Your Radiation This Week No 52

Dodge the Rads (Radiation,) it’s dangerous out there.

April 9 to April 16, 2016

(San Francisco) April 16, 2016 – Good Day, this is “Your Radiation This Week.” These are the Top Recorded Radiation Highs that affected people for the last week around the United States.


Blythe Intaglios - Colorado

Listed in Counts per Minute, a Count is One Radioactive Decay Registered by the Instrument.

The Top Reporting Radioactive Cities are listed. The highest radiation reporting city is listed first, the least radioactive city reporting is listed last. Still, all reporting cities are above normal. These are the top portion of the American cities that exceeded 1,000 CPM this week.

Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM [4]

1,584 CPM, 316.8 Times Normal, Miami, FL. Beta, Gamma.
1,356 CPM, 271.2 Times Normal, Colorado Springs, CO. Beta, Gamma.
1,312 CPM, 262.4 Times Normal, Little Rock, AR. Beta, Gamma.
1,258 CPM, 251.6 Times Normal, San Diego, CA. Beta, Gamma.
1,201 CPM, 240.2 Times Normal, Idaho Falls, ID. Beta, Gamma.
1,176 CPM, 235.2 Times Normal, Fresno, CA. Beta, Gamma.
1.128 CPM, 225.6 Times Normal, Yuma, AZ. Beta, Gamma.
1,118 CPM, 223.6 Times Normal, Spokane, WA. Beta, Gamma.
1,099 CPM, 219.8 Times Normal, Raleigh, NC. Beta, Gamma.
1,087 CPM, 217.4 Times Normal, Navajo Lake, NM. Beta, Gamma.
1,085 CPM, 217 Times Normal, Portland, ME. Beta, Gamma.
1,076 CPM, 215.2 Times Normal, Louisville, KY. Beta, Gamma.
1,058 CPM, 211.6 Times Normal, Reno, NV. Beta, Gamma.
1,020 CPM, 204 Times Normal, Harrisonburg, VA. Beta, Gamma.
1,017 CPM, 203.4 Times Normal, Billings, MT. Beta, Gamma.
1,002 CPM, 200.4 Times Normal, Tucson, AZ. Beta, Gamma.

Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM [4]


The Count

Miami is in First place in the countdown to the end of time. Other cities have the radioactive “contagion,” just not as severe,  even though the listed cities all exceed 1000 CPM.


Rad Contagion in Miami, Florida

Miami joins Los Angeles, California and St. Louis, Missouri as the latest victims of the nuclear nations’ toying with the city and country destroying strength of Big Time Rads. What city or country will be next?

Have a wonderful radioactive weekend and remember to Dodge the Rads, it’s dangerous out there.

Copyright by Bob Nichols @ 2016. Reproduce and distribute, give full attribution to Bob Nichols.

Notes and Sources

1. The Radiation charts and graphs of the EPA at Individual queries can be built at the EPA RadNet Query Builder. Don’t skip the “2” in www2.

2. The EPA based reporting of an LLC.

3. * This station’s Radiation equals combined Beta and Gamma Radiation. Note: Not all locations report Beta Radiation. Gamma Radiation Monitors are reporting publicly at all these locations.

4. Reference: Digilert 100 Flyer pdf, “Normal background is 5-20 CPM.” @ 2015 Keison International Ltd – All Rights Reserved.

bob nichols columnist
Bob Nichols is a Project Censored Award winner, a correspondent for the San Francisco Bay View newspaper and a frequent contributor to various online publications. He reports on war, politics and the two nuclear weapons labs in the Bay Area. Nichols is writing a book based on 20 years of nuclear war in Central Asia. He is a former employee of an Army Ammunition Plant. You are encouraged to write Nichols at

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