Tampa/St. Petersburg Most Vulnerable To Storm Surge Flood Damage

 Thursday, August 27, 2015

 Canadian Underwriter

The largest losses from storm surge along the Gulf and East coastal locations in the United States are concentrated in relatively few places, but flooding from a 100-year hurricane could spur losses exceeding US$100 billion in three cities, notes a new study from Karen Clark & Company (KCC). The study report, Most Vulnerable US Cities to Storm Surge Flooding, identifies Tampa/St. Petersburg as the metropolitan area most vulnerable to flooding damage with a loss potential of US$175 billion.
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