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In Booming South Florida, Another Hurricane Andrew Could Be A $300 Billion Catastrophe

“And that number doesn’t include loss of taxes or tourism,” said Monica Ningen, chief property underwriter for the U.S. and Canada for Swiss Re, one of the largest reinsurance companies in the world. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

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Hurricane Insurance Scam Driving Up Florida Premiums

The number of questionable, non-catastrophe claims is soaring. 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

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

2015 Hurricane Season Predicted To Be ‘The Most Active And Dangerous In 3 Years’

The company making the predictions is the only organization to predict the correct number of hurricanes in 2014. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Welcome To Florida! Time To Prepare For Hurricanes

If you are one of many who have recently moved to the Sunshine State, there might be a chance you’ve never experienced a tropical storm or hurricane. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO LEARN HOW WE GET READY – FLORIDA STYLE!

Predictions Released As Start Of 2014 Hurricane Season Approaches

The official start of hurricane season, June 1, 2014, could be ushered in by one or two storms in June or July. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Hurricane Hiatus: Will Our Luck Run Out This Year?

One explanation for the hiatus in major hurricanes: “Luck, and it will run out,” says Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman with the National Hurricane Center in Miami. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Florida Is ‘Ground Zero’ For Sea Level Rise

Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by sea level rise, experts said Tuesday. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Forecasters See Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season

Rising heat in the equatorial Pacific Ocean portends the quietest Atlantic hurricane season in five years. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Why Did So Many Predictions About Hurricane Season Go So Wrong?

“Pretty much everyone who tried to forecast the number of hurricanes bombed,” said Jeff Masters, chief meteorologist of Weather Underground, an online weather site. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Why Has It Been So Long Since A Major Hurricane Hit The U.S.?

Not a single major hurricane, defined as a Category 3 storm or higher on the Saffir-Simpson scale, has directly hit the United States in nearly eight years. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Think You’re Prepared For A Hurricane? Take This Quiz

The quiz asks 12 questions, including how much water should you stockpile for each family member? Or, how soon should you evacuate if an order has been issued? CLICK ON THE HEADLINE TO TAKE THE QUIZ