Equipped To Survive Equipped To Survive® Presents
The Survival Forum
Where do you want to go on ETS?

Topic Options
#291814 - 02/20/19 08:44 PM ARkStorm
Russ Offline
Geezer

Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5227
Loc: SOCAL
As mentioned in passing in the Urban 10 Essentials thread ...
Quote:
... an ARkStorm (for Atmospheric River 1,000 Storm) is a hypothetical but scientifically realistic "megastorm" scenario developed and published by the United States Geological Survey, Multi Hazards Demonstration Project (MHDP). It describes an extreme storm that might impact much of California causing up to $725 billion in losses (most caused by flooding), and affect a quarter of California's homes. The event would be similar to exceptionally intense California storms which occurred between December 1861 and January 1862. The storm would be a 1-in-1000-year event.[1] The name "ARkStorm" means "Atmospheric River (AR) 1,000 (k)."

ARís are real. Iíve seen a Pineapple Express hit the PNW following an early snow. All the snow melted and the rain came down on top of that; the rivers got really full. It made a mess and thatís in an area that routinely gets quite a bit of rain.

$.02 ó food for thought.

Top
#291830 - 02/27/19 04:00 PM Re: ARkStorm [Re: Russ]
Russ Offline
Geezer

Registered: 06/02/06
Posts: 5227
Loc: SOCAL
Speaking of Atmospheric Rivers ó Atmospheric River Is Pummeling California's Sierra With Feet of Snow, Topping February Records ... as of Feb, 19th, the drought map actually doesnít look too bad for California.

Top



Moderator:  MartinFocazio, Tyber 
November
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Who's Online
0 registered (), 259 Guests and 16 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
AppalachianGirl, BereniceStanaway, aakanksha, 9Line, SkiSoloII
5295 Registered Users
Newest Posts
California -- Multiple fire events
by teacher
08:03 PM
A little humor for all those SAR volunteers
by Jeanette_Isabelle
07:13 PM
Also, that's probably too much paracord...
by Roarmeister
06:24 PM
Why People Can't Write
by hikermor
03:36 AM
New Technology
by rafowell
11/10/19 07:25 PM
How To Remove Cactus Spines
by Doug_Ritter
11/10/19 12:07 AM
Recent Signal Mirror Successes - more wanted
by Phaedrus
11/09/19 05:24 AM
Water Treatment
by Ren
11/09/19 12:03 AM
Newest Images
Tiny knife / wrench
Handmade knives
2"x2" Glass Signal Mirror, Retroreflective Mesh
Trade School Tool Kit
My Pocket Kit
Glossary
Test

WARNING & DISCLAIMER: SELECT AND USE OUTDOORS AND SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT, SUPPLIES AND TECHNIQUES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Information posted on this forum is not reviewed for accuracy and may not be reliable, use at your own risk. Please review the full WARNING & DISCLAIMER about information on this site.