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Wildfire Outlook and Future Problem Areas – August, 2019

By: - August 22nd, 2019

While the global insurance industry seems to be eyeing every cloud mass in the Atlantic Ocean for the development of the next possible named storm and what might unfold in terms of overall activity and landfalls, the industry should also pay attention to a different type of weather forecast. Some […]

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BMS Tropical Update – August 13th

By: - August 13th, 2019

It’s been a while since the last BMS Tropical Update on July 11. That update focused on Tropical Storm Barry, which eventually made landfall along the central Louisiana coastline as a minimal Category 1 hurricane. Even though it was a disheveled mess of a storm, it still caused nearly $100 […]

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Summary of IBHS Disaster Dynamics Academy – Evaluating Garage Doors as a Damage Amplifier

By: - July 25th, 2019

Most Americans have fallen in love with the automobile, which is why miles of roadways reach across the country and so many residential structures in the U.S. have garages to keep these assets safe and clean. However, garages can become major problems in high wind events. When the doors to […]

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BMS Tropical Update July 11th

By: - July 11th, 2019

As mentioned in the last BMS Tropical Update, a storm is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico.  The National Hurricane Center has now named this system Tropical Storm Barry and expects it to potentially become a hurricane by Saturday and make landfall shortly thereafter, with possible impacts along the coasts […]

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BMS Tropical Update: July 9th

By: - July 8th, 2019

There is an old proverb used to describe the Atlantic hurricane season: “June – too soon; July – stand by; August – come they must; September – remember; October – all over.” In fact, we suggested in our May BMS Tropical Insight that the next best opportunity for tropical storms […]

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