PUBLISHED ON: May 1, 2015
Weather experts reported recently that fewer hurricanes are likely to develop this season. But as most meteorologists will also tell you, it only takes one hurricane to make the season a catastrophe. Storms have increased in intensity in recent years, and most climate scientists believe that global warming will cause increasingly severe disruptions. Whether striking at the heart of the eastern seaboard or the gulf coast, recent storms and hurricanes are a painful reminder of how much death, destruction and havoc severe weather events can wreak on people and businesses alike.