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Plume forecast for Japan: 4/5

Plume could reach Choshi and coastal regions to the south on the afternoon of April 4 and particularly the evening of April 5 Japan Standard Time (JST).  Any material emitted during this time could impact those regions.  This area could … Continue reading

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Plume forecast for Japan: 4/4

The plume is anticipated to remain over the ocean, moving toward the southeast and then south through the afternoon of Monday April 4 Japan Standard Time (JST). An illustration of the variability in coastal conditions that can lead to high … Continue reading

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Plume forecast for Japan: 4/3

Plume forecast shows local coastal areas south of the release site potentially impacted in the afternoon of April 2 Japan Standard Time (JST). In the evening of April 2 and early hours of April 3, the plume is expected to … Continue reading

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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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