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Warning signs that Yellowstone may Erupt
Joe For America ^ | on Feb 27, 2014 | Joe For America

Posted on 02/28/2014 8:17:07 AM PST by Lazamataz

Some worrying developments are taking place at the Super Volcano located beneath Yellowstone National Park; the kind of developments that were seen shortly before other volcanoes erupted. Not only was there a sudden rise in the elevation of the ground, and development of new cracks, but a gas called Helium-4, a very rare type of Helium, has begun coming out of the surface. It is the presence of this gas that has scientists quite concerned. If the Yellowstone Super Volcano were to erupt, it would be 2,000 times bigger than the eruption of Mount St. Helens in the 1980′s. Everything within 500 miles would be dead or destroyed within minutes, 2/3rds of the entire United States would be covered in volcanic ash and the climate of the entire planet would cool within a month. On top of that, just this past week, the largest earthquake in the US took place just a few miles from Yellowstone proving hot magma is on the move. Here’s what has scientists concerned:

Since late summer 2013, the Yellowstone GPS network has tracked a small ” ground deformation episode” in north-central Yellowstone National Park.

During the past five months, the NRWY GPS station has recorded about 3.5 cm (1.4 in) of uplift (the ground is rising) and about 1 cm (0.4 in) of southeastward ground movement, relative to a stable reference station north of the Park.

Measurements from other GPS stations in northern Yellowstone show smaller displacements, forming a circular pattern of deformation (circular — as in the round mouth of a volcano) consistent with a minor pressurization (building-up underground), about 6 to 10 km (4-6 miles) deep, near Norris Junction.

What has scientists very concerned is that Yellowstone has suddenly begun emitting massive amounts of Helium-4. Helium-4 seems to be the predictor of activity, as proved with other volcanos.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Montana; US: Wyoming
KEYWORDS: booboo; catastrophism; earthquake; earthquakes; he4; helium4; jellystone; volcano; volcanoes; volcanos; wyoming; yellowstone; yellowstonevolcano; yogibear
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We're all gonna die!!!!

1 posted on 02/28/2014 8:17:07 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

Not good. Not good at all. If that sucker does ever go we could have something akin to a nuclear winter in large parts of the country.


2 posted on 02/28/2014 8:18:31 AM PST by FAA
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To: Lazamataz

women and minorities hit hardest.


3 posted on 02/28/2014 8:18:46 AM PST by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: Lazamataz

I hope it does it soon.


4 posted on 02/28/2014 8:19:33 AM PST by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: FAA

Well, at least Obama’s socialist America will be gone.


5 posted on 02/28/2014 8:19:42 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

How will they blame it on Bush?


6 posted on 02/28/2014 8:19:48 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: shankbear

Not before payday though.


7 posted on 02/28/2014 8:20:01 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

It’d be cool to watch

if a eruption just didn’t get one dead.


8 posted on 02/28/2014 8:20:28 AM PST by warchild9
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To: Fresh Wind

Bush.
Behemoth Underground, Serious Harm.
Bush.


9 posted on 02/28/2014 8:21:32 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: warchild9

There would no longer be vegetables to eat. You’d need to eat ham.


10 posted on 02/28/2014 8:22:16 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: FAA

No. Only “Red State Voters” will be hurt. So Obama doesn’t care, and may even cheer on the problems. 8<)

Seriously though, a ten or hundred foot “bubble” rising would be worrisome.

1.5 inches? Not a prob lem. Now. In a century or two? We don’t know now.

Hundreds of grade 4, 5, 6 earthquakes in a month? Big problem. But this? No.


11 posted on 02/28/2014 8:22:43 AM PST by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Lazamataz
QUICK. CALL AL GORE!

GLOBAL WARMING IS EVIDENT AT YELLOWSTONE!!!

12 posted on 02/28/2014 8:22:49 AM PST by Young Werther (Julius Caesar said "Quae cum ita sunt. Since these things are so.".)
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To: Lazamataz

Unless it doesn’t. If I had an extra paycheck for every time they said Yellowstone was about to erupt I wouldn’t need anymore paychecks. I suppose it’ll probably happen at some point, then everybody can say “see we told you”, but it’s one of those 20 of the last 4 recessions have been predicted by leading economists situations.


13 posted on 02/28/2014 8:22:55 AM PST by discostu (I don't meme well.)
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To: Lazamataz

If I had to, I’d you YOU, Laz.

Simply choose not to eat pig at this time.

Miss bacon, tho.


14 posted on 02/28/2014 8:23:53 AM PST by warchild9
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To: Lazamataz

Is there a way we could aim it at Washington DC?


15 posted on 02/28/2014 8:24:00 AM PST by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: FReepers

Donate!

16 posted on 02/28/2014 8:24:28 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Lazamataz

Fracking caused it.


17 posted on 02/28/2014 8:25:35 AM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Lazamataz
Well, at least Obama’s socialist America will be gone.

Not exactly, if a Yellowstone eruption follows prior patterns:


18 posted on 02/28/2014 8:26:26 AM PST by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Lazamataz


19 posted on 02/28/2014 8:26:57 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Lazamataz

I am sooo screwed.


20 posted on 02/28/2014 8:27:06 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Lazamataz; warchild9
You’d need to eat ham.

And it would come pre barbecued.

21 posted on 02/28/2014 8:28:12 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Lazamataz

Global warming...


22 posted on 02/28/2014 8:28:13 AM PST by TexasPatriot1 (The fork/spoon made Rosie fat...lol)
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To: Lazamataz

The eruption will be canceled by executive order, Obama’s phone, and his pen will heal the planet. Mr. Gore’s dust bowl however will proceed as planned.


23 posted on 02/28/2014 8:28:30 AM PST by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: Lazamataz; warchild9; JRandomFreeper

We will just get Johnny to through a wild hog on that big barby and pig out!


24 posted on 02/28/2014 8:28:55 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: UCANSEE2

Reminds me of a scene from a Viet Nam War novel:

American soldiers, cut off, are forced to sample the flesh of VC killed by napalm.

One remarks: “Who says man is inherently bad? He’s delicious!”


25 posted on 02/28/2014 8:30:05 AM PST by warchild9
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To: Lazamataz

Farther east lies the New Madrid fault, on the banks of the Mississippi river. It has the potential to completely cut off ground transportation from east to west.


26 posted on 02/28/2014 8:31:16 AM PST by billhilly
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To: Kartographer; All

I’d be willing to try magma-killed mountain goat.

I hear they fry up real good.


27 posted on 02/28/2014 8:31:23 AM PST by warchild9
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To: Lazamataz
....a gas called Helium-4, a very rare type of Helium....

Helium-4 (42He or 4He) is a non-radioactive isotope of the element helium. It is by far the most abundant of the two naturally occurring isotopes of helium, making up about 99.99986% of the helium on Earth.

28 posted on 02/28/2014 8:31:36 AM PST by NY.SS-Bar9 (Those that vote for a living outnumber those that work for one.)
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To: warchild9
If I had to, I’d you YOU, Laz.

Good, you follow instructions. I've been telling you to bite me for years, now!

29 posted on 02/28/2014 8:32:12 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

Don’t worry. Obama can save us.


30 posted on 02/28/2014 8:32:28 AM PST by Henderson
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To: Kartographer
Did someone say pig?

I actually have a cammo apron and chef's hat. ;)

/johnny

31 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:01 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Lazamataz

You soooooo silly, GI


32 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:05 AM PST by warchild9
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To: driftdiver

You did it wrong.

It is:

I am so screwed.


33 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:08 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: FAA

“Not good. Not good at all. If that sucker does ever go we could have something akin to a nuclear winter in large parts of the country.”

FAA, a 1/3 of the USA would disappear in a matter of minutes, the volcanic ash would in some places be several feet deep.


34 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:22 AM PST by stockpirate (Appears good men have decided to do nothing, so evil is prevailing)
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To: Lazamataz

That would be one way to screw up a weekend drinking binge!


35 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:27 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: warchild9

:)


36 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:32 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

And this thread has gotten silly, too.


37 posted on 02/28/2014 8:33:56 AM PST by warchild9
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To: stockpirate
On the bright side, the volcanic ash would make for very fertile soil. Eventually. Long after I'm dead.

/johnny

38 posted on 02/28/2014 8:34:45 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: discostu
If I had an extra paycheck for every time they said Yellowstone was about to erupt I wouldn’t need anymore paychecks.

It could happen any century now... or perhaps in just a couple million years. The only hope for survival is of course bigger government.

39 posted on 02/28/2014 8:35:31 AM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Lazamataz

40 posted on 02/28/2014 8:35:33 AM PST by Bobalu (Happiness is a fast ISR)
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To: JoeProBono

Smaug alert!


41 posted on 02/28/2014 8:35:51 AM PST by glock rocks (If you like your health plan, you're a racist !)
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To: NY.SS-Bar9

..a gas called Helium-4, a very rare type of Helium....

[Helium-4 (42He or 4He) is a non-radioactive isotope of the element helium. It is by far the most abundant of the two naturally occurring isotopes of helium, making up about 99.99986% of the helium on Earth.] Is that you Mr White? Yeah, SCIENCE!


42 posted on 02/28/2014 8:35:59 AM PST by ABN 505
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To: Lazamataz

Or at least be a good reason to start one....


43 posted on 02/28/2014 8:36:11 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Lazamataz

I’m sure you meant “We are all SO SCREWED!”


44 posted on 02/28/2014 8:36:19 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: shankbear
I hope it does it soon.

And I'm sure all the people who live nearby hope you die, too.

45 posted on 02/28/2014 8:36:39 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Who told you that you were naked? Genesis 3:11)
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To: warchild9; All

If its coming I say we throw the biggest Camp Meeting/Barbecue since Jesus did the loaves and fishes! Go out with a belly full of good food and the words of Amazing Grace coming from my lips!


46 posted on 02/28/2014 8:36:46 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Let’s get series.

This bulge in the earth is...hugh...


47 posted on 02/28/2014 8:38:04 AM PST by warchild9
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To: JRandomFreeper
That's nice, but I think this would call for something flame retardant. ;-)
48 posted on 02/28/2014 8:38:39 AM PST by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: ABN 505
............Jacob Lowenstern and colleagues from the US Geological Survey, who were monitoring volcanic activity in the park, calculated that about 60 tons of helium is released every year. ............ They estimate the gas began to escape around two million years ago during a series of volcanic eruptions.

But will my voice sound funny if we go to Yellowstone on vacation?

49 posted on 02/28/2014 8:38:41 AM PST by NY.SS-Bar9 (Those that vote for a living outnumber those that work for one.)
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To: Lazamataz

Not to worry I have an EMP device of NORK design on a Iranian rocket ready to launch on moments notice to counter act the volcano.


50 posted on 02/28/2014 8:39:16 AM PST by mad_as_he$$
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