When hurricane season kicks off in the United States, Americans across the southern and eastern coastal regions brace for it. Hurricanes and tropical storms wreak havoc on the country, causing millions of dollars in damage annually. According to National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration the 2017 hurricane season is predicted to be more active than historical averages when it comes to named storms. They are predicting at least 11 named storms, including April's Tropical Storm Arlene. While you can't prevent the storms from striking, you can prepare for storms and attempt to help minimize the damage to your business.
Read our risk tips, Loss Prevention for Hurricanes, for ways to help protect your business from damaged caused by these mighty storms.
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