Cold A Silent Killer. Weather Deaths Top 2000 Annually

July 30, 2014 6:07 PM

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It doesn’t make the breaking news chyron, but cold-weather related deaths top every other form of weather nature has to throw at us annually. Weather kills at least 2,000 people annually, but a new government report shows that more awareness needs to be brought to cold snaps.

Stripping out the multiple polar vortices we had this past winter, cold snaps are not known for their breaking news coverage. Hurricanes and tornado outbreaks are the weather events that get the wall-to-wall coverage.

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