I've lived south of Seattle for 30 years, and predictions like these have been coming for years and years. I've personally felt 2 earthquakes, and seen dust from Mt. Saint Helens. While this doesn't minimize the likelihood of another big earthquake, I just question the reason this is news - especially on
I lived in New Orleans for 15 years, and predicitions that a massive hurricane with flooding would cripple the city had been coming for years. I'd personally felt half a dozen hurricanes, had my house flooded, and been evacuated on no less than 4 occasions.
While this doesn't minimize the likelihood of another big hurricane, I just question the reason why this is news or that anyone would be prepared for it.
And that's why no one was ready in New Orelans either. We had family that was very prepared and family that was horribly unprepared. Fortunately for us, the family that was unprepared didn't see hardly any damage.