Catastrophic Flooding In The Midwest Could Last “For Months”, And That Is Going To Mean A Dramatic Drop In U.S. Food Production

The worst flooding disaster in the history of the Midwest is just getting started, and as this crisis unfolds we are all going to be feeling the pain. The “bomb cyclone” that recently brought hurricane-force winds and blizzard conditions to … Continue reading Catastrophic Flooding In The Midwest Could Last “For Months”, And That Is Going To Mean A Dramatic Drop In U.S. Food Production

1,400+ Killed as South Asia Hit by Worst Floods in Decade

More than 1,400 people have been killed across India, Nepal and Bangladesh as the region suffers the most devastating flooding in a decade. Hundreds of towns and villages have been submerged by the devastating floods which have now persisted for over two months, affecting an estimated 40 million people. Tens of thousands of people have taken refuge in relief camps that are short of food and vulnerable to disease. The head of a South Asian regional body, launched this year to boost disaster coordination, said the flooding underlined the poor planning, Reuters report. A woman wades through a flooded village … Continue reading 1,400+ Killed as South Asia Hit by Worst Floods in Decade

Flash Flood in Russia Carries Away Child in Stroller, Prompting Desperate Chase (Video)

A dramatic video showing people trying and failing to stop a torrent of water from carrying away a baby stroller while a bulldozer tries to shield them emerged from Ufa, Russia, which was hit on Monday by a powerful flash flood. The capital of the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan, which is between the Volga River and the Ural Mountains, was overwhelmed by two hours of heavy rain with occasional hail, which dumped twice as much precipitation as the city usually has in the entire month of September. Footage from Ufa showed dramatic scenes from the flooded streets as cars were … Continue reading Flash Flood in Russia Carries Away Child in Stroller, Prompting Desperate Chase (Video)

Just A Coincidence That A Historic Blizzard Named ‘Jonas’ Hit D.C. On The Anniversary Of Roe v Wade?

On January 22nd, one of the worst east coast blizzards in history slammed into Washington D.C. like a freight train.  More than three feet of snow was dumped on some areas, hundreds of thousands of people were left without power, and coastal cities all long the eastern seaboard experienced flooding to a degree not seen since Hurricane Sandy.  Tens of millions of people live in communities that were completely paralyzed by this storm, and it is being projected that the total amount of economic damage done will ultimately be in the billions of dollars.  January 22nd also happens to be … Continue reading Just A Coincidence That A Historic Blizzard Named ‘Jonas’ Hit D.C. On The Anniversary Of Roe v Wade?

Missouri Ravaged By Historic Flooding As Disaster After Disaster Continues To Hit America

Why does this keep happening to America?  Since the month of September, the United States has been absolutely pummeled by a devastating series of disasters, and this most recent one may be the worst of all.  Right now, communities all along the Mississippi, Missouri and Arkansas rivers are dealing with “historic” flooding.  In Missouri, it is being said that nobody “that is living has ever seen anything like this“, and it is being projected that rivers could reach levels not seen since “the Great Flood” of 1993.  Portions of Interstate 44 have been totally shut down, and thousands of people have … Continue reading Missouri Ravaged By Historic Flooding As Disaster After Disaster Continues To Hit America

Judgment On America? We Are On Pace For The Worst Year For Wildfires In All Of U.S. History!

Never before have so many acres burned in America up to this point in the year.  I just went and checked the latest numbers from the National Interagency Fire Center, and it turns out that we are now on pace for the worst year for wildfires in all of U.S. history.  So far in 2015, wildfires have burned an astounding 9,799,866 acres.  Before this, the worst year for wildfires was in 2006 when a total of 9,506,582 acres had burned through November 13th.  When I last reported on this, we were still behind 2006’s record pace, but now we have surged ahead … Continue reading Judgment On America? We Are On Pace For The Worst Year For Wildfires In All Of U.S. History!

Swarm Of California Earthquakes Continues A Series Of Unusual Events That Began In Late September

First it was wildfires, then it was unprecedented flooding, and now it is earthquakes.  In the past two weeks alone, more than 400 earthquakes have shaken San Ramon – a small city that sits approximately 45 miles east of San Francisco.  Never before have so many earthquakes been recorded in that area in such a short span of time.  Standing alone, that earthquake swarm may not mean that much.  But when you stand back and look at all of the unusual events that have been happening since late September, a very disturbing picture begins to emerge. But first, let’s talk … Continue reading Swarm Of California Earthquakes Continues A Series Of Unusual Events That Began In Late September

Why Is This Happening? Unprecedented Flooding Has Hit The U.S. Within The Last 30 Days

Over the past 30 days, major floods have hit the east coast, the west coast and now the middle part of the country.  So why is this happening?  Why is the U.S. being hit by so many catastrophic weather events all of a sudden?  During the past month flooding has caused billions of dollars in damage, and in many areas the clean up is going to take well into next year.  Some pundits are blaming El Nino, but others are pointing to other potential reasons for why this may be happening.  Let’s start by taking a look at some of … Continue reading Why Is This Happening? Unprecedented Flooding Has Hit The U.S. Within The Last 30 Days