When RealtyTrac analyst Danielle Mazarella's name is attached to content, it's never bearing very good news. Mazarella is the online real estate engine's specialist when it comes to risk to properties relative to climatic and other events: tornadoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and the like.

A tough assignment, but somebody's gotta do it. Mazarella writes commentary, accompanying an interactive heat-map of hurricane-prone real estate regions:

The top 5 counties with High and Very High hurricane risks are Kings County, New York (998,773), Miami-Dade County, Florida (989,364), New York County, New York (846,819), Queens County, New York (836,722) and Palm Beach County, Florida(663,599).

And, that's not all she wrote.

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