Lake Texoma Flooding

Lake Texoma Flooding Lake Texoma has been rising over the last month.  For the 4th time since the dam was constructed in 1944, water is flowing over the spillway.  The lake is recorded 124% full now at 644 feet according to the US Amy Corps of Engineers Tulsa District.  It was only on May 28, 2015 that…

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Deadly Tornado Outbreak

As day broke over a grim scene of splintered trees and shattered homes there, forecasters warned that tens of millions of people — from Iowa to the Gulf Coast to the Carolinas — were still in the path of a days-long storm system. Deadly Tornado Outbreak As the storm system churns east, the threat of…

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November Tornado Outbreak

Weather and storm patterns are becoming more unpredictable.  Being prepared to work storms means preparing NOW, not “I’ll wait until …” Check out our guest blog about the devastating tornados that swept through 12 states over the weekend. In addition, Subtropical Storm Melissa is forming east-southeast of Bermuda. We’re here to help you be prepared to…

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Tropical Storm Karen

The National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane watch for the area from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to west of Destin, Florida. The center of Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to be near the coast within that area Saturday. A tropical storm warning is in effect from Grand Isle to the mouth of the Pearl River on…

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California and Hurricanes

Adjusters tend to pay attention to the weather across the United States a bit more than most people.  One of the first things you’ll begin to see is weather patterns and how they affect where adjusters are working. Hurricanes affect the gulf coast states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.  Hail affects the middle…

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Tornados, Tropical Storms and Hurricane Season

June 1st was the official “opening” of hurricane season and already we have a storm forming in the Gulf right after we’ve seen multiple tornadoes ravaging the Midwest. Many adjusters are already busy with the hail and tornados the Midwest has already experienced this spring.  There are so many events that don’t make national news,…

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Tornado Map of the U.S.

Although tornados can occur anywhere, the vast majority of them happen in the United States – Four times more than any other country, an average of 1,200 per year, and almost always limited to the area known as tornado alley.  Understanding this tornado map will help you as an adjuster understand where it’s most likely…

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