NASA revealed the extent of hurricane Florence from space

In another post, the astronaut marveled at Florence's size - reportedly 500 miles across - writing that the storm "is so enormous, we could only capture her with a super wide angle lens". 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT. This photo provided by NASA sh... More..

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These 4 reasons make Hurricane Florence extremely risky
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

These 4 reasons make Hurricane Florence extremely risky

The Category 4 weakened slightly to 130 miles per hour in the morning but was expected to re-intensify later Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center . "This storm is going to be a direct hit". And ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence

As Florence bounces along the southeastern coastal states, rain totals are expected to rise. Updated NHC forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast of the Carolinas, carrying days of heavy rains that...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Residents told to 'heed the warnings'

A satellite image shows Hurricane Florence looming in the Atlantic Ocean as the sun rises over the U.S. Florence is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to North Carolina and SC on Thursday and hurri...More..

Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

Marshall: Well, if it does follow the path of come more toward Charlotte, when can we expect to see the greatest effect here in the Charlotte region? " Today is the day to get prepared all along the East Co...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Carolinas brace for the worst as monstrous Hurricane Florence nears

A shop owner boards up his Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, building. U.S. President Donald Trump on Twitter warned of the storm's dangers and praised his administration's handling of past hurricanes...More..

Massive boom will corral Pacific Oceans plastic trash
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Massive boom will corral Pacific Oceans plastic trash

Then the journey continues for another 1,800 kilometers to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch . After completion of the trails, the 600-meter long device will travel the remaining 1000 nautical miles to the Great...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Carolina coast battening down, boarding up as hurricane nears

A storm surge warning was called for the coast between Edisto Beach, S.C., and the South Santee River, and the coast north of Duck, N.C., to North Carolina's northern border. Airlines, including American an...More..

Activists Raise Over $800,000 So Susan Collins Won't Support Kavanaugh
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Activists Raise Over $800,000 So Susan Collins Won't Support Kavanaugh

The funding campaign is organized by the Maine People's Alliance and Mainers for Accountable Leadership . Earlier today this crowdfunding campaign surpassed the $1,000,000 mark on the backs of 36,752 ple...More..

Savage, soaking Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Savage, soaking Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast

Boeing Co suspended work on Tuesday at the SC plant where it assembles 787 widebody jetliners, and a Volvo automobile plant in South Carolina's evacuation zone was also closed, company officials said. Residen...More..

Will Hurricane Florence Strengthen into a Rare Category 5 Storm?
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Will Hurricane Florence Strengthen into a Rare Category 5 Storm?

The storm is now about 950 miles from the Carolina coast line, but moving in that direction at about 15 mph. "This is a big storm". Byard, the FEMA official, said "this storm is not going to be a glancing blo...More..

USA military braces for Hurricane Florence, begins evacuations
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

USA military braces for Hurricane Florence, begins evacuations

More than 1.5 million people have been ordered to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Florence heads towards the U.S. eastern seaboard. North Carolina Gov. The hurricane could inundate low-lying islands ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

South Carolina Shuts Down and Evacuates as Hurricane Florence Expands

More than 1.5 million people living along the coastlines of North Carolina and SC were ordered to evacuate as the National Hurricane Centre warned of a "large and extremely dangerous" storm that posed a thr...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SpaceX rocket launches Canadian satellite into orbit

EDT. Monday's launch was the 15th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket this year and the 18th successful drone-ship landing since SpaceX landed its first rocket booster at sea in 2016. Once in operation, the satel...More..

Map of North Carolina Showing Latest GFS, European Models
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Map of North Carolina Showing Latest GFS, European Models

Hurricane Florence moved closer to the U.S. East Coast after becoming a major hurricane Monday again. "It's going to dump amounts of water that some of these areas haven't seen in a long, long time". The last ...More..

Trump urges ‘incredible’ people in Carolinas to take precautions for Hurricane Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Trump urges ‘incredible’ people in Carolinas to take precautions for Hurricane Florence

Mindful of devastation wrought by a string of deadly USA hurricanes a year ago, jittery residents in the Carolinas began the rituals of disaster preparation - boarding up windows and stocking up on groceries, w...More..

Watches Issued As Isaac Closes in on Lesser Antilles
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Watches Issued As Isaac Closes in on Lesser Antilles

Meanwhile Helene , which is now 600 km (375 miles) away from the Cabo Verde Islands, is forecast to diverge north-west away from land by Thursday. It is growing more likely that the system will have a direct...More..

More than one million under evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

More than one million under evacuation as Hurricane Florence nears Carolinas

Since 1851, only 10 major hurricanes have done so, and the most recent was Fran in 1996, 22 years ago. " Florence is quickly becoming a powerful hurricane", hurricane specialist Eric Blake wrote. Forecasters...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

CA Gov. Jerry Brown Commits to 100 Percent Clean Energy by 2045

Jerry Brown signed into law on Monday legislation committing the state to 100 percent clean electricity by 2045-a move that coincided with a direct action in San Francsico where frontline communites rallied ...More..

'Extremely Dangerous' Florence On Track to Hit East Coast As Major Hurricane
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

'Extremely Dangerous' Florence On Track to Hit East Coast As Major Hurricane

At the time, Florence was a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale (which classifies hurricanes by strength on a scale of 1 to 5). It's now about 575 miles southeast of Bermuda, the U.S. A Tropica...More..

Florence to become major hurricane by Monday
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Florence to become major hurricane by Monday

Met Service said neither of the storms are a threat to Jamaica. The storm now has maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and gusts as high as 90 miles per hour. Located 765 miles southeast of Bermuda, Flo...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Huge Hurricane Florence Looms Large in New Views from Space

Isaac, which the NHC called a small hurricane, was about 1,090 miles east of the Lesser Antilles - a region still recovering from last year's powerful Hurricane Maria - with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles ...More..

With Gordon gone, two more storms developing in Atlantic
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

With Gordon gone, two more storms developing in Atlantic

A few ripples could bring us light rain chances Sunday night and Monday night , but the overall trend is looking MUCH drier next week. Rain has already washed out Xfinity Series qualifying for the Lilly Diab...More..

Curiosity Surveys Fading Global Dust Storm From Vera Rubin Ridge
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Curiosity Surveys Fading Global Dust Storm From Vera Rubin Ridge

The region now investigated by Curiosity , Vera Rubin Ridge , has baffled scientists ever since they discovered it. "It also includes a rare view by the Mast Camera of the rover itself, revealing a thin layer...More..

12:15 p.m. update: Hurricane Florence now a Cat 4 monster
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

12:15 p.m. update: Hurricane Florence now a Cat 4 monster

The National Hurricane Center issued another update saying there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, but hurricane and storm surge watches could be issued Tuesday morning. "Presume that a major hurr...More..

Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Florence Becomes Category 4 Storm
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Florence Becomes Category 4 Storm

A warm ocean is the fuel that powers hurricanes , and Florence will be moving over waters where temperatures are peaking near 85 degrees (30 Celsius), Blake wrote. And out here we're so fragile. "We have 2...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence Intensifies As It Barrels Toward US East Coast

The storm became a hurricane Sunday morning. The storm is already 500 miles wide - meaning a large area will be at risk when it nears land. It's beginning to look more likely that North Carolina may suffer ...More..

Russians Claim Hole Found in Spacecraft Was Sabotage, Launch Investigation
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Russians Claim Hole Found in Spacecraft Was Sabotage, Launch Investigation

A special commission from the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos found the hole was made from the inside, and not the outside - ruling out any impacts from space debris. Soyuz spacecraft - which have bee...More..

The Latest Hurricane Norman passing Hawaii, Olivia nearing
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

The Latest Hurricane Norman passing Hawaii, Olivia nearing

On Friday, the National Weather Service released its Hawaii area analysis that noted light and variable winds are "expected tonight through Monday, as Hurricane Norman passes northeast of the state". As a r...More..

Florence strengthens into a hurricane, takes aim at the Southeast
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Florence strengthens into a hurricane, takes aim at the Southeast

PETERSBURG — Hurricane Florence has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center, and will become an "extremely dangerous" major hurricane. East Coast somewhere along SC and North Ca...More..