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Old 12-02-2021, 08:34 AM
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I live on the Humboldt fault line, east of the New Madrid fault, and in tornado alley. Hurricanes are the least of problems here in Oz. Regardless of where one lands, there’s always something to think about.
You're right WW. There's something that could bite you probably anywhere on the planet. To me, hurricanes are bad news but at least in the modern era you have time to prepare and run. Earthquakes, tornados, fires, volcanos not so much.

I used to think New England was always a pretty safe and benign environment but even there you can find evidence of the history of and potential for future disaster.

I guess it's just a fact of life that part of the experience is surviving it all as long as you can.
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Old 12-26-2021, 06:03 PM
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Well, the La Palma eruption was finally declared over yesterday, Christmas Day, 12 days after the last eruptive action, a precaution in case it suddenly reactivated. 85 days worth of active eruption! Of course there's nothing to say that tomorrow.......
The lava covered 1,219 hectares of ground. Created brand new ground in the sea, and destroyed over 1600 buildings, 1350 of them homes.
Scientists are testing buildings on the periphery of the lava flows for gases, especially in basements, people are unlikely to return to these houses for some weeks yet. Rebuilding or recovery of homes surrounded by lava is a long way off, it will take months or even years for the lava to cool sufficiently - in places it is 18m thick.
There still remains only 1 death attributed to the whole episode, an elderly man whose roof collapsed while he was on it clearing ash.
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Fuerte Rav, you live in a most amazing place. I can only imagine. I saw this news. So sorry for those who have lost homes, land. Feeling so grateful that someone I know has thus far escaped the harshest of that reality. Mother Nature is most amazing.
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That is a fact. House goes up for sale in July. I retire in August. We are going to Alpena, Michigan to watch our grandkids grow up.
I'm just getting caught up on this thread this evening, so I hadn't seen this before. So you will soon be joining many of us in the frozen north, eh? No worries, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day were both in the 50s at my hosue, which is a little crazy for Michigan, but all weather everywhere is crazy.

Though I live in the Ann Arbor area, I know right where Alpena is. My sister and BIL live a little ways southwest of there. In fact, when they need to shop at Meijer, they go to Alpena. Their temps have been a little colder than mine so far this winter. It's nice that you will be close to kids and grandkids! Nothing could be more important. As long as you don't mind four seasons and are prepared for cold temps and snow in the winter, I think you will find the northern Michigan climate to your liking. As far as I know, Michigan has never had a hurricane, so there's that!
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