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Jamison Crawford

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Health & Economic Impact of Catastrophic Weather
This report leverages catastrophic weather data from the National Weather Service to analyze the most physically hazardous and economically detrimental types of catastrophic weather. The following code, and its accompanying narrative, perform the following: (1) Create a directory to where the weather data are downloaded and read into R; (2) Process the data via dimension reduction, formatting, and filtering; (3) Justify and transform variables to more accurately depict key data; (4) Aggregate and arrange weather events in order of health and economic impacts; (5) Report and visualize the top 10 most catastrophic events by health and economy