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Video games improve the visual attention of expert players

#alert 2020-04-10 04:00:00


Long-term experiences of action real-time strategy games leads to improvements in temporal visual selective attention. Expert gamers become more effective in distributing limited cognitive resources between successive visual targets, showing a beneficial effect of intensive play.... Read More

A novel Li-ion superconductor makes possible an era of safe battery

#alert 2020-04-10 04:00:00


Dr. Hyoungchul Kims research team, from the Center for Energy Materials Research at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology(KIST), have successfully developed a sulfide-based superionic conductor that can be used to a high-performance solid electrolyte in all-solid-state batteries. This new material delivers the Li-ion conductivity of 10.2 mS/cm at room temperature and is comparable to that of liquid electrolytes used for typical Li-ion batteries.... Read More

Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Hihifo in Tonga

#alert 2020-04-10 03:22:20


A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 126 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (78 miles) The earthquake was picked up at 07:28:49/7:28 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 135.27 km (84 miles). How did you react? Did you feel it?... Read More

Minor earthquake 3.12 mag, 2 km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico

#alert 2020-04-10 02:26:16


A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was reported near Bayamón, Ponce, Caguas, Guaynabo, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico on Thursday. The temblor has occurred at 21:38:42/9:38 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Did you feel anything?... Read More

Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Luring in China

#alert 2020-04-10 02:19:20


A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 122 km ENE of Luring, China (76 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:45:51/8:45 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). How did you react? Did you feel it?... Read More

Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Madang in Papua New Guinea

#alert 2020-04-10 02:12:13


A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday near Madang, Papua New Guinea. The temblor was detected at 09:45:17/9:45 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 93.99 km (58 miles). How would you describe the shaking?... Read More

Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Sola in Vanuatu

#alert 2020-04-10 02:05:15


A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 160 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (99 miles) The temblor was detected at 10:21:45/10:21 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Did you feel anything?... Read More

2km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico

#alert 2020-04-10 01:38:42


Magnitude 3 - 2km SW of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico,:

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SPC MD 329

#alert 2020-04-10 01:00:02


MD 0329 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 97...98... FOR SOUTH TEXAS
Mesoscale Discussion 0329NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK0759 PM CDT Thu Apr 09 2020Areas affected...south TexasConcerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 97...98...Valid 100059Z - 100300ZThe severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 97, 98continues.SUMMARY...Severe storms with hail and wind persist over much of DeepSouth TX, and may affect parts of the coast this evening. As such,eastward watch expansions may be needed.DISCUSSION...Storms have increased in coverage over Deep South TX,and have also shown signs of better organization as a line hasformed from Frio to Webb counties. Aside from damaging hail in thestronger cores, the enhanced outflow pool suggests these storms mayproceed to the coast despite capping. 00Z soundings show abreakable cap at CRP, with more uncertainty farther south near BROwhere the cap is stronger...Jewell.. 04/10/2020...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov for graphic product...ATTN...WFO...HGX...CRP...EWX...BRO...LAT...LON 26449919 27459974 28070007 28219978 28319935 28849928 29199914 29199815 29309683 29129640 28809623 28399617 27529715 26619730 25949706 25769725 25879782 26139864 26229892 26449919 ... Read More

Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Chipinge in Zimbabwe

#alert 2020-04-10 00:41:15


A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 162 km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe (101 miles) The temblor has occurred at 02:20:30/2:20 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Did you hear creaking or other noises?... Read More

42km N of Claveria, Philippines

#alert 2020-04-10 00:26:59


Magnitude 4 - 42km N of Claveria, Philippines,:

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162km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe

#alert 2020-04-10 00:20:30


Magnitude 4 - 162km SSE of Chipinge, Zimbabwe,:

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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 28 km W of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

#alert 2020-04-10 00:13:17


A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 28 km W of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (17 miles) The temblor was detected at 18:08:20/6:08 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 138.91 km (86 miles). Did you feel anything?... Read More

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 98 Status Reports

#alert 2020-04-10 00:00:03


WW 0098 Status Updates
STATUS REPORT ON WW 82THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA...KERR..04/07/20ATTN...WFO...DVN...LOT...STATUS REPORT FOR WS 82 SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS ILC007-015-031-037-043-085-089-093-097-103-111-141-177-195-197-201-080040-IL . ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED AREBOONE CARROLL COOK DE KALB DUPAGE JO DAVIESS KANE KENDALL LAKE LEE MCHENRY OGLE STEPHENSON WHITESIDE WILL WINNEBAGO INC089-127-080040-IN . INDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARELAKE PORTER IAC045-097-080040-IA . IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE... Read More

Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Lambasa in Fiji

#alert 2020-04-09 23:59:13


A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 263 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (163 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 16:37:11/4:37 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 549.68 km (342 miles). Did you feel anything?... Read More

Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Karangbolong in Indonesia

#alert 2020-04-09 23:52:13


A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km WNW of Karangbolong, Indonesia (51 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 11:31:06/11:31 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 55.83 km (35 miles). Did you hear creaking or other noises?... Read More

Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Port-Olry in Vanuatu

#alert 2020-04-09 23:31:13


A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday near Luganville, Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 15:09:54/3:09 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 125.16 km (78 miles). Did you feel anything?... Read More

MOZAMBIQUE - Increased Terror Attacks In Africa Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

#alert 2020-04-09 23:27:34


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SOMALIA - Somali Special Forces Carry Out Operation In Lower Shabelle Region

#alert 2020-04-09 23:19:32


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IRELAND - Bomb Squad Called After Suspicious Device Brought To Dublin Garda Station

#alert 2020-04-09 23:17:15


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SPC MD 328

#alert 2020-04-09 22:41:03


MD 0328 CONCERNING SEVERE POTENTIAL...WATCH LIKELY FOR DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
Mesoscale Discussion 0328NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK0540 PM CDT Thu Apr 09 2020Areas affected...deep south TexasConcerning...Severe potential...Watch likely Valid 092240Z - 100045ZProbability of Watch Issuance...95 percentSUMMARY...Cells capable of large hail may persist as they cross theRio Grande later this evening and a watch is being issued.DISCUSSION...A very moist and unstable air mass exists over DeepSouth TX, well south of the front to the north. Supercells have thepotential to maintain themselves given strong deep-layer shear,despite a gradually increasing cap with eastward extent.Large/damaging hail will be the primary threat. Later this evening,it is possible that further development occurs along thesouthward-moving outflow boundary...Jewell/Hart.. 04/09/2020...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov for graphic product...ATTN...WFO...CRP...BRO...LAT...LON 27529971 28019852 28099754 27839697 27419722 26729711 25889694 25759732 26049851 26319907 26629929 27529971 ... Read More

Annexation looking less likely to happen due to coronavirus crisis

#alert 2020-04-09 22:30:06



The longer annexation is delayed, the closer we get to November, when the US election will take place. Trump could be more hesitant to have a risky move made in his name when he is up for reelection.
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SPC MD 327

#alert 2020-04-09 22:21:02


MD 0327 CONCERNING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 97... FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND WESTERN LOUISIANA
Mesoscale Discussion 0327NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK0520 PM CDT Thu Apr 09 2020Areas affected...southeast Texas and western LouisianaConcerning...Severe Thunderstorm Watch 97...Valid 092220Z - 100015ZThe severe weather threat for Severe Thunderstorm Watch 97continues.SUMMARY...A damaging wind and hail threat may extend east of WW 97.DISCUSSION...A large cluster of storms just north of the Houstonarea continues to propagate east/southeast in a very unstable airmass with strong deep-layer shear. This cluster will continue topose a damaging wind threat, possibly extending to the coast.To the east of the primary MCS, other cells were rapidly developingalong the east-west boundary into LA. Given cellular storm mode, thelong hodographs and ample instability will favor large hail, withany wind threat depending on whether storms can congeal...Jewell.. 04/09/2020...Please see www.spc.noaa.gov for graphic product...ATTN...WFO...LIX...LCH...SHV...HGX...EWX...LAT...LON 31639451 31189214 30909178 30649163 30109160 29699197 29489240 29639310 29679378 29459440 28849527 28619568 28559594 28769630 29139659 29579663 29759663 30069647 30339608 30579576 31069561 31439527 31639451 ... Read More

TEXAS - No Bomb Found After Reported Threat To Brookshires In Daingerfield

#alert 2020-04-09 22:14:51


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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 72 km WSW of Challis, Idaho

#alert 2020-04-09 22:07:16


A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km WSW of Challis, Idaho (45 miles) on Thursday. The temblor has occurred at 13:10:29/1:10 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Did you feel it? Leave a comment!... Read More
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