Hurricanes

5 Ways to Prepare Your Workplace for a Hurricane

POSTED ON: August 6, 2019
In response to recent hurricane and tropical storm activity, we want to share a few hurricane preparedness tips for your business. The best time to respond to a disaster is before it happens. Attention and effort now can prevent severe damage and help mitigate the effects of a hurricane-related disr... Read More

Is it enough? Backup generators for Florida nursing homes

POSTED ON: July 22, 2019
With peak hurricane season quickly approaching in Florida, it’s essential for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to make sure their backup power needs are fully supported. That not only means having a backup power generator on site—but also a “backup for the backup” in case your pr... Read More

What Does the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Have in Store?

POSTED ON: January 14, 2019
Access Spanish Version (Acceso en Español) The slightly above-average 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on November 30, but initial outlooks have already been issued for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. The season officially starts on June 1. The Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) ... Read More

Hurricane Forecasting: What Happens Behind the Scenes

POSTED ON: October 22, 2018
Whether or not you live in an area that could be impacted by tropical storms or hurricanes, you probably follow the forecasts. After all, when storms like Michael, Florence, Irma, Maria and Harvey are tracking toward inhabited areas, the suspense is gripping and the media coverage unavoidable. The... 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

Colorado State University Calling for Below-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season

POSTED ON: August 2, 2018
Colorado State University (CSU) issued its final update to their Atlantic seasonal hurricane forecast today, August 2, and call for a below-average remainder of the hurricane season. Their final forecast is for a total of 12 named storms (including the three named storms that have already formed), 5... Read More