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Map shows where US power grid most vulnerable to solar storms

Map shows where US power grid most vulnerable to solar storms

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A solar superstorm can make your lights go out. New maps released by the USGS show where the power is most likely to fail: The Denver metropolitan area, the Pacific northwest, the Atlantic seaboard, and a cluster of Midwestern states near the US-Canadian Border. Bright yellow and orange trace the trouble spots across the contiguous USA:
Source: Map shows where US power grid most vulnerable to solar storms

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