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When selecting the strongest hurricanes ever recorded we must keep a few things in mind: what do we mean by strongest? Do we include all cyclone storms no matter what they are called? How long does a...
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, the nation suffered 23 separate weather- or climate-based natural disasters in the first eight months of 2023. The number of weather...
Shortly before Labor Day weekend, Hurricane Idalia swept through parts of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas, as if violently declaring the end of summer. (Here’s how Hurricane Idalia compares to...
As Hurricane Idalia rocks Florida’s Gulf Coast with heavy rains and sustained winds over 100 mph, over a dozen counties are under mandatory evacuation orders. While Idalia briefly reached Category...
We are more than two months into the Atlantic hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to Nov. 30, but there has only been one hurricane. As of the end of July, Tropical Storm Don briefly reached...
California’s 2020 wildfire season was particularly savage. By the end of that year, about 4% of California’s landmass, some 4.3 million acres, had gone up in smoke from nearly 10,000 wildfires...
Hawaii’s Mauna Loa is erupting for the first time in 38 years, an event long-expected, and feared by many. Fortunately, while awe-inspiring, the eruption has caused relatively little serious...
Two months remain in the 2022 hurricane season and NOAA continues to expect an above-normal number of storms, despite the virtual absence of storms in the first three months of the season.
There is something to the market adage “Sell in May and go away,” and it’s not just that traders and people in general are taking vacations over the summer and business tends to slow down. As...
Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season. NOAA analysts are predicting a normal year and housing market analysts at CoreLogic have released their report on the number of...
As Hurricane Florence takes aim at Virginia and the Carolinas, home improvement companies, tool rental firms, and even rental car agencies are expected to benefit financially once rebuilding begins.
The property and casualty insurers often see their shares trade lower ahead of and into major storms because the losses can run rather easily into the billions of dollars.
With Memorial Day quickly approaching, hurricane season is almost upon us. Last year Texas was rocked by one of the most devastating hurricanes this country has seen, so there’s no doubt that...