IBHS Hail Research Reports - American Meteorological Society Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology IBHS is conducting a multifaceted, major field research effort to study hailstorms with the goal of reducing property losses, and improving weather forecast models and radar detection of hail.  Evaluating the Hardness Characteristics of Hail through Compressive Strength Measurements Evaluating Hail Damage Using Property... Continue Reading
August 24, 2017, marks the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, a Category 5 Hurricane that devastated South Florida and parts of the Gulf Coast. Tragically, 26 people lost their lives, while 250,000 others were left homeless, and 82,000 businesses were damaged or destroyed. Insured losses topped $24 billion (2016 dollars), making it the third-costliest hurricane... Continue Reading