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by CryHavoc
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Tornadoes hit Midwest United States (with pictures)
Replies: 9
Views: 2057

Re: Tornadoes hit Midwest United States (with pictures)

dtwn92 wrote:In Michigan we didn't have any touchdowns
Yeah, but that's normal for the Lions. :lol:
by CryHavoc
Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:56 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Tornadoes hit Midwest United States (with pictures)
Replies: 9
Views: 2057

Re: Tornadoes hit Midwest United States (with pictures)

Here's a help page for people in the Diamond/Coal City area.

https://www.facebook.com/diamondtornardovictimshelppage" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

We had the sirens go off, but everything was west of me, about 5 miles away. The sky turned greenish to the northwest.
by CryHavoc
Sat Jun 29, 2013 12:20 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Your pack for 100 miles to salvation?
Replies: 47
Views: 5336

Re: Your pack for 100 miles to salvation?

This web page could help you considerately lower your pack weight.

http://www.backpackinglight.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Also, you would probably want to get a book called "How to Shit in the Woods" by Kathleen Meyer. Unless you know of any outhouses along your route.
by CryHavoc
Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Drop off flood-damaged electronics this weekend Will County
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Drop off flood-damaged electronics this weekend Will County

Will County residents with electronics damaged in this month’s flooding can drop them off at no cost Saturday.
http://heraldnews.suntimes.com/19732328 ... ounty.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by CryHavoc
Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Flooding Updates - Illinos.gov Press Releases
Replies: 0
Views: 426

Flooding Updates - Illinos.gov Press Releases

Latest Press release:

Illinois EPA Urges Environmentally Conscious Flood Debris Clean-up

http://www.illinois.gov/ready/press/Pages/041813.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by CryHavoc
Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Disaster Distress Helpline - ChicagoLand Flooding
Replies: 0
Views: 427

Disaster Distress Helpline - ChicagoLand Flooding

Disaster Distress Helpline available for people experiencing stress, anxiety, depression after flood Stress, anxiety and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human-caused disaster. The Disaster Distress Helpline, offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S...
by CryHavoc
Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

44 Counties Declared Disaster Areas in Flooding
http://wuisnews.wordpress.com/2013/04/2 ... -flooding/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: I would just like to say thank you... (everyone please read)
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

Re: I would just like to say thank you... (everyone please r

Boondock wrote:I'm noticing other people starting to show signs of clean up fatigue and I'm a bit concerned.
I'm sure they are. You make sure you take it easy.

Don't be shy ChicagoLand Zombie Squad. Please, post your stories.
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:25 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: I would just like to say thank you... (everyone please read)
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

Re: I would just like to say thank you... (everyone please r

Thank you for helping your neighbor.

Sorry to hear you got hurt. Enjoy the meds.
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: I would just like to say thank you... (everyone please read)
Replies: 4
Views: 1622

I would just like to say thank you... (everyone please read)

I would like to say thank you to everyone in ChicagoLand Zombie Squad who volunteered and helped in this massive ongoing flooding disaster in the ChicagoLand area. When the rain started Wednesday, little did everyone know that Thursday Cook County (the county Chicago is in) would be declared a disas...
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:20 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

More evacuations - in Wheaton by Chicago. As of 9:30 p.m. Saturday police were recommending all residents in the area of the 1700 block of Brentwood Lane should leave their homes after a levee in the area was in danger of failing, a Wheaton police officer said. http://media.apps.chicagotribune.com/l...
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

This could get worse. There's a chance of rain every day for the next week. Mostly on Tuesday.

http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/W ... 60481:4:US" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:19 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

Here2Learn wrote:If that leaks, could be a whole new can of worms!
I wonder how fast it would dissipate in the floodwaters? I think all of those locks are keeping this from being worse than it could have been.
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:42 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

Authorities evacuated as many as 1,500 residents of the northern city. Marseilles PD were taking names for StandBy Volunteers yesterday at (815)795-2131. They are waiting until the water recedes. All I could find out is that seven of them broke loose from the tug and hit the dam. I had heard the th...
by CryHavoc
Sun Apr 21, 2013 12:16 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

Marseilles, Illinois http://www.mywebtimes.com/archives/photog/photos/mednails/04-14-13_04-20-13/04-19-13/IMG54121.jpg Marseilles Dam http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/654*368/Marseilles-barges-1.jpg Videos of flooded areas. http://news.yahoo.com/video/aerial-view-flooding-marseilles-ill-141601010....
by CryHavoc
Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

Pictures from Marseilles Illinois. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/gallery?section=news/local&id=9071965&photo=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Pictures from Utica, Peru, London Mills, Ottawa, Marseilles, and other flooded towns. http://www.weather.com/news/major-flooding-chicago-20130418...
by CryHavoc
Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:43 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

New Update 1117 PM CDT SAT APR 20 2013 ...OBSERVED FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ILLINOIS... LITTLE WABASH RIVER NEAR CLAY CITY AFFECTING CLAY AND RICHLAND COUNTIES THE FOLLOWING FORECASTS ARE BASED ON OBSERVED PRECIPITATION...SOIL MOISTURE CONDITIONS......
by CryHavoc
Sat Apr 20, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

Flood Warnings as of 10:30pm. http://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=usa&wwa=flood%20warning" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN ILLINOIS... ILLINOIS RIVER AT MORRIS AFFECTING GRUNDY COUNTY... ILLINOIS RIVER AT OTTAWA...
by CryHavoc
Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Self-Sufficient Living
Topic: Strategies To Help Adults Cope
Replies: 1
Views: 706

Strategies To Help Adults Cope

With everything that's gone on this week and with Boston and other areas dealing with a lockdown, here is an article about dealing with stress when you're stuck at home. Stressed Out And Stuck At Home: Strategies To Help Adults Cope http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2013/04/stressed-out-home-strategies-t...
by CryHavoc
Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Re: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

Rt 102 in rural Wilmington was still closed this afternoon. I think that's still a state highway. Just about every crossroad going east was closed, too.
by CryHavoc
Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:11 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area
Replies: 17
Views: 1305

Illinois Valley Declared Disaster Area

The Illinois River breached the levee on the north bank of the Illinois River at Marseilles Thursday night, causing severe flood conditions in the city of Marseilles last night and today. http://newstrib.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=27&ArticleID=28305" onclick="window.open(this.href);retur...
by CryHavoc
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:52 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Explosions at Boston Marathon
Replies: 633
Views: 22111

Re: Explosions at Boston Marathon

[Update, 8:55 p.m. ET] A Saudi national with a leg wound was under guard at a Boston hospital in connection with the bombings at the Boston Marathon, but investigators cannot say he is involved at this time and he is not in custody, a law enforcement official said Monday evening. Timeline on CNN.com
by CryHavoc
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Realizing that you never will carry all of this stuff
Replies: 66
Views: 5795

Re: Realizing that you never will carry all of this stuff

I did a backpacking trip 2 years ago with my gear. With a 60+ pound pack, you find out what you need and what you don't need real quick when you're not in good shape. The Backpacking Light webpage made me realize I probably could have cut my pack weight in half. http://www.backpackinglight.com" oncl...
by CryHavoc
Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:38 pm
Forum: Bushcraft
Topic: Top 5 items for Wilderness Survival
Replies: 15
Views: 1487

Re: Top 5 items for Wilderness Survival

So there is a lot of debate as to what items are a 'must have' in any survival situation. Not really. Actually, you're going to want to go with the Top 10 items. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_Essentials" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.wta.org/hiking-info/basics/ten-esse...

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