Properties in the paths of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were not prepared for the impacts of rain, wind, flooding and storm surge. Commercial property owners and investors were unaware of their asserts’ vulnerability, or lacked knowledge of the hurricane preparation tools available to reduce losses.
The risk of flooding from sea-level rise and tidal storm surge is increasing steadily. Homes, businesses and communities are exposed on a scale that was unthinkable just a few years ago. In 2016
Recently, heavy rainfall flooded the streets and storefronts along Miami Beach. If you live in the South Florida area—or for that matter in any coastal area—this type of flooding is not uncommon, and as hurricane
As Hurricane Irma strengthens in the Caribbean, Floridians and East Coasters brace for potential landfall as a Category 4 or 5 storm. Our thoughts are with those in the expected affected areas to safely and carefully prepare for the storm.
The impacts of Irma and Harvey were devastating and our thoughts are with the communities that are recovering from these hurricanes. While it is difficult to predict the potential track of a hurricane, there is technology that
King Tide flooding has returned in Florida and will continue until early November. King Tide is the highest predicted tide of the year at given coastal locations. They can lead to what NOAA describes as “nuisance” flooding, causing road closures, overwhelming storm
Our world is changing rapidly. Nothing remains stationary, whether in political, social, and economic realms– and along with them, our physical climate is being
Flooding is typically associated with hurricane season and warmer climates. But not always so. Winter storms can cause significant damage from storm surge, flooding, ice and snow. This year, winter storms
Though we live in an age where weather forecasts are just a quick glance away, Mother Nature can still sneak up on us and deliver a shocking amount of damage to our homes.