Weather disasters and quakes: who’s most at risk? An attempt to assess a combination of those risks in 379 American metro areas.
Why did I move away from Spokane again? The city is ranked #6 for most likely to avoid natural disaster, according to The New York Times.
It’s rather unlikely the residents will ever experience a tornado or hurricane threatening their city. Spokane will not crumble into a hot magma mess as theorized by that one volcano dude.
However, in New York City - we’re more likely to experience hurricanes. Flooding from Hurricane Sandy last year was quite the problem for lower elevation areas. My area of Brooklyn was not affected, I’m told.
Hurricane season begins June 1 and is expected to go until Nov. 30.