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Insurer Impact from Sally Expected to be Moderate; Losses Estimated at $1B to $3B

Insured losses from Hurricane Sally could reach as much as $3 billion, according to catastrophe modelers, but ratings agency Moody’s expects a moderate impact on property & casualty insurers and reinsurers. “Because Sally appears to be primarily a flood event, …

Hurricane Sally Adds to Mounting Losses in Historic Gulf Coast Storm Season

Hundreds of thousands of people were without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that included a broken bridge in Pensacola and ships …

NFIP’s Flood Losses Expected to Be ‘Significant’ from Hurricane Sally: AM Best

Hurricane Sally is not expected to cause a major insurance loss – compared to events such as the ongoing wildfires in California, Oregon, and Washington, or Hurricane Laura, according to AM Best. As the storm was more of a flood …

Using Building Codes and Property Characteristics to Keep up With 2020 Hurricane Season

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is occupying most of our attention at the moment, hurricane season has begun and natural catastrophes never take a holiday. Forecasts for 2020 have projected higher …

Number of Landfalls of Big U.S. Storms Could Break 1916 Record

Hurricane Sally’s historic flooding of Florida and Alabama this week marked the eighth named storm to strike the continental U.S. this year, leaving the tally just one short of a record that dates back more than a century. With 10 …

After Hurricane Sally, Assessment of Extensive Flood Damage Begins

GULF SHORES, Ala./HOUSTON – As an Alabama resident, Toby Wallace has seen his fair share of hurricane damage working for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, where he handles flood insurance claims. But that did not prepare him for Hurricane …

Update: Rains from Remnants of Hurricane Sally Wreak Havoc on Southeast States

GULF SHORES, Ala., Sept 17 – 06:00 PM – The remnants of Hurricane Sally dumped more than a foot of rain over the U.S. Southeast on Thursday, killed at least one person, washed out bridges and roads and left hundreds …

Slowness, Not Speed, of Hurricanes Like Sally Becoming Major Concern

For Grant Saltz, who runs a barbecue restaurant in Mobile, Alabama, what struck him about Hurricane Sally was its steady, deliberate pace, after the storm rumbled into the U.S. Gulf Coast on Wednesday as a powerful Category 2 hurricane. “It’s …

Oil Industry Begins Cleaning Up, Restarting Gulf Operations After Hurricane Sally

Storm-tossed U.S. offshore energy producers and exporters began clearing debris on Thursday from Hurricane Sally and booting up idle Gulf of Mexico operations after hunkering down for five days. The storm toppled trees, flooded streets and left about 570,000 homes …

Update: Weakened Hurricane Sally Leaves Gulf Coast With Flooding

Update: 11:37 am, GULF SHORES, Ala., Sept 17 (Reuters) – The remnants of Hurricane Sally on Thursday brought more than a foot of rain to Florida and Georgia, killing at least one person, washing out bridges and roads and leaving …