Los Angeles is hit by an 7.2 magnitude earthquake summoned by ArchdukeBelial. The earthquake devastates the citie's water and electricity supplies and results in numerous fires that the authorities are unable to contain. 
WTOJ broadcasts an intercept from an unknown source on GWNet: "Do not come to the Wheel of Ptahcaern in Morocco. The Garou there have contracted the Red Death, a plague that resists their healing abilities. The Red Death already spreads to your lands — do not seek it out."