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Looks Like Florida Will Make It Through the 2009 Hurricane Season With No Major Storms

Nov. 15 Atlantic Storm View
Looks like we will likely make it through the 2009 hurricane season with nary a storm of any kind making landfall in the Sunshine State. Of course, that still does not stop the major insurance carriers from crying poverty. Thank goodness the little companies are picking up the slack. Personally, I hope these smaller firms make a bundle for assuming the risk the "big boys" were too afraid to take.

At this point it would be very unusual for a storm to start up. The waters in the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico are getting too cool to power-up the major hurricanes. Though it is possible, it is unlikely. Let's keep our fingers crossed.

For those of you who are currently paying high insurance rates, you may want to check with your agent and others after the season is over, perhaps in January 2010, and see if cheaper rates are available.

If I can be of further assistance, call me at: 813-783-4444 or e-mail me at: You can also visit my webpage at: where you will even find a menu button for the local weekly forcast for Zephyrhills, Florida. For those of you still up in the frigid north you can see what you are missing!

John Elwell - REALTOR


Bill Nye Realty, Inc.


Licensed in Florida


Comment balloon 4 commentsJohn Elwell • November 15 2009 12:03PM


So glad to hear that Florida will make it through the 2009 Hurricane Season without any major storms. It will be a real blessing for everyone.  We  seem to have had so many disasters that it will be great to avoid any this year.



Posted by Team Honeycutt (Allen Tate) over 10 years ago

Isn't that the truth. Especially important in our industry. Here's to hoping with the tax credit, low interest rates, and low home prices 2010 will be a much better year for all of us.

Posted by John Elwell, You Deserve a Full-Time Agent, Not Reduced Results (CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc.) over 10 years ago

lets n o jinx em.  still time...  hopefully it will be ok.

Posted by Epcon Communities Epcon Columbia (Epcon Columbia, SC) over 10 years ago

You and me both. A calm year is always welcome and luckily, most years are calm ones. We just remember the nasty ones more clearly.

Posted by John Elwell, You Deserve a Full-Time Agent, Not Reduced Results (CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc.) over 10 years ago

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