Hurricanes

Find out what the Initial Outlooks say about the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season

POSTED ON: January 15, 2018
The extremely active 2017 Atlantic hurricane season may have officially ended only a couple of weeks ago, but several groups have already issued their first outlooks for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season which officially starts on June 1st. The Tropical Meteorology Project (TMP) at Colorado State U... Read More

Infographic: 2017 Storm Season Record Breaking Stats

POSTED ON: December 4, 2017
With the 2017 hurricane season ending late last week, we thought the timing was perfect to take a look back at the storms that impacted the U.S. this year. From hurricanes to hail to tornadoes and wildfires, it sure was a busy year for extreme weather events. In fact, 2017 broke the record for the m... 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

Hurricane Irma: Phil Klotzbach Speaks LIVE

POSTED ON: September 8, 2017
First and foremost, we want to send our well wishes to each and every person affected by Hurricane Irma. This storm continues to surprise us all and so in an effort to keep you safe and up-to-date, we asked Dr. Phil Klotzbach to talk about what he's seeing with Irma's progression today and t... Read More

Tracking Hurricane Harvey and Mobilizing Resources

POSTED ON: August 28, 2017
Our best wishes go out to all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey. We understand the significant impact this storm brings to both your business and personal lives, so please take care. Interstate has been closely monitoring Hurricane Harvey over the last several days and we continue to follow the ... Read More

2017 Hurricane Season: Have We Hit Our Peak or Are We Just Getting Started?

POSTED ON: August 21, 2017
With a few more months left of hurricane season, we want to chat about some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to hurricane topics…like common characteristics of a hurricane and hurricane categories. We also want to share with you some of our favorite ways to prepare, even mid-se... 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

Hurricane Matthew: A Record-Breaking and Devastating Hurricane

POSTED ON: October 10, 2016
Hurricane Matthew was named as it entered the Caribbean on September 28. Matthew has since launched a path of devastation across the Caribbean as well as along portions of the southeastern United States. In the process, this storm achieved several meteorological records. Hurricane Matthew became the... Read More