Emergency and disaster management briefing for October 17, 2016: A strong storm slams the Pacific Northwest, damage from recent North Carolina flooding exceeds $1.5 billion, firefighters contain the Emerald Fire in California, the Little Valley Fire rages in Nevada, Hurricane Nicole produces large swells and dangerous surf conditions on the East Coast, a ferry capsizes near central Myanmar, graphic imagery shows dual typhoons churning in the Pacific Ocean, and a North Korea ballistic missile launch reportedly fails.
It's been called The Big One, and goes by other monikers like the Pacific Northwest Megaquake. Regardless of names, it will be large, and it's coming soon. Here's what that means from an EDM standpoint.
A police shooting in Salt Lake City brings protests, a new report points out that nearly 59,000 U.S. bridges are structurally deficient, and more questions about the Flint water crisis rise to the surface.
Storms pummel the Pacific Northwest, Chicago Protests call for Mayor's resignation, the San Bernardino investigation focuses on neighbor, and various parts of world continue bracing for and recovering from historic flooding.