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Stormy Weather: Are We Well Prepared For The Next Disaster?

Storms are dropping record rainfall in the Midwest, tornadoes are appearing in parts of the country where they don't commonly touch down and there is major damage in western Wisconsin after a massive severe storm system traveled from the South Plains of Texas to the Great Lakes. At the same time, several states are not getting the weather disaster aid they say they need, and the Trump administration is proposing cuts to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. With another summer of record heat, flash floods and extreme weather possibly on the way, how well prepared are we? Joining Joshua Johnson to discuss this is Richard Kremer, western region reporter at Wisconsin Public Radio, Mark Merritt, co-founder of DCMC Partners, Angela Fritz, deputy weather editor at The Washington Post and Kevin Kloesel, director for Oklahoma Climatological Survey at the National Weather Center.

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