Skip to comments.Map – Areas Of Probable Power System Collapse: “130 Million Lacking Power For Several Years”
Posted on 12/23/2013 8:58:24 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
In just the last twelve months Congressional members and top level administrators at the Department of Homeland Security have warned of threats to the national power grid so serious that should they occur life in America as we have come to know it would change almost instantly.
Former DHS head Janet Napolitano, in a letter to her successor, advised that a massive and serious cyber attack on the US Homeland is imminent and that a natural disaster the likes of which the nation has never seen is also likely on its way. This was followed up by a comment from House Homeland Security Committee senior member Yvette Clarke (D-NY) who noted that, the likelihood of a severe geo-magnetic event capable of crippling our electric grid is 100%.
Couple those threats with the realistic possibility of a rogue or state-sponsored attack on America by way of a super electro-magnetic pulse weapon, and the odds of a widespread American Blackout increase dramatically.
With our complete dependence on the power grid to maintain the regular flow of commerce, communications, and emergency services, even a short-term grid-down event could lead to serious consequences.
According to a report commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security which cites data from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the infrastructure supporting our power grid is so outdated and vulnerable that an attack or natural disaster could lead to an outage scenario of unprecedented scale.
If you live in or around any of these areas you can expect a societal breakdown within 72 hours or less and with traffic systems inoperable and roadways likely jammed, therell likely be no way out.
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Not my fault!
I recall the northeast blackout.
I also recall wondering if it was a test to see our reactions.
Also recall some claiming it was “impossible” to attack the powergrid.
The grid has been outdated as far back as I can remember, whatever that means.
makes ya want to run right out and buy an electric car, doesn’t it?
I can’t believe the whole state of Calif. is not included.
So Diesel Dyke waits until it is out of office before uttering these statements.
What does the red areas and the green areas signify?
Well, considering that the SUN can attack our power grid, I wouldn't listen to them.
Sure glad I don't live in a big blue city.
I’d prefer a muscle car with an actual carburetor, but the amount of gas that thing would use would make it unaffordable for me.
I don’t live in one, but I’m close enough to two that the crazies could make it out here in the event of a widespread disaster.
Most of the grid in California is fused at short intervals, and would come back up quickly. (as in a day at most)
Home appliances, on the other hand, might not fare well if they are plugged in.
Well at lest you could put some gas aside in cans and still be able to drive it. What do all the “evnvironmentals” do when the grid goes down? shuffle their feet on a wool carpet to recharge?
Interesting that one of the commenters in the posted article is surnamed ‘Carrington’.
I didn’t listen to the idiot then.
He got insulting about it too.
Was rather amusing.
Too bad California doesn’t make near enough power for their own people.
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