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Default Heat Kills!

Fri, 18 Jun 2004 07:00:00 EST

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Heat-related deaths outpace fatalities in several other severe weather categories. Based on a 10-year average from 1992-2001, excessive heat claimed 219 lives
each year. By contrast, floods killed 88; tornadoes, 57; lightning, 52; and hurricanes, 15. Be aware of dangerous heat conditions by following NWS's Mean Heat
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