Who’s required to have flood insurance?
Whether you live inside or outside of the high-risk flood area, if you own property you should consider purchasing flood insurance for the protection and peace of mind it brings. However, many property owners, particularly those in high-risk flood areas, may be required to have flood insurance. Do you have a mortgage? Homes and businesses in high-risk flood areas with…Read More
Study Projects a Surge in Coastal Flooding, Starting in 2030s
High-tide floods – also called nuisance floods or sunny day floods – are already a familiar problem in many cities on the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported a total of more than 600 such floods in 2019. Starting in the mid-2030s, however, the alignment of rising sea…Read More
How To Stay Safe When A Flood Threatens
Flooding is a temporary overflow of water onto land that is normally dry. Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. Failing to evacuate flooded areas or entering flood waters can lead to injury or death. Floods may: Result from rain, snow, coastal storms, storm surges and overflows of dams and other water…Read More