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City, County, or
Zip Code
State
Ela, Illinois
Overall Damage
Damaged (4 of 10)
ShockwaveHeat BlastFallout
ShakenNoneGlowing
County: Lake
Population: 44,894 (2007)
Note: Township limits not known. General area shown instead.
Part of Chicago Metro Area

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DAMAGED (4 of 10)

Shockwave

green indicator Shaken

Heat Blast

blue indicator None

Fallout

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Shockwave (within township boundaries.)
The shock wave is most damaging at the site of the explosion. It acts like a very strong, very fast wind. Close to the explosion, it can topple skyscrapers and overturn vehicles. People are injured or killed when buildings collapse. The effect gets weaker the farther the shock wave travels from the center of the blast. The shock wave can be felt many miles from the explosion.
Shockwave PressurePercent
Township
Description
1 PSI49.17%
  • Windows shatter
  • Some trees knocked down
  • Roof damage to many buildings
  • Injuries mainly from flying glass or small objects
Total49.17%
Fallout (within township boundaries.)
The explosion sucks up bits of the ground around the bomb, carries them high into the air, blasts them into tiny particles and irradiates them. These particles can be carried hundreds, or even thousands of miles, as they slowly drift down to earth in a a "fallout cloud." Where the cloud passes and lands, it showers radioactivity. Exposure to uncontrolled radioactivity can be harmful to living organisms. Because winds are very unpredictable, the fallout information shown here is based upon the average winds. Small changes in the wind can cause large changes in the results.
Month of BlastAverage
Total Rad.*
Description
January180 Rads
  • Nausea
  • Low incidence of death
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision suggested
February170 Rads
  • Nausea
  • Low incidence of death
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision suggested
March180 Rads
  • Nausea
  • Low incidence of death
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision suggested
April520 Rads
  • 60 to 90% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 2 to 12 weeks.
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Serious digestive upset
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Intense medical care required
  • Treatment: blood transfusions, antibiotics
May1900 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
June870 Rads
  • 90% to 100% fatal.
  • Death (if occurs) in 1 to 6 weeks
  • Nausea, loss of appetite
  • Malaise, fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Life-threatening digestive upset
  • Internal bleeding
  • Temporary male sterility
  • Permanent female sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Intense medical care required
  • Treatment: bone marrow transplant
July10 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
August10 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
September20 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
October10 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
November10 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
December10 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
* = The average fallout received in a one month period following the blasts. Certain areas may receive more or less depending on winds and other factors.