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Disaster Zone Podcast: Space Weather Warnings

Another hazard that you need to know about—The Sun!

In our 21st Century world we face an increasing number of hazards. These can come from our technological dependencies or just the increasing number of natural disasters, the size of them and the duration of these disasters.

Then we have become much more aware of space hazards—meteors, asteroids, and space weather. This latter one being the topic of the current Disaster Zone Podcast: Space Weather Warnings

I highly recommend you listen to this podcast to become much better informed of the disasters that can be caused by the sun's energy. The worst of these being a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME)

So you don't have to search for it, here is a link to the Space Weather Prediction Center You can subscribe at this link to their warnings

Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.