Category Archives: Coastal Property

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The 2018 Hurricane Season: A Retrospective

Hurricane MichaelThe 2018 hurricane season formally ended on November 30. The Nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) storm counts for the season have been: 15 named storms, together with eight hurricanes. Two of those have been “main” hurricanes (Class 3, four or 5). To place that into perspective, the common hurricane season has 12 named… Read More »

The “Sand Palace”: A Poster-Youngster for Resilience

You most likely keep in mind the “Sand Palace,” the lone home standing after Hurricane Michael made landfall within the Florida panhandle in October. It’s a strong story about one man’s stand in opposition to nature’s damaging energy. However the Sand Palace can be a narrative about insurance coverage. There are usually two elements of insurance coverage.… Read More »

CoreLogic: 6.9 million homes worth over $1 trillion at risk for storm surge in 2018

Weather experts, including I.I.I. non-resident scholar, Dr. Phil Klotzbach, are predicting a slightly below average hurricane season for 2018, but that does not mean that the dangers of potential storm damage are negligible. CoreLogic, an analytics company, released its annual Storm Surge report on June 5. The report found that along the Gulf and Atlantic… Read More »

Updated 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook: Cooler Atlantic Temperatures Could Lead to Below-Average to Near-Average Hurricane Season

Special to the Triple-I Blog by Philip Klotzbach,Ph.D, Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University and I.I.I. Nonresident Scholar Colorado State University (CSU) has just updated their outlook for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, and is now calling for a near-average season with a total of 14 named storms, six hurricanes and two major… Read More »