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Snowstorms Aim for U.S. East, and Cold Stretches Clear to Texas

A parade of snowstorms is threatening to roll through the Eastern U.S. over the next few days while bitter cold stabs through the heart of the country, driving temperatures below freezing all the way to Houston. A system will sweep …

Insurers Face $1B Payout From February Storms

February storms in the U.S. are expected to cost insurers more than $1 billion, according to the latest Global Catastrophe Recap from Aon Benfield’s Impact Forecasting. Five separate storm systems hit the U.S. during the month, bringing heavy snow, frigid …

Federal Officials Encouraging on Massachusetts Disaster Relief

Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday he’s gotten encouraging signs from federal officials as he’s begun reaching out to them with Massachusetts preparing a formal request for disaster relief following the spate of snowstorms. Back home after a National Governors Association …

New Mexico’s Winter Gas Shortage Cost $55M in Claims

The natural gas shortage that slammed the state last winter cost insurance companies $55 million in claims. A memo from the state Public Regulation Commission’s Insurance Division says homeowners received the most help representing 7,422 of the nearly 8,900 claims …