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by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/society/article/2164111/super-typhoon-mangkhut-and-six-other-storms-threatening-chaos Super Typhoon Mangkhut and six other storms threatening chaos around the world – from Hurricane Florence to Tropical Storm Olivia As Hong Kong braces for the what could be the mo...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

Mangkhut: Thousands evacuate as storm bears down on Philippines https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/mangkhut-thousands-evacuate-storm-bears-philippines-180913145213248.html A super typhoon roared towards the Philippines on Thursday prompting thousands to evacuate ahead of its heavy rains and fie...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

Meanwhile, Hong Kong is facing a monster typhoon. https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/society/article/2164020/super-typhoon-mangkhut-citys-residents-prepare-worst-most Super Typhoon Mangkhut: city’s residents prepare for worst as most powerful storm since records began edges closer to Hong Kong Hong...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

As usual, unprepared idiots lose their minds as mob stores at the last minute. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6162315/Chaos-erupts-North-Carolina-Walmart-residents-stock-supplies.html Chaos erupts in North Carolina Walmart as residents stock up on supplies in preparation for 'monster' Hurr...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

Any ZS members in the affected zone? Would be good to get first-hand accounts of how this plays out.
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

A good checklist of preps to send to people in the affected areas.

https://old.reddit.com/r/preppers/comme ... egathread/
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

Florence Gets Bigger as It Heads Toward North Carolina Coast https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-10/florence-to-become-major-hurricane-as-it-menaces-u-s-east-coast?srnd=premium Florence is expanding on its relentless advance toward North Carolina, promising to deliver days of drenching ...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

https://www.businessinsider.com/hurricane-florence-brings-winds-risk-of-floods-to-us-east-coast-2018-9 Hurricane Florence is forecast to be as big as the whole state of North Carolina when it hits the US Hurricane Florence is forecast to hit the US East Coast later this week, by which point the stor...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/10/intensifying-hurricane-florence-could-strike-us-southeast.html South Carolina orders evacuation of 1 million people as Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4 Forecasters say Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm as it...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-10/its-zombie-apocalypse-water-batteries-flashlights-vanish-shelves-carolinas-brace "It's Like The Zombie Apocalypse" - Water, Batteries, Flashlights Vanish From Shelves As Carolinas Brace For Florence With memories of the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harv...
by absinthe beginner
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/hurricane-season-bears-down-with-7-million-homes-at-risk-and-a-flood-insurance-program-set-to-expire-2018-05-31 Hurricane season bears down — with 7 million homes at risk and a flood insurance program set to expire If this summer has had you trying to get to grips w...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/09/tropical-storm-florence-set-to-become-a-hurricane-by-monday.html Florence, the tropical storm churning in the Atlantic Ocean since late last week, is expected to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane by Monday en route to the southeastern U.S. coast, the National Oce...
by absinthe beginner
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: China's pig market on lockdown as African swine fever spreads
Replies: 0
Views: 96

China's pig market on lockdown as African swine fever spreads

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-07/chinas-pig-market-lockdown-african-swine-fever-spreads A series of African Swine Fever outbreaks in China is “here to stay,” the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday, adding that it could spread to neighboring countries in Asia. On Wedne...
by absinthe beginner
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Women wearing headphones fails to heed active shooter warning, gets shot
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Re: Women wearing headphones fails to heed active shooter warning, gets shot

So in theory, if she had been a subscriber to the Doral City Alert service, and the police dispatcher entered the alert on time, she would have received an alert on her smart phone based on her proximity to the incident. That's no substitute for being alert to your surroundings instead of being obl...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Women wearing headphones fails to heed active shooter warning, gets shot
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Re: Women wearing headphones fails to heed active shooter warning, gets shot

The other day when I was walking my dog, I saw some teenager riding his bike on the sidewalk while looking at his cell phone. His handlebar caught a sign post and he wiped out. I laughed - does that make me a bad person?
by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Women wearing headphones fails to heed active shooter warning, gets shot
Replies: 11
Views: 407

Women wearing headphones fails to heed active shooter warning, gets shot

Today in Cincinnati, a possible disgruntled bank employee opened fire at his former workplace, killing three people and seriously injuring two more. One of the people shot and possibly killed was a woman who failed to head warnings of an active shooter in the bank, because she had headphones on and ...
by absinthe beginner
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 40 million people in US "food insecure"
Replies: 1
Views: 132

40 million people in US "food insecure"

If the picture is that dire during economic good times (supposedly), what's it going to look like if the SHTF?

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/ ... 57226.html
by absinthe beginner
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

Another hurricane inbound. https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-05/powerful-hurricane-florence-could-threaten-us-east-coast-next-week Florence, which became the first significant hurricane (Category +3) of the 2018 Atlantic season, had maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, according to the National ...
by absinthe beginner
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Criminals Posing as LEOs After SHTF
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: Criminals Posing as LEOs After SHTF

My concern isn't so much with rogue cops or criminals masquerading as cops, it's much more with Officer Friendly showing up at my door with a legal order to search the premises for any "hoarded supplies' than can then be requisitioned "for the greater good of the community."
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Criminals Posing as LEOs After SHTF
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: Criminals Posing as LEOs After SHTF

Mexican drug cartels have for years impersonated Army and Marine patrols using uniforms, weapons, and vehicles that are close copies of those used by security forces. In addition, many corrupt Mexican police forces work closely with organized crime elements to identify potential kidnapping and extor...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 83
Views: 2116

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

Tropical Storm Gordon: Storm expected to hit Mississippi as first hurricane to make landfall this season https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/tropical-storm-gordon-hurricane-mississippi-updates-storm-surge-flooding-latest-a8523011.html Residents of the US gulf states are bracing for th...
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: The Dead at Destitute Mountain
Replies: 2196
Views: 236972

Re: The Dead at Destitute Mountain

I would break down and cry, but real men <sniff> don't.
"It takes a big man to cry, but a bigger man to laugh at that man." -- Jack Handy, DEEP THOUGHTs
by absinthe beginner
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Zombie Training Films
Topic: Criminals Posing as LEOs After SHTF
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: Criminals Posing as LEOs After SHTF

After the Waldo Canyon fires in Colorado, authorities ordered the mandatory evacuation of Woodland Park and Manitou Springs. A friend of mine who lived in Woodland Park stayed at his house since there had been reports of widespread burglaries of houses in evacuated areas. Sure enough, some dirtbag c...

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