Importance of hurricane insurance and preparedness underscored by NOAA predictions

Hurricane season 2012

Official storm season forecasts include eight Atlantic hurricanes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released its predictions for the 2012 storm season, drawing attention to the importance of preparedness and proper coverage through hurricane insurance. The NOAA’s report says that there will be from four to eight hurricanes this year. It explained that these severe weather events will fall in among the nine to fifteen named storms that have a 70 percent chance of occurring before the season is up. Furthermore, among the hurricanes, up to three will…

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Tips for getting your home ready for the upcoming spring storms

The spring storms are on their way, and if there’s anything that could be learned from the record breaking natural events that occurred last year, it was that it’s very important to be prepared for their arrival. Though there’s nothing that you can do to stop the storms, there are a few precautions that you can take to give you some peace of mind when the big storm strikes. As a reminder, Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week is running from March 25 to March 30, spreading the word about the…

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Preparedness is the key to hurricane season

Families living in areas that are prone to experiencing hurricanes are highly advised to take the necessary steps to ensuring that they will be prepared and know what to do in the event of this type of tropical cyclone. This consists not only of knowing what to do when the actual hurricane has arrived, but also involves making sure that the entire family is prepared and knows the emergency plan. Ahead of the season for the storms, take the time to get to know all of the safe evacuation routes…

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