Our thoughts are with those clients and their family members who have been impacted by this past month’s hurricanes in Texas and Florida. This month we examine some of the economic impacts of these storms and their historical context.
These past several weeks have brought some of the most intense weather our country has ever seen. For the first time in recorded history, two category 4 hurricanes made landfall in the continental U.S. less than a month apart. Hurricane Irma was the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Basin with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, while Hurricane Harvey dropped two feet of rain on Houston in the first 24 hours.Read More