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City, County, or
Zip Code
State
St. Charles, Maryland
Overall Damage
Damaged (4 of 10)
ShockwaveHeat BlastFallout
ShakenNoneGlowing
County: Charles
Population: 33,379 (2000)
Land Area: 11.80 square miles
Population Density: 2,829 people per square mile
Part of Washington Metro Area

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DAMAGED (4 of 10)

Shockwave

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Heat Blast

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Fallout

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Shockwave (within census place 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
Census Place
Description
1 PSI40.20%
  • Windows shatter
  • Some trees knocked down
  • Roof damage to many buildings
  • Injuries mainly from flying glass or small objects
Total40.20%
Fallout (within census place 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
January670 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
February1700 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within hours or days
March620 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
April30 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
May60 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • Possible temporary male sterility
  • More susceptible to illness and infection
  • Medical supervision not needed
June2 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
July30 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
August5 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
September3 Rads
  • No noticeable effects.
October470 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
November50 Rads
  • No fatalities
  • Temporary reduced immune system functioning
  • No noticeable symptoms
  • Medical supervision not needed
December9300 Rads
  • 100% fatal
  • Death within 48 hours
* = 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.