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    INFOGRAPHIC: Which Weather Conditions Prove Deadliest?

    By By Katy Galimberti, Staff Writer
    August 21, 2014, 9:46:50 AM EDT

    In a study of weather-related deaths from 2006 to 2010, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that the most fatal conditions were directly related to temperatures and the subsequent health dangers of being too hot or too cold.

    An additional finding was that more Americans were killed after being struck by lightning than those who died due to flooding.

    Overall weather at least contributed to the death of 10,649 people. Roughly 2,000 people die at the hands of the weather each year. Most of those are related to the natural cold and the complications freezing temperatures inflict on the human body.


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