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Philip L. Chaney and Greg S. Weaver

conducted in person by the primary author of this paper. Interviews were initially conducted in the field early in the week, but a snow storm hit the area, forcing a change in strategy. The Red Cross had set up a temporary aid station at a rented building by that time, so interviews were conducted at that facility during the remainder of the week. The facility was set up with an area for tornado victims to sit while waiting for assistance from the Red Cross staff, so tornado victims were approached in

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Daniel Sutter and Somer Erickson

economic activity. Members of the workforce during their off-the-job hours. These persons lose scarce time for leisure activities; in general, people weigh the value of leisure time against hourly income in deciding how many hours to work. Working age persons who are not employed. Although these persons do not lose time that would have been spent working when they shelter, these persons presumably have weighed potential income from working in their labor force participation decision, and have decided

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Danielle E. Nagele and Joseph E. Trainor

. Dynes, R. R. , Purcell A. H. , Wenger D. E. , Stern P. S. , Stallings R. A. , and Johnson Q. T. , 1979 : Report of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Task Force. U.S. Government Printing Office Tech. Rep. NP-25105, 174 pp . Fitzpatrick, C. , and Mileti D. S. , 1991 : Motivating public evacuation . Int. J. Mass Emerg. Disasters , 9 , 137 – 152 . Flynn, C. B. , and Chalmers J. A. , 1980 : The Social and Economic Effects of the Accident at Three Mile Island: Findings to

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Walker S. Ashley, Stephen Strader, Troy Rosencrants, and Andrew J. Krmenec

. Ideally, we would verify the modeled data against finer-scale Census data. Unfortunately, the Census is unable to conduct special tabulations based on geographic coordinates, or for user-defined areas smaller than blocks. 2 Research evaluating the potential impacts from large-scale effects of teleconnections and/or climate change due to anthropogenically enhanced global radiative forcing on microscale thunderstorm hazard risk is in its infancy and, currently, inconclusive ( Brooks 2013 ; Kunkel et

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