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This just in from the National Weather Service:

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It's just a wall of urine

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It's just a wall of urine because patriots fans are pissed.

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Mahalo

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Mahalo

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Yes, they are

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Here's a 2013 report (which quotes my all-time favorite seismologist, John Ebel of the Weston Observatory, because in an earthquake, Ebel wobble but he don't fall down). The headline is kind of overblown (golly!), but it's still interesting.

But those are boring, run-of-the-mill tsunamis. For a movie-blockbuster mega-tsunami, let's consider part of a Canary Islands volcano falling into the Atlantic, shall we?

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Yes

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Just very unlikely. The FEMA plans do include them because very distant phenomena like the Lisbon Quake or a Cape Verde landslide could create them for us, but there is little evidence that they happen with any regularity.

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Please don't become

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Please don't become complacent - this gives the tsunami a perfect opportunity to strike now that our guard is down. Stay alert people!

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Has the commenter perhaps

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Has the commenter perhaps confused "tsunami" with "typhoon"? That's the only way I can make the winter reference make sense.

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