(San Francisco) February 20, 2016 – Good Day, this is “Your Radiation This Week.” These are the recorded Radiation Highs that affected people this week around the United States.
RADIATION CPM* CITY STATE
Listed in Counts per Minute, a Count is One Radioactive Decay Registered by the Instrument.
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 American cities that exceeded 1,000 CPM this week.
Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. 
|COUNT||TIMES NORMAL||CITY, STATE||TYPE OF RAD|
|1,501||CPM,||312.4||Times Normal,||Miami, FL.||MIA 5 Yr High|
|1,405||CPM,||281||Times Normal,||Yuma, AZ.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,,385||CPM,||277||Times Normal,||Little Rock, AR.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,369||CPM,||273.8||Times Normal,||Grand Junction, CO.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,339||CPM,||267.8||Times Normal,||Colorado Springs, CO.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,335||CPM,||267||Times Normal,||El Paso, TX.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,288||CPM,||257.6||Times Normal,||Louisville, KY.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,287||CPM,||257.4||Times Normal,||Spokane, WA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,257||CPM,||251.4||Times Normal,||San Diego, CA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,198||CPM,||239.6||Times Normal,||Fresno, CA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,166||CPM,||233.2||Times Normal,||Billings, MT.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,161||CPM,||232.2||Times Normal,||Raleigh, NC.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,149||CPM,||229.8||Times Normal,||Memphis, TN.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,136||CPM,||227.2||Times Normal,||Tucson, AZ.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,107||CPM,||221.4||Times Normal,||Anaheim, CA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,090||CPM,||218||Times Normal,||Bakersfield, CA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,076||CPM,||215.2||Times Normal,||Idaho Falls, ID.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,053||CPM,||210.6||Times Normal,||Los Angeles, CA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,046||CPM,||209.2||Times Normal,||Denver, CO.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,036||CPM,||207.2||Times Normal,||Riverside, CA.||Beta, Gamma.|
|1,006||CPM,||201.2||Times Normal,||Laredo, TX.||Beta, Gamma.|
Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM. 
Twenty-one (21) cities exceed 1,000 CPM. There are Thirteen (13) cities between 900 and 999 CPM.
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 and VT.
Notes and Sources
1. The Radiation charts and graphs of the EPA at http://www2.epa.gov/radnet Individual queries can be built at the EPA RadNet Query Builder. Don’t skip the “2” in www2.
2. The EPA based reporting of www.NETC.com 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.” http://keison.co.uk/seinternational_digilert100.shtml Copyright @ 2015 Keison International Ltd – All Rights Reserved.
Bob Nichols is a Project Censored Award winner, a former 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.
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