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  • Russian Forces Storm City as Zelensky Visits Front

    05/29/2022 9:58:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/29/2022 | BREITBART LONDON
    POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) – Russian and Ukrainian troops engaged in close-quarter combat in an eastern Ukraine city Sunday as Moscow’s soldiers, supported by intense shelling, attempted to gain strategic footholds for conquering the region in the face of fierce Ukrainian resistance. Ukrainian regional officials reported Russian forces “storming” Sievierodonetsk after trying unsuccessfully to encircle the city. The fighting knocked out power and cellphone service, and a humanitarian relief centre could not operate because of the danger, the mayor said.
  • Massive Saharan Dust Plume Over Atlantic, Headed For US By Weekend

    05/18/2022 6:17:27 PM PDT · by blam · 14 replies
    A massive plume of dust referred to as a Saharan Air Layer (SAL) could reach U.S. Gulf Coast states this weekend, according to AccuWeather. On Tuesday, weather models show SAL traversing the Atlantic. The expectation is this enormous plume of dust will sweep across the Caribbean and into the Gulf of Mexico by the end of this week, reaching the U.S. Gulf Coast by Saturday. “A large batch of dust was evident on satellite photos from the start of this week and was beginning to enter the Caribbean. “It is possible, but not a certainty, that this dust will make...
  • Huge Saharan Dust Storm Covers Europe

    03/18/2022 4:41:13 AM PDT · by blam · 9 replies
    A massive dust storm originating from the Sahara Desert in Africa has covered parts of Western and Central Europe this week. Strong winds from Storm Celia whipped up sand from the northwest coast of Africa and blanketed much of Portugal, Spain, and France, transforming skies into eerie shades of blood orange, worsening air quality, and leaving a layer of dust on everything. On Tuesday, the European Environment Agency said dust concentrations in Spain were five times over their recommended limit for air quality. “Air quality is recognized as being vital to human health as high concentrations of dust can have...
  • 73 vehicles involved in massive Pennsylvania pile-up during winter storm

    03/13/2022 7:42:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/13/2022 | Andrew Wulfeck , Steven Yablonski, FOX Weather
    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Wintry weather made travel difficult in parts of the Northeast on Saturday, including in central Pennsylvania, where more than 70 vehicles were involved in a crash along State Route 581. The crash forced troopers in Cumberland County to shut down the roadway for hours to allow crews to clean up the wreck. Buses were also brought in to transport people involved in crashes to the local fire department.
  • UK Braces For ‘Storm Eunice’ And Hurricane-Strength Gusts On Friday

    02/17/2022 9:40:21 AM PST · by blam · 13 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 2-17-2022
    Britain’s Met Office issued a rare red weather warning for parts of the UK, saying hurricane-strength gusts of 90 miles (145 kilometers) an hour are set to hit the country on Friday. The weather service said the most dangerous winds are likely to affect the southwest coast with damaging gusts expected inland too. The Energy Networks Association is advising people to prepare for possible blackouts by charging their phones and keeping a torch ready. “Storm Eunice will bring damaging gusts in what could be one of the most impactful storms to affect southern and central parts of the UK for...
  • Winter Storm Landon:..... Interstates Covered in Snow and Ice warnings

    02/02/2022 9:38:50 PM PST · by caww · 260 replies
    Weather ^ | 2/3/2022 | weather channel
    The storm, named Landon by The Weather Channel, brought ice, snow and plunging temperatures to many areas Wednesday, ....expected to impact a wide swath of the U.S. from the Rocky Mountains to the Southern Plains up to the Northeast through Friday.
  • National Weather Service upgrades to winter storm warning for North Texas

    02/02/2022 5:14:53 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 50 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 2 February 2022 | Maggie Prosser
    The National Weather Service on Tuesday night upgraded its winter storm watch to a winter storm warning for North and Central Texas. The warning is in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday to 6 p.m. Thursday for most of the region, according to the weather service’s Dallas-Fort Worth office. Storm warnings are issued when the weather service highly expects significant weather such as snow, ice, sleet or a combination of those elements. Dangerous wind chills of -5 to 15 degrees are possible Friday through Saturday, the weather service said. Low temperatures will be in the teens, and a warmup is not...
  • Gov. Phil Murphy declares state of emergency for winter storm

    01/28/2022 7:25:40 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Amp.northjersey ^ | 01/28/2022 | NICHOLAS KATZBAN
    Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency Friday in light of the winter storm expected to pummel the Eastern Seaboard with snow throughout the weekend's start. The order will take effect at 5 p.m. Friday and includes a commercial vehicle travel ban. Murphy urged all residents to stay off the roads if possible. "We expect low visibility and tough travel conditions," Murphy said at the Friday morning press conference. "So, let’s leave the roads empty for crews to do their jobs."
  • NatGas Futures Erupt On ‘Bombogenesis’ (Storm) Threat For Northeast

    01/26/2022 10:48:53 AM PST · by blam · 28 replies
    Nation And State ^ | 1-26-2022
    U.S. natural gas futures jumped as much as 6% to $4.298/MMBtu Tuesday morning as traders are concerned about the possibility of a major winter snowstorm on Friday evening into Saturday for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.We first alerted readers on Monday about the prospects of “a possible nor’easter impacting the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast from Friday Night to Saturday.” Within 72 hours of the storm (today), meteorologists can start discussing potential impacts. Around 48 hours (Thursday), more accurate snowfall total estimates will be circulated on social media and mainstream media outlets. On Friday, meteorologists can pinpoint town-by-town potential impacts. So far,...
  • VIDEO: Woman Calls Joe Biden A Pedophile, Asks Him 'Where Are The Children?'

    12/15/2021 7:09:27 PM PST · by RandFan · 16 replies
    National file ^ | Dec 15 | By Gabriel Keane
    Democrat president Joe Biden was confronted by a woman who called him a “pedophile” and demanded “Where are the children?” during a stop in Mayfield, Kentucky on Wednesday. The highly unpopular POTUS received a negative reception from the local populace. Video footage from FreedomNews.TV shows a woman repeatedly calling Biden a “pedophile” and asking him “Where they at, where are the children? Where are they?” as he interacts with the crowd. Biden was seen physically interacting with a young boy during the event.
  • America Prayer Vigil -- 12/16/21

    12/15/2021 6:44:55 PM PST · by Hiskid · 31 replies
    12/16/21 | Hiskid
    Join together with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum Threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Coffee and Chaos

    12/11/2021 5:46:25 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-11-21 | MOTUS
    First, we brew the coffee.Then we sally forth to weather the storm.To stand resolute amidst the swirling chaos. Sean R. Heavey, The MothershipAnd bow our heads humbly to the Power that lies beyond the blue skies. Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • ‘Significant’ storm next week threatens Thanksgiving travel

    11/17/2021 6:31:26 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/17/2021 | Emily Crane
    A “significant storm” and “strong cold front” could hit the US Northeast and Midwest next week — potentially wreaking havoc on Thanksgiving travel plans, forecasters warn. The large-scale weather pattern is expected to start over the weekend and extend into early next week, according to the National Weather Service’s prediction center. The full extent and path of the storm hasn’t yet been nailed down, but forecasters are — at the very least — predicting a drop in temperatures and strong winds for Monday and Tuesday.
  • Geomagnetic storm warning as solar flare expected to directly hit Earth today

    10/11/2021 4:13:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    SKY News ^ | October 11, 2021 | by Alexander Martin
    A massive solar flare is due to hit Earth today, authorities are warning - potentially disrupting power grids and bringing the Northern Lights as far south as New York. The flare - officially known as a coronal mass ejection (CME) - was observed on Saturday on the side of the sun directly facing our planet and comes as we enter a period of increased solar activity. An alert was published by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) which warned the geomagnetic storm could cause power grid fluctuations with voltage alarms at higher latitudes, where the Earth is more...
  • Over Half A Million Texans Without Power As Nicholas Threatens Louisiana With Flooding

    09/14/2021 1:27:50 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies
    Nation & State ^ | 9-14-2021
    Update (1158ET): Nicholas intensified into a Category 1 hurricane early this morning before making landfall southwest of Galveston, Texas. The storm has been downgraded to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph as it slowly traverses the Greater Houston area. Much of Texas’ coastline is under tropical storm warning, and metro areas like Houston could be prone to flash floods. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said first responders are in the Houston area and along the coast. Meteorologist Kent Prochazka of the National Weather Service told AP News that Nicholas had downed trees. In the southeast part of...
  • Top Container Ports In Asia Brace For Impact Of Powerful Typhoon (Chanthu)

    09/11/2021 6:17:40 AM PDT · by blam · 5 replies
    Nation & State ^ | 9-11-2021
    A powerful typhoon is expected to impact Taiwan and China this weekend. It may strain global supply chains even further due to the possibility of port disruptions and other logistical issues that would stem from storm damage. Taiwan’s Central Weather Bureau said Typhoon Chanthu is north of the Philippines Friday as it closes in on Taiwan and the Chinese coast. In the path of the storm are major containerized ports and factories. The intensity of the storm is a significant concern. The storm is rated as a category four typhoon, one level below a super typhoon, with maximum sustained winds...
  • Tropical Disturbance In Gulf Expected To Stay South Of Louisiana, But Heavy Rain Possible (Going Across Florida)p

    09/07/2021 6:26:17 AM PDT · by blam · 11 replies
    NOLA.com ^ | 9-7-201 | CARLIE KOLLATH WELLS
    A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to stay south of Louisiana and head for Florida, hurricane forecasters said Monday. However, it could still bring rain to Louisiana and the Gulf Coast toward the middle of the week. The heaviest rain is possible south of Interstate 10, according to the National Weather Service in Slidell. Forecasters said the additional rain would be problematic because much of southeast Louisiana is still soaked from Hurricane Ida, which hit as a Category 4 storm a week ago. Any more rain could lead to flash flooding and slow down cleanup and...
  • 5th person transported to Louisiana hurricane shelter dies as state declares investigation

    09/04/2021 8:26:08 AM PDT · by deport · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | Sept 4, 2021 | Rebekah Riess, Keith Allen and Dave Alsup
    Another Louisiana nursing home resident who was being held at a temporary shelter during Hurricane Ida before being moved elsewhere on Thursday has died, according to a coroner, marking the fifth such death of residents that were transported to the facility.The temporary shelter, a warehouse in the town of Independence, was overwhelmed after receiving hundreds of residents from seven nursing homes on August 27 ahead of Hurricane Ida, officials said, as power and sanitary conditions were failing. "Electricity went out more than once, and when that happens then the oxygen concentrators stop working. So that's a problem in itself. I...
  • Larry Forecasted To Become ‘Major Hurricane’ This Weekend (East Coast)

    09/02/2021 1:36:42 PM PDT · by blam · 70 replies
    Zubu Brothers ^ | 9-2-2021
    Tens of millions of Americans woke up on the US East Coast Thursday to the aftermath of destruction left behind by remnants of Hurricane Ida. Now meteorologists are turning their attention to a hurricane in the Atlantic Basin that could be upgraded to a major hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) by this weekend. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), hurricane larry is packing 80 mph winds and strengthening as it travels west at 17 mph. The eye of the storm is about 660 miles west of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands. NHC’s cone of uncertainty is tracking near Bermuda...
  • Hurricane Henri Live Thread

    08/20/2021 1:54:52 PM PDT · by NautiNurse · 280 replies
    NHC/NOAA ^ | 08/20/2021 | NHC/NOAA
    Henri formed in the mid-Atlantic. After initially following a loopy southward and westward track, Henri is forecast to move northward toward New England. Mash the graphics below to enlarge. All links and images are self-updating. GOES Satellite Floater NHC Public Advisories NHC Forecast Discussions Buoy Info Tropical Tidbits by Levi Cowan NWS Radar