Are You Hurricane-Prepared?

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Hurricane season is here — and although fortunately up to now we have had fairly little activity, there is no reason to sit back. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has predicted a 60% chance of an above-normal season, with as many as 19 named storms and up to 10 hurricanes coming our way.…

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5 Years Later—5 Lessons We Learned from Hurricane Sandy

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Five years ago, Hurricane Sandy blasted its way through the Caribbean and up the coast of the U.S., resulting in $70 billion in damages and 233 lives lost. When it hit the greater New York area at high tide, the storm surged and then moved slow, resulting in devastating damage. Hard truths were learned back…

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Get Ready for Hurricane Season


As the hurricane season – June 1 through November 30 – unfolds, safety preparations should already be underway by homeowners and coastal business owners, including hotels and restaurants. Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year, predicting a 70% likelihood of 11 to…

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