Hurricane Florence hours away from Carolinas

A few days later they returned, by boat, to find their home inundated with water - a total loss. If the European model is true or the overall trend persists, University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy said it "is exceptionally bad ne... More..

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How Is Hurricane Florence Affecting You?
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

How Is Hurricane Florence Affecting You?

The National Hurricane Center issued hurricane warnings for the Carolinas on Tuesday as millions braced for the strongest storm to hit the region in decades. It's now at a Category 4. Wind gusts topping 100 ...More..

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

The second will launch a network of "high-quality, full-scholarship" preschools in low-income communities, which a Day One Fund organization will directly operate. Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos sit on the ...More..

Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD

Puerto Rico, which is still recovering from a lethal blow by Maria last year, could see some rain and gusty wind, but nothing close to last year. Only one storm scared them enough to leave the island. When and ...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

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

Those mechanical eyes in the sky can track rainfall, the track of the storm, and other metrics helpful for forecasters keeping people updated on the ground. Practically, however, that won't matter when it come...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

Hurricane Florence is now a massive Category 4 hurricane. The majority of the storm surge and rainfall issues are expected to remain for southeast North Carolina down into Charleston. This remarkable satellite...More..

Slow Moving Hurricane Florence To Bring More Rain To Pittsburgh Area
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Slow Moving Hurricane Florence To Bring More Rain To Pittsburgh Area

It urged residents to heed evacuation orders. Although the suggestive graphic was presumably an accident, it is somehow a fitting representation for a storm that has already been described as "tremendously ...More..

Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

A graphic of Hurricane Florence's path, generated today (Sept. 12) at 2 p.m. ET by the National Hurricane Center , shows an approximate representation of coastal areas under a hurricane warning (red), hurr...More..

California Commits to 100% Clean Electricity by 2045
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

California Commits to 100% Clean Electricity by 2045

EZRA DAVID ROMERO, BYLINE: The law requires the state to gradually collect all its electricity from clean sources like hydropower, solar and wind. Others say the goal of 100 percent renewables is not realisti...More..

States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

States Prepare for ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ as Hurricane Florence Looms

Forecasts project the center of Florence to make landfall around the South and North Carolina border on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane . The hurricane is expected to weaken into a tropical depress...More..

The force of Hurricane Florence | Register
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The force of Hurricane Florence | Register

Florence is so wide that a life-threatening storm surge was being pushed 300 miles ahead of its eye, swirling clouds that could deluge states from SC to OH and Pennsylvania as it slows and then stalls over l...More..

Warner Announces Intention to Vote Against Kavanaugh
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Warner Announces Intention to Vote Against Kavanaugh

And Kavanaugh, given the slight majority Republicans presently hold in the Senate, will most likely be confirmed. Maine People's Alliance and Mainers for Accountable Leadership launched the effort, raisin...More..

'Monster' Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Monster' Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast

But when the researchers then moved from simulating the hurricanes of the late 20th century to those of the future under a middle-of-the-road climate change scenario, they found big changes. Delta Air Lines s...More..

'Atmospheric Brick Wall' Steers Hurricane Florence Toward US East Coast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Atmospheric Brick Wall' Steers Hurricane Florence Toward US East Coast

About 1.7 million people across three states have been told to evacuate ahead of the arrival of Storm Florence on the U.S. east coast. In anticipation of the storm, governors of North Carolina , South Car...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

How To Watch SpaceX Launch Its Telstar 18 Vantage Satellite Live

The live stream will officially kick off at 11:13pm, 15 minutes before takeoff, and will run roughly four hours. "Liftoff!" tweeted SpaceX as the Falcon 9 soared to the skies at 12:45 a.m. But Torrance-base...More..

Florence Upgraded To Category 2 Hurricane; Expected To Reach Carolinas This Week
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Florence Upgraded To Category 2 Hurricane; Expected To Reach Carolinas This Week

Its center will move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday and approach the coast of SC or North Carolina on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said. "The storm is strong and getting s...More..

Tropical Storm Florence A
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence A "Potential Threat"

Governors of North and SC and Virginia declared states of emergency far ahead of the approaching storm. Forecasters at the NHC said Florence would continue to strengthen and "is expected to remain an extrem...More..

Hurricane Florence: 'Big and vicious' storm closes in on Carolinas
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: 'Big and vicious' storm closes in on Carolinas

Helene - now just southeast of the Cabo Verde islands off the African coast - had winds of 136km/h, and was expected to turn northwest and then north into the open Atlantic by midweek, the NHC said. Maximum ...More..

Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Judge strikes down bill to reduce Toronto council size

For the first time in Ontario's history, its government plans to use the notwithstanding clause of the Constitution. This is a breaking news update. "As you introduce changes you increase the likelihood of er...More..

Wonderful astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Wonderful astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic

The first effects were already being seen on barrier islands as risky rip currents hit beaches and seawater flowed over a state highway. If you live in the southeastern United States, you need to devise an an...More..

Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon

East Coast, the U.S. hurricane agency said. This means much of the state may deal with flooding, wind damage resulting in downed trees and powerlines. The Category 4 storm is expected to make landfall sometime ...More..

Hurricane Florence's Path Toward the East Coast Triggers States' Price-Gouging Laws
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence's Path Toward the East Coast Triggers States' Price-Gouging Laws

In a tweet Monday, President Donald Trump urged the "incredible citizens" of the Carolinas and the East Coast to prepare for Hurricane Florence . Forecasters say that because of the size the storm is expec...More..

Hurricane Florence Expected to Intensify Rapidly, Threaten Mid-Atlantic
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence Expected to Intensify Rapidly, Threaten Mid-Atlantic

Florence is now one of three hurricanes spinning in the Atlantic Ocean, along with Helene and Isaac . Florence was expected to approach the southeastern coast of the United States on Thursday, possibly nea...More..

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

As of Monday evening, Hurricane Florence was moving west-northwest at 13 miles per hour. Around one million people have been ordered to evacuate from the SC coast as the state and neighboring North Carolina...More..

TROPICS: Florence expected to impact the Carolinas by end of week
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

TROPICS: Florence expected to impact the Carolinas by end of week

The governors of Virginia, North Carolina and SC have all declared states of emergency. While Helene is forecast to slide out to sea away from land, Isaac is a very real threat the the Caribbean later t...More..