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    The midwest has the safest weather

    Heatwaves kill far more people than all natural disasters combined.

    I have linked an article that claims that the midwest has the safest weather.

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    Re: The midwest has the safest weather

    I think on the other map the SW & Cali appear to be the safest ... followed by the midwest



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    Re: The midwest has the safest weather

    It get pretty hot around here in the summer. I'm from the west coast and I would say the weather in Washington is far better, and safer then the weather in Iowa. The only reason the numbers might be higher would be because of mountains (which Iowa doesn't have) or ocean (which Iowa doesn't have).



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    Re: The midwest has the safest weather

    Yes, but when Al Gore's floods come, we are ****ed.



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    Re: The midwest has the safest weather

    They weren't leaving in Iowa this year. All the tornadoes, lighting, flooding, extreme arctic cold snaps, blizzards and ice, and heat waves (in other years-1988 etc.), make the Midwest safe. Earthquakes are not weather related. The reason we make it though it is Midwesterners are more resilient and can deal with the weather. We don't perish as often as they do in other regions of the Country. The report is a joke.



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