Hurricane Season News

2 Hurricane Season Tips

June 1 marks the beginning of the most insurance-y time of the year. It’s the beginning of the annual Atlantic Hurricane Season. Oh yes. It’s that time of year. Since hurricane season only comes around once every year (and stays …

An Interview with Karen Clark 30 Years After Hurricane Andrew Affirmed Her Models

June 1 marks 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 of catastrophe modeling …

Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season in 2022: AccuWeather

Following the most active season for named storms in the Atlantic in 2020 and the third-most named storms in 2021, AccuWeather forecasters said to prepare for more of the same in 2022. AccuWeather has predicted 16-20 named storms during the …

Pennsylvania Property Owners Encouraged to Purchase Flood Insurance

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman is urging property owners to consider purchasing flood insurance to protect their homes, businesses and possessions. For many Pennsylvanians, extreme weather, including flooding caused by hurricanes and severe thunderstorms, can be a common occurrence throughout …

3 Quick Hurricane Season Tips (Just a Little Late)

So far hurricane season has been uneventful unless you consider the giant Saharan dust cloud that traveled across the Atlantic. That just means that now is a great time for a few important hurricane season reminders. Review your hurricane season …

As Texas Grapples with Pandemic, Officials Prepare for Hurricane Season

More hurricanes and tropical storms than usual could make landfall in the United States this summer, forecasters predict. That is sending Texans and officials who are increasingly facing severe weather events scrambling to prepare for another natural disaster while they …

Top 15 Metro Areas at Risk this Hurricane Season

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Hurricanes are often some of the most destructive and costly natural hazards. Their impact on homes, businesses and infrastructure comes in the form of strong winds and flooding. There are …

Virginia Museum Workers Act Fast to Protect Valuable Collection in Hurricane Florence

The Durand-Ruel sisters didn’t dress for hurricane season. The eldest had on a wide-brimmed hat, the kind one would take to a high-society garden party. Both wore white gowns that looked as though their sheerness would go transparent in a …

Flooding Worries Grip New Orleans as Hurricane Season Nears

Dr. Lauren Morris’s dental office is in sight of one of the pumping stations designed to push water out of New Orleans. But despite that proximity, the roughly year-old business has already flooded. Now with the June 1 start to …

New Jersey Reminds Residents, Insurance Companies to Prepare for Hurricane Season

The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance is urging the insurance and banking companies it regulates, as well as New Jersey residents, to prepare now for hurricane season, which officially begins June 1. All Garden State residents should have …