A couple of geopolitical events contributing:

  • The current defcon level overall is now at defcon 4 today as there is a raised CENTCOM due to a US drone strike on a vehicle near Binnish and a raised EUCOM level due to the United States activating an artillery command in Europe as Russia amasses troops and artillery near the Ukrainian border.

Link for more (this the 'Private U.S. Intelligence Gathering Informative Organization')

Stay tuned to see if the officials follow suit.