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Major Disaster Declared for Washington

Posted by feww on October 16, 2015

Federal Disaster Declared in Washington

Washington Severe Windstorm (DR-4242)

The White House has declared a major disaster exists in the State of Washington  in the areas affected by the severe windstorm on August 29, 2015.

Areas that are worst affected by the extreme weather event include Island, Jefferson and Snohomish counties.

Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments, said the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas.

Federal Disasters 2015

The federal government has proclaimed 38 Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4242] for a U.S. state/tribal area/territory so far this year. Additionally, the government has issued two Emergency Declarations, EM-3372 and EM-3373, and 33 Fire Management Assistance Declarations, [FM-5084 to FM-5116] for the year to date.

Major Disaster Declarations Since August 2015

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Grímsvötn Eruption – May 25

Posted by feww on May 25, 2011

The worst is yet to come!

FIRE-EARTH Forecasts More Volcanic Activity in Iceland

Probability of volcanic eruptions in Iceland in the next 18 months [Calculated by FIRE-EARTH]

  • A major volcanic eruption: 86%
  • Grímsvötn [volcanic system] erupting: 79%
  • Two volcanoes erupting: 76%
  • Three separate volcanic activities: 65%
  • Four volcanic eruptions: 47%

Grímsvötn volcano status

Grímsvötn Volcano Eruption

Grímsvötn volcano satellite images show volcanic ash plume partially obscured by cloud cover: Top image taken by MODIS on Terra satellite at 11:10 UTC on May 24, 2011. Bottom image was acquired at 13:05 UTC, by the MODIS instrument on Aqua satellite.  Source: NASA-EO

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