For the past 25 years, the World Meteorological Organization
(WMO) has published yearly the Statement
on the State of the Global Climate, sharing
scientific information about the global climate, significant
weather and climate events occurring around the world.
According to the Department of
Transportation, weather-related crashes account for over
480,000 injuries and more than 6,000 deaths each year. Take
precautions on the freeways this season to keep you and other
travelers safe. More information and safety tips can be
NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation Webpage.
When extreme weather patterns emerge, hospitals must prepare for
many potential issues such as rolling blackouts from increased
power usage and patient surges in the ER. See resources
below to help prepare for these and other potential heat related