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East Coast’s Insured Loss From Tropical Storm Fay to Tally Near $400 Million: KCC

The insured loss from Tropical Storm Fay will be close to $400 million, according to catastrophe risk modeling firm Karen Clark & Company (KCC). KCC said its estimate includes the privately insured wind and storm surge damage to residential, commercial …

Insured Losses from Storm Cristobal Estimated at $150 Million

Catastrophe modeling firm Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Wednesday it expects insured losses of close to $150 million from tropical storm Cristobal. Cristobal is the third named storm to form and impact the United States coast during this …

Coronavirus Could Complicate Hurricane Response, Warns Catastrophe Modeler

“Hurricanes and COVID-19 are not a good mix,” says catastrophe modeling firm Karen Clark & Co., warning in a report that the pandemic will make what forecasters already predict to be an above-average hurricane season even more difficult. KCC highlighted, …

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 …

Karen Clark & Co. Estimates $300M in Non-NFIP Insured Losses from Barry

Catastrophe modeling firm, Karen Clark & Company (KCC), says insured losses from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Barry and its remnants will near $300 million. That figure does not include National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) losses. KCC based the estimate on its high …

KCC Estimates U.S. Insured Losses from Hurricane Nate Could Reach $500M

Based on high resolution wind and storm surge models, Karen Clark & Company (KCC) has estimated that the insured loss in the U.S. from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million. KCC’s modeled loss estimates include insured wind and …

Insurance Industry Tallies Irma’s Mounting Losses in Florida

With two Florida landfalls in the same day, Hurricane Irma‘s destructive wind and flood damage could cost up to $65 billion for both insured and uninsured losses, according to a recent estimate by CoreLogic. Residential property flood loss is estimated …

Here’s What a Category 5 Hurricane Could Do to Florida

Florida hasn’t suffered a category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew hit the north Miami area on Aug. 24 1992, but the risk of such a storm has not gone away or even declined. In fact, the state’s risk of destruction …

25 Years Later…What If an Andrew-Type Storm Hit Florida Today?

Though Florida hasn’t suffered a category 5 storm since Hurricane Andrew hit the north Miami area on Aug. 24 1992, the risk of such a storm has not gone away or even declined. In fact, the state’s risk of destruction …

25 Years Later: How Florida’s Insurance Industry Has Changed Since Hurricane Andrew

Aug. 24, 1992 was anything but a typical Monday for Robert Reynolds as he drove through debris-filled roads and devastation on the way to his family-run agency then located just north of Homestead, Fla. Hurricane Andrew had just barreled through …