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Rank: F5 Superstorm
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Mount Vernon, NY
Weather, Anime, Audio Equipment
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22 Sep 2011
I don't think I'm the only who desperately needs a job.
Post the region, then post the State that you are located and that'll help out anyone in the nearby state for employment.
I'll start when you start.
29 Jul 2011
My family isn't interested in my weather forecasting anymore. They are concerned with other things and I guess they are going to be restricted in asking me how the weather will be. If they don't want to know, then I won't tell them AT ALL. It's just frustrating that my knowledge of weather is not being fully acknowledged. This isn't just my family, it's the friends I have. They don't see me as very accurate. They doubt my accuracy, which is highly infuriating. How can I increase my accuracy? Is my dream as a Meteorologist going to fail because no doesn't even care to see me succeed in my goal and the fact that my accuracy is mediocre? What should I do?
17 Jan 2011
A group of more than 100 scientists and experts say in a new report that California faces the risk of a massive "superstorm" that could flood a quarter of the state's homes and cause $300 billion to $400 billion in damage. Researchers point out that the potential scale of destruction in this storm scenario is four or five times the amount of damage that could be wrought by a major earthquake.
It sounds like the plot of an apocalyptic action movie, but scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey warned federal and state emergency officials that California's geological history shows such "superstorms" have happened in the past, and should be added to the long list of natural disasters to worry about in the Golden State.
The threat of a cataclysmic California storm has been dormant for the past 150 years. Geological Survey director Marcia K. McNutt told the New York Times that a 300-mile stretch of the Central Valley was inundated from 1861-62. The floods were so bad that the state capital had to be moved to San Francisco, and Governor Leland Stanford had to take a rowboat to his own inauguration, the report notes. Even larger storms happened in past centuries, over the dates 212, 440, 603, 1029, 1418, and 1605, according to geological evidence.
The risk is gathering momentum now, scientists say, due to rising temperatures in the atmosphere, which has generally made weather patterns more volatile.
The scientists built a model that showed a storm could last for more than 40 days and dump 10 feet of water on the state. The storm would be goaded on by an "atmospheric river" that would move water "at the same rate as 50 Mississippis discharging water into the Gulf of Mexico," according to the AP. Winds could reach 125 miles per hour, and landslides could compound the damage, the report notes.
Such a superstorm is hypothetical but not improbable, climate researchers warn. "We think this event happens once every 100 or 200 years or so, which puts it in the same category as our big San Andreas earthquakes," Geological Survey scientist Lucy Jones said in a press release.
Federal and state emergency management officials convened a conference about emergency preparations for possible superstorms last week. You can read the whole report here.
7 Jul 2010
Did you guys hear about the 1st Amendment being Suspended!? I hope I read that headline correctly.
15 Jun 2010
This handheld is AWESOME!
Here are the specs:
The top screen is a 3.53 inch 3D screen with a resolution of 800x240 (400 pixels per eye)
No 3D glasses required
The bottom screen is a 3.02 inch non-3D touch panel with a resolution of 320x240
The Nintendo 3DS is black and blue, black and red or black and grey
Two cameras on the outside of the device for 3D picture taking. Camera resolution is 640x480 (0.3 Megapixel).
3D depth slider on the side of the device
Round nub analog stick called the “Slide Pad”
Motion sensor and gyroscope
Compatible with Nintendo DS and DSi
A camera facing the player above the portable’s 3D screen. Camera resolution is 640x480 (0.3 Megapixel).
The ability to play 3D Hollywood movies, like Legends of the Guardians from Warner Brothers
The 3DS launch titles will be Kid Icarus: Uprising and Mario Kart 3D.
The 3DS periodically searches for Wi-Fi spots and other 3DSs
Easy online navigation
No monthly fee for Nintendo’s 3DS online access
More than twenty companies have signed on to develop for the 3DS, currently supporting a list of 70+ 3DS titles.
Appox. 8 oz.
5.3 inches wide, 2.9 inches long, 0.8 inches tall (when closed)
This is the site that already shows the game for the 3DS in the coming months: http://www.siliconera.com/2010/06/15/the-g...arty-3ds-games/
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