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After Five Tornadoes Already This Year, South Florida Can Expect More

In less than three weeks, five twisters raked sections of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

VIDEO: University Of Miami Lab Recreates Category 5 Hurricanes In A 30,000 Gallon Tank

The lab aims to understand both the ocean’s effect on the atmosphere itself as well as on-land infrastructure. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

10 Years Without A Hurricane: Florida Sets Record

“We’ve been exceptionally lucky for a long period of time,” Brennan said. “But you can’t count on that to continue.” CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

South Carolina: A Perfect Example Of Why EVERYBODY Should Have Flood Insurance

Homeowners living in low-risk areas may feel like they don’t need to pay for the added insurance, when in fact, the NFIP reported that more than 20 percent of flood claims come from people outside of high-risk areas. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

The Risks Of Buying Cheap Insurance

That peace of mind you’re feeling may be a mirage. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Six Things You May Not Know About Storm Insurance

Are damages from a neighbor’s tree or a swimming-pool overflow covered? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO FIND OUT

10 Items You Should Load In Your Car In Case You Have To Evacuate

Florida dodged a bullet with Erika, but there are several things you should have ready in your vehicle in case you’re ordered to evacuate. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Top 10 “Mistakes” In Hurricane Preparation

Each “mistake” could increase the chances of property damage and personal harm. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

No Power? No Problem: How To Cook After A Storm Hits


Flood Bill To Protect Second Homes

If passed, the bill would extend caps on National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insurance rates to second homes and rental properties in coastal areas. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Ten Tips For Deducting Losses From Storm Damage Or Other Disasters

Keeping accurate records is essential to maximizing deductions. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Citizens Has $12.4 Billion On Hand In Event Of Storm

State law allows Citzens to levy special assessments on its policyholders and customers of private insurance companies, including auto insurers, if it cannot pay claims after a catastrophe. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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VIDEO: 2015 Hurricane Season Predictions Released

While NOAA is predicting a ‘below-normal’ hurricane season, South Floridians should note that Hurricane Andrew hit in 1992, another storm season that was not expected to be an active one. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

What CRE Owners Need to Know This Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is right around the corner and forecasters are predicting the most active and dangerous spell in three years. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

VIDEO: Upcoming Hurricane Season Prompts Experts To Note Homeowner Mistakes

With 2015 hurricane season rapidly approaching, the National Hurricane Survival Initiative hurricane experts noted the “Top 10 Mistakes” Americans make that increase their risk from deadly storms and make recovery harder. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE