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Plume forecast for Japan: 4/2

Plume will impact land areas north and somewhat northwest of the reactor site during the day through 10 PM  Friday April 1 Japan Standard Time (JST).  After that, the plume is projected to turn offshore through the morning of Saturday … Continue reading

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Plume forecast for Japan: 3/28

Northward winds move the plume onshore late afternoon and early evening Monday March 28 Japan Standard Time (JST).  Early morning Tuesday the plume shifts again offshore (eastward).  

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Plume forecast for Japan: 3/25

Plume predicted to move onshore toward the north/northwest through the evening of Friday March 25 Japan Standard Time (JST).  This is the first time during the event that winds would drive the plume to the north, and is evidence of the … Continue reading

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Plume forecast for Japan: 3/22

Monday 21 March between 4-6 pm Japan Standard Time (JST) smoke billows occurred at reactors 2 and 3.   Although there are reports of no increase in radiation 500 m northwest of the site, the plume maps below show that elevated radiation … Continue reading

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Plume forecast for Japan: 3/20

Looking at Japanese wind forecasts to give more details of the predicted local conditions, the winds are anticipated to be highly variable through early Monday morning Japan Standard Time (JST).  The maps below show forecast wind direction and speed in meters … Continue reading

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