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Have weather-related fatalities from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, heat waves, or cold spells generally increased in the U.S. over the past three decades?



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Data from the U.S. National Weather Service that extends back for three to seven decades does not show increasing or decreasing trends for any type of weather-related fatalities, including hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, heat waves, or cold spells.

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