Tropical Storm Watch: TS Nicholas may bring floods to Louisiana Tuesday ☔

NOAA Reports

Texas and Houston area be get the worst of it …



“Across the rest of southeast Texas into southwest Louisiana rainfall of 5 to 10 inches is expected. This rainfall may produce areas of considerable flash and urban flooding, especially in highly urbanized metropolitan areas. Additionally, there is the potential for isolated minor to moderate river flooding.”

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LEAN Posts Photos of Enviro Mess from Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida Aftermath, Photographs Show Compounded Environmental Hazards









Louisiana Nuke Plant in trouble from hurricane Ida

The Yazoo Herald –

“WASHINGTON — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a nuclear power plant 25 miles west of New Orleans has declared an “unusual event″ — its lowest level of emergency — after the facility lost offsite electrical power.

The Waterford nuclear plant in Killona, La., had shut down protectively on Saturday in anticipation of Hurricane Ida. The plant has maintained safe shutdown conditions with power from emergency diesel generators, the nuclear agency said.

On Sunday night, grid operators requested that the River Bend nuclear power plant in St. Francisville, Louisiana, reduce power because of load demands. The plant is stable and operating at 35 percent power with no significant equipment issues reported, officials said.

The Grand Gulf nuclear plant in Port Gibson, Mississippi, is operating at full power with no significant weather-related issues expected from Ida. No significant flooding has been reported at any of the sites. . . “

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They downplay the impact of loss of power. Fukushima nuke plants all melted down when the backup power failed. Emergency power generation at nuke plants works just for hours.

More here later . . .


SEE ALSO – During 2003 grid outage Indian Point Nuke Plant backup diesel generators FAILED







Louisiana: Expect Hurricane Ida on Sun. Morning 🌊 < UPDATED – CAT 4 watch

The tropical storm will be a hurricane soon.

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* Cameron, Louisiana to the Mississippi/Alabama border
* Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas, and Metropolitan New Orleans

“Steady to rapid strengthening is expected when Ida moves over the southeastern and central Gulf of Mexico over the weekend, and Ida is expected to be a major hurricane when it approaches the northern Gulf coast.

Nat’l Hurricane Center Report


WAFB – WATCH LIVE: Ida could reach Louisiana as a major hurricane

Remember to get your car to high ground. And gas up as gas pumps don’t work when electricity is off. And get away from the coast if you can.

This may become a CAT 4







Ponchartrain Park New Orleans & the American Home Dream Which the Biden Administration Aims to Undermine; Comment Deadline July 12th

Mining Awareness +

Nothing like this had been done in the country. White people didn’t think black people could afford it. [But] They set records on paying mortgages. — Rosa Keller

The aim used to be for all Americans to live well. This meant access to single family homes. Ponchartrain Park was a first step in the right direction.

Developed in the 1950s, “Pontchartrain Park attracted middle- and upper-class African-American residents and became a symbol that the American Dream could be a reality for all Americans….”

Instead of aspiring for a good life for all Americans, the Biden Administration aims to undermine single family zoning so that no one can have the opportunity to live well.

Comment deadline July 12, 2021: “FR-6249-I-01 Restoring Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Definitions and Certifications Posted by the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Jun 10, 2021 The…

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Whole Building Collapses in Surfside, Florida < UPDATED – over 50 missing, 12 story bldg

This may not be SINKHOLE related … but just in case ….

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Maybe not related … FYI:
Fla. Geological Survey –
Sinkhole Frequently Asked Questions


flying cuttlefish picayune

CORRECTION:½ the building is standing (maybe unstable)

Were therepeople inside??


Shocking video shows moment condo near Miami Beach collapses

OVER 50 Missing – it was a 12 story condo

WPLG –WATCH CONTINUING COVERAGE LIVE: At least 1 dead, 51 others unaccounted for following partial building collapse in Surfside


Was it related to this Navy test offshore???


U.S. Navy sets off giant explosion to test newest aircraft carrier

“The U.S. Geological Survey said the explosion, which occurred in the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast, registered as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake.”

 Video: Ka-Boom! Ford Undergoes ‘Shock Trials’

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