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NOAA's Hurricane Joaquin predicted path. 0

Hurricane Joaquin, Now Category 4

Hurricane Joaquin, Now Category 4 It has been growing stronger and creating havoc of all in its way.  Hurricane Joaquin recently was given Category 4 status when it hit the Bahamas with winds at 130mph.  Joaquin has taken a sharp turn north, aiming to travel up along the US coast.  The east coast needs to be ready. The National Hurricane Center reports that by Wednesday, October 7th, Joaquin will hit the New England area and the eastern parts of Canada.  The National Hurricane Center is also warning people that this hurricane is very dangerous and extreme caution is advised. The...

Current base reflectivity radar of Hurricane Joaquin over the Bahamas (NOAA) 0

Breaking: ‘Joaquin’ Upgraded to Category-3 Hurricane Near Bahamas

‘Joaquin’ Upgraded to Category-3 Hurricane Near Bahamas (Atlantic Ocean) According to the National Weather Service in Miami at 11:00 PM Eastern time, Joaquin was been upgraded to a category-3 hurricane, still with uncertainty as to whether-or-not the super-cell will make landfall, impacting tens of millions of residents along the east coast. The storm is currently carrying winds of about 115 miles per hour, though higher wind gusts are possible. Hurricane-force winds stretch to a 35-mile radius, with tropical storm-force winds ranging outward of 140 miles from the eye. The storm is expected to get stronger over Thursday night into Friday morning. A hurricane ‘watch’...

Tropical Storm Joaquin as of earlier this afternoon. (The Weather Channel) 0

East Coast Braces for Flooding as Tropical Storm Brews in Atlantic

East Coast Braces for Flooding as Tropical Storm Brews in Atlantic (Atlantic Ocean) A 125-mile-wide tropical storm is escalating in the Atlantic, as weather experts expect it to upgrade to a full-blown hurricane over the next 24 hours. Tropical storm Joaquin is currently at 70 mph (5 mph increase over past 4 hours) and has already jumped to 990 millibars in barometric pressure, a tell-tale sign of increasing windspeeds to come. Though the storm is expected to weaken over the weekend, eastern-coastal areas of the United States from North Carolina to New England are bracing for a potential impact. Some models...

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Florida Man #0 – The Mysterious Origin Issue – Take a Journey of Discovery to Attempt to Find Out Why Florida Man Possesses his Strange Powers

Florida Man #0 – The Mysterious Origin Issue – Take a Journey of Discovery to Attempt to Find Out Why Florida Man Possesses his Strange Powers If you’re reading internet news like this article, you’re bound to already know about the Florida Man phenomenon.  For years, Florida man has kept bystanders entranced with his super-human ability to do the weirdest things you can imagine—and even better than that, get caught doing it. But there has been little explanation offered for why Florida has so much strange stuff going on. Yes, there was the Salon post from 2 years ago and...

Estimated travel times of a potential tsunami (National Weather Service - US) 0

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 12:41 AM (US Central Time)

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 12:41 AM (US Central Time) A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., waves are estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. Waves appear currently to be variable in strength. Dark Matter News will try to provide hourly updates as new USGS and NOAA information is made available. UPDATES ——- * UPDATED OBSERVATIONS …THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT… WARNINGS/ADVISORIES/WATCHES —————————...

Estimated travel times of a potential tsunami (National Weather Service - US) 0

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 11:38 PM (US Central Time)

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 11:38 PM (US Central Time) A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., the tsunami is estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. Waves appear to be getting stronger in most recent reports. Dark Matter News will try to provide hourly updates as new USGS and NOAA information is made available. UPDATES ——- * UPDATED OBSERVATIONS …THE TSUNAMI ADVISORY REMAINS...

California Tsunami Advisory (Twitter) 0

BREAKING: CALIFORNIA ADDED TO TSUNAMI ADVISORY

In addition to a watch issued for the State of Hawaii, this message was just issued from the National weather service for coastal California, following the 8.3 magnitude earthquake which occurred earlier off the coast of Chile: TSUNAMI ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR… * THE COASTAL AREAS OF CALIFORNIA FROM SAN ONOFRE STATE BEACH CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 45 MILES SE OF L.A./ TO RAGGED POINT CALIFORNIA /WHICH IS LOCATED 50 MILES NW OF SAN LUIS OBISPO/ California coastal residents are urged to stay tuned in to local news stations for advisories from NOAA and civil defense. NOAA Tsunami Alert on...

Earthquake strikes Chile Wednesday evening. (The Guardian) 0

Update: Chilean Earthquake and Tsunami Footage

Chilean Earthquake Footage As we stay up with you all though the morning providing updates on the current situation in the Pacific, we have compiled a list of footage from the 8.2 magnitude earthquake which rocked Chile Wednesday evening, setting a chain reaction of waves scheduled to reach landfall in California as early as 04:46 AM Pacific local time. So far five people have died, with multiple injured in the event. Over one million residents have been evacuated due to flooding, with 15 foot waves reported in Conquimbo. Watch: We will stay with our readers throughout the morning as updates roll...

Estimated travel times of a potential tsunami (National Weather Service - US) 0

Tsunami Watch – Latest Report

Tsunami Watch – Latest Report A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates still show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., waves are estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. ***Update*** According to the latest NOAA reports, the tsunami still appears to be between 1-3 feet in height, with many reports listing it as less than one foot. California is still in a watch for this event which was set-off by an...

Estimated travel times of a potential tsunami (National Weather Service - US) 0

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 02:41 AM (US Central Time)

TSUNAMI ALERT UPDATE – GMT-6 02:41 AM (US Central Time) A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates still show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., waves are estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. ***Update*** New data sets added. Waves still variable in strength. Most recent data from markers closer to earthquake epicenter show smaller waves, as tsunami passes further away. Largest recorded waves just over 15 ft. in height. As...

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Update: Tsunami Escalates as First Waves Measured in Galapagos

Update: Tsunami Escalates as First Waves Measured in Galapagos A tsunami watch is still in effect for California. Local estimates still show that waves will arrive in California by about 4:46 a.m. in Newport Beach and arrive a minute later in the Port of Los Angeles. By 5:06 a.m., waves are estimated to arrive in Santa Barbara, and by 5:10 a.m., in Port San Luis. ***Update*** New data sets have been added from buoys around the Galapagos islands. So far, preliminary reports show waves escalating back up to over 2 ft above normal, though waves are still variable in strength. Largest recorded waves...