With the knowledge that natural disasters can happen at any time, would your city be prepared to evacuate thousands, or even millions, of people?
A storm is forecast to track close enough to the Atlantic coast to disrupt travel in the northeastern United States due to drenching rain, snow and gusty winds during this weekend.
Cold fronts are one of the most significant phenomena in terms of bringing changes in the weather and impact to outdoor plans.
Locally gusty winds will contribute to an elevated risk of wildfire ignition and spread across parts of Southern California through Saturday.
Snow dusted parts of New York up to Canada this week while Texas dealt with major, deadly flooding.
While stress can become a problem for any healthy adult, medical experts say stress is particularly dangerous for people who suffer from heart disease.
Much cooler and less humid air is forecast to make its way into the Deep South, including Michael-slammed areas of Florida and Georgia this weekend, before the potential for heavy rain later next week.
The upcoming winter across Europe will feature damaging windstorms, flooding rainfall and unseasonable warmth.