Category Archives: EMERGENCY

Good News: Gasoline Pipeline Resumed Service Last Night

Colonial Pipeline Co. has reportedly put its #2 pipeline, delivering gasoline and other refined petroleum products to the southeast. The line was shut down when Hurricane Harvey closed the refineries providing product to be transported. The Hill reports the line … Continue reading

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A Word About Emergency Communications

A news report on a Florida woman who has not heard from her family on Barbuda and “nobody answers” when she calls brought on some pleasant and unpleasant memories. First, cell phones do not work when the power goes otu. … Continue reading

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Assessing The Federal Emergency Response:

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor has a few words to say about the Federal government’s response to Hurricane Howard: From what I can hear on the emergency nets, Huston’s residents share his opinion. And let me take off the Stetson to Steve … Continue reading

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How Long Does A 911 Response Take?

Someone stopped by searching for “2017 911 response time.” There are exceptions, but average response time seems to be ab out 12 minutes for an emergency such as a shooting or a kidnapping, and twice that for less time critical … Continue reading

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Hurricane Michael North By Ease Of Barranquilla, Colombia Course North

Well, Michael certainly surprised me. When the low formed, it did not appear there was enough very warm sea water to support a major hurricane, but the steering currents have allowed Michael to take full advantage of what is there. … Continue reading

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Weather: Florida Eyeing A Wet Weekend

The Tropical Low knowns as 99L has Floridians concerned about a wet weekend. So far, there has been no wind prediction. so hopefully there will be nothing but rain for Florida. Some of the predicted tracks bring the low out … Continue reading

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Well, There Are Idiots All Over

Some RINO in the Louisiana Legislature wants to regulate the “Cajun Navy,” which has reportedly saved hundreds of lives Essentially, the guy wants to train and regulate, and tax, those who provide emergency service on a volunteer basis. As you … Continue reading

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Report: Germany Will Tell Citizens To Stockpile Food And Water

Reuters reports Germany will be required to stockpile ten days supply of food, and almost certainly an equal supply of water, against an attack or other catastrophe. Besides the obvious danger of terrorism, Germany is looking across Poland at “The … Continue reading

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Noted: “Cut Your Vacation Short And Help Us”

The Baton Rouge Advocate has asked Obama to cut his vacation short and send some help to flood stricken Louisiana. Briefly quoting tThe Hill report linked above: In coming here, the President can decisively demonstrate that Louisiana’s recovery is a … Continue reading

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“Large Scale Motion Seen Near San Andreas Fault”

United Press International reports karge scale motion has been detected near the San Andreas Fault. The San Andreas is one of North America’s largest faults with many still uncharted branches. The significance of the reported motion is uncertain, but it … Continue reading

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