By TASHAWN BROWN, An Article Out Loud Flashback from the Domestic Preparedness Journal, August 15, 2018.
In 2017, the National Weather Service reported 107 fatalities across the United States related to heat – more than the deaths related to tornados, hurricanes, and cold weather combined. In 2021, that number was 190. Revisit this 2018 article to learn how New York has been helping local emergency management agencies work closely with the National Weather Service and other agencies and organizations to monitor extreme heat and related threats that can affect local communities.
Narrated by Randy Vivian.