‘Costs are enormous’: $100B tab for wildfires, hurricanes and other extreme U.S. weather in 2018

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/weather/wildfires-hurricanes-and-other-extreme-weather-cost-the-nation-247-lives-nearly-100-billion-in-damage-during-2018/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_environment

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NOAA said 14 separate weather and climate disasters, costing at least $1 billion each, hit the United States during 2018. The bulk of that damage, about $73 billion, was attributable to three events: Hurricanes Michael and Florence and the collection of wildfires that raged across the West.


Original Title: ‘Costs are enormous’: $100B tab for wildfires, hurricanes and other extreme U.S. weather in 2018
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