Keys Insurance Services Hurricane Center
As we enter the Hurricane Season, all of us at Keys Insurance Services are prepared to assist you in the claims/recovery process should our area be affected by a storm event. As part of our disaster recovery plan, in the event our phone system is damaged or down, our calls will be forwarded to us so that we may serve you in the same courteous efficient manner that you have grown accustomed to. To report claims directly to your carrier please click on this link Carrier Claim Reporting Information. To contact us call (305)-743-0494 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- BoatUS.com: Hurricane Resource Center – Hurricane Tracking and Preparedness
- Disaster Recovery Journal: Sample Disaster Recovery Plans
- Disaster Resource Guide online: General information/Article Source
- Federal Emergency Management Agency: 800-525-0321. Tons of information and links to all types of disaster preparedness and recovery topics ranging from environmental, fire, tornados, floods, terrorism, etc.
- Florida Small Business Development Center Network: The SBDC network offers resources related to emergency assistance for Florida-based businesses. The website has an IRS presentation on tax relief, including the type of records needed to determine and prove a casualty loss.
- Florida Association of Independent Agents (FAIA): Click on Catastrophe. Site includes the agency cat guide, evacuation and shelter info, hurricane checklists, and hurricane claim numbers for carriers, hurricane preparedness info, evacuation routes; weather related websites, zones & coordinators as well as a list of each county emergency operations center.
- Florida Division of Emergency Management: 800-342-3557
- Hurricane Manual for Marine Interests
- National Hurricane Center: The national Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center website has details of how to prepare for a hurricane disaster as well as what to include in a disaster supply kit.
- Small Business Administration: SBA offers information on preparing facilities and business operations, communicating during emergency and insurance information.
Helpful Tracking & Forecasting:
National Hurricane Center Tropical Prediction Center: Shows active tropical systems, weather outlook, predictions, etc. Also has a general library of information that is great at www.aoml.noaa.gov/general/lib/lib1/nhclib/
- Hurricane Alley: Another great storm tracking prediction site to be used for forecasting purposes, or in making decisions about your life and your property.
- Overall Satellite Images: This site provides a comprehensive satellite image of the entire Atlantic hurricane basin including the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. If something is brewing out there, you’ll see it here.
- William Gray: Private hurricane forecaster William Gray, a meteorologist at Colorado State University issues forecasts several times each year.