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  • Hurricane could spoil July Fourth for East Coast Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 10:16 AM ET
    An emergency official uses his cell phone to track the path of a hypothetical hurricane as he takes part in the annual Hurricane Emergency Operations Center functional exercise on May 28, 2014 in Miami.

    A tropical depression swirling Tuesday over Miami and the Bahamas is projected to strengthen, NBC News reports.

  • ORLANDO, Fla., June 1- Eight hurricane-free years in Florida and a seller's market in catastrophe bonds have fortified the state against the cost of major storm damage as the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1. "Florida is in its best position in a decade," said Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute.

  • Scenes From Hurricane Sandy Friday, 23 May 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    The East Coast's most populated region is struggling to recover from devastating Hurricane Sandy, its worst storm in generations.

  • NOAA releases hurricane season predictions Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    The Atlantic hurricane season will see a 'near-normal or below-normal' number of storms in 2014, NOAA officials said on Thursday, NBC News reports.

  • UK floods could cost insurers up to $2.5 billion Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 28- The bill sent to insurers from storms bringing hurricane strength winds and widespread flooding to parts of Britain since December could reach 1.5 billion pounds, according to consultants at Deloitte.

  • One year after Sandy: NYC real estate     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    Discussing the recovery projects from Sandy in downtown Manhattan, with Rudin Management vice chairman & CEO Bill Rudin. "With tremendous leadership, we got the Federal money for recovery," he says.

  • Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, discusses what his company has done to secure power service and protect customers from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

  • Tropical Storm Karen approaches New Orleans     Friday, 4 Oct 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    The Gulf states are on hurricane watch as Tropical Storm Karen is expected to hit Saturday. Mark Elliott, The Weather Channel, reports on the path of the storm.

  • The 10 most expensive hurricanes in US history Thursday, 3 Oct 2013 | 12:17 PM ET
    The MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Storm Flossie on July 28 at 23:10 UTC (7:10 p.m. EDT) as it continued moving toward Hawaii (left).

    What are the all-time costliest hurricanes to hit the U.S.? Here are the Top 10.

  • Extreme athlete's swim for Sandy relief     Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Diana Nyad, American swimmer, shares her plans to swim 48-hours to help victims of Hurricane Sandy and explains why it's crucial to recognize the importance of disaster relief.

  • Fire blazes through NJ boardwalk     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Almost a year after Super Storm Sandy destroyed the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, NJ, a fire blazed through dozens of businesses in Seaside Park. CNBC's Scott Cohn has the details.

  • Florida family strikes gold     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    A Florida family found $300,000 worth of gold off the coast of Florida. NBC's Gabe Gutierrez reports historians believe more could be out there.

  • Sandy victims' choice: Huge insurance bill or move Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Sandy survivors Kevin Faller and Karen Spanover, of Toms River, N.J.

    Thousands of homeowners in New York and New Jersey impacted by Hurricane Sandy are facing a tough choice that may thwart their efforts to rebuild.

  • Jonathan Barratt, founder of Barratt's Bulletin, says a spike in oil prices is imminent because of the Syrian crisis and the U.S. hurricane season.

  • High-End Boat Sales Surge     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Sales of high-end boats jumped 7 percent in May from over a year ago. CNBC's Mary Thompson speaks to Patrick Healey, Viking Yachts COO, about growth in the industry as well as how unrest in Egypt is affecting business.

  • Buy Home Depot on Hurricane Season?     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 4:55 PM ET

    Hurricane season officially begins on Saturday. Brian Stutland of Stutland Volatility Group discusses whether investors should use options to play Home Depot.

  • Hurricane Season In the Gulf     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Chevron operations supervisor David Bond describes the preparation for hurricane season, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Tomorrow     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 10:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn provides an exclusive behind the scenes look at how the Gulf region is preparing for this season's hurricane season.

  • Gulf Region Preps For Hurricane Season     Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:19 AM ET

    Louisiana's "Refinery Row" is getting ready for this year's hurricane season, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Four Questions to Ask Before Hurricane Season Hits Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    Workers board up windows to protect from hurricane winds.

    With a forecast for an "active" hurricane season, you may want to call to your insurance agent to make sure you're covered.