I am O'fieldstream, some say 'les O'fieldstream'. Either way, I am Outdoors, Photography and Technology, Writing, Travel and Friends. Love WUville.
By: ofieldstream, 11:33 PM GMT on August 12, 2012
Drought HaikuMuch of the midwest United States swelters and thirsts under the oppression of the worst drought since the Dust Bowl Era of the 1930's! Fires rage, streams, lakes, ponds and swamps dry up as weeks go by without rain. Occasional showers pass through a few areas, and while this is welcome relief, it - in no way slakes the thirst of the land. The crops of corn, soybeans and livestock not only suffer, they are systematically destroyed. Modern civilizat...
Updated: 3:10 AM GMT on August 13, 2012
By: ofieldstream, 6:53 PM GMT on August 06, 2012
-- UPDATE: Wednesday 08.08.12 --It appears Typhoon Haikui came ashore to 'do serious typhoon business' !According to reports from Chinese and World news agencies, Haikui came ashore with wind speeds of 110 km per hour (68mph). Yes, the speeds were barely up to hurricane force (74mph for both hurricane and typhoon on the Saffir-Simpson scale), there was widespread damage. This was the third such storm to hit China this week. The winds may not have b...
Updated: 6:55 PM GMT on August 08, 2012
By: ofieldstream, 1:25 AM GMT on March 21, 2012
Today the ground between the states of Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico shook, and shook quite violently. With a huge 7.4 Quake at less than 10 miles deep, the ground was tossed mightily; we're still waiting on reports of the severity of the damage. But with a large cluster of 7 quakes from the massive 7.4 to 4.6, and all of the quakes clustered in a radius of less than 40 miles; including one offshore; there has to be some serious damage. This is also NOT an unpopulate...
By: ofieldstream, 6:34 PM GMT on March 14, 2012
Over the past 5 or 6 years I've had a Google Alert for Earthquakes going. It's been quite interesting to see the various locations and what seem to be 'patterns' - despite the constant denial of 'earthquake patterns' by the experts.Once WU began including earthquake data in the Interactive FLASH Map on the landing page, I've been following it like a puppy in heat. But for WHY! - I don't know - I didn't think about logging these in a personal map on Google Maps! She...
Updated: 9:31 PM GMT on March 15, 2012
By: ofieldstream, 4:09 AM GMT on February 16, 2012
[UPDATE: 02.16.12 ]I didn't have time to peal the image and make a map again, but noticed that today's Xtreme temps were in roughly the same places as yesterday. So for another FIRST, this was the first time with a double-day where the Xtremes temps are so close togther! Interesting.les O'fieldstream----I thought y'all might find this bit of trivia interesting. I have been paying rather close attention to the Extreme HI and LO for the day, posted on the Default ...
Updated: 7:42 AM GMT on February 17, 2012