San Jose Sees Possibly Worst Flooding In 100 Years

Heavy rains in Santa Clara County have caused the local Anderson Reservoir to overflow this weekend. The water then flowed North West into central San Jose through Coyote Creek. The rising water in the streets forced the city to evacuate 14,000 residents this Tuesday. Another 36,000 residents were given an evacuation advisory. Residents were concerned with how little […]

Atmospheric Rivers Pour Down On California

California has seen some massive rainstorms in recent weeks The downfalls have mainly been caused by long and narrow collections of water vapor traveling with the weather patterns in the sky, known as atmospheric rivers. A study recently posted on Nature Geoscience reports that atmospheric rivers are responsible for up to 65% of the extreme rain and snowfall […]

Important Announcement for Clients in Huntington Beach

To our clients in Huntington Beach and surrounding areas, we are sharing an important announcement issued by the City office.   Residents are advised to watch for flash flooding and obtain sand bags ahead of time as Huntington Beach prepares for winter storms. In response the potential severe weather, the Huntington Beach Emergency Operation Center (EOC) […]

President Declares Disaster for Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Alaska and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by flooding during the period of October 27-28, 2013. The President’s action makes […]

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Flood Safety Awareness Week

Government organizations FEMA and NOAA are promoting National Flood Safety Awareness Week, March 18-22. It is the perfect time to learn more about flood safety tips and flood insurance. Follow Efloodquote on social media (Facebook and Twitter) throughout the week to stay informed. If you would like to learn more now, Efloodquote has a great […]

Sacramento Property Owners Eligible for Preferred Rate Policy on Flood Insurance

Due to a special program granted by FEMA and the NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program), Sacramento property owners currently required to purchase flood insurance may be eligible for reduced rates comparable to a building located outside of a SFHA (Special Flood Hazard Area). Buildings requiring flood insurance that were once outside of the hazard area, […]

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Misconceptions of Flood Insurance

Though there are some misconceptions, flooding is the United States’ #1 natural hazard. The National Flood Insurance Program wants consumers to know that while homeowner’s insurance won’t cover them against flooding, they can protect their home and property by purchasing a flood insurance policy through Efloodquote. Apply online for flood insurance coverage. Many people are […]