Tory Farney

Tory Farney

Tory Farney is an Insurance Product Manager and Data Analyst in Verisk – insurance solution’s Services Division. His primary role is in the development and visualization of analytics for both insurance and supply chain interests as it relates to weather and other data sources. His background is in the field of meteorology and he is actively pursuing a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation.

The 2015 Hail Season: Texas Targeted, Boston Struck

The 2015 hail season got off to a relatively slow start before really kicking into gear beginning in late March. Multiple days of severe weather targeted the southern and central Plains in the mont...

How Dual Pol Radar Works Better for Hail Maps

A New Era of Hail Detection From 2011 into 2013, the entire contiguous United States radar network was upgraded to dual-polarization technology. For the radars, this simply meant that instead of...

More than 30 Percent of Claims are Misclassified: Hail Example

A Costly Claims Mistake In a typical year, around 5 percent of homeowners file a weather-related insurance claim in the United States. One of the most common perils filed is that of hail damage....