Daren Foraday believes the radioactive snow in White Country, Arkansas reaches levels dangerous to health.
On January 15, White County, Arkansas resident Daren Foraday walked outside to play in the fresh snow. No, not with his sled.. but with his geiger counter. What he found, levels of radiation comparable to the kind exposed to workers in a radioactive plant, disturbed him.
Foraday, a self proclaimed "science nerd", wonders why the citizens exposed to the snowfall weren't warned of it's levels. According to Daren, the area around White County generally clocks in at 35cpm in background radiation, but after the snowfall that number was much higher.
"The sleet and snow was showing an alert level above 100cpm," he wrote. "The high levels only lasted about 24 hours indicating a short half life of the hot particles. This kind of exposure can reduce the immune system and may be the cause for recent spikes in flu and illness in this area and others.
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