Ark Storm ~(By: Prata)

Reblogged from TheEndTime

Have you heard of the ARkStorm?

Posted: 27 Nov 2012 03:53 PM PST

Have you heard of the ARkStorm?
Wikipedia explains, “An ARkStorm is a hypothetical but scientifically realistic “superstorm” scenario developed and published by the United States Geological Survey, Multi Hazards Demonstration Project (MHDP). It describes an extreme storm that may impact much of California causing up to $725 billion in damages and repair (most caused by flooding), and affect a quarter of California’s homes. The event would be similar to intense California storms which occurred in 1861 and 1862. The name “ARkStorm” means “Atmospheric River (AR) 1000 (k).” The name was created as a way of quantifying the magnitude of west coast storms. It also meant to be drawn as a parallel to the biblical Noah’s Ark story.”
This is the USGS logo for ARkStorm, and there really IS an ark in it:
Apparently that storm in California of 1861-1862 was a doozy:

“Beginning on Christmas Eve, 1861, and continuing into early 1862, an extreme series of storms….Read the REST

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