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By katesantichen
June 1, 2015
on October 28, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
on October 28, 2012 in Long Beach, New York. Hurricane Sandy, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the U.S., is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Mike Stobe—Getty Images

Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. While the 2015 season is expected to bring ‘below average’ activity according to NOAA, that still means six to 11 named storms. Homeowners in geographic areas susceptible to hurricanes should be prepared with homeowners’ and flood insurance. For more information about hurricane-proofing your finances, check out It’s Hurricane Season: 5 Ways to Disaster-Proof Your Finances.

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