Hurricane and tropical storm season runs from June 1st to November 30th. Gowrie Group offers resources to help you best prepare, stay safe, and recover from the impacts of extreme windstorms.

2014 Hurricane Season Predictions. Predictions for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season are in flux, with the major forecasting organizations not in alignment. The possibility of an El Niño event coupled with cooler-than-average waters in the eastern Atlantic are driving the wide variations in predictions. On the low end 3 hurricanes are forecast, and on the high end 9 hurricanes.

Live Storm Tracking. NOAA’s National Hurricane Center website is updated every 4 hours for live storm tracking when storms are active.

Preparation and Action Steps. Plan carefully, take precautionary measures, and make smart and safe choices during and after storms. Access our preparation resources for your business, yacht club, home/family, and boats.

Preparation and Action Step Resources

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Recommendations on pre-storm preparedness and action steps to take when a watch or warning is issued. Read Article >>

Tips for resuming operations after being impacted by a severe storm, including planning guidelines and post storm action steps. Read Article >>

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 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.

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