BMS Tropical Update 9/20/2017 4 PM CDT

By: - September 20th, 2017

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Records Continue To Fall The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which has already been memorable, continues to create long-lasting memories which will likely be talked about for decades. The newest talking point is Maria’s landfall at 6:35 this morning near Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Maria arrived as a […]

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BMS Tropical Update 9/18/2017 12 PM CDT

By: - September 18th, 2017

Although there are no current threats to the U.S. mainland, I would like to provide a brief update on the thoughts that were discussed in Friday’s Tropical Update. Below are a few key points about each tropical system: Tropical Depression (TD) Lee: TD Lee is currently 1060 miles west of […]

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BMS Tropical Update 9/15/2017 12 PM CDT

By: - September 15th, 2017

More Tropical Troubles First and foremost, I had previously mentioned several times I thought the Atlantic Basin would shut down for a few weeks due to the suppression phase of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO). Unfortunately, the MJO is currently in a weakened state and the large-scale subsidence is not strong […]

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Hurricane Irma – BMS webinars discussing developments

By: - September 14th, 2017

Tropical Update Webinar one – 7 September 2017 Due to the special forecast situation and potential impact on the insurance industry, BMS Catastrophe Analytics held a webinar on September 7th which provided the latest on Irma, its forecasted track and impacts for the insurance industry. Tropical Update Webinar two – […]

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BMS Tropical Update 9/11/2017 4 PM CDT

By: - September 11th, 2017

Finally Over I have been focusing on Irma’s insurance impacts since August 28th and what a ride it has been as we finally start to close the book on this historic event. Thankfully, its U.S. story will not be as historic as some of the early forecasts were suggesting last […]

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