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The 2020 Hurricane Season Is Underway. Here’s How Your Homeowners Insurance Can (and Can’t) Protect You

Now that we are officially in the Atlantic hurricane season, it’s a great time to think about your homeowners’ insurance. Your policy may not cover as much damage from tropical storms as you think, and probably does not cover floods at all. Before we hit the main part of the season beginning in August, it’s an excellent time to think about whether or not you should make any changes to your policy. This great article from discusses what you can expect your policy to cover (and what it doesn’t). You can read it at

Oct. 14, 2016- The onshore pounding of waves and storm surge from Hurricane Matthew washed away parts of the protective dunes at Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Source: NOAA