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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 …

Forecasters Say Hawaii May Have Busy Hurricane Season

Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted Wednesday there will be five to eight named tropical cyclones in the region from June 1 through …

Hurricane Lane Threatens 48K Hawaii Homes with Reconstruction Value of $8B

A new analysis shows 48,617 homes in Hawaii with a total reconstruction cost value of roughly $8 billion are at extreme-to-very high risk of hurricane-driven flood damage from Hurricane Lane. The CoreLogic analysis issued late Wednesday is based on National …

Hawaii Bracing for Blow from Hurricane Lane

Hawaii is bracing for a grazing blow from Category 5 Hurricane Lane, now packing 160-mile-per-hour winds, enough to collapse frame buildings, cause power outages that could last weeks or months and snap trees off at the root. The storm was …

The Hidden Force of a Hurricane (Infographic)

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Download and share this infographic here. To read more about the places at risk, read the CoreLogic 2018 Storm Surge Report.

Hawaii, Central Pacific Could See Handful of Hurricanes This Season

The Central Pacific could see anywhere from three to six hurricanes over the next six months, forecasters predicted Wednesday. That would be an increase over the two named storms last year. Storm activity is likely to be normal or a …

CoreLogic Identifies Flood and Wildfire as the Two Most Destructive Natural Hazards in 2017

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Annual Natural Hazard Risk Summary and Analysis Details 2017 Natural Hazard Events CoreLogic® analyzes and evaluates the number and severity of natural hazard events that occur across the U.S. in …

Delaware Streamlines Emergency CAT Adjuster Licensing Requirements

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has taken steps to streamline the licensing process for insurance adjusters who come to Delaware. The aim of this initiative is to immediately help consumers who have filed a claim due to an emergency or …

Nearly 6.9 Million US Homes at Risk of Hurricane Storm Surge Damage

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Total Reconstruction Cost Value is More Than $1.5 Trillion It’s no surprise that residential homes in the U.S. located along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are susceptible to damage from …

Pacific Hurricane Season Depends on El Niño: NOAA

Forecasters say the central Pacific region around Hawaii can expect a normal or slightly above-average hurricane season, depending largely on the presence of El Niño conditions. Chris Brenchley, director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center, …