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West Drought Conditions Make For ‘Tragically Historic’ Wildfire Season

 Thursday, June 14, 2012

 Insurance Journal

In what could be shaping up to be one of the worst wildfire seasons in recent memory, insurers are scrambling to deal with the aftermath of several massive wildfires in the region — and they’re preparing people for the possibility of more wildfires to come. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, nearly one-fifth of the U.S. fell under “severe to extreme” drought conditions as of the end of April, and much of that being in the West as well as Texas, areas where droughts were severe last year as well.

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 Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Feds: Another Tough Wildfire Season For West

 Wednesday, May 15, 2013

 Insurance Journal

Insurance Associations: West Wildfire Season Could Be Among Worst

 Wednesday, June 13, 2012

 Insurance Journal

Western Ky. goes from flood to drought in a year

 Thursday, June 7, 2012

 Bloomberg Businessweek

Warm Weather, Dry Conditions Could Mean More Wildfires in Northeast

 Friday, April 13, 2012

 Insurance Journal

Florida Drought Conditions Match Devastating 1998 Wildfire Season

 Friday, June 17, 2011

 Insurance Journal

La Nina brings flood risks, drought to the West

 Thursday, May 12, 2011

 USA Today