Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

As of Saturday afternoon, about 752,000 people remained without power in North Carolina , along with 119,000 in SC. It has trapped people in flooded homes, with citizen swift-water rescue teams from out of state joining local emergency professiona... More..

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Florence weakens into depression, heads north
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence weakens into depression, heads north

Gov. Roy Cooper (D-N.C.) said Sunday that the eastern part of the state has been significantly damaged following severe flooding and unsafe winds from Tropical Storm Florence. The Florence death toll rose to 15...More..

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Many of the Philippines' deaths were caused by landslides, with dozens more still believed to be buried beneath the deluge, government officials said at a news conference Sunday. Philippines President Rodrigo...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Florence Delivers More Drenching Rains in Eastern US

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. Stream gauges a...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Captures of damage done by Tropical Storm Florence

An estimated 2,975 people lost their lives in the storm and in its aftermath, according to a recently released study commissioned by Puerto Rico's government and conducted by researchers at George Washing...More..

'Historic storm' lashes Carolinas with heavy rain, floods
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Historic storm' lashes Carolinas with heavy rain, floods

Southeast , is expected to make landfall in the coming hours. The National Hurricane Center said in an advisory Thursday night that a storm surge of 10 feet above normal level had already been reported ...More..

President Trump plans to visit Florence-impacted areas next week
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

President Trump plans to visit Florence-impacted areas next week

After reaching a terrifying Category 4 peak of 140 mph (225 kph) earlier in the week, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles (kilometers) east of Wilming...More..

Russia Claims New Evidence Of Drilling In International Space Station Leak
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Russia Claims New Evidence Of Drilling In International Space Station Leak

The Russian space agency's chief has talked to his NASA counterpart about a mysterious leak at the International Space Station, Roscosmos said Thursday. "Please don't worry we're all right". "To lea...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm

Trump has said, without evidence, that death total is not accurate . We moved all the furniture up in case the water comes in but the water seems to be staying at the edge of the driveway, he said, adding th...More..

Running Out Of Cots, North Carolina Shelters Strained As Florence Hits
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Running Out Of Cots, North Carolina Shelters Strained As Florence Hits

The infant's father was also injured in the incident and transported to hospital. Duke Energy said in a tweet that they anticipate between 1 to 3 million outages across the Carolinas, adding that restoratio...More..

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, infant killed by tree
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

First Hurricane Florence deaths: mother, infant killed by tree

A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at a home on SIlver Smith Circle, south of Kinston. It's believed he died after he was blown down while going outside to check on his dogs. North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper...More..

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm

Latest Isaac tropical storm image from Harry Halstrom, Pond Hill forecaster. The National Hurricane Center now maintains a 60 percent chance of development for a disturbance entering the southern Gulf o...More..

'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind

The Outer Banks are experiencing wind gusts over 30 miles per hour and rain from the outermost bands has begun to fall in coastal areas of both North and SC. Despite the drop in maximum sustained winds, forecas...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

ULA launches final Delta II rocket with NASA's ICESat-2

The United Launch Alliance Delta 2 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 9:02 a.m. The mission's tortured acronym stands for "Ice, Cloud and land Elevation S...More..

Hurricane Florence: 1000mm of rain forecast for North, South Carolina
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Florence: 1000mm of rain forecast for North, South Carolina

Up to 1.7 million people are under voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders, and coastal residents were frantically boarding up homes and businesses and hitting the road on Wednesday as the storm approached. ...More..

Hurricane Helene to gradually weaken to tropical storm: NHC
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hurricane Helene to gradually weaken to tropical storm: NHC

The slow forward motion means Florence will batter the area with heavy rainfall, producing up to 40 inches in coastal North Carolina and northeastern SC. on September 12, the storm is forecast to slow down ne...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence

A speed boat sits wedged in bushes in the parking lot of a waterfront hotel in New Bern, North Carolina, on September 14, 2018. Wind gusts as high as 60 miles per hour were recorded in the Myrtle Beach area...More..

Toronto politicians weighing steps as province revives bill to reduce council
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Toronto politicians weighing steps as province revives bill to reduce council

New Democrats were later booted from the house as they attempted to drown out the reading of the bill. Premier Doug Ford has slashed Toronto city council - again. "I know we can do better than this when it ...More..

Trump on Hurricane Maria
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Trump on Hurricane Maria

Infrastructure failures and political confusion appear to have contributed to deaths even months after the storm hit, as GW's study found a lasting spike in mortality rates, especially in poor areas that prov...More..

by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Weather Channel Reporter Mocked for Appearing to Exaggerate Florence

That, and the storm's vast circumference of hundreds of miles, means Wilmington will be inundated with rain, the advisory said. Florence flattened trees, buckled buildings and crumpled roads. By 2 p.m., more ...More..

Indiana Task Force 1 deployed to Mid-Atlantic ahead of hurricane
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Indiana Task Force 1 deployed to Mid-Atlantic ahead of hurricane

States of emergency were declared by Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser for the nation's capital; requested by Virginia's governor; and approved by US President Donald Trump for North and SC. The National...More..

Florence's 'violent grind' leaves at least four dead in Carolinas
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence's 'violent grind' leaves at least four dead in Carolinas

Hurricane Florence has now been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane, with wind speeds at a destructive 110 miles per hour . But forecasters warned that the widening storm - and its likelihood of lingering ...More..

Cleveland natives make it home as Hurricane Florence cancels thousands of flights
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Cleveland natives make it home as Hurricane Florence cancels thousands of flights

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper told a news conference, that a "historic storm" would unleash rains and floods that would inundate nearly the entire state. A tornado watch was also in effect for parts of N...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

Storm totals could reach between 30 and 40 inches in some areas. Storm surges, punishing winds and rain are turning some towns into rushing rivers - and the storm is expected to crawl over parts of the Caroli...More..

President Trump on Hurricane Florence: 'Get out of its way'
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

President Trump on Hurricane Florence: 'Get out of its way'

The latest forecasts show the storm lingering near the coast and bringing intense inland flooding from SC, where some areas could see as much as 40 inches (1m) of rain, to Virginia. A view of Hurricane Florence...More..

Florence, a smelly wet unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Florence, a smelly wet unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

Florence already has set a North Carolina record for rainfall totals, exceeding that of Hurricane Floyd, which struck in 1999 and caused 56 deaths. As of 11:00 am (1500 GMT), maximum sustained winds had weak...More..

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

This Insane Photo Of Hurricane Florence Is Going Viral

Ricky Arnold, an astronaut on the International Space Station, shared his view of the storm along with Hurricane Isaac and Hurricane Helene, which are also brewing in the Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters have warned...More..

Isaac winds slow to 45 miles per hour, heavy rain, high surf expected
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Isaac winds slow to 45 miles per hour, heavy rain, high surf expected

Mandatory evacuations have been issued for much of the SC and North Carolina coastline. The mammoth waves were spotted early Wednesday in the storm's northeast quadrant, said the NHC's Tropical Analysis and F...More..

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

In Belhaven, the Pungo River roared into town, crashing up against homes at a waist-high level and higher late Thursday and early Friday, video from Amy Johnson showed. Some scattered showers and storms will be...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

SC prisoners evacuated due to Hurricane Florence, SCDC says

Hurricane force winds can be expected up to 70-miles from the center of the storm, and tropical storm force winds can reach up to 175-miles. A satellite image shows Hurricane Florence looming in the Atlanti...More..