Layout of different types of distribution
Storms and other severe weather events can cause both public health and economic problems for communities and municipalities. Many severe events can result in fatalities, injuries, and property damage, and preventing such outcomes to the extent possible is a key concern. This project involves exploring the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) storm database in order to answer two questions. 1.Across the United States, which types of events are most harmful with respect to population health? 2.Across the United States, which types of events have greatest economic consequences?