Weather Forecast & Predictions

Has anything changed with seasonal hurricane forecasts since the start of the Atlantic hurricane season?

POSTED ON: June 25, 2019
It is now late June, and many different groups have issued seasonal hurricane forecasts for the 2019 season. The Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University (CSU) released their most recent outlook on Tuesday, June 4. At that point, they called for a near-average season of 14 named sto... Read More

Mind-blowing Tornado Facts

POSTED ON: April 29, 2019
It is no secret that tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms. And although nothing can be done to prevent tornadoes, there are actions property owners can take year round to protect their businesses and prevent costly property damage. Check it out below:... Read More

Severe Weather Season is Coming. Is Your Business Ready?

POSTED ON: March 25, 2019
Hopefully, severe winter storms are winding down for the season. This past winter has certainly been tough on U.S. businesses with the bitter cold brought on by the Polar Vortex (not to mention costing the economy about $5 billion.)1 And now severe thunderstorm season is just beginning, followed by... 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

Frozen Pipes, Water Damage, Roof Damage: Tips for Winter Weather Emergencies

POSTED ON: January 7, 2019
When winter temperatures are at their coldest, the last thing you want to deal with is water damage or roof damage—or both. Yet the wintery mix of cold and freezing temperatures and powerful storms means that frozen pipes as well as flooding, or even a compromised roof, are very real possibilities... Read More

Tips to Prepare Your Commercial and Multifamily Properties for Winter in Mild Climates

POSTED ON: November 12, 2018
In many parts of the country, such as Dallas, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona; and Seattle, Washington, mild winters are mostly par for the course. But that doesn’t mean that extreme winter weather won’t dramatically impact your city and business at some point. Just think back to Super Bowl 45 in Dallas... 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 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