Reports for 2017-08-20

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08/20/17 - 0943hrs Daily report, California State Militia

* United States: Rare Total eclipse will be happening (Already started here in the bay, should be complete after 11:37) that stretches in a swath across the United States. This is an amazing event to catch if you can (don’t look at the sun without special glasses). This has not happened for about 100 years. * Southeast Asian waters – Searches are underway for 10 missing US sailors after another collision involving a US warship and a civilian ship. The USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker and a huge hole was ripped into the destroyer’s hull. Prayers for the missing sailors and their families. * Marseille, France - A van has plowed into two bus stops in port city. One man was injured at the first bus stop and one woman was killed at the second. The driver of the van has been arrested. The motive is not clear yet but terrorism has not been ruled out. * Austin, Texas – The University of Texas has removed Confederate Statues overnight. * North Korea – The rogue regime warned Australia that they would be committing a “suicidal act of inviting disaster” if they participated in a yearly military drill. This Military exercise occurs every year involving Australian, US, Japanese, South Korean and other nations. It has been happening since the 1970s. -Warnings/ Advisories * Air Quality Alert: Fresno; Madera; Mariposa; Merced * Fire Weather Watch: Burney Basin and Northeast Plateau in Shasta County Including Northwest Lassen NF north of Lassen NP; Eastern Portion of Shasta, Trinity NF; Northern Sacramento Valley to Southern Tehama County Line Below 1000 Ft; Northern Sierra Foothills from 1000 to 3000 Ft. Includes Nevada-Yuba-Placer RU and Anador-Eldorado RU; Northern Sierra Including Lassen NP and Plumas and Lassen NF, S West of the Sierra Crest - West of Evans Peak, Grizzly Peak, Beckworth Peak; Southern and Eastern Mendocino NF, Southeast Edge Shasta, Trinity NF and Western Portions of Tahima, Glenn RU, E Mendocino NF, Central Siskiyou County Including Shasta Valley; Modoc County Except for the Surprise Valley; Shasta-Trinity National Forest in Siskiyou County; Siskiyou County from the Cascade Mountains East and South to Mt Shasta; Western Klamath National Forest, Trinity -Weather (South Bay/ San Jose) * Sunrise - 0628hrs. Sunset - 1950hrs. * Partly cloudy * Highs hitting 83 - lows toward 62 * No Allergy Alert from Trees. Low allergy alert from grass, moderate for weeds * Temperatures will stay in the mid 80s until Friday and then reach into the lower 90s. - Ring of Fire 2.5 ENE of Morgan Hill, 2.6, 2.5 Mammoth Lakes, 2.8 ESE of Cottonwood, CA. 5.1 East of North Island, New Zealand. 5.1 N of Subtanjalla, Peru. 5.1 SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala. 5.3 WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. - Civil Unrest/ Terrorism * Iraq – Iraqi forces have taken back 5 villages near Tal Afar from ISIS forces. * World – Even though ISIS was losing ground in 2016 it remained the most deadly militant terrorist organization in the world according to a report from the University of Maryland. ISIS carried out more than 1400 attacks and killed over 7000 people. This was about a 20% increase from 2015. - CA Firearms Laws: * More tyranny than yesterday Thought of the day: Trained this weekend (was hoping to meet you, when are you signing up?), exercised this weekend, spent time with family this weekend, spent time with friends this weekend. Had a well spent weekend! Make every day count. California State Militia - Keep your head on a swivel and stay safe -DeltaWhiskey