A thought-provoking piece concerning just how much land in the US is unpopulated…and several examples from recent days where storm warnings have affected as few as two people.

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Yet most of our warning infrastructure treats those situations exactly the same as warnings impacting hundreds of thousands.

These Simple Maps Show How Little of the United States Is Populated. (via The Vane)

How do we keep the warning system as effective when it impacts 2 people as when it impacts half a million? Discuss.