Has it begun? Grid going down, transformers exploding, CenturyLink and Verizon major internet outages, 911 call centers going dark…

Is this what the beginning looks like? Is this a test run of an EMP style weapon to see if they can knock out power and communications at the same time, perhaps just in a limited test run? These transformers going down, along with the major internet outages across the country, do not bode well for me.

First step in a war is to knock out power and communications…

Coupled with the sudden recall of the troops from overseas to back home…

Tomatoes plants in?

Bonus Round:

If your power goes out tonight and you wake up tomorrow morning with no internet, no phones, and no power, what is your plan?

Transformer Explosions

911 Down

Internet Outage

Other major service outages

Customers of CenturyLink are experiencing a nationwide internet outage that reportedly is affecting 911 emergency calls and causing other havoc in some areas of the country.

According to the website downdetector.com, the outage is affecting many areas across the Pacific Northwest and other parts of the country, including Seattle, Denver, Portland, Los Angeles, Dallas, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, Boise, Chicago, Phoenix, Cincinnati and other areas.

h/t xmaddness