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Three large explosions from the Sun over the past few days have prompted U.S. government scientists to caution users of satellite, telecommunications and electric equipment to prepare for possible disruptions over the next few days.
Originally posted by karen61057
Re-read the article. It said that the aurora borialis was seen as far south as Mn in 1989 when the last big storm caused outages in Canada for a few hours. Not such a big deal and no need to stock up. Whats a few hours without power? Cook out and enjoy a camp fire and tell ghost stories.edit on 6-8-2011 by karen61057 because: (no reason given)
12.5.2002 - Millions of people shivered without electricity Thursday in the Carolinas as one of the worst ice- and snowstorms in years snapped tree limbs, snarled air travel around the country and kept children home from school in a large part of the East. At least 20 deaths had been blamed on the storm since it blew across the southern Plains earlier in the week. Up to a foot of snow fell in places from New Mexico to North Carolina.
12.6.2002 - Ice-laden tree limbs falling on power lines left millions of people in the Carolinas without electricity for lights and heat Thursday.
The sound of breaking limbs and trees was common throughout much of North Carolina as the storm pummeled the state. Even after the ice and sleet changed to rain, branches continued cracking under the weight of accumulated ice.
North Carolina State University in Raleigh closed for the day.
Charlotte also opened its convention center and coliseum to allow residents to sleep in warmth, although they had to bring their own sleeping bags. - Source
Originally posted by Dolby_X
Sorry guys your are too late already gone
But the show was amazing:
And about the 1989 black out dont freak out with that it's was not that bad.edit on 6-8-2011 by Dolby_X because: (no reason given)