Billion-Dollar Disasters: Mapping Vulnerabilities with Census Tract-Level Data | News | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

These new maps enhance the NOAA Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disaster website by producing interactive U.S. Census tract-level, multi-hazard risk maps for any combination of hazard risk, complementing the county-level maps released in December 2021. These hazards include severe storms (tornado, hail, damaging winds), drought events and heat waves, hurricanes and tropical storms, wildfires, river-basin and urban flooding, winter storms, and freeze events and cold waves.

For example, a user can explore compound hazard risk such as the cascading impacts of drought, wildfire, and flooding that can occur across the U.S. Southwest. Or, one might examine how hurricane, flooding, and severe storm events across the Gulf
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