Weather

Springtime Uptick in Severe Weather and Tornadoes

Severe weather has affected the Central and Southern Great Plains over the past few weeks, as evidenced by images of destructive tornadoes flooding social media and the internet. Climatologically, April-June is the mo...

2018 Hurricane Season Wrap-Up

Hurricane season in the Atlantic is winding down, and it looks relatively quiet on the horizon. November 30th is the official end of hurricane season as the Atlantic begins to cool and conditions become less favorable for development. Keep reading to see our full wrap-up.

Here’s How Weather Data Is Making a Huge Difference After Hurricane Florence

See a storm recap of Florence and its major impacts. Also see how using Respond Hurricane helped insurance carriers prepare.

Approaching the 2018 Hurricane Season Peak

The Atlantic hurricane season is here; in fact, hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to November 30. This post will take a look at the 2018 Forecast.

A Look at the 2018 Severe Weather Season

Slow Start to the Season… During this spring and early summer, regions prone to severe thunderstorms saw significantly fewer storms. Oklahoma did not even have a confirmed tornado until May 1 st – that’s a...

Severe Thunderstorm Season Begins to Ramp Up

After a slow start to the season, the first weekend of strong thunderstorms moved across the South. Through the first three months of 2018, there were far fewer severe thunderstorm events across the southern/central...

January Update: Harsh Winter Sweeps Across the U.S.

As cold temperatures persisted across much of the U.S. through last weekend, the East Coast recovers from a strong winter storm. Arctic Temperatures across Central and Eastern US Since Christmas Day, arctic air...

August 2017 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

With summer well underway, beachgoers may welcome the warming Atlantic Ocean temperatures. But warm water and other factors have led researchers to update their 2017 hurricane forecasts since our June preview . One of...

April 2017 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

April is an active month for violent tornadoes, though overall tornadic activity typically peaks in May and June. We saw more violent tornadoes—EF4 and EF5—in April than any other month from 1950 through 2013. The pas...

March 2017 Preview: Historical Catastrophe Activity

Property Claim Services ® (PCS ® ) has designated 32 weather-related catastrophe events for the month of March between 2007 and 2016. Those events caused approximately $14.3 billion in insured losses and resulted in 2...