According to the National Hurricane Center Website, Hurricane Bonnie is currently west of the Mexico and south of Baja California peninsula heading west-northwest toward cooler water. Weakening is expected over the next couple of days. There are no tropical cyclones in the Central North Pacific … [Read more...] about Hurricane Bonnie Heads Toward Cooler Waters
The folks at NOAA, or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are considering moving the official start of hurricane season from June 1st, up to May 15th. The possible change would not begin in 2021 but the National Hurricane Center will begin issuing Tropical Weather OUtlooks on May … [Read more...] about Will Hurricane Season Soon Start Earlier?
Make a list and check it twice... Coastal storms can bring multiple dangers; high winds, storm surge, wind-borne debris, flooding, and tornadoes. Being prepared is your best defense. Armed with the necessary information and supplies, you and your home will have the best chance of weathering the … [Read more...] about Coastal Storm Preparedness Guide
A severe storm along the coastline of the North Atlantic states would likely be the most expensive natural disaster in American history. 2018 insured coastal property values within Storm Solutions USA®' target markets are as follow*: Estimated Insured Value of Exposure for Top 5 … [Read more...] about Exposure to Coastal Storm Damage in Top 5 States
Meteorologist Jim Weber says Tropical Storm Nana should have no impact on the U.S.. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 15 will continue to move away from the East Coast. Meteorologist Jim Weber says Tropical Storm Nana should have no impact on the U.S.. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 15 will continue … [Read more...] about Tropical Storm Nana update and tropical forecast
“Covering your windows and doors with plywood should only be a last-resort alternative to actual storm shutters.” (Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, 2009) 1. It Rarely Gets Deployed - The majority of plywood purchased for storm protection never makes it out of storage. Due to difficulty in … [Read more...] about Top Five Reasons Why Plywood Shutters are an Unsound Choice
“Nor'easters may have more impact on the East Coast than any other type of event.” (Zielinski, 2002) 1. Nor’easters Span Thousands of Miles - Nor’easters and other extra-tropical storms can have diameters that reach thousands of miles. This puts vast areas of coastline at risk for damage. Unlike … [Read more...] about Top Five Facts: Nor’easter vs. Hurricane