16 March 2011

united nations says a diluted radioactive 'plume' to reach the united states friday 18 march 2011

via: drudge

the new york times excerpt:

A United Nations forecast of the possible movement of the radioactive plume coming from crippled Japanese reactors shows it churning across the Pacific and touching the Aleutian Islands on Thursday before hitting Southern California late Friday. ~ read more

UPDATE: london daily mail: U.S. Surgeon General warns Americans to 'be prepared' for harmful radiation from Japan to hit West Coast