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Advice for residents of the Northeast during a possible power outage, with Vanessa Baird-Streeter, Long Island Power Authority.
The Weather Channel's Mike Siedel has the details on how North Carolina, and particularly the Outer Banks, is preparing for a potentially intense hurricane, with Dare County Commissioner Mike Johnson.
Insurers are left wondering what the cost of the damage will be. Insight with Robert Hartwig, Insurance Information Institute.
See average annual homeowners insurance premiums in these states, as well as average windstorm insurance premiums from the least expensive to the most expensive.
Six years after Hurricane Katrina and countless subsequent disasters many are still questioning the effectiveness of the Federal Emergency Management Agency .
This year has already been a record one for storm damage, with more severe weather of all kinds.
A not-so-small cottage industry is now built around disaster preparation. While it never hurts to be prepared, say experts, how much of this industry is actually playing into people’s fears?
To what degree a catastrophic event might be caused by climate change is impossible to measure at this stage, so global warming isn’t being directly priced into insurance premiums.
Companies like ServiceMaster, ServPro, Disaster Kleenup International and the Signature Group are ready to mobilize workers by the hundreds to respond to catastrophe for days and weeks on end.
NBC's Mike Taibbi reports on rising flood waters threatening nuclear plants in Nebraska, and Virginia McGathey, McGathey Commodities and Scott Shellady, ICAP US discusses how floods are impacting agricultural commodities prices.
What's driving market optimism despite a global wall of worry? Matthew Cheslock, Cohen Capital Group; Michael Sansoterra, RidgeWorth Large Cap Growth Fund; and CNBC's Rick Santelli, discuss.
Analysis of last year's catastrophic weather and its impact on the price of commodities, with Jeff Masters, WeatherUnderground.com meteorology director, and Sterling Smith, Country Hedging.
Regulators are keeping an eye on two Nebraska nuclear plants as rising flood waters threaten to overtake them. Meanwhile, rising flood waters in North Dakota have residents bracing for the worst, with NBC's Janel Klein.
Discussing how to plan, if weather-related disasters happen, with Michael Hicks, Ball State University; Addison Armstrong,Tradition Energy, Scott Bernhardt, Planalytics, and CNBC's Mary Thompson.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the unusual weather sweeping the globe.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on what the devastating weather means for insurance companies, with Mike Bettes, The Weather Channel.
NBC's Janet Shamlian takes a look at the river cresting in Mississippi and what people in the region expect the damage to be.
Economic reports could rule the markets Thursday, as investors get a fresh look at the jobs situation and the health of the housing market.
The swollen Mississippi River is washing away crops, harvests and jobs, the New York Times reports.
NBC'S Jay Gray with details on latest efforts to protect homes and buildings along the flooded Mississippi River.