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Heavy Snow Collapses Barn Roof at Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Heavy snow has caused some structural damage at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Authorities say part of the roof of the cattle barn gave way Tuesday night. No one was hurt. The 99-year-old brick barn is used for storage during the …

Why Carry an Umbrella in the Snow?

This post is part of a series sponsored by PersonalUmbrella.com There are 151,944 crashes each year because of slick and dangerous icy roads. Getting ready for the hazards of winter driving is key, but you can also give insureds an …

Aon Benfield Cat Report Focuses on U.S. Snow/Ice and $1 Billion+ Losses

Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team, has released the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during February 2015. Topping the list are the …