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Wildfires Consume 120,000 Acres in Nebraska

Posted by feww on July 25, 2012

Red Flag Warnings, Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect from Kansas and Nebraska to Indiana

Another round of triple digit temperatures affect the central Plains, as National Weather Service warns  about the extreme conditions.

Temperatures are forecast to be 10-15 degrees above average in the central Plains and the Mid-Atlantic, as three wildfires consume at least 120,000 acres in Nebraska, destroying a dozen homes.

U.S. Daily Highest Max Temperature Records set on July 24, 2012

Source: National Climatic Data Center

  • Excess Heat Warnings are in effect for all or parts of 7 states Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.
  • Heat Advisories are in effect for 14 states:  South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • Red Flag Warnings are in effect for parts of Montana, Nebraska and Kansas.

At least 24 high temperature records were broken and 34 tied in a dozen states Monday: Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin, NCDC reported.

“The highest temperature readings of the day were reported at 109 degrees in Minneapolis, Kan., and Hebronville, Texas, tying previous records set in 2001 and 2009, respectively,” said NWS.

Other Global Disasters/ Significant Events

  • Greenland. Greenland’s massive ice sheet has thawed over an unusually large area, NASA has said.
    • The thawed area jumped from 40% of the ice sheet to 97% between   July 8 -11.
    • NASA scientists say they are ‘surprised‘ by the speed and scale of  this month’s thaw,  describing the phenomenon as ‘extraordinary.’
    • See also: Thought for the Day: A 2009 Forecast
  • Missouri. Gov. Nixon has declared a state of emergency due to the impact of continued severe heat and drought on agriculture and public health.
    • “Our farmers are suffering tremendous losses in crops and livestock, and we’re seeing more heat-related deaths and emergency room visits, particularly among seniors.” Nixon said. “In addition, we continue to see a high risk of fire from tinderbox conditions, and we are monitoring how the drought is affecting public water supplies and distribution.”
    • The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has reported 25 heat-related deaths between May 1 and July 22, with about 830 heat-related emergency visits to hospitals, reports said.
  • Assam, India.  “The death toll from ethnic violence in northeast India rose to 38 Wednesday after four days of clashes. At least 170,000 villagers have fled from their homes in the remote state of Assam,” said a report.
  • China. “Tens of thousands of people have been summoned to stand guard  protecting dikes in Jingzhou city (Pop: ~ 6.45 million), which lies downstream of the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province. Authorities declared more than 620 kms of river banks as risky along the Yangtze and its tributaries in the city.” Said a report.

Original Caption: Armed police patrol at the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze River, in Yichang City, central China’s Hubei Province, July 24, 2012. Due to the downpours in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, China’s longest, the Three Gorges Dam experienced its largest flood peak this year on Tuesday, with a peak flow of 70,000 cubic meters of water per second. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

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Tornado Death Toll Climbs to 49

Posted by feww on March 3, 2012

Deadly storms claim at least 36 more lives Friday—weekly total 49

  • Extreme weather devastates large region from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast, spawning 80 tornadoes

  • Kentucky declares state of emergency for the entire state; 14 confirmed dead

  • Indiana: Storm kills at least 16

  • Ohio declares state of emergency in Clermont County; five people confirmed dead

  • Alabama: At least one person confirmed dead in Tallapoosa County, Alabama

Extreme weather devastated a vast region from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast, spawning a large cluster of about 80 tornadoes that struck 10 states in the Midwest and south on Friday, killing at least 31 people, injuring scores more and destroying or damaging many hundreds of buildings.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 3

[March 3, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,474 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Kentucky. Governor Steve Beshear declared a statewide emergency Friday following deadly tornadoes which claimed at least 14 lives.
  • Indiana. The southeastern corner of the state was severely damaged; at least 16 people were confirmed dead.
    • “Marysville is completely gone,” said Clark County Sheriff’s Maj. Chuck Adams [Marysville is located 10 miles north of Charlestown along Ind. 3.]
    • “We knew this was coming. We were watching the weather like everyone else,” Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden said. “This was the worst-case scenario. There’s no way you can prepare for something like this.”
    • Several other small towns in southern Indiana have been leveled, reports said.

  • Ohio. A state of emergency was declared in Clermont County, after tornadoes caused severe damage leaving at least 5 dead.
  • Alabama. Tornadoes devastated two northern Alabama counties destroying or damaging about 250 homes.
    • Storms left at least one person dead in Tallapoosa County

Tornado Stats

Source: SPC; additional stats added by FIRE-EARTH

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Extreme Weather: States of Emergency Declared in 4 States

Posted by feww on March 2, 2012

Missouri, Kansas, W Virginia and Kentucky declare States of Emergency due to violent storms

Missouri Governor (Jay Nixon) has declared a statewide emergency in response to the deadly tornadoes and violent storms that struck southwest and southeast parts of the state.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 2

[March 2, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,475 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • Missouri, USA.   The extreme weather system that moved across the Midwest and South spawned tornadoes and high winds and caused the loss of life, numerous injuries and significant damage to multiple communities across Missouri, including Branson, Buffalo, Cassville, Lebanon and Oak Ridge.
  • The Midwest and South.  Death toll from a reported 36 tornadoes the struck the Midwest and Southern U.S. currently stands at 13, including 3 in the Tennessee.
  • Kansas.  States of emergency have been declared in Butler, Chautauqua, Coffey, Cowley, Crawford, Douglas, Franklin, Harper, Kingman, Labette, Leavenworth, Marion, Montgomery, McPherson, Reno, Republic, Sumner, Wabaunsee and Wilson counties.
  • Tennessee.  Severe storm and high winds left at least 3 people dead, a dozen injured and up to 100 homes damaged or destroyed.
  • Kentucky. An EF2 tornado with winds of about 125 MPH struck Elizabeth town, Kentucky.
    • Tornadoes struck  four counties across the state.
    • Tornadoes and high winds flattened mobile homes, houses and businesses in Elizabeth town, Henderson, and Hodgenville, officials said.
    • NWS confirmed EF2 tornadoes in Morgan and Russell counties.
    • A state of emergency was declared in West Liberty where high  winds destroyed a church and many  buildings.
  • West Virginia.   State of emergency has been declared in Marion County following torrential rains which left dozens of homes and businesses submerged under water.
    • Flash flooding also occurred across Harrison, Monongalia and Preston counties, reports said.

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