Louisiana consumers encouraged to examine their flood insurance policies

New York Homeowners Insurance Rules

Commissioner Donelon advises consumers to make sure they are protected by their insurance policies Tropical Storm Ernesto has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to cause some damage in Belize and Mexico. Though U.S. states are not expected to see any significant impact from the storm, Louisiana’s Insurance Commissioner, Jim Donelon, is taking the opportunity to encourage consumers to make sure they insurance policies are capable of protecting them. Commissioner Donelon notes that because Ernesto is not expected to hit Louisiana that it is unlikely for future…

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Tropical Storm Ernesto Strengthening and Headed Towards Belize: AIR

Tropical Storm Ernesto

BOSTON, August 6, 2012  – According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, as of 11:00 AM Monday, Tropical Storm Ernesto is increasing in intensity and has maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. The storm’s forward speed has slowed to 9 mph, which has allowed it to become more organized and begin forming an eye. “Just 24 hours ago, Ernesto had a forward speed of 21 mph due to a strong ridge of high pressure that had built north of its track, which kept it moving westward instead of curving northward,”…

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