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This Week’s Forecast: Global Warming by the Foot!

If the forecast holds up, global warming is going to cause a ton of snow this week.  So, I guess you can say that we are going to have global warming by the foot! Henry Margusity, from Accuweather, has more…     As usual, we will keep the coverage going here at the CH 2.0 Bunker. Just beware that this storm has the potential for massive accumulations of global warming. The global warming might also freeze on the roads, causing hazardous travel conditions.  Global warming also has the potential to cause school delays and cancellations, and in extreme amounts, causes […]

New Round of Global Warming to Strike the Northeast: Storm Will Evolve into Blizzard

Once again, we are seeing global warming causing cold and snow in the Northeast.  Accuweather has more… http://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-video/dangerous-storm-targets-northe/655578741001 The worst of the storm is likely to be Thursday night in the Northeast but will cause enough snow to make roads slippery as early as Wednesday and Thursday in some locations from the Midwest to New England.   The storm is forecast to bring a large area of 6- to 12-inch snowfall beginning near the Pennsylvania/New York state border to a large part of New Jersey and southern New England. This includes the entire metropolitan area of New York City and […]

Winter Storm Alert: 110,000,000 to be Impacted by Global Warming

A large Winter Storm (and it is not even Winter yet), is closing in on a large section of the country; from the plains into New England.  In the affected area live 110,000,000 people.  Here are some storm maps from Accuweather.  I would strongly recommend that you keep checking back in with Accuweather to monitor the situation.  Oh, and waiting for some nut to blame the cold and snow on Global Warming…

50 Cars Involved in PA Turnpike Pileup, One Death Recorded

The Pa Turnpike was the scene of a snow related, 50 car accident, that resulted in the death of one driver. Our prayers are with the family of the person who lost their life.

Democrat Uses Oklahoma Tornado to Blame Republicans for Global Warming, Which Hasn’t Happened Since 1998

In the fine leftist tradition of keeping it classy, and blaming one’s opponents for absolutely every negative event that occurs, Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse decided to take the State Senate floor and blame Republicans for the devastating Oklahoma tornado of earlier that same day.  The Daily Caller has the video… In a very related and completely relevant story, the BBC has again reported what the rest of us have know for some time- That the Earth stopped warming in 1998. Scientists now say the world stopped heating up in 1998. The BBC reported: Scientists say the recent downturn […]

Moore, Oklahoma Devasted by Tornado: KFOR Live Feed

Earlier today, the town of Moore, Oklahoma was devastated by a mile wide tornado.  Here is the live feed from local NBC affiliate, KFOR… Stay tuned for more. And pray for these people. It is still unknown if there are children trapped in the two destroyed schools in Moore, Oklahoma.

Heavy Flooding In Argentina, Dozens Dead, Billions in Damages

Last week, Argentina was struck by record rains, which caused disastrous flooding in the cities of La Plata, and Buenos Aries.  The BBC has more… Emergency workers in Argentina continue to try to rescue residents stranded by flooding in Buenos Aires and La Plata. More than 50 people are known to have died after one of the heaviest storms recorded caused flash floods. Thousands were evacuated from their homes and dozens are still stranded on rooftops, treetops and the roofs of city buses, local media report. The government has declared three days of national mourning after what it called “an […]

Frankenstorm Update: Hurricane Sandy is Strengthening, Last Minute Preparations Needed

As Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast, there is word that she is strengthening.  Here is more from the NY Times… Forecasters cautioned that the course of the storm could change, but officials from the National Hurricane Center said that it was no longer a question of if the storms would converge — but where and with how much force. Dr. Knabb of the National Hurricane Center said the storm’s intensity was unlikely to change. “The center of circulation is only going to be a very small part of the story,” he said. “This is not just going to be […]

Frankenstorm Update: October 27, 2012, 3:00 PM EST

Here is the latest on the projected Frankenstorm impacts.  Both are from Accuweather… More as it comes.  If you live on the east coast, make some simple preparations.  It doesn’t take much.  If you don’t and you lose power, you might regret it!

Frankenstorm: Northeast Braces for Monster Storm

At the time of this writing, tens of millions of Americans are bracing for an potentially powerful combination of a winter storm with hurricane Sandy, labeled “Frankenstorm.” Here are some excerpts and video… From Jesse Ferrell of Accuweather… I said on my WeatherMatrix Facebook Page last night: “The weather hasn’t ‘scared’ me for a long time, but what I’m seeing tonight on the forecast models, and the seriousness with which I’m seeing famous meteorologists discuss next week’s historic storm, has gotten me a little worried. If you live in any STATE on the East Coast, it’s time to think about preparing for […]

October Nor-Easter Update: 2.5 million without power

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Here is some wrap-up on the nor-easter that hit yesterday…   Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com   Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The Weather Channel has more details… STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — An unusually early and powerful nor’easter dumped wet, heavy snow Saturday from the mid-Atlantic to New England, toppling leafy trees and power lines and knocking out electricity to more than 2 million homes and businesses. Communities inland were getting hit hardest, with eastern Pennsylvania serving as the bull’s-eye for the storm. West Milford, N.J., about 45 miles northwest of New York City, had received 15.5 inches […]

Northeast Snow Update: It's coming down, some areas getting large acumulations

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Well, it’s coming down.  We have some coverage here at the CH 2.0 bunker.  Note this pic of the CH 2.0 picnic table, taken at 2:00pm… Here is some coverage from Accuweather… According to AccuWeather.com Facebook fan Meg M., “Looks like Mother Nature has today’s “whiteout” covered at Beaver Stadium!” As of 2:00 p.m. EDT Saturday, steady snow extends from central Pennsylvania through southeastern New York to Connecticut and interior Massachusetts. An intense band of snow, creating poor visibility for motorists, was draped across central Pennsylvania in between State College and Harrisburg. … **Snowfall amounts thus far include 10 inches […]

Will Another Tropical System Hit the Northeast with Flooding Rains?

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Possibly, according to Accuweather. As a large area of high pressure over the mid-Atlantic states weakens and shifts northeastward early this week, the aforementioned low pressure system will shift north as well. The associated flood threat will shift from Florida into parts of Georgia and South Carolina on Monday. Cities such as Savannah, Charleston and Augusta could receive upwards of 2-4 inches of rainfall Monday into Monday night, which is enough to cause localized flooding. … Flooding rains will shift into the remainder of the Carolinas Monday night into Tuesday before threatening the mid-Atlantic and Northeast by midweek. A renewed […]

Wyoming Valley Flood Update: Damage Revealed as Susquehanna Recedes, and a Fatality

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As the Susquehanna returns  to below flood stage, we are seeing some of the damage for the first time.   Here is a WNEP video of the damage in Falls, which was cut off and isolated by the flood waters.  Many of these smaller communities were completely cut off by flood waters, and only now is the devastation visible. Some, at least as of yesterday, some people are still cut off… And, sadly, there was at least one fatality in all of the flooding…  Of course, our prayers go out to this woman’s family. The local Red Cross has been […]

Wyoming Valley Flood Update: Road Closures Continue

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Here is the most recent list of roads closed due to flood conditions, via WNEP.  Since the site has received so much local traffic over the last few days, I thought to share this.  Stay safe.  While flooding conditions are improving, there are still some dangerous spots. SR 6 from SR 3011 (Madigan Road) in Burlington Township to SR 4001 (Saco Road) in North Towanda Township SR 6 in Burlington and West Burlington townships, from Berwick Turnpike to Bailey Corners Road SR 6 from SR 187 at Wysox to Valley Road in Standing Stone Township SR 6 in Troy Township from SR 14 to SR […]

Wyoming Valley Flooding 6:00 Update: Levee Breach in Danville, Workers Working to Brace Wall in Forty Fort

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While the Susquehanna has crested, the danger is not over.  Danville suffered a breach in their levee…. A breach has been reported in a levee in Montour County. The breach has led to flooding at Danville Middle School The Susquehanna River’s crest at Danville hit a near-record height. Crews have been called to sandbag to protect the area near the school, but the school itself is surrounded by water. Then, the levee in Forty Fort, a town in the Wyoming Valley, has been the focus of a great deal of attention.  Apparently, water is seeping up from below the levee […]

Wyoming Valley Flooding September 9th Update: Susquehanna Has Crested, Videos of Flooding in West Pittston, Other Area

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The Susquehanna crested at 38.8 feet in Wilkes-Barre. It was well below the top of the levee. However, in the areas of the Valley that were not protected, the damage was extensive. Here are some videos taken late yesterday by WNEP. They were not on their site until this morning… West Pittston flooding…  Jenkins Township Flooding…  Tunkhannock Flooding…  Eighth Street Bridge flooding (This was taken a hour before the Jenkins Township video). The Eighth Street bridge connects Wyoming PA to Jenkins Township.  More West Pittston…  Of course, all of these videos were taken in the late afternoon, or early evening […]

Wyoming Valley Flooding: 9:30 Update, Susquehanna Still Rising UPDATED

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The local news is hoping that the Susquehanna may crest sooner than anticipated, but the NWS forecast still calls for the river to crest at approximately 2:00 AM on Friday-just inches from the top of the levee.  The levee system, built in response to the 1972 Agnes Flood, is holding, and no significant problems have been noted at the time of this writing.   Here are some more pictures from WNEP. Tunkhannock, PA West Pittston, PA Northumberland West Pittston Exeter, PA Rt 6 was washed away. Cemetery Damage, Lawton Planes evacuated from the airport in Wyoming PA Eighth Street Bridge Rt 87 north of […]

Wyoming Valley Flooding: 7 PM Update, Streams Receding, Susquehanna Continues to Rise

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As of this time, many of the streams and creeks that cause flooding in the outlying areas are now receding, the Wyoming Valley Cities are now the focus of the flooding.  Increased rain, especially in Southern NY, have continued to swell the Susquehanna, threatening the Wyoming Valley.  Here are more pictures from WNEP… Pittston, PA West Nanticoke, PA Shickshinny, PA K-Mart, Edwardsville, PA Shamokin, PA Water Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA Old Eighth Street Bridge (Under demolition), , PA Some other items… 1.   Parts of I-80 in Luzerne County are closed due to flooding. 2.  Only one bridge (out of six) […]

More Flooding in Wyoming Valley, Northeast PA 4:00PM Update

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The situation continues to worsen in the Wyoming Valley.  Curfews have been issued in towns such as West Pittston.  Rivers and streams continue to rise out of their banks, and will likely do so until tomorrow.  Here are some more pictures… Athens, PA Wyalusing Pa, Cloud next to bridge is a propane tank exploding. Lewisburg, PA Meshoppen Bridge, Now, and in 1972. Forty Fort, PA.  Note that the Susquehanna is nearly at the to of the levee.  Note how much lower the surrounding yards and houses are compared to the river level. Muncy, PA Wilkes-Barre, PA Towanda The good news is that […]