Tag: weather

Hey Hurricane, how’d you get your name?

By on August 8, 2011 at 12:18 PM

 Now that we’re getting into hurricane season, I thought I’d find the answer to a question I’ve had for some time: how do hurricanes get their names? Some of them are infamous and will never leave our memory – Hurricane Andrew and Hurricane Katrina are perfect examples of that – but why Andrew? And why […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Prepping your car for cold weather

By on December 1, 2010 at 7:55 AM

Winter driving isn’t my favorite … the days are short, the roads are slippery and it seems like almost every morning you’re greeted by a thick coat of ice on your windshield. Not my idea of pleasant driving conditions. However, there are a few things you can do to ease the winter burden on your […]

Posted in: Safety


When catastrophe strikes, GEICO will be there to help

By on July 14, 2010 at 9:29 AM

By guest blogger Bill K., claims adjuster, Maryland With record-breaking snowfall and violent hailstorms, this year has been marked by severe weather. Hurricane season starts this month, and forecasters are predicting a high level of activity in the southeastern part of the country. When severe weather hits, GEICO’s Catastrophe Teams leap into action to respond […]

Posted in: Safety