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Defining Extreme Heat as a Hazard: A Review of Current State Hazard Mitigation Plans

Defining Extreme Heat as a Hazard: A Review of Current State Hazard Mitigation Plans 1920 1080 Klimo Insights

Heat is the leading cause of weather-related death in the United States. Each US state must have a FEMA-approved state hazard mitigation plan (SHMP) to be eligible for certain non-emergency disaster funds and funding for mitigation projects.

Accuracy Assessment of Experimental Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Forecasts Across North Carolina and the Continental United States

Accuracy Assessment of Experimental Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Forecasts Across North Carolina and the Continental United States 1920 1080 Klimo Insights

Wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) is a heat stress index that accounts for the effects of air temperature, humidity, wind speed, and solar radiation on body temperature.

The Impact of Heat Exposure on Reduced Gestational Age in Pregnant Women in North Carolina, 2011–2015

The Impact of Heat Exposure on Reduced Gestational Age in Pregnant Women in North Carolina, 2011–2015 1920 1080 Klimo Insights

Research on the impact of heat on pregnant women has focused largely on outcomes following extreme temperature events, such as particular heat waves or spells of very cold weather on pregnant women.