Hurricane odds up for next 3 months

Insurance Group calls on Florida Home Owners To Check Policies

Published On: Aug 15 2012 11:50:11 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 21 2012 02:18:30 PM EDT

The Insurance Information Institute is calling on local homeowners to review their insurance protection as the historical peak of hurricane season rolls in.

The I.I.I. issued a release Wednesday stressing “More than 80 percent of hurricanes strike the U.S. between August and October.”

“It has been more than six years since the last powerful hurricane made landfall in Florida. “While each storm is different, they create similar scenarios that cause people to wish they had made different choices regarding their insurance coverage,” said Lynne McChristian, Florida representative for the I.I.I.

McChristian offers several tips: