Active Hurricane Season May Cause Increased Water Damage
NOAA Predicts Above Average Hurricane Season
The stage has been set: forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center are predicting above-average hurricane activity this year, and it may, unfortunately, get rough for those living along the Gulf and Atlantic coast and in storms’ paths. According to NOAA, during the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs June 1 to November 30, there stands a 65% chance the number of storms may be above the historic average. In all, NOAA says there could be up to 21 named tropical storms (winds 39 mph or higher); up to 10 official hurricanes (winds 74 mph or higher); and up to 6 major hurricanes (winds 111 mph or higher). NOAA delivers this year’s predictions with a 70% confidence.
Every year, it seems the frequency – and intensity – of hurricanes is picking up. NOAA says if predictions pan out in 2022, it would be the seventh consecutive above-average hurricane season in a row. For people living in areas at risk of these storms, it’s important to stay informed and be prepared. “Early preparation and understanding your risk is key to being hurricane resilient and climate-ready,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo.
1-800 WATER DAMAGE is Ready to Meet the Demand
As more intense hurricanes and storms batter the U.S., 1-800 WATER DAMAGE has risen to the task of restoring communities through property restoration. Our highly trained and qualified teams excel at helping homeowners when they need us most, 24/7. We offer water and flood damage restoration, mold damage remediation, fire and smoke damage restoration, sewage cleanup, and much more. By working with integrity, compassion, and expertise to provide these top-quality property damage restoration solutions, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE owners have the opportunity to restore properties and peace of mind for home and business owners after disasters.
Indeed, with the rising cost of damage due to hurricanes and other storm-related events, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE’s services have never been in higher demand. According to NOAA, for instance, weather disaster losses for 2018 were estimated at $91 billion and for 2019 were $45 billion – for a combined total of $136 billion. These figures were only expected to rise as the frequency of storms increased year over year.
Prepare to Respond this Hurricane Season with a 1-800 WATER DAMAGE Franchise
When disaster strikes, it takes a community to put the pieces back together, and 1-800 WATER DAMAGE takes pride in its role as an industry leader in property damage restoration. With empathy and respect, we know each customer is likely going through one of the most difficult times of their life, and we take every precaution to make sure our property restoration services are as stress-free as possible.