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Catastrophe Modelers: U.S. Insured Losses from Dorian Could Reach $1.5B in U.S.

Catastrophe modeling firms Karen Clark & Co. and RMS have released insured loss estimates for Hurricane Dorian, ranging from $500 million to $1.5 billion. According to KCC, Dorian reached peak intensity of 185 mph while over the Bahamas, one of …

Dorian Drowned People Taking Refuge in Attics with Its Storm-Surge of 20-25 Feet

Teams of dog handlers from the U.S., Canada and Belgium are uncovering more and more dead bodies among the debris of Bahamas homes hit by Hurricane Dorian, the Health Ministry said. The Category 5 storm was so powerful that it …

The Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian: Southeast States ‘Dodged a Bullet’

Residents and the insurance industry in Southeast states are feeling relieved after Hurricane Dorian grazed the U.S. coastline last week just days after it caused catastrophic damage in the Bahamas. While the storm was at one point a Category 3 …

North Carolina Sets Up Online Forum to Report Storm Damage to Historic Property

North Carolina’s Historic Preservation Office has set up an online forum so local governments and residents can report damage to historic properties caused by Hurricane Dorian. The office wants information about wind and flooding to historic structures, cemeteries and state …

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks Take Stock of Dorian’s Damage

Skies cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday from North Carolina’s Outer Banks, leaving behind a muddy trail of destruction wrought by Hurricane Dorian, which turned north and began lashing parts of eastern Canada. Dorian’s worst damage in the U.S. appeared to …

Hog Waste Fears Raised Again as Dorian Hits North Carolina

Environmental groups are watching dozens of lagoons of swine waste stored directly in Hurricane Dorian’s path in North Carolina with growing trepidation, fearful that a breach will release millions of gallons of manure. North Carolina is the nation’s second-largest pork-producing …

NC Insurance Department Ready to Assist with Dorian Claims, Warns of Fraud

As Hurricane Dorian finally begins to move away from the North Carolina coast, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey says the North Carolina Department of Insurance is ready to assist with any insurance related questions or concerns and is urging …

Hurricane Dorian Begins Moving Away from Carolina Coast

Sep 6, 2019, 7:48 AM— Hurricane Dorian is churning over the Outer Banks of North Carolina, battering the shore with driving rain and wind as it continues its march north and begins moving away from the U.S. coast. The storm’s …

Thousands Are Missing, Including Many Children, After Worst Hurricane to Hit Bahamas

Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of them children, after the worst hurricane to hit …

Dorian’s ‘Final Act’ Could Be a Tough 24-Hour Run Through the Carolinas

Sep 5, 2019, 9:58 AM – Hurricane Dorian will strafe the North Carolina coast by Thursday night, and could make landfall in the state with 115 mile-per-hour winds and an 8-foot storm surge. Located about 70 miles (113 kilometers) from …