It's confirmed a major Chernobal meltdown has happened in Japan. The jetstream blows it here March 14 an 15 (36 hrs.) it should be hitting Cali, Oregon, West coast of Canada.
I bought my potassium-iodide and started taking it to fill up my thyroid with iodine before the radiation hits. This is to prevent thyroid cancer. Preparedness websites and Amozon are selling it: IOSAT is one brand.
Eventually the winds will spread the radiation around the world. Half life is 30 years.
Read about it here:
And this article talks about the nuclear meltdown in Japan, the thyroid with links to the FDA particulars:
This second article features updates and also confirms the reactor meltdown. The Japanese goverment is keeping low key about this but they are passing out iodine tablets.