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Bill,

It may be another long shot, but perhaps Factory
Mutual would have some useful information for you.

Jim Wilson

--- Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc> wrote:

> Has anyone got any ideas for me as to where I might
> go to find the 
> probability of a major cyclonic storm striking, say,
> within a given 
> distance (50 miles? 100 miles?) of a location on the
> Gulf Coast? Is this 
> the kind of thing that the insurance industry might
> have somewhere?
> 
> I have looked in vain on the NOAA site--lots in very
> interesting 
> information including a massive update of their
> historical storm data 
> from the last hundred and fifty years and more that
> could unlimately 
> have an impact on the building codes--but nothing
> like what I'm looking for.
> 
> Really, I'm trying to find out "storm surge"
> probabilities.
> 
> Any ideas anyone could give would be great.
> 
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