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Weather Forecast & Predictions

01/22/2018
Do you know how to safeguard your business from common cold weather hazards? This week we are sharing our top five tips for protecting your property as we continue seeing January cold weather extremes and snowy forecasts throughout much of the country.
01/15/2018
Access Spanish Version (Acceso en Español) 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 University will issue its first formal forecast for the 2018 hurricane season on April 5th. They recently released a preliminary discussion where...
12/04/2017
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 most named storms with 17 total named storms recorded. But that's not all...be sure to check out our latest infographic below to see all of this season's highlights: Sources: 1 Unless...
11/20/2017
On you mark, get set… it’s time to plan and decorate for the holidays! But as you do, don’t forget about the safety considerations we highlight below. Why? Because there’s nothing worse than dealing with an injury or fire during the season of thanks and celebration. And unfortunately, the risks at work and at home are all too real this time of year. Decorating injuries in November and December account for thousands of emergency room visits every year. Falls (34%),...
11/13/2017
We've written a lot of blogs over the years. 331 to be exact. So instead of sharing new content this week, we thought we'd compile our favorite blog topics on preparing your business now for cold winter weather. The blogs hightlighted in this week's post cover everything from frozen pipes, to ice dams, to the three most common types of damage we see in the winter. Follow the individual links below to learn more and prepare your business for the coming winter months. The...
10/30/2017
Ready or not, fall is upon us. We hope you’ve had a great summer and that you get to enjoy plenty of mild weather before winter hits. In the meantime, it’s an ideal time for some building and property upkeep that will help you ease into the holiday season and winter knowing you’re ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store. This blog post provides five tips for preparing commercial properties for upcoming inclement fall and winter weather. 1. Start at the Top with a Roof...
10/09/2017
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 Irma, Maria and Nate are tracking toward inhabited areas, the suspense is gripping and the media coverage unavoidable. These forecasts are particularly useful to disaster recovery companies, which pay close attention so that they can be prepared for what’s ahead and take the necessary measures to be able to assist their customers. If...
09/11/2017
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, what’s brewing in the Atlantic this year to make for such an active season? The stats for the Atlantic hurricane season (so far) are as follows: 11 named storms 6 hurricanes 3...
09/08/2017
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 through this weekend.  Watch Now: About the Author: Dr. Phil Klotzbach has received national and international attention for his work in researching weather patterns and forecasting...
08/28/2017
Hurricane Harvey is going to go down in history as one of the most damaging and destructive hurricanes of all-time to hit the United States. Harvey was named by the National Hurricane Center when it was east of Barbados on August 17, but it weakened to a tropical wave while moving across the Caribbean. It passed over the Yucatan Peninsula, then intensified into a tropical storm while in the Bay of Campeche on August 23. The system underwent rapid intensification over the next several days...