to park in a garage, there are still a few things you could to that may help.


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