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Louisiana Launches $463M Project to Elevate Hurricane Evacuation Route

Jun 27 2022 // Louisiana state leaders have broken ground for a $463 million project that will elevate 8.3 miles of La. 1, one of the state’s hurricane evacuation routes. The groundbreaking held Friday is for work that will be done...

How to Lower Home Insurance Premiums and Wildfire Risks

Jun 24 2022 // Homeowners in the US got new guidance to help them defend against increasingly frequent wildfires and associated rising insurance premiums. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, a research nonprofit...

Idaho Gearing up for Wildfire Season with Bolstered Crews

Jun 23 2022 // Cooler and wetter weather this spring has alleviated drought concerns in much of Idaho but spurred grass growth that could cause large rangeland wildfires in the southern part of the state as plants dry out this summer,...

Massive New Mexico Wildfire Blamed on Miscalculations, Errors

Jun 22 2022 // U.S. Forest Service employees made multiple miscalculations, used inaccurate models and underestimated how dry conditions were in the Southwest, causing a planned burn to reduce the threat of wildfires to explode into the...

Meteorologists Warn Thunderstorms Could Spark California Wildfires

Jun 22 2022 // The combination of tropical moisture and an offshore storm will result in an uptick in thunderstorms across portions of California on Wednesday and Thursday, weather experts are warning. With most of the storms will...

30 Years After Hurricane Andrew, Karen Clark Affirmed Her Models

Jun 20 2022 // June 1 marked the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season — one that is expected to be above average in terms of named storms and hurricanes. Insurance Journal used the occasion to speak with Karen Clark, founder...

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