Watching Power Supply to Grand Gulf Nuke Plant in Bad Weather


Because nuke energy plants use conventional power only to power their control rooms it is vital the area around a nuke plant have operating power. So-called back up generators only work for an hour or so.

Alcorn State student dies when tree falls on car. . . . the historically black college which is almost literally next door to Grand Gulf

Louisiana power outage live data MAP

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Hurricane Michael Maximum Sustained Winds Near 120 MPH (195 KM/H); Strengthening Expected; Michael Is Forecast To Be Major Hurricane At Landfall

[UPDATES WILL GO IN COMMENTS]

Mining Awareness +

For the most up to date information on Hurricane Michael and other tropical weather go to https://www.nhc.noaa.gov and https://www.weather.gov Stay alert for any forecast changes, as hurricane forecasting doesn’t appear to have improved over the last half century, even though they claim otherwise.

Potential winds for Hurricane Michael and Nuclear Power Stations/Facilities (Orange skulls)

https://www.weather.gov/srh/tropical?office=tbw
Examining the wind graphic, locations colored in purple have the potential to experience winds greater than 110 mph when accounting for both the forecast and forecast error. It is not a mere depiction of forecast conditions to be expected. Rather, it indicates that these locations should be ready for winds in excess of 110 mph, when taking into account the latest forecast and knowing that (although skilled) the forecast isn’t perfect. Simply put, locations in purple are being threatened by major hurricane force winds greater than 110 mph (at least Category 3 force), locations…

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Hurricane Watch – NEWS

Utilities, Oil Producers Brace for Hurricane Michael Along US Gulf

“By mid-day, nearly 20% of Gulf of Mexico oil production had been taken offline. That number will likely have risen when reported Tuesday as operators continued to shut down platforms Monday afternoon.”

Hurricane Michael on collision course with Florida’s Gulf Coast as it quickly gains strength

“After the storm strikes land, this eyewall will quickly collapse, and winds will weaken.”

‘Potentially Catastrophic’ Hurricane Michael Forecast to Be the First Category 4 Hurricane Landfall on the Florida Panhandle

MORE NEWS IN COMMENTS BELOW . . .

See NEXT POST for the Hurricane warning 

AND –
Drying out from Hurricane Florence US South East Braces for Tropical Storm Rains

Hurricane Michael Menaces The US Gulf Coast

Mining Awareness +

For the most up to date information go to https://www.nhc.noaa.gov and weather.gov

Keep up to date, as hurricane forecasting doesn’t appear to have improved over the last half century, even though they claim otherwise. This hurricane could have impacts anywhere east of the Mississippi River (they say Pearl River). Inland areas could get rain, flooding and spin-off tornados. This is a generic statement. Each hurricane is unique. Each hurricane must be watched vigilantly, as either they are often indecisive, or forecasts haven’t improved much.

At 4 pm CDT:
A Storm Surge Warning has been issued for the Gulf Coast of Florida
from the Okaloosa/Walton County Line to Anclote River.

The Storm Surge Watch has been extended west of Navarre Florida to the Alabama/Florida border.

A Hurricane Warning has been issued for the Gulf Coast of Florida
from the Alabama/Florida border eastward to Suwannee River.

A Hurricane Watch has been…

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Indonesia Tsunami Death-Toll Huge Because of Out-of-Order Warning Buoys. US Buoys in the SAME State.

Indonesia –

Indonesia tsunami: Mass burial begins as death toll nears the thousand

Indonesia tsunami early detection buoys haven’t worked for six years due to ‘lack of funding’

2013 post – As Hurricane Season Starts Gulf of Mexico is Full of Non-Working Data Buoys

There are even MORE dead buoys today!

BUOY DATA MAP – from NOAA

 

Watching another storm south of the Gulf of Mexico

Fasten your seat-belts!


It looks like it will head to Texas . . . https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo.php?text

“Upper-level winds are forecast to become more conducive for development on Wednesday when the system moves over the southern Gulf of Mexico, and a tropical depression could form on Thursday or Friday while the disturbance moves across the western Gulf of Mexico.”

A Note to All Preppers about the importance of  storing water.

NOAA main site