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Economic Cost of Weather May Total $485 Billion in U.S.
June 22, 2011
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Routine weather events such as rain and cooler-than-average days can add up to an annual economic impact of as much as 3.4 percent of the nation's gross domestic product. New research led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research finds that every sector of the economy is sensitive to changes in the weather. Full Story
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