U.S Geological Survey Warns of "The Big One"
Hitting California via
press release last week. For most, extreme reports like these are usually
taken with a grain of salt, but
when you start seeing snow in cities you normally wouldn't, it does bear the
question, "Are you prepared?"
risk not just of devastating earthquakes but
also of a catastrophic storm that could tear at
the coasts, inundate the Central Valley and
cause four to five times as much economic damage
as a large quake, scientists and emergency
reports New York Time.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — For emergency planning purposes, scientists unveiled a hypothetical
California scenario that describes a storm that could produce up to 10 feet of
rain, cause extensive flooding (in many cases overwhelming the state’s
flood-protection system) and result in more than $300 billion in damage.
The "ARkStorm Scenario," prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey and released
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What is the "ARkStorm Scenario"?