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Old 11-28-2022, 11:55 AM
 
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Top 35 safest Metropolitan Areas Ranked from natural disasters, extreme weather, climate change and other disasters over 500,000 in population in the US based on the following factors...

Earthquakes
Hurricanes
Wildfires
Hail
Tornado
Tsunami
Distance to nuclear power plant
High Winds
River Flooding
Floods
Coastal flooding
Air pollution
Water shortage risk
Ice storm
Large Tall Dams
Droughts
Blizzards or Heavy snow storms
High annual snowfall
Below sea level if polar ice melts
Lighting frequency
Volcanic activity
Number of days over 100 degrees Fahrenheit
Number of days below zero Fahrenheit

1) Grand Rapids, MI
2) Madison, Wisconsin
3) Allentown, PA
4) Buffalo, NY
5) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
6) Syracuse, NY
7) Poughkeepsie, NY
8) Dayton, Ohio
9) Youngstown, Ohio
10) Toledo, Ohio
11) Columbus, Ohio
12) Albany, NY
13) Chicago, IL
14) Lexington, KY
15) Des Moines, Iowa
16) Kansas City, MO
17) Indianapolis, Indiana
18) Worcester, Massachusetts
19) Asheville, NC
20) Cincinnati, Ohio
21) Detroit, MI
22) Louisville, KY
23) Washington DC
24) Rochester, NY
25) Lancaster, Pennsylvania
26) Cleveland, Ohio
27) Springfield, Massachusettes
28) Akron, Ohio
29) Pittsburgh, PA
30) Lansing, Michigan
31) Boise, ID
32) Scranton, PA
33) Reno, NV
34) Fayetteville, Arkansas
35) Huntsville, Al
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Old 11-29-2022, 03:51 AM
 
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Here is my methodology and updated list.

Top 37 safest Metropolitan Areas Ranked from natural disasters, extreme weather, climate change and other disasters over 500,000 in population in the US based on the following factors...

High risk

ADD

Earthquake 60
Hurricanes 60
Under 10 miles to nuclear power plant 50
Under 20 miles to nuclear power plant 41
Wildfires 38
Hail 37
Tornadoes 36
Tsunami 35
Under 30 miles to nuclear power plant 34
Under 40 miles to nuclear power plant 33
Under 50 miles to nuclear power plant 32
Wind storm 31
Flooding 29
Coastal flood 28
Air pollution 27
Water shortages 25
Power outages and rolling blackouts 25
Ice storm 24
Large tall Dam 23
Sinkhole 22
Drought 21
Blizzard or Heavy snowfall 20
Major target in a nuclear war 20
Water supply contamination from nuclear meltdown 20
High annual snowfall which greater than 28 inches 19
Below sea level if all polar ice melts 18
Lighting storm 17
Under 100 miles to nuclear power plant 16
Volcanic activity 15
River Flooding 15
Very little Snowfall can shut down whole city 10
Likelihood of refugees fleeing here from a major city after disasters 10
Number of average days over 100 degrees Fahrenheit every year
Number of average days below Zero degrees Fahrenheit every year

Moderate risk

ADD

Earthquake 20
Hurricanes 19
Wildfires 18
Hail 17
Tornadoes 16
Tsunami 18
Wind storm 10
Flooding 8
Coastal flood 7
Air pollution 6
Water shortages 4
Ice storm 3
Large tall Dam 2
Sinkhole 1
Drought 5
Blizzard or Heavy snowfall 10
High annual snowfall which greater than 28 inches 9
Lighting storm 7


Low Risk

ADD

Hurricanes 10
Wildfires 10
Tornadoes 8
Tsunami 7


Positive factors

SUBTRACT

Climate Haven -20
Almost unlimited water supply -20
Multiple drinking water sources -10

1) Madison, Wisconsin
2) Allentown, Pennsylvania
3) Dayton, Ohio
4) Akron, Ohio
5) Youngstown,Ohio
6) Columbus, Ohio
7) Grand Rapids, Michigan
8) Syracuse, New York
9) Poughkeepsie, New York
10) Lexington, Kentucky
11) Indianapolis, Indiana
12) Toledo, Ohio
13) Buffalo, New York
14) Albany, New York
15) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
16) Lansing, Michigan
17) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
18) Detroit, Michigan
19) Dew Monies, Iowa
20) Kansas City, Missouri
21) Rochester, New York
22) Scranton, Pennsylvania
23) Boise, Idaho
24) Asheville, North Carolina
25) Chicago, Illinois
26) Cinnanati, Ohio
27) Louisville, Kentucky
28) Washington DC
29) Lancaster, Pennsylvania
30) Cleveland, Ohio
31) Reno, Nevada
32) Huntsville,Alabama
33) Fayetteville, Arkansas
34) Spokane, Washington
35) Nashville, Tennessee
36) Springfield, Massachusetts
37) Denver, Colorado

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Old 12-27-2022, 10:12 PM
 
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https://survivingthepoleshift.files....-2finished.png

There are only 12 Metropolitan Areas in the US over 500,000 which have city or suburban areas in the pole shift safe zones according to the above map.

The only large Metropolitan Areas in the US over 500,000 where you can live in a safe zone from a pole shift according to the zetatalk map listed in no particular order.

1) Syracuse, NY..... southeastern suburbs of Manlius, Pompey and Cazenovia.

2) Scranton, PA northern suburbs.

3) Akron, Ohio southern suburbs

4) Columbus, Ohio eastern suburbs

5) Detroit, MI northwestern suburbs

6) Lansing, Michigan

7) Grand Rapids, MI and eastern suburbs

8) Knoxville, Tennessee

9) Asheville, NC

10) Boise, ID

11) Spokane, WA

12) Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Old 07-05-2023, 02:17 PM
 
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Here is list of metropolitan areas over 500,000 in population with the lowest risk of Earthquakes, Hurricanes and Tornadoes in the US.

Syracuse, NY
Columbus Ohio
Pittsburgh
Scranton
Cleveland
Toledo
Raleigh
Grand Rapids
Detroit
Lansing
Chicago
Milwaukee
Youngstown
Madison
Des Monies
Minneapolis
Austin
San Antonio
Washington D.C.
Harrisburg
Phoenix
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Old 07-05-2023, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Austin and San Antonio are "low risk" for tornadoes?
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Old 07-05-2023, 04:08 PM
 
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Austin and San Antonio isn't as prone as North Texas.

https://www.researchgate.net/figure/...fig4_253746437

https://commons.m.wikimedia.org/wiki...ted_States.png

https://images.app.goo.gl/NGxqXAjek6na55fa6

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Old 07-05-2023, 04:14 PM
 
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The Earthquake Risk Map I used.

https://www.usgs.gov/programs/earthq...azards/hazards
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Old 07-05-2023, 05:07 PM
 
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Midwestern states pretty much. Chicago,Detroit and Minnesota
Blizzards and tornados say hi.
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Old 07-05-2023, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Planet Earth Milky Way
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Who wants to live in boring weather places anyway?
Bring on the naders and canes. Get your bowels moving.
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Old 07-05-2023, 05:24 PM
 
Location: The High Desert
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Albuquerque should at or be near the top of the list of safest cities. No natural disaster potential to speak of. Climate is mild four seasons. No earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. No tornadoes. Not coastal so no hurricanes, tsunamis, or storm surges. No blizzards. No floods. No wildfires.
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