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Weather Expert Storms Ahead With Specialty Brokerage

Originally published in Insurance Business Magazine.
Find your niche and think big – that’s the advice of ex-research meteorologist Robert Holmes who had since made waves in the specialty weather insurance space.

Holmes is the brainchild behind Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance, one of Insurance Business America’s Elite Brokerages of 2017.

Celebrate excellence in insurance. Nominate a worthy colleague for the Insurance Business […]

The Courier Tribune Interviews Spectrum President, Rob Holmes

The Courier Tribune recently featured an interview with Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance president, Rob Holmes.

“Rob Holmes has a business that not many people do. He works with customers — fairs, festivals and other event organizers — to examine the financial impact of adverse weather on their enterprise. As the name implies, Spectrum Weather and Specialty Insurance deals with snow […]

Spectrum Weather & Specialty Insurance Ranked Top Specialist Broker in Insurance Business Magazine

Spectrum was featured in the recent issue of Insurance Business Magazine as the top specialist broker for weather insurance.

“Given the increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather conditions, companies can no longer afford to let their businesses remain exposed. Backed by company president Robert Holmes’ extensive experience in meteorology, Spectrum takes pride in being the ‘best source for rain insurance, snow […]

One Hot Planet: 2016 Hottest Year On Record

You may have heard 2016 was Earth’s hottest year on record. You may also remember that 2015 was the hottest year on record before that, as was 2014 before that. 

Both NASA and NOAA declare that our planet is experiencing record-breaking warming for the third year in a row. This should be alarming to everyone as even incremental upticks in temperature […]

Coming This Summer: A Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun, casting its shadow across all of North America. Although solar eclipses occur every six months, this will be the first total solar eclipse visible in the contiguous United States in 38 years. However, only certain areas of the country will see the total eclipse. The cities […]

Official: Rain may cancel fall festival

Rain is threatening to cancel the annual fall festival set on Halloween this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. downtown.

With a predicted 100 percent chance of rain, organizer and Main Street manager, Bo Ellis is prepared to cancel the event if it’s still raining at noon the day of the event.

“We can’t move the location of it, with 60 organizations with possible […]

Heavy rain leads to flooding, Sunday AirSho canceled

Midland motorists drove through a rainy mayhem Sunday that led to numerous cases of flooding throughout the county.

The heavy rain caused the cancellation of a few area events, including the CAF AirSho and the Old Sorehead Trade Days in Stanton, according to officials with each event.

The National Weather Service in Midland reported 1.42 inches of rainfall as of 9:50 p.m. […]