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Natural and Technological Hazards

Natural and Technological Hazards Facing St. Louis County

Natural hazards are hazards presented by the physical world such as ice storms, thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hailstorms, windstorms, extreme temperatures, flooding, drought, wildfire, infectious diseases, earthquake, and solar storms.

Technological hazards are hazards presented by man such as structural fires, hazardous materials, water supply contamination, wastewater system failure, dam failure, radiological and terrorism.

 

When Emergencies Happen

Ice Storm

Thunderstorms

Lightning

Tornadoes

Hailstorms

Windstorms

Extreme Temperatures

Ice Storms

Thunderstorms

Lightning

Tornadoes

Hailstorms

Windstorms

Extreme Temperature

Flooding

Drought

Wildfire

Infectious Diseases

Earthquake

Solar Storm

Blizzards

Flooding

Drought

Wildfire

Infectious Diseases

Earthquake

Solar Storm

Blizzards

 

Structure Fire

Hazardous Materials

Water Supply Contamination

Wastewater System Failure

Dam Failure

Radiological

Terrorism

Structural Fires

Hazardous Materials

Water Supply Contamination

Wastewater System Failure

Dam Failure

Radiological

Terrorism