Hurricane Idalia, a category 3 major hurricane, made a historic landfall near Keaton Beach, Florida. With wind speeds reaching 205km/hr and a central pressure of 949 hPa, Idalia is the first major hurricane to make landfall in Florida's Big Bend region since recordkeeping began in 1842 and brings the fourth consecutive year that a major hurricane has made landfall in the U.S.
Idalia brought catastrophic storm surge and destructive hurricane-force winds to much of northwest Florida, alongside heavy rainfall, storm surge and strong winds across Georgia and the Carolinas. During this comprehensive event response webinar, we will delve deep into the impacts from Hurricane Idalia, tracing its path, discussing the meteorological conditions, and sharing crucial industry loss estimates.
In this webinar we will:
- Share in-depth analysis of Hurricane Idalia and the Moody’s RMS industry loss estimate.
- Explore a meteorological summary of the event including the key hazard drivers and historical context.
- Provide insights into the Moody’s RMS Event Response process for the event.
Our Event Response Service monitors real-time catastrophes and provides critical information needed to respond appropriately prior to, during, and after major catastrophes.