Tuesday, April 23, 2019


U.S. hit with two billion-dollar disasters so far in 2019

Source: NOAA

"The so-called bomb cyclone that brought heavy snow, blizzard conditions and major flooding to the Midwest in March landed with a resounding meteorological “ka-boom!” and became one of two billion-dollar weather and climate disasters this year. The other was a severe storm that...
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Categories: News, Storms

Tags: Storms, 2019, NOAA


Thursday, April 18, 2019


EXTENDED RANGE FORECAST OF ATLANTIC SEASONAL HURRICANE ACTIVITY AND LANDFALL STRIKE PROBABILITY FOR 2019

Source: Department of Atmospheric Science Colorado State University

"We anticipate that the 2019 Atlantic basin hurricane season will have slightly below normal activity. The current weak El Niño event appears likely to persist and perhaps even strengthen this summer/fall. Sea surface temperatures averaged across the tropical Atlantic are slightly below...

Thursday, April 04, 2019


Taming the Flaming Cats

Source: CanadianUnderwriter.ca

From the article;

"Among the many lessons for insurers coming out of Fort McMurray, one may be in how to handle claims caused by wildfires – a peril that insurers have predicted for some time will only get worse."

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Categories: Catastrophes

Tags: Fire


Wednesday, April 03, 2019


AccuWeather's 2019 Atlantic hurricane season forecast

Source: AccuWeather

... "After an active Atlantic hurricane season in 2018, AccuWeather forecasters are predicting 2019 to result in a near- to slightly above-normal season with 12 to 14 storms. Of those storms, five to seven are forecast to become hurricanes and two to four are forecast to become major...

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