EDMONTON – The recent wave of warm weather in northern Alberta has generated concerns over potential flooding. Because of the warm-up, the ice cover on the Peace River has collapsed several times in the past few days. 295 more words
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I’m sure many of you have seen this week’s New Yorker article, The Earthquake that Will Devastate Seattle. The vivid scenario described in the article has prompted lots of discussion about what would happen here and potential ways to mitigate the many impacts that a large earthquake would have. 291 more words
FARGO – CodeRED emergency alerts are meant to give immediate notice of public safety threats, but if the entire metro area faces such a threat, it could be hours before some receive their calls. 67 more words
Pure incompetence or something more sinister?
Is the government testing how Americans will respond to martial law by sending out weird ‘emergency alerts’ to people’s cellphones and TVs? 9 more words