NOAA Radios Become Critical As Extreme Weather Events Increase

Huffington Post Katharine Hayhoe, a climate change expert at Texas Tech University, agreed, pointing to a 2004 study which concluded that heat watch warning systems saved lives in Philadelphia.

In the middle of the night on February 6, 2008, Alabama weatherman Dan Satterfield went on air to warn his viewers to take cover: a severe tornado was spinning through the Huntsville area.

...

Katharine Hayhoe, a climate change expert at Texas Tech University, agreed, pointing to a 2004 study which concluded that heat watch warning systems saved lives in Philadelphia.

Read the rest of the story at Huffington Post