Tag: Gulf of Mexico

Texas Floods and Flood Insurance

The Dallas / Fort Worth area recorded the wettest May on record with 16.97 inches of rain. We also survived the second wettest spring on record with 25.04 inches of rain from March through May. According to the National Weather Service, parts of D/FW have received between 16 and 24 inches over the past 180 days.

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Tornado Survival Tips

The National Weather Service announced on Thursday, April 24th, that conditions point to a significant multi-day severe weather event for Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. Unlike last year, we’ve had a pretty quiet tornado season which occurs mostly during the months of April and May. All that could change if the weather models meteorologists are using turn out to be accurate.

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Update on the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012

Flood insurance popped up on the national news feeds in late March of this year. The Biggert-Waters Flood Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12) went into effect in October of 2013 impacting home and business owners along coastal areas of the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean, as well as in the Missouri River Basin (see

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