The U.S. experienced 25 separate billion-dollar weather disasters in 2023 — the largest number since records began.
As California’s unofficial wildfire season ends, experts are hopeful things will remain mild for the remainder of 2023.
Some Californians are worried the states’ updated wildfire maps could impact their insurance rates.
Despite months of extreme heat and drought, California fared well as peak wildfire season ended. However, experts say the state got “lucky” in 2022.
Californians might see discounts on their property insurance premiums if they take steps to wildfire-proof their houses thanks to a new state rule.
California officials rolled out the “Safer from Wildfire” program this month hoping to address the state’s homeowners insurance crisis.