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How Does Geothermal Drilling Trigger Earthquakes?: Scientific American

How Does Geothermal Drilling Trigger Earthquakes?: Scientific American | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
People living near a geothermal drilling project in fault-riddled northern California are worried about more earthquakes after a similar project triggered a major jolt in Switzerland.
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East Coast Storm Warnings Week of January 9-16 2012

East Coast Storm Warnings Week of January 9-16 2012 | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Easy coast storm warnings for January 9-15 2012...
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Blizzard Warnings Great Plains

Blizzard Warnings Great Plains | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Blizzard warnings went up across wide sections of the Southwest and Great Plains Monday, two days before the official start of winter, as a major snow storm threatened to play havoc with holiday travel.
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Winter Weather Predictions 2011-2012

Winter Weather Predictions 2011-2012 | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Winter weather for 2011-2012 predicting another brutally cold and snowy winter for a large part of the country, thanks in large part to La Niña... yet again. “The brunt of the winter season, especially when dealing with cold, will be over the North Central U.S.,” stated Paul Pastelok, expert long-range meteorologist and leader of the AccuWeather.com Long-Range Forecasting Team.

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Blizzard Safety Tips. Snow Storm Safety Advice

Blizzard Safety Tips. Snow Storm Safety Advice | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

The necessary steps that should be taken to prepare for a blizzard. Does the news of heavy snow sound like a chance for fun? Think again. Blizzards can be the killer storms of cold weather climates.

Snow coming down at a rapid pace and strong winds blowing and drifting the snow…into piles deep enough to bury cars make for poor visibility and life threatening emergencies.

Skiers may smile at the thought of all that great powder, but the truth is blizzards are very dangerous and need to be taken seriously.

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Earth's Natural Beauty in Time Lapse [VIDEO]

Earth's Natural Beauty in Time Lapse [VIDEO] | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

The ethereal beauty of our planet Earth becomes immediately evident when you watch this collection of time-lapse videos. It gets even better when an artist such as Michael König massages the footage using the latest digital video gear, cleaning up the pictures, taking out the noise and smoothing out the motion to the point where it’s into the realm of the surreal. Add music by Jan Jelinek, and it’s art.

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An Asteroid Almost Ended Your Life Yesterday

An Asteroid Almost Ended Your Life Yesterday | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

While you were going about your daily business, maybe sitting in traffic or making dinner, a giant asteroid whizzed by your head, and you narrowly escaped the cold bite of death. And it’s even cooler when you discover just how close 202,000 miles really is in the grand scheme of things. For instance, the average distance between the Earth and the Moon is 239,000. So this asteroid, tagged as the size of an aircraft carrier, came between us and the Moon. It passed by Earth at its closest point around 6:30 EST.

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Secrets To Survive Disasters, Pandemics, Economic Collapse

Secrets To Survive Disasters, Pandemics, Economic Collapse | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Insider Secrets To Survive Disasters, Pandemics, Economic Collapse, Hyper-inflation, and Breakdowns In Civil Order Recent events prove that in a crisis you may have less than 20 minutes to respond if you and your loved ones hope to survive.
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Doritos® Presents: CRASH THE SUPER BOWL

Doritos® Presents: CRASH THE SUPER BOWL | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

WATCH THIS BEST SUPER BOWL DORITOS COMMERCIAL EVER MADE!

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Winter Snowstorm Preparedness Safety Tips

Winter Snowstorm Preparedness Safety Tips | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Snowstorm, blizzard timely preparation tips to protect you, your family, pets, loved ones, home, business...Timely preparation, including structural and non-structural mitigation measures to avoid the impacts of severe winter weather, can avert heavy personal, business and government expenditures. Experts agree that the following measures can be effective in dealing with the challenges of severe winter weather:

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Snowstorm Devastated Central Park Trees

Snowstorm Devastated Central Park Trees | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
The group that manages Central Park estimates that the New York City park may lose 1,000 trees due to the unprecedented weekend snowstorm. Central Park Conservancy spokeswoman Dena Libner says the storm impacted about 400 acres— half of the park — below 86th Street.

Saturday’s storm damage comes six days before the New York City Marathon winds through the park. read more...

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Earthquake Preparedness. Earthquake FAQ Readiness

Earthquake Preparedness. Earthquake FAQ Readiness | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Preparing ahead in case of an earthquake safety tips. Top questions and answers on preparing ahead for an earthquake. How to protect family, loved ones and pets. resources you need in case of earthquake emergency.

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New images of falling satellite

New images of falling satellite | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

An amateur astronomer has recorded images of the out-of-control UARS satellite as it tumbles in space ahead of its expected burn-up on Friday.

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Alaska Town Buried In Snow

Alaska Town Buried In Snow | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Dozens of National Guard troops have arrived in Cordova to help the Alaska fishing town dig out from massive snows that have collapsed roofs, trapped some people in homes and triggered avalanches.The city is used to snow, but not like this season’s blanketing.

The Guard reported more than 18 feet of snow has fallen in the past weeks, although the National Weather Service did not immediately have a measurement.

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Winter Storm Warning Southwest To Central Plains

Winter Storm Warning Southwest To Central Plains | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
A storm system moving into the Southwest will bring significant winter weather from the Southwest through the Central and Southern Plains from Sunday night through Monday and into Tuesday.
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Why Are They Named Santa Anas Winds

Why Are They Named Santa Anas Winds | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
So, why are the winds howling this week in southern California called "Santa Anas?
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Reno NV Wildfire. Reno Evactuated 10,000

Reno NV Wildfire. Reno Evactuated 10,000 | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Nearly 10,000 people from the edge of the city have been evacuated from the path of the massive wildfire and the local fire chief said the blaze could rage through Saturday.
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Why are they called Santa Ana winds?

Why are they called Santa Ana winds? | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

So, why are the winds howling this week in southern California called "Santa Anas?"The origin and even the original spelling of the term "Santa Ana winds" are unclear, according to meteorologist Jan Null of Golden Gate Weather Services. Null said that during the past century both Santa Ana and Santana winds have been used, adding that the term "Santana winds" is said to have originated in Spanish California when the hot, dry winds were called "devil winds."

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What Is Frostbite, Hypothermia, Wind Chill

What Is Frostbite, Hypothermia, Wind Chill | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Frostbite, Hypothermia, Wind Chill.Preparing ahead for winter hazards, storms, blizzards...
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FEMA Emergency Alert System National Test Nov 9 2011

FEMA Emergency Alert System National Test Nov 9 2011 | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
FEMA will run the first-ever Emergency Alert System (EAS) test for 30 seconds Wednesday at 2 p.m. EST, which will be used to inform Americans in the case of a national emergency.
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Wildfire tears through Reno; 10,000 evacuated - CBS News

Wildfire tears through Reno; 10,000 evacuated - CBS News | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

At least 20 homes burned down in fire fueled by 60 mph winds; Man dies from cardiac arrest...RENO, Nev. - Police in Reno went house to house in the middle of the night, pounding on doors and telling residents they had to evacuate as a roughly 400-acre blaze raged in rough terrain, destroyed homes and injured some people. At least one man is dead, after suffering a fatal cardiac arrest while evacuating.

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What Is A Blizzard

What Is A Blizzard | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Blizzards are dangerous winter storms that are a combination of blowing snow and wind resulting in very low visibilities. While heavy snowfalls and severe cold often accompany blizzards, they are not required. Sometimes strong winds pick up snow that has already fallen, creating a ground blizzard.

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Winter Storm Warnings. Preparing Your Car For Winter Storm Driving Video

Winter Storm Warnings. Preparing Your Car For Winter Storm Driving Video | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

Winter Storm Warnings. Preparing Your Car For Winter Storm Driving Video

 

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October Snowstorm Damages By State

October Snowstorm Damages By State | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it

A state-by-state look at some of the effects, of the late October storm that shocked the Northeast over the weekend with up to 30 inches of snow.

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Turkey Earthquake Video. Turkey Earthquake 7.2

Turkey Earthquake Video. Turkey Earthquake 7.2 | Weather And Disasters | Scoop.it
Rescuers scrabbling through the rubble of Turkey’s powerful earthquake pulled five people to safety today including two children and a man who used his cell phone to lead searchers to his location.

The rescues came 24 hours after a 7.2 magnitude quake rattled a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Turkey Sunday, destroying buildings and killing nearly 272.

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