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Extended Range Forecast Of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity And... Extended Range Forecast Of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity And...

Extended Range Forecast Of Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Activity And...

Source: Department of Atmospheric Science Colorado State University

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We anticipate that the 2017 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have slightly below average activity. The current neutral ENSO is likely to transition to either weak or moderate El Niño conditions by the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. The tropical Atlantic has anomalously cooled over the past month and the far North Atlantic is relatively cold, potentially indicative of a negative phase of the Atlantic Multi-Decadal Oscillation. We anticipate a below-average probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the United States coastline and in the Caribbean. As is the...
Justices uphold Katrina fraud verdict against State Farm Justices uphold Katrina fraud verdict against State Farm

Justices uphold Katrina fraud verdict against State Farm

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  "WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. committed fraud against the federal government after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina. The justices on Tuesday rejected claims by State Farm that the whistleblower case against the insurer should have been dismissed...
ATLANTIC BASIN SEASONAL HURRICANE FORECAST FOR 2016 ATLANTIC BASIN SEASONAL HURRICANE FORECAST FOR 2016

ATLANTIC BASIN SEASONAL HURRICANE FORECAST FOR 2016

ATLANTIC BASIN SEASONAL HURRICANE FORECAST FOR 2016 Forecast Parameter and 1981-2010 Issue Date 1 June 2016 - Updated 7/1 ...
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Canadian Hurricane Centre Canadian Hurricane Centre

Canadian Hurricane Centre

The Canadian Hurricane Centre (CHC) provides Canadians with meteorological information on hurricanes, tropical storms and post-tropical storms to...
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The Storm after the Storm

  When Hurricane Sandy made its way towards the East Coast in the fall of 2012, residents knew it could be devastating. What they didn't expect was just how bad Sandy turned out to be: 117 deaths, and damage estimated at more than $60 billion, second only to Katrina. Now two and a half years later, Sandy victims have been hit by something else they didn't expect, the storm after the...

FEMA Sued Over Records Related To Superstorm Sandy Victims And Other Flood Insurance Claims

"The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing a new lawsuit filed by a nonprofit organization that wants a look at FEMA’s inner workings, especially the way its officials decide the fate of insurance appeals made by flood victims. United Policyholders, a San Francisco-based group that advocates for consumers of insurance products, sued FEMA in federal court in Washington this week....

Hawaii and Hurricanes

“The last hurricane that hit Hawaii was Hurricane Iniki in 1992, and Kauai took the brunt of the damage,” said Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito. “Hurricane Iniki caused almost $2 billion in damages, which is about $3 billion in today’s dollars. It can take just one major storm to cause severe property damage, and we urge you to be prepared.”

Hurricane and Windstorm Deductibles

Subject: Hurricane and Windstorm Deductibles Description:  Follow this link for information on Hurricane and windstorm deductibles. http://www.iii.org/issues_updates/hurricane-and-windstorm-deductibles.html   URL: http://www.iii.org/issues_updates/hurricane-and-windstorm-deductibles.html Source: Insurance Information Institute Site Section: Cane Page

Historical Hurricane Tracks

Subject: Historical Hurricane Tracks Description: The Historical Hurricane Tracks tool is an interactive mapping application that allows you to easily search and display Atlantic Basin and Eastern North Pacific Basin tropical cyclone data. URL: http://csc-s-maps-q.csc.noaa.gov/hurricanes/ Source: NOAA Site Section: Cane Page

ICAT Damage Estimator

Subject: ICAT Damage Estimator Description:  From the site: ICAT developed this website to provide easy access to historical hurricane damage information. All information is open source and based upon publicly available data. The data has been normalized to reflect current inflation, wealth, and population from what existed at the time of the actual storm activity. It is our...
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Wind Speeds

  • Category One Hurricane - Sustained winds 74-95 mph
  • Category Two Hurricane - Sustained winds 96-110 mph
  • Category Three Hurricane  - Sustained winds 111-130 mph
  • Category Four Hurricane  - Sustained winds 131-155 mph
  • Category Five Hurricane  - Sustained winds greater than 155 mph,
     

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