Hurricane Florence Takes Aim at Many Eastern Nuke Plants

11 09 2018

They cannot have sustained power outage without devastating results. Storm surge can interfere with water intake/outflow.

Nat’l Hurricane Center – Florence


“A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life- threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours.”

GRAPHIC – MAP of US Nuke Energy Plants from USNRC


Here’s the problem – the hurricane is expected to go far inland, knocking out power, causing flooding etc. etc. – The nuke plant control rooms use conventional energy, not nuke energy and backup power generators fail after just hours of use. Fukushima blew up because the backup power didn’t happen. 

Natural NewsFukushima in America? Twelve nuclear power plants are in the path of Hurricane Florence… flooding, storm surge threaten cooling operations
Mining AwarenessTrilogy of Atlantic Storms: Florence, Isaac, Helene; Category 4 Florence (140 MPH) Expected To Become A Category 5 Hurricane

Zero Hedge – Nuclear Power Plants At Risk Of Direct Hit By Hurricane Florence – has maps

More updates will go in comments here . . .

Earlier story – Paul Beckwith Says Hurricane Florence May Stall Over Land Like Hurricane Harvey Did – Due to Change in the Jet Stream