Hurricane Florence: North Carolina family's garage submerged in water

The Category 1 storm has maximum sustained winds of 90 miles per hour and is moving slowly, at 6 miles per hour. The reports came just hours after Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15am local time (11:30 GMT) at Wrightsville Bea... More..

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by | Friday, September 14, 2018

'Monster' Hurricane Florence aims to drench Carolinas | KYW

The hurricane center's projected track had Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast starting Thursday night before finally blowing ashore. But that has not affected the response to Florence, Byar...More..

Hurricane Florence smashes into US East Coast, rescuers scramble
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence smashes into US East Coast, rescuers scramble

The port city of Wilmington woke Friday to the sound of exploding electrical transformers with strong gusts throwing street signs and other debris as well as water in all directions, according to an AFP repor...More..

Hurricane Florence tracker: Where is Hurricane Florence NOW? Latest path projections
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence tracker: Where is Hurricane Florence NOW? Latest path projections

The center said the threat of freshwater flooding will increase over the next several days . More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 we...More..

Hurricanes Isaac and Florence continue to pose problems for Caribbean countries
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricanes Isaac and Florence continue to pose problems for Caribbean countries

In the worst-case scenario, Florence could become the harshest hurricane to hit the country in terms of financial pain. More than one million residents have been ordered to evacuate from coastal areas of the ...More..

Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm

Having so many systems moving across the Atlantic at once also complicates forecasting because they influence one another, Blake said. After forecast models showed steering currents collapsing as the storm ne...More..

Hurricane Florence close to landfall in N. Carolina
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence close to landfall in N. Carolina

And in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, hospitals are racing to evacuate patients. Strong winds could also spread inland into portions of the Carolinas. In addition, the threat of storm surges looms for areas ...More..

Elon Musk's SpaceX to announce first tourist to Moon
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Elon Musk's SpaceX to announce first tourist to Moon

But Musk later hinted that the passenger could be Japanese by tweeting the country's flag when asked if he was the one being sent. SpaceX is ready to send the world's first private space passenger around th...More..

FLORENCE: Landfall expected Friday morning, inland flooding a threat
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

FLORENCE: Landfall expected Friday morning, inland flooding a threat

Hurricane Florence crashed into the Carolinas as a giant, slow-moving storm on Friday, threatening catastrophic flooding while leaving scores in need of rescue from rising waters and hundreds of thousands with...More..

Trump just doubled down on a lie about Hurricane Maria's death toll
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Trump just doubled down on a lie about Hurricane Maria's death toll

Last month, Puerto Rico's governor raised the USA territory's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2 ,975, after an independent study found the number of people who succumbed in the aftermat...More..

Hundreds more flights canceled as Florence nears the Carolina coastal area
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hundreds more flights canceled as Florence nears the Carolina coastal area

Even if you know nothing about hurricanes , an unavoidable sense of doom and destruction overtakes you when you look at this image of Hurricane Florence as it moves inexorably toward North and SC. "This st...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Where will the storm hit?

While the storm may have slowed down slightly, it will still bring life-threatening storm surges, high winds, massive flooding and power cuts as it makes landfall on the coast of North and SC. But North Carolin...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Breathtaking Space Photos Showcase Hurricane Florence

Gerst went on to add that seeing the hurricane is chilling, even from space, and shared an additional of three pictures that speak for themselves. "The National Hurricane Middle forecasts extra strengthening ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence's winds and rain batters US Carolinas coast

About 10 million people live in the path of the slow-moving storm and more than one million have been ordered to evacuate the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia. Florence's weakening as it neared the coast ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane to Hammer Carolinas: 'Catastrophic Flooding'

Winds and rain were arriving later in SC, and a few people were still walking on the sand at Myrtle Beach while North Carolina was getting pounded. Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped from a high o...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm but it is still considered an extremely unsafe and life-threatening storm. "We will reopen these stores once we complete our post-hurricane assessm...More..

Hurricane Florence deluges Carolinas ahead of Friday landfall
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence deluges Carolinas ahead of Friday landfall

In less than 24 hours, Florence has dropped from category 4 to category 2. It's now predicted to make landfall near Wilmington and then head west across SC. As of 8 a.m. ET, the National Hurricane Center said ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Five reasons to fear this storm

More than 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate over the past few days, and the homes of about 10 million were under watches or warnings for the hurricane or tropical stor...More..

Jeff Bezos launches $2-billion fund to help homeless families, build preschools
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Jeff Bezos launches $2-billion fund to help homeless families, build preschools

For the homeless, grants will be given to organizations "doing compassionate, needle-moving work to provide shelter and hunger support to address the needs of young families", Bezos said. He has not signed on t...More..

Hurricane Florence: Airline change waivers now extend to D.C., Baltimore
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Airline change waivers now extend to D.C., Baltimore

More than a million people are expected to flee low-lying areas, as SC and Virginia ordered mandatory evacuations of coastal areas starting on Tuesday. Florence was producing large swells expected to reach f...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

What Hurricane Florence Could Do to Restaurants and Retailers

Meteorologists have given Hurricane Florence , which is now heading towards the U.S., a category four level strength, meaning the storm could cause major structural damage costing millions. "This will allow us...More..

Hurricane Florence's winds and rain begin lashing US Carolinas coast
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence's winds and rain begin lashing US Carolinas coast

Forecasters also say the storm surge - or wall of water - that the hurricane's winds and forward movement push on shore, could cause normally dry areas to be flooded by up to 4 meters of water moving inland. ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Don't Be Fooled by Hurricane Florence Being 'Downgraded.' It's Still Very Dangerous

The forecast track has the storm stalling along the coast throughout Friday and into Saturday. The storm's 12-mph forward speed Thursday morning was a marked drop from Wednesday's 17-mph speeds. The surge wil...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

'Monster' Hurricane Florence Barrels Toward the Carolinas

But despite that, bad things can happen when you're talking about a storm this size. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg told CNN on Wednesday that the almost 135,000 residents of his historic coastal city sh...More..

Dont play games with it: Florence takes aim at Carolinas
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Dont play games with it: Florence takes aim at Carolinas

The News & Observer reports that the storm's path shifted early Wednesday and it is now bearing down on southern North Carolina and northern SC, where it could dump up to 40 inches of rain in places. More t...More..

Hurricane Florence still a threat despite downgrade
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence still a threat despite downgrade

The National Hurricane Center said Florence had maximum sustained winds of about 175 kilometers per hour (108 mph) early Thursday, and that it would maintain about that level until the center of the storm make...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Detects 72 Mysterious Radio Bursts from Space

These bursts are extremely bright flashes of radio light that travel billions of light years from beyond our galaxy to reach Earth and appear momentarily on the sky. "This work is only the beginning of using th...More..

California Will Go 100 Percent Renewable By 2045
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

California Will Go 100 Percent Renewable By 2045

Governors, mayors, CEOs and billionaire philanthropists gather in San Francisco this week to take aim at global warming as the world awakens to the all-too-real threat of climate change run amuck. "We all h...More..

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

An image taken by NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold of Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic Ocean, approaching the Carolinas on September 12, 2018. While Hurricane Florence has sparked state of emergency and mas...More..

Evacuations in USA ahead of Hurricane Florence
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Evacuations in USA ahead of Hurricane Florence

Almost 1000 prisoners in SC will not be moved from their cells, despite a mandatory evacuation order in the area. It could stall just off the coast and then drift south along the SC coast and possibly make a ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Incredible video shows plane flying into eye of Hurricane Florence

Trump has urged those in the path of Hurricane Florence to act now to 'get out of its way'. The National Hurricane Center says it's now expected to hit Wilmington and then veer west, taking it south of Charlo...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

Though Florence won't be making landfall until Friday, tropical-storm-force winds - 39 to 73 miles per hour (63 to 117 km/h) - will begin whipping through coastal regions as early as tomorrow, making it excepti...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

More than 1.5 million people living on the US East Coast have been ordered to leave their homes as Hurricane Florence heads towards them. As of 8 p.m., the storm was centered 335 miles (540 kilometers) sout...More..

NASA Footage Shows Strengthening Hurricane Florence From Space
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

NASA Footage Shows Strengthening Hurricane Florence From Space

But on Wednesday, a high definition camera outside the International Space Station captured a detailed and sobering view of Hurricane Florence from above. On Wednesday, forecasters projected Florence - now a ca...More..

Florence in Alamance: Prepare for flooding, even without direct hit
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Florence in Alamance: Prepare for flooding, even without direct hit

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster storm neared the Carolina coast with 130 miles per h...More..