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  • Satellite photo wildfires in the northwest

    09/03/2017 11:14:08 AM PDT · by goodnesswins · 6 replies
    Wild Fire Today, and others ^ | 9/3/2017 | Various
    http://www.apnewsarchive.com/2017/Wildfires-are-threatening-thousands-of-homes-and-hindering-travel-in-the-Pacific-Northwest/id-0325ce4125ed474c82cd12e045308e20 http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=ed0a7dad32fe4848b20c6f91c74c79ea#! http://wildfiretoday.com/2017/08/28/wildfire-smoke-map-august-28-2017/ http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/09/02/irritating-smoke-from-wildfires-choking-us-west-turning-lives-upside-down.html MONTANA http://www.kare11.com/news/lightning-sparks-40-more-montana-wildfires/470081743
  • A look at the Northwest earthquake that shook the world

    01/27/2017 6:09:31 PM PST · by JimSEA · 15 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | 1/25/17 | ZOSHA MILLMAN
    Just before midnight on Jan. 27, 1700, Japan woke to a massive tsunami, a surprise since no one there felt the earthquake that would’ve caused it. Years later, scientists finally figured out why – it all started in Cascadia, exactly 317 years ago. Samurai, merchants and villagers wrote of minor flooding and damage. Confusion abounded. After all, there had been no tremor in Japan that would’ve given locals warning of a rogue wave.The “orphan tsunami” wouldn’t be linked to the parent earthquake, which originated in the geologically active Pacific Northwest’s Cascadia subduction zone, until the 1990s. The zone hosts a...
  • Massive Rehearsal Planned for Northwest Mega-Quake, Tsunami

    06/04/2016 8:10:56 AM PDT · by BiggerTigger · 20 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 3, 2016 | Terrence Petty
    Imagine a devastating earthquake and tsunami have cut off Pacific Northwest coastal communities. Phone and internet service have collapsed. Ham radio operators living on the stricken coast fire up their radios, contact emergency managers and report on the magnitude of the disaster so that no time is wasted in saving lives. This is the kind of scenario that will be rehearsed during the second week of June in a massive earthquake and tsunami readiness drill that has been developed by the U.S. government, the military, and state and local emergency managers over the past few years to test their readiness...
  • On Bullletin Board School Shooter Posts Warning

    10/01/2015 2:48:03 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 16 replies
    Robot 9001 ^ | September 30, 2015
    Some of you guys are alright. Don't go to school tomorrow if you are in the northwest. happening thread will be posted tomorrow morning so long space robots Anonymous Wed 30 Sep 2015 18:20:52 No.22785128 Report Is beta uprising finally going down? You might want to chillax and not alert police. Anonymous Wed 30 Sep 2015 18:21:02 No.22785133 Report It's either you kill me or my parents do, I'll be waiting lad Anonymous Wed 30 Sep 2015 18:23:29 No.22785203 Report Quoted By: >>22785244 >>22785073 (OP) I live in the northwest but I'm 28 and not even in community college. Seattle...
  • Volcano Monitors Proposed For Mount Hood, A "Very High Threat" Volcano

    03/19/2015 12:20:01 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 33 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | 3/17/2015 | Staff
    PORTLAND -- The U.S. Geological Survey and the Cascades Volcano Observatory hope to install four volcano monitoring stations on the upper flanks of Mount Hood.
  • Blizzard watch Eastern Mass.

    02/12/2015 6:13:10 PM PST · by Capt. Tom · 54 replies
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON ,MA ^ | 2/21/2015 | Nat. Weather Svc
    Blizzard Watch from 2/14/2015 7:00:00 PM to 2/15/2015 7:00:00 PM ...BLIZZARD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. * LOCATIONS...EAST COASTAL MASSACHUSETTS. * HAZARD TYPES...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS...INCLUDING HEAVY SNOW...POOR VISIBILITIES AND STRONG WINDS. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 14 INCHES. * TIMING...SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS...LATE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY BLIZZARD CONDITIONS COULD MAKE TRAVELING DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW COMBINED WITH STRONG WINDS MAY CREATE PROBLEMS FOR UNCLEARED ROOFS. * WINDS...NORTHWEST 30 TO...
  • Trouble in the Water: Acidifying Oceans Hinder Health of Northwest Shellfish (Video / Transcript)

    12/08/2012 8:37:36 AM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 4 replies
    PBS News Hour ^ | AIR DATE: Dec. 7, 2012 | HARI SREENIVASAN
    SUMMARY The world's oceans are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is transforming marine ecosystems. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how ocean acidification is already affecting oysters and other shellfish in the U.S. Transcript HARI SREENIVASAN: Pacific oysters like the ones grown on Shina Wysocki's family farm near Olympia, Wash., are served in restaurants around the country. SHINA WYSOCKI, Chelsea Farms: We think our water tastes great here, and that makes our oysters taste great. ARTICLE TOOLS Print Email Share HARI SREENIVASAN: But there's trouble in the water. The ocean's pH, which measures the level of...
  • Pacific Northwest At Risk For Mega-Earthquake

    05/26/2010 10:06:33 AM PDT · by Clint Williams · 18 replies · 655+ views
    Slashdot ^ | 5/26/10 | kdawson
    Hugh Pickens writes "Science Daily Headlines reports on research by Oregon State University marine geologist Chris Goldfinger showing that earthquakes of magnitude 8.2 (or higher) have occurred 41 times during the past 10,000 years in the Pacific Northwest. By extrapolation, there is a 37% chance of another major earthquake in the area in the next 50 years that could exceed the power of recent seismic events in Chile and Haiti. If a magnitude-9 quake does strike the Cascadia Subduction Zone, extending from northern Vancouver Island to northern California, the ground could shake for several minutes, highways could be torn to...
  • Odds are about 1-in-3 that a mega-earthquake will hit the Northwest in the next 50 years

    05/24/2010 10:10:03 AM PDT · by decimon · 18 replies · 421+ views
    Oregon State University ^ | May 24, 2010 | Unknown
    CORVALLIS, Ore. – The major earthquakes that devastated Chile earlier this year and which triggered the catastrophic Indonesian tsunami of 2004 are more than just a distinct possibility to strike the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States, scientists say. There is more than a one-in-three chance that it will happen within the next 50 years. New analyses by Oregon State University marine geologist Chris Goldfinger and his colleagues have provided fresh insights into the Northwest’s turbulent seismic history – where magnitude 8.2 (or higher) earthquakes have occurred 41 times during the past 10,000 years. Those earthquakes were thought to...
  • Northwest at risk of megaquake like one in Chile

    03/04/2010 5:02:30 AM PST · by Kartographer · 46 replies · 1,291+ views
    AP/YahooNews ^ | 3/2/10 | ALICIA CHANG
    Just 50 miles off the Pacific Northwest coast is an earthquake hotspot that threatens to unleash on Seattle, Portland and Vancouver the kind of damage that has shattered Chile. The fault has been dormant for more than 300 years, but when it awakens — tomorrow or decades from now — the consequences could be devastating.
  • TSA: Unruly Northwest Flight Passengers Questioned

    01/13/2010 6:52:04 AM PST · by nuconvert · 39 replies · 1,780+ views
    ROMULUS, Mich. -- The Transportation Security Administration says unruly passengers on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit were interviewed by Customs and Border Protection officials after the plane landed.
  • Passenger forced off Detroit-bound plane after shouting 'I want to kill all the Jews'

    01/07/2010 5:51:46 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies · 1,732+ views
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Jan. 7, 2010 | Wil Longbottom
    An airline passenger has been forced off a Detroit-bound plane and arrested after shouting 'I want to kill all the Jews'. Miami police said in a statement today that 43-year-old Mansor Mohammad Asad, of Toledo, Ohio, faces several charges including disorderly conduct. Police say the Northwest Airlines flight was taxiing at Miami International Airport yesterday, but was turned around after Asad became abusive. Witnesses told authorities he was loud, disruptive and claimed to be Palestinian. They believed he was sometimes speaking Arabic. The Transportation Security Administration said three of his companions were also taken off the plane and questioned. The...
  • Detroit: Were Northwest Airlines screeners haunted by memories of the 'Flying Imams'?

    01/03/2010 1:37:40 PM PST · by Schnucki · 8 replies · 501+ views
    Telegraph Blogs (U.K.) ^ | January 3, 2009 | Stephanie Gutmann
    What were those Northwest Airlines screeners thinking when they let a young Muslim man with no luggage and a one-way ticket board a transatlantic flight without the minor inconvenience of a full body search? You may not remember the story the press dubbed the “Flying Imams” case, but it had a long grisly life in the American courts and must still haunt the dreams — and stay the hands — of anyone who works in the airline industry. It all began in 2006, when six Muslim clerics boarded a US Airlines plane at Minneapolis-St Paul Airport but were removed after...
  • Domestic-Terrorism Incidents Hit a Peak in 2009

    12/30/2009 11:48:06 AM PST · by La Enchiladita · 9 replies · 559+ views
    TIME ^ | Dec. 23, 2009 | Bobby Ghosh
    You may not have noticed, because most of the plots were foiled, but 2009 saw an unprecedented surge in terrorism events on U.S. soil. When analysts tally these events, they refer to anything from a disrupted plot to U.S. citizens traveling abroad to seek terrorism training or a lone gunman running amok in the U.S. And by the calculations of Rand Corp. expert Brian Jenkins, more terrorist threats were uncovered in the U.S. in 2009 than in any year since 2001. "There appears to be an increase in [terrorist] activity in the U.S.," warns Jenkins, who calculates that there have...
  • Link Between Ft. Hood Terror Attack and Attempt on Northwest 253 Troubling for Obama

    12/30/2009 7:14:34 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 5 replies · 376+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | December 30, 2009 | Brian
    Here is video of President Obama making a statement again yesterday about the attempted terrorist attack on Northwest Airlines Flight 253. Obama continued to call terrorist Umar Farouk Abdumutallab an "extremist," which is what he called him during his first statement - "an isolated extremist." To be sure, Abdumutallab is an "extremist," but that really does not cover it and Obama knows it. Abdumutallab is an Islamic Jihadist trained and sent out by Al-Qaeda in Yemen. Very interestingly, he has been linked to the same radical Islamic cleric in Yemen that Fort Hood terrorist Nidal Malik Hasan had been in...
  • Haskell tells Fox News about the airline passenger who may have had a bomb inside his carry-on bag

    12/28/2009 11:35:04 PM PST · by Frankusa · 26 replies · 1,800+ views
    As I noted previously, Kurt Haskell - a passenger who was on board Northwest Airline flight 253 on Friday - claims that after the flight had landed, a bomb-sniffing dog was sent in to check the bags, and that something was detected in a passenger’s carry-on bag. Mr. Haskell retold the story to Fox News anchor, Gregg Jarret on Monday. The following is an excerpt from the interview: JARRETT: Fast forward... The plane lands safely, although, obviously, given the terror attack or the attempted terror attack, a great deal of commotion. And then you see someone else being arrested other...
  • Concealed Explosive Could Have Blown A Hole In Side of Northwest Flight, Officials Say

    12/28/2009 6:29:50 PM PST · by Steelfish · 16 replies · 1,107+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 28th 2009 | Carrie Johnson
    Concealed Explosive Could Have Blown A Hole In Side of Northwest Flight, Officials Say By Carrie Johnson Washington Post Staff Writer December 28 A dangerous explosive allegedly concealed by Nigerian student Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in his underwear could have blown a hole in the side of his Detroit-bound aircraft if it had been detonated, according to two federal sources briefed on the investigation. Authorities said they are still analyzing a badly damaged syringe that Abdulmutallab allegedly employed as a detonating device on Christmas Day. But preliminary conclusions indicate that he used 80 grams of PETN -- almost twice as much...
  • Congress Banning Technology That Could Of Stopped Bomber? Plus, Pic's Of His Underwear Released

    12/28/2009 6:52:30 PM PST · by Starman417 · 25 replies · 1,214+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-28-09 | Curt
    ABC has the pictures of Umar Farouk Abdulmutalla's underwear: And you can see for yourself none of the present day security at our airports would of protected us against that, except the technology our Congress is attempting to ban: Privacy advocates, for example, have tried to stop or at least slow the introduction of advanced checkpoint screening devices that use so-called millimeter waves to create an image of a passenger’s body, so officers can see under clothing to determine if a weapon or explosive has been hidden. Security officers, in a private area, review the images, which are not stored....
  • Al Qaeda Group Claims Bombing Attempt

    12/28/2009 12:17:09 PM PST · by GOP_Lady · 14 replies · 557+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 12-28-09 | The Wall Street Journal
    President Barack Obama prepared to outline immediate steps the government has taken to keep travelers safe as investigators around the globe worked to determine how the son of a Nigerian banker became the first person in eight years to try to set off an explosive aboard a U.S. commercial airliner. Meanwhile, the group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed responsibility for the attempted Christmas day attack, saying it was retaliation for a U.S. operation against the group in Yemen. In a statement posted on the Internet, the group said 23-year-old Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab coordinated with members of the...
  • Al Qaeda Press Release Calls Nidal Hasan A “Moujahed Brother”, Calls For Soldiers to Follow His Act

    12/28/2009 1:00:55 PM PST · by jveritas · 100 replies · 3,261+ views
    December 28 2009 | jveritas
    In the latest press release by Al Qaeda where they took responsibility for the terrorist attempt on the plane in Detroit they said the following: “We call on every soldier working in the crusader armies and puppet governments to repent to allah and follow the example of the hero Moujahid brother Nidal Hasan, and kill with all available tools every crusader to bring victory to religion of allah and to keep his word in the land.” From the context of the press release by “every soldier” they mean “every muslim soldier working in the US military and other Western militaries”....