NOAA's Climate Prediction Center has forecasted a third year of La Nina conditions in the Pacific. La Nina is a natural ocean-atmospheric phenomenon marked by cooler-than-average sea surface temperatures across the central and eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator, and the opposite of El Nino, which features warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures in that region
Congress must periodically renew the NFIP’s statutory authority to operate. On Sept. 30, 2022, the president signed legislation passed by Congress that extends the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP’s) authorization to Dec. 16, 2022. Congress must now reauthorize the NFIP by no later than 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 16, 2022.
With Hurricane Ian looming upon Florida and the eastern seaboard, it's a good time to remember we are still in hurricane season until November 30th. Check on your insurance policies. What does home, hurricane and flood insurance cover?
FEMA HQ Marketing and Outreach is hosting a 1-hour webinar to introduce insurance agents to NFIP’s Pacific Hurricane Outreach and Marketing materials and to answer any questions. As your clients undergo another hurricane season, guide them to follow their instincts and obtain a flood insurance policy. Whether they are ready to renew or start a... Continue Reading →
August 10th and 11th mark the final King Tides photo survey dates of the summer. Observing and photographing King Tides can give us a snapshot of what our future shorelines may look like with rising sea levels.
Help us document the impacts of King Tides (the highest high tides of the year). Documenting King Tides can give us a snapshot of what our future shorelines may look like with rising sea levels. Visit the project website, www.PacificIslandsKingTides.org, for peak high tide times at locations across the Hawaiian Islands on King Tide photo survey dates.