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WASHINGTON?Catastrophe modeler EQECAT Inc. estimates that the two winter storms that raked the mid-Atlantic region earlier this month caused more than $2 billion in insured losses.

Two storms struck the area, the first beginning on Feb. 5 and the second last week, leaving some parts of the Washington metropolitan area with more than 30 inches of accumulated snow.

Oakland, Calif.-based EQECAT based its estimate on a preliminary Read the rest of this entry »

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Icy winter roads and vacation-clogged summer highways might seem the most dangerous for motorists, but new research says fall is when driving is at its deadliest.

A new report has found that October has the year’s highest death rate per distance driven. In fact, the danger of dying in a crash is 16 percent greater in October than in wintry March ? the safest month of the year.

“Everything else being equal, inclement weather ? Read the rest of this entry »

At least 23 deaths, mostly traffic related, have been blamed on a lumbering winter storm that has moved eastward across the nation, dumping snow and ice and making driving treacherous.

More than 1 million people were without power, according to The Associated Press, from a wintry mix of snow and ice that stretches 1,400 miles across 26 states.

More than 300,000 customers in Arkansas still have no electricity from frozen power lines Read the rest of this entry »

At least 23 deaths, mostly traffic related, have been blamed on a lumbering winter storm that has moved eastward across the nation, dumping snow and ice and making driving treacherous.

More than 1 million people were without power, according to The Associated Press, from a wintry mix of snow and ice that stretches 1,400 miles across 26 states.

More than 300,000 customers in Arkansas still have no electricity from frozen power lines Read the rest of this entry »

At least 23 deaths, mostly traffic related, have been blamed on a lumbering winter storm that has moved eastward across the nation, dumping snow and ice and making driving treacherous.

More than 1 million people were without power, according to The Associated Press, from a wintry mix of snow and ice that stretches 1,400 miles across 26 states.

More than 300,000 customers in Arkansas still have no electricity from frozen power lines Read the rest of this entry »

At least 23 deaths, mostly traffic related, have been blamed on a lumbering winter storm that has moved eastward across the nation, dumping snow and ice and making driving treacherous.

More than 1 million people were without power, according to The Associated Press, from a wintry mix of snow and ice that stretches 1,400 miles across 26 states.

More than 300,000 customers in Arkansas still have no electricity from frozen power lines Read the rest of this entry »

At least 23 deaths, mostly traffic related, have been blamed on a lumbering winter storm that has moved eastward across the nation, dumping snow and ice and making driving treacherous.

More than 1 million people were without power, according to The Associated Press, from a wintry mix of snow and ice that stretches 1,400 miles across 26 states.

More than 300,000 customers in Arkansas still have no electricity from frozen power lines Read the rest of this entry »