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The city of Tampa is the most at risk for storm surge flooding, according to a newly released report.
Florida Home To Half Of Cities Most Vulnerable To Flooding
Tampa, Miami, Ft. Myers and Sarasota have the biggest potential for storm surge resulting in massive flooding, according to a new report from a catastrophe risk modeling firm.
Preparedness and emergency planning is crucial to a business' sustainability when disaster strikes.
Don't Let September Go By Without Preparing
Before National Preparedness Month ends, take some time to go over your disaster planning strategy. 
New York City faces a 1 in 130 chance of experiencing major flooding as soon as 2013.
Rising Seas Increasing Risk of Widespread Flooding Along East Coast
If flood defenses aren't expedited, several cities in the coming years could witness flooding similar to what New Orleans experience after Hurricane Katrina, according to a recent projection from RMS. 
Flash flooding can bring commerce to a virtual standstill.
What Business Owners Can Do To Assess Their Risk For Flooding
Every state has experienced flooding in the last five years, making flooding perhaps the most critical natural disaster to be concerned about.
National Preparedness Month serves as the ideal time to take the precautions necessary for emergency situations.
September Is National Preparedness Month
This year's theme focuses on four of the more damaging types of environmental hazards: Flooding wildfires, hurricanes and power outages.
Summer is one of the more enjoyable times of year, but it's not without its downsides, all coming from above.
Summer: A Season Of Storms
Hurricanes may be the most talked about storm when the weather gets warm, but there's several others to be mindful of.
Now's the time to prepare for the next big hurricane.
Calm Before The Storm Is Time To Prepare
The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season has been quiet, but it's times like these that make it ideal to prepare for storms that do strike.
Storm surge can produce towering waves, putting coastal properties in jeopardy.
Report: Storm Surge Threatens 6.6 Million Homes This Year
More than 6.6 million homes are at risk of being inundated by storm surge this hurricane season, according to a new estimate from CoreLogic.
The average wedding costs over $31,200, according to
Hosting A Wedding? Make Sure You're Properly Covered
With the average wedding costing more than $31,200, it's important to have the right type and amount of insurance in place.
Drenching rains in Texas have forced at least 1,000 people to abandon their homes.
Atlantic Hurricane Season Start Overshadowed By Flooding In Plains
NOAA says it will be a quiet year for hurricanes, but the same can't be said for some of its effects.
The Hoover Dam was built in 1935 and was once the largest once in the world.
Are You 'Dam' Aware?
Sunday is National Dam Safety Awareness Day.
Hurricane formation is expected to be limited this year, according to forecasters from Colorado State University.
'Well Below Average' Hurricane Season Expected
Forecasters from Colorado State University believe one major hurricane will develop in the Atlantic this year.
Think living away from the coast protects you from flooding? Think again.
Live Inland? You're Still At Risk For Flooding
No matter where you live, flood potential is a clear and present danger that you need to be prepared for.
On a weather map, hurricanes have a circular-like pattern and produce sustained wind gusts in excess of 74 miles per hour.
How Do Hurricanes Develop?
Wind, rain and warm ocean temperatures are the key ingredients that make for hurricane potential.
Texas A&M University researchers say that because of urbanization, there's a greater risk for more frequent flood events.
Flood Risk Higher, With Or Without Climate Change
Researchers from Texas A&M University say that because of increased urbanization, its led to greater flood exposure.
March 16-22 is National Flood Safety Awareness Week.
Get Informed This National Flood Safety Awareness Week
Take time to prepare this week for flooding in the event one occurs this spring or thereafter.
When the water recedes, it's time to get to work getting your life back to normal.
Flood Safety Awareness Week - After a Flood
Once the flooding has ended, these tips will help you determine what to do next. 
Flooding can bring business operations to a grinding halt.
Flood Safety Awareness Week - During A Flood
The following tips should enable you to know what to do when in the midst of a flood event.
The thawing conditions brought on by spring can create flood problems.
Flood Safety Awareness Week - Before A Flood
These tips will give you the tools needed to prepare for a flood. 
Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States, something that many people may experience this spring after a brutal winter.
Flood Concerns Arise With Spring Nearing
Take advantage of National Severe Weather Preparedness Week by building a disaster supplies kit.
A sump pump is your basement's first line of defense from flood damage.
5 Tips To Protect Your Home From Water Damage
These suggestions can give you the tools you need to combat flooding from melting snow.
If there is an energy facility near you, the U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released a web tool that can help determine whether its located in a flood zone.
EIA Releases Flood Vulnerability Map Web Tool
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has an online tool that allows users to see if energy infrastructure near to them is at risk for flooding.
As hard as it may be to believe, it's been two years since Hurricane Sandy roared ashore, the superstorm that took shape in late October and didn't let up until early November.
Fallout of Hurricane Sandy Still Felt Two Years Later
Superstorm Sandy may be a distant memory, but its effects are still being felt today.
As the second half of the year plays out, the first six months were ones to remember in the natural disaster department, according to newly released details on the economic impact of environmental disasters.
Relatively Quiet First Half of 2014 for Natural Disasters
Economic losses were half of what they are normally at the year's midpoint, but Aon Benfield says the concluding six months could be a different story.
The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing The National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act, which was up for reauthorization.
Windstorm Bill Being Considered by Lawmakers
The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety recently recognized the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bill that would help protect structures from wind-related damage threats.
If you live in a flood-prone area, here's how to prepare your home for a potential disaster
How to Prepare your Home for an Upcoming Flood
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has tips on how to prepare when flooding is anticipated.
This year's hurricane season is expected to be less severe and on par with last year's relatively calm period.
Another Dormant Hurricane Season on Tap, NOAA Says
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration indicates there's a 50% chance there will be fewer hurricanes than normal this year.
Experts have asserted that the the government needs to enforce stronger building codes to offset climate change effects.
NAMIC: Government Must do More to Curb Effects of Mother Nature
The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies says lawmakers should create incentives for states to enforce more rigorous build codes.
Further evidence has emerged that climate change is threat the world needs to take seriously.
National Climate Assessment Calls for Immediate Action
A new government report says that climate change is a clear and present danger.
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