Weather and Health

Weather and Health
1. Identify key health-related impacts, factors, implications, and recommendations associated with various weather events, including heat waves and cold temperatures, winter storms and thunderstorms, flooding, drought, poor air quality, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfire, UV radiation 2. Describe how broadcast meteorologists, working in partnership with public health agencies, can help protect and enhance the health and well-being of the viewing public. 3. Identify key public health support services, tools, and resources that are available to broadcast meteorologists at local, state, and national levels. 4. Identify the basic components of effective risk communication. 5. List or identify some examples of weather-related public health risks that may increase with global climate change. 6. Demonstrate an understanding of the causal interdependences that exist between climate, weather, and health.