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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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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Winter Storm Nemo “Very Dangerous”

According to storm expert Louis Uccellini, Winter Storm Nemo is “a very dangerous situation and people need to take proper action.” Emergencies have been declared Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Maine as a major Winter storm is set to bring several feet of snow on the Northeast. Meteorology director of Weather Underground, Jeff Masters says…

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Hurricane Season Continues

Everyone is asking if the hurricane season is over for the United States. As of September 25, Bryan Norcross, hurricane specialist for The Weather Channel, reported we had seen 14 named storms which resulted in 8 hurricanes. One of those being a category 3 or higher. How do those numbers compare to the past? Since…

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