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Disaster Declared in 11 W Virginia Counties after “Unspeakable Devastation”

Posted by feww on March 17, 2012

Severe storms and torrential rains pound southern West Virginia causing “extreme devastation”

Torrential rains have caused creeks to spill over their banks, flooding homes, businesses and roads, said gov Tomblin. “Broken water lines on houses, remnants of roads and high water that continue to prevent safe travel are saddening reminders of the destruction Mother Nature is capable of and the magnitude of the cleanup that remains.”

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 17

[March 17, 2012]  Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016.  SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,460 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History

  • W. Virginia, USA.  Severe storms and torrential rains have pounded southern West Virginia causing what a senior official called “unspeakable devastation.”
    • The Disaster President has issued a disaster declaration in the following 11 W Virginia counties: Doddridge, Harrison, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Mingo, Monongalia, Preston, Ritchie, Taylor and Wayne.
    • The declaration covers the recent devastating storms  that occurred Feb. 29-March 5 and now the flooding in several additional counties.
    • Earlier, Gov Tomblin had extended an emergency declaration to cover the 11 counties.
    • Severe flooding, caused by rivers and creeks leaving their banks, have washed out roads and bridges and triggered mudslides and rock falls, trapping dozens of  people in their homes and leaving hundreds of others stranded in Lincoln, Logan and Mingo counties.
    • In Griffithsville, floodwaters stranded parents preventing them from reaching Duval Middle School to pick up their kids.
    • More than 500 homes are reportedly destroyed or damaged in Logan County alone, as of posting.
    • “Those counts are just a rough estimate, and I fear the numbers may increase if we receive more rains and storms like the weather service is predicting,” said Commissioner Baisden.

See also: Tornadoes, Flooding Destroy or Damage 600+ Homes in MI and WV

Other Disasters

  • Michigan. The tornado that struck Pinckney in Washtenaw County, MI., has been rated as an EF3 tornado with winds of about 140mph, SPC said.
    • The tornado reportedly damaged or destroyed 123 homes.
    • The  tornado stayed on the ground for about 30 minutes leaving behind a 10-mile path of destruction.
  • Tennessee.  The Disaster President has declared Tennessee a disaster area following the tornadoes that swept through East Tennessee in February and March leaving at least 3 people dead.

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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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