Don’t know whether this is “cool” and “fun”...
In the case of D.C. I haved to figure the “if” just went from about 5% to about %40 or thereabouts; I’m in the process of moving outside the beltway and would advise anybody living inside the beltway to do likewise.
If ANY Nuke went off in my city there would be no one left. Of COurse my cities population is under 6500 people.
Asteroid was kind of intense
My “city” is only about 200 yards by 400 yards so I think a nuke here would pretty much level us.
Jerome Corsi’s “Atomic Iran” has a pretty detailed account of the cnsequences of a nuke detonation in a large American city.
duck & cover, and head 90 degrees to the prevailing wind
cool or crool?
The calculator does thermal only, and apparently for a ground detonation.
These will get closer to reality, if you can run DOS programs. A little geekier and not as pretty, but if you really want to plan against a nuke going off near you, it’s the way to go.
I have the circular slide rule that came with the Glasstone book, plus some specialized models. I found that even being 20 miles away from an “optimum burst height” blast can break glass and scorch things.