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  • Medicine and Preparedness: The 22 Medications You Need in Your Personal Stockpile
    Mdeicine for SurvivalMedicine and Preparedness: The 22 Medications You Need in Your Personal Stockpile NOW!I have seen and read many posts over the years about adding or using medicines meant for pets during preparedness or survival situations. Now…
    - 5 Feb 17, 12:04am -
  • WHY YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE A THREE DAY SUPPLY OF WATER
    Water is Life by Williami5 via FlickerHaving water is essential for survival. This we know. Over the years however a massive campaign was launched to get ALL Americans to have At Least three days of water stored for emergencies. This then become 72…
    - 12 Sep 14, 7:58pm -
  • Ebola Virus - Major Issues Coming to Light on Containment
    Source: CDC Ebola VirusWhile I took some downtime for my birthday major things were going on in the world that I missed. One of these events surrounds some major developments regarding the containment of Ebloa or the lack there of.Though current re…
    - 13 Aug 14, 5:14pm -
  • Ebola Virus - Why Has It Spread So Far, So Fast?
    Source: CDC - Ebola VirusThe Ebola outbreak in the West African Countries of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone has so far caused Suspected Case Deaths: 961, with Suspected and Confirmed Case Count: 1779 as of this writing.The spread of the…
    - 9 Aug 14, 7:37pm -
  • Where are the Safest States to Live In 2014?
    According to the study, Massachusetts is the safest State to live and New Hampshire comes in at number two. Overall the entire North-East of the United States is pretty safe overall based on this study.The study used the following safety factors…
    - 12 Jul 14, 7:48pm -

Relief Web

  • Yemen: Tropical Cyclone Luban - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000163-YEMDisaster type: Flood, Tropical CycloneAffected countries: Oman, Somalia, YemenThe Very Severe Cyclonic Storm over westcentral Arabian Sea moved northwestwards with a speed of 07kmph during past six hours and lay cent…
    - 12 days ago 10 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Haiti: Haiti: Earthquake - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: EQ-2018-000160-HTIDisaster type: EarthquakeAffected countries: HaitiAccording to the Technical Unit of Seismology, a 5.9-magitude earthquake on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at 20:12 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT…
    - 15 days ago 7 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Honduras: Honduras: Floods - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000164-HNDDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: HondurasHeavy rains that started on 4 October in Honduras have caused flooding and landslides across the country. Most damage has been reported in Francisco Morazán, Valle, an…
    - 17 days ago 5 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • El Salvador: El Salvador: Floods - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: TC-2018-000167-SLVDisaster type: Flood, Land SlideAffected countries: El SalvadorTwo low pressure systems, one in the Atlantic and the other in the Pacific, caused intense rainfall conditions, flash floods in several communities in Co…
    - 17 days ago 5 Oct 18, 12:00am -
  • Costa Rica: Costa Rica: Floods - Oct 2018
    GLIDE number: FL-2018-000165-CRIDisaster type: FloodAffected countries: Costa RicaOn 2 October 2018, the IMN warned of a low-pressure system coming in from the south-western Caribbean Sea, which activated an Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone over the…
    - 17 days ago 5 Oct 18, 12:00am -

Almanac

  • Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part III)
    Now that we are well into hurricane season, we'll continue to look back at some of the most notable hurricanes that have hit the United States. Previously, we've looked at storms from the early 1900s through the early 1990s. Let's now take a look…
    - 30 days ago 21 Sep 18, 3:41pm -
  • Weather's Effects on Culture and The Arts
    Weather has played a critical role in history on a number of occasions, dramatically changing the flow of events and what might have been. This month, we will look at a few times when weather has impacted culture and the arts.You are likely fam…
    - 37 days ago 14 Sep 18, 6:53pm -
  • Worst Hurricanes in American History (Part II)
    Hurricane season is now in session—and continues until November 30. This month we spotlight the most severe late–20th-century hurricanes.See the worst hurricanes from the first half of the 20th century.Hurricane CarolIn August 1954…
    - 44 days ago 7 Sep 18, 1:12pm -
  • Hot News About This Summer
    July 2018 may have been the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, as several locations in the Northern Hemisphere recorded their hottest temperatures ever. Similarly, temperatures during the Southern Hemisphere winter were unusually mild this year. L…
    - 66 days ago 16 Aug 18, 9:00pm -
  • Climate, Change, and CO2: How Each Affects the Weather
    We see the weather change every day; weather is the condition of the atmosphere over relatively short periods of time, from seconds to a few years. Less apparent are changes in climate: Climate is the average and range of weather events over longer p…
    - 93 days ago 20 Jul 18, 12:32pm -

California Weather Blog

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