Daily Archives: 01/20/2011

Superstorm Warning in California

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has just released a report about a massive “superstorm” that could flood a quarter of the state’s homes and cause $300 billion to $400 billion in damage. A team of 117 scientists and experts ¬†point out that the potential scale of destruction in this storm scenario is four or five times the amount of damage that could be wrought by a major earthquake.

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey warned federal and state emergency officials that such “superstorms” have happened in the past, and should be added to the long list of natural disasters to worry about in California.

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