Hurricane and tropical storm season runs from June 1st to November 1st. Gowrie Group offers resources to help you best prepare, stay safe, and recover from the impacts of extreme windstorms.
2013 Hurricane Season Predictions. Predictions are for an above-average 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, with 18 tropical storms forecasted (39mph or more)
of which 9 could be hurricanes (74 mph or greater). Five out of the past seven seasons since the record-setting 2005 season have been more active than normal. Hurricane Sandy in 2012 caused widespread
damage to much of the East Coast with an estimated 65,000 boats damaged or lost, thousands of coastal homes and businesses badly damaged, and more than 140,000 flood claims filed.
Live Storm Tracking. NOAA’s National Hurricane Center website is updated every 4 hours for live storm tracking when storms are active. Storm Tracking here>>
Preparation and Action Steps. Careful planning, taking precautionary measures, and making smart and safe choices during and after a storm are all necessary to reduce the impact a storm could have on you and your assets. Use the tabs below to access our guidelines and resources related to your business, yacht club, home/family, and boats.
Preparation and Action Step Resources
Reporting a claim, after a severe storm. You will be able to reach Gowrie Group through our normal communication channels immediately following severe storms: 800.262.8911 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In the event that a severe storm impacts CT the most efficient way to report a claim situation may be to contact your insurance carrier directly. Gowrie's list of insurance carriers and their direct claim phone numbers can be accessed here: Claims Phone Numbers>> Please print or write down these numbers and store them in a safe location.
Image: NOAA GOES satellite, Hurricane Hugo, 1999.