Flooding

Flood Watch: Is Your Business Ready?

POSTED ON: March 11, 2019
In much of the U.S., potential flooding is a fact of life that often gets ignored until it’s too late. For businesses in any type of flood zone, however, preparation is key to protecting employees. Moreover, the survival of your business could depend on having taken a few essential steps ahead of ... Read More

Hurricane Safety: What to Do to Protect Your Business Before and After an Event

POSTED ON: October 11, 2018
For businesses in regions that can be impacted by hurricanes and tropical storms, there are few things more agonizing to deal with than a major hurricane warning. In addition to your normal day-to-day business tasks, keeping an eye on trajectory and intensity of a storm can put you on an emotional r... Read More

Hurricane Michael — the Good News and the Bad News

POSTED ON: October 9, 2018
After a brief pause in intensification Monday night, Michael is continuing to strengthen in intensity. It's currently a Category 2 hurricane, and all signs point to it intensifying into a Category 3 hurricane by later in the day on Tuesday (10/9). The westerly shear that put a pause on its devel... Read More

Hurricane Florence: Dr. Phil Klotzbach Speaks LIVE

POSTED ON: September 17, 2018
Most importantly, our thoughts go out to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. As this storm continues to bear down on North and South Carolina with heavy rain and wind, we went ahead and asked Dr. Phil Klotzbach to sit down and discuss what he's seeing with this storm's progression and what... Read More

Hurricane Florence Weakened, Still Serious Threat

POSTED ON: September 13, 2018
Although Florence has weakened to a Category 2 hurricane, this storm is certainly still a very serious threat for the North Carolina coast. The National Hurricane Center is highlighting the chances of up to 40 inches of rain in localized areas, with a large area of 20+ inches of rain possible. The p... Read More

Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Florence Headed toward the Carolina Coast

POSTED ON: September 10, 2018
Following a very quiet August, the Atlantic season has really ramped up in September with three hurricanes churning across the ocean at the moment: Florence, Helene and Isaac. In addition, in the North Central Pacific, Hurricane Olivia is currently a Category 1 hurricane headed toward Hawaii, althou... Read More

Thunderstorms and Roof Leaks: What You Need to Know

POSTED ON: August 6, 2018
If you live in one of the Great Plains states, then you know just how fast the pouring rain from a thunderstorm can add up. And the more thunderstorms you see, the more you need to pay attention to the impact they may be having on your building. After all, no building is 100% waterproof and if there... Read More

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: What's going on with this Atlantic Hurricane Season?

POSTED ON: September 11, 2017
Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have definitely made an impact in Texas and Florida causing massive damage with flooding, storm surge and high winds. This season is the first season on record that the U.S. has had two, Category 4 (maximum sustained winds >=130 mph) hurricanes make landfall. So, ... Read More

What’s the Deal? The Reason behind Increasing Atlantic Seasonal Hurricane Forecasts

POSTED ON: June 30, 2017
It’s early July, and the Atlantic has already had 3 named storms. While early summer season hurricane activity does not necessarily correlate with overall numbers of hurricanes in the Atlantic, seasonal forecasts have generally been increasing over the past few months. For example, Colorado State ... Read More