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One more thing to worry about...

The story says it has not erupted in 70,000 years, but I think that's a typo.  I believe it's closer to 700,000 years, with an average of 600,000 or so years between major eruptions.  Of all the natural disasters that you could prepare for, this one is something you can't do anything about.

The scientists say there's nothing to worry about, yet.  That's most likely true.  If a cataclysmic eruption was imminent, I'd bet they would say the same thing, though.  I don't think it would be prudent to inform the world that a worldwide extinction level event is about to occur.  Can you imagine the carnage that announcement would cause?  I think I would want to know anyway.

I read this morning that the Norris geyser basin has risen 3 inches, while an area south and east of the basin have subsided an inch and a half.  They say it's normal behavior, still nothing to worry about.  The current earthquake swarm is now well over 1,500.

war, nuclear fall out, EMP, total market/money collapse, all these things there might be something you can prep for and at least hold out until they subside....well maybe not nuclear fall out. but like a giant asteroid or this.....i think you  are right. what is the point of even saying anything. if the sun will be blocked out for 1000 years not much can be done.

Hi, we're from the government and we're here to help.  The headline:

NASA plan to save mankind from Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could trigger nuke winter.

http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/638636/yellowstone-supervolcano-eruption-nasa-plan-trigger-explosion.

A related discussion is here: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2017/08/18/nasas-secret-plan-to-save-earth-from-super-volcanoes-seriously/

This article references a USGS paper that models possible ash and tephra fall. Pretty astounding the area it could cover. This is the kind of threat though, that like a large asteroid impact, is largely outside our ability to do anything about. Doesn't pay to spend much time worrying about it. Sure interesting to think about though.

Come on, People. Everyone knows this is all Trump's fault. If Hillary (Crooked) had been elected the volcano would have settled down, the earth would have cooled and the seas resided to their lower levels. All would have been right (or Left) with the world.

“Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~George Santayana
“Those who remember the past are condemned to watch as everyone else repeats it.” ~RD Walker

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