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Cori Brown takes a break from helping salvage items from a friend's tornado-damaged home Tuesday, March 7, 2017, after a severe storm passed through Oak Grove, Mo. Monday night. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Aon Benfield‘s catastrophe model development team reports that an extremely active period for severe weather persisted in the United States throughout March, as four separate significant outbreaks led to extensive damage in central and eastern parts of the country.

The most prolific outbreak from March 6-10 resulted in major damage from tornadoes, large hail and straight-line winds in the Plains, Midwest and Southeast. Total economic losses for this event alone were estimated at $1.7 billion, while public and private insurance claims were listed at $1.2 billion.

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Jayleen R. Heft

Jayleen Heft is the digital content editor for PropertyCasualty360.com. Contact her at [email protected]

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