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by | September 23, 2018 | 04:56

Even though Florence was downgraded into a tropical depression, officials say conditions are still unsafe. Leaders in the Carolinas warned residents not to get complacent, warning additional horrors lie ahead before things get much better.

by | September 23, 2018 | 04:27

Many in North and SC are lining-up for just the basic necessities like food, water, and ice and more than 10,000 families remain in shelters. "We have stores in those areas that are affected and its important for us when partnering you know were always willing to give a helping hang to help out those disasters".

by | September 22, 2018 | 00:36

President Trump will visit North Carolina on Wednesday to view areas affected by the storm , and Bender said said the president "absolutely" needs to visit Pollocksville and other small towns. The North Carolina Pork Council (NCPC) argues, however, that in the years following Floyd, the hog industry has taken "significant steps" to minimize the threat of flooding, even closing 334 lagoons located on flood plains.

by | September 19, 2018 | 02:11

At least 23 people have been killed as a result of the storm, which made landfall on Friday as a Category-1 hurricane. After Hurricane Matthew in 2016, one waste lagoon failed, and 14 others were inundated, according to the N.C. The death toll rose to at least 34 in three states, with 26 fatalities in North Carolina, as Florence's remnants went in two directions: Water flowed downstream toward the Carolina coast , and storms moved through the Northeast, where flash floods hit New Hampshire ...

by | September 19, 2018 | 01:30

Neither Maezawa nor Musk would disclose the price of the flight, but Musk said that Maezawa - who had been one of the two customers for SpaceX's earlier plans for a circumlunar flight on a Dragon announced almost 18 months ago, but since shelved - had already made a down payment.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:40

Police guarded the door of one store, and only 10 people were allowed inside at a time. "There is no access to Wilmington". The Little River, the Cape Fear, the Lumber, the Neuse, the Waccamaw and the Pee Dee were all projected to overrun their banks, possibly flooding cities and towns.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:37

Most of the fatalities occurred in North Carolina , where officials confirmed eight victims. Trump previously declared states of emergency in North and SC, and Virginia to the north. North Carolina congressman discusses the response to Florence. They don't have electricity themselves and many of their windows are still boarded up.

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:54

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 miles per hour (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Tropical storm conditions are possible within the tropical storm watch area, also beginning late this morning. They said: "A tropical storm warning is in effect for all of the Azores Islands". No storm watches or warnings have been issued for the Virgin Islands and the winds of Isaac are not expected to impact the territory.

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:51

More than 60 people had to be rescued in another town as a cinderblock motel collapsed at the height of the storm's fury. More than 505,000 homes and businesses are already without power, and energy companies warn up to three million homes and businesses could lose electricity.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:42

Decreasing modestly in strength but expanding in size, Category 3 Hurricane Florence is less than 48 hours away from making landfall on the Southeast American coast with catastrophic impacts, from damaging winds to flash flooding to widespread power outages.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:39

More than 415,000 homes and businesses were without power Friday morning according to poweroutage.us, which tracks the United States' electrical grid. The hurricane was "wreaking havoc" and could wipe out entire communities as it makes its "violent grind across our state for days", the governor said.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:37

In contrast to the hurricane centre's official projection, a highly regarded European model had the storm turning southward off the North Carolina coast and coming ashore near the Georgia-South Carolina line. SC announced the decision on Wednesday. Areas along the coast from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout, NC, including the Neuse, Pamlico, Pungo and Bay rivers may experience storm surges from 9 to 13 feet.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:38

At 2 p.m., Florence had just barely Category 1 hurricane strength, with top sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. Hurricane Florence became a deadly storm Friday, claiming three lives in Hampstead and Wilmington as it roared into, and stalled over, the Wilmington region.

by | September 16, 2018 | 18:59

Conditions deteriorated throughout Thursday as wind speeds gradually strengthened in coastal areas. The storm's forward speed had slowed to 6 miles per hour, and forecasters were concerned it might have stalled. A storm surge warning is in effect for Myrtle Beach, SC to Ocracoke Inlet, NC, and the Pamlico Sound, including the Pamlico and Neuse rivers. But forecasters have warned that the widening storm - and its likelihood of lingering around the coast day after day - will bring seawater ...

by | September 15, 2018 | 03:07

Hurricane Florence's outer edges have started to batter the coast of North Carolina - with winds of 100mph bending trees and shooting frothy seawater onto the streets. Currently, the hurricane-force winds extend outward 80 miles from the center and tropical storm-force winds extend almost 200 miles from the eye. Some 11,000 power outages have been reported in North Carolina.

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:09

From his orbiting perch, Gerst offered Earthlings yet another warning about the hurricane's dangers: "Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you". This oblique view of the cyclone shows its outer bands just within reach of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina - near where the storm's powerful eye could make landfall.

by | September 13, 2018 | 02:16

Hurricane Florence , heading for the Carolinas , "will likely be the storm of a lifetime" for areas of the coast, according to the National Weather Service early Wednesday. Officials say Hurricane Florence is likely to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina near the SC border. Some 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:44

And Virginia's governor ordered a mandatory evacuation for some residents of low-lying coastal areas, while some coastal counties in North Carolina have done the same. At 11 p.m., the center of the storm was located about 535 miles west of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands. NHC Director Ken Graham also warned of "staggering" amounts of rainfall that may extend hundreds of miles inland and cause flash flooding.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:16

Evacuations now extend to 1 million people in South Carolina - Governor Henry McMaster ordered the state's entire 187-mile coastline evacuated by Tuesday afternoon, reports The Post and Courier . NOAAAn NOAA map shows the probability of tropical-storm-force winds hitting the US East Coast between Sunday and Friday. "Florence could dump a foot of rain in places that cannot handle it, making for a very scary flooding situation in some areas".

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:15

EDT Monday. Helene is expected to become a major hurricane by Monday night, but forecasters say it will weaken by late Tuesday. As meteorologist Stu Ostro of The Weather Channel reports via Twitter , since 1851, only four Category 4 hurricanes have made landfall north of Florida on the East Coast.

by | September 11, 2018 | 00:54

Florence could bring a life-threatening coastal storm surge, and inland flooding as far north as Virginia, the NHC said. On Sunday afternoon, Olivia was about 595 miles east-northeast of Hilo and was narrowly registering as a Category 1 hurricane moving west at 12 mph with maximum sustained winds at about 75 miles per hour.

by | September 07, 2018 | 01:37

The 2 a.m. ET update from the National Hurricane Center said the storm had maximum-sustained winds of 50 miles per hour as it moved northwest at 14 miles per hour. But Mayor Latoya Cantrell says they are prepared. The tropical storm could turn into a hurricane and smash into MS with some experts believing it could become a Category 1 cyclone.

by | September 06, 2018 | 13:25

It is unprecedented for a Supreme Court nominee to be named by a president who is an unindicted co-conspirator. "I am a pro-law judge". Trump nominated Kavanaugh , 53, to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement on June 27.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:57

The Times-Picayune reports that drivers around the metro New Orleans area are lining up to put sand bags in their trunks. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its 2 p.m. There is a Storm Surge Watch in effect for the Mississippi-Alabama border westward to the Mouth of the Mississippi River. "Gordon will not be just a coastal event, and not just wind but also water could be damaging, risky and even deadly, especially if preparations are not rushed to completion as early as ...

by | September 04, 2018 | 03:41

The storm was expected to strengthen over the Gulf of Mexico, and reach the central Gulf Coast states of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana late on Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said. Rain totals will be lower as one moves northeastward into South Georgia. The storm is now threatening the Florida Panhandle and Gulf Coast with rain, wind and waves.

by | September 02, 2018 | 02:53

Jerry Brown (D), would preclude internet providers from blocking, slowing or favoring certain websites, The Post reported. It would bar providers from collecting new fees from apps and sites as a condition of reaching internet users. Assembly Bill 2658 , authored by the body's Majority Leader Ian Calderon, D-Whittier, cleared the Assembly on August 27 and is headed to the governor.

by | September 01, 2018 | 07:11

While one forecast model (European model) was originally more aggressive in developing a potential tropical storm, it has now pulled back and is now suggesting something much weaker. A tropical disturbance and its associated area of thunderstorms was located near the Dominican Republic on Friday morning, moving in the direction of South Florida.

by | August 31, 2018 | 04:39

The decision means the National Energy Board will have to redo its review of Kinder Morgan Canada's project. The federal government has failed to engage in meaningful consultations with First Nations before giving the project the green light, says the court.

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:47

Earlier today, reports of a fatal vehicular collision surfaced on various San Diego news outlets, describing the collision of a sports vehicle and an SUV on a highway. The fatal vehicle accident took place 30 minutes after Heitmann crashed his sports auto into a gate at Ashley Falls Elementary School, San Diego Police said .

by | August 23, 2018 | 03:01

All public schools and charter schools on Hawaii Island and Maui County have been closed until further notice as a effect. As of 5am local time (4pm BST) on Tuesday, Hurricane Lane had reached 315 miles (505km) south of Kailua-Kona - it is now located between 18 and 36 hours away.

by | August 22, 2018 | 03:41

EPA's 236-page proposal is open for a public comment period, with a final rule expected later this year. "This new rule will go a long way toward rebuilding trust between the EPA and rural America, and I'm pleased to see it move forward". Despite Trump's support for coal plants, they continue to shut down. "Once again, this administration is choosing polluters' profits over public health and safety", he said.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:30

There's a new storm over the ocean that is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane as it it moves towards the Central Pacific. A faster northeastward motion is forecast for Thursday and Friday, meteorologists said. Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 160 miles from the center. Only Hurricane Chris in early July was not subtropical at some point in its life cycle this season.

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:47

Michael Hayden , a former director of the CIA and NSA. "You don't have to agree with what John Brennan says (and, again, not all of us do) to agree with his right to say it, subject to his obligation to protect classified information", it continues.

by | August 14, 2018 | 08:27

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket carrying NASA's Parker Solar Probe launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on August 12, 2018 . The unmanned spacecraft's mission is to get closer than any human-made object ever to the center of our solar system, plunging into the Sun's atmosphere, known as the corona , during a seven-year mission.

by | August 13, 2018 | 04:09

The probe will get within 3.8 million miles (6 million kilometres) of the sun's surface after travelling at a record-breaking 430,000 mph. NASA needed the mighty 23-story rocket, plus a third stage, to get the diminutive Parker probe - the size of a small auto and well under a ton - racing toward the sun .

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:32

They spotted J35 while searching for another of the remaining 75 southern resident killer whales , labelled an endangered species in both Canada and the United States. US and Canadian officials acknowledged Thursday that they're concerned that J35's apparent grieving process could prevent her from foraging, but they have no plans to intervene at this point to remove the dead calf .

by | August 12, 2018 | 16:12

Attendees will be explained in detail about perseids which start appearing from mid-July and peak in mid-August. The Perseids meteor shower is basically a mass of shooting stars, which light up the skies for avid stargazers below each year.

by | August 12, 2018 | 16:11

The space ship will develop a record speed of 700 km/h. the study of the Sun will end after 7 years. The only way we can do that is to finally go up and touch the sun. Protected behind a new carbon-composite heat shield, the probe's instruments will remain at roughly room temperature as they gather information in a region of the corona that reaches temperatures of around 1,400°C.

by | August 05, 2018 | 09:28

Attorneys general from CT, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia also supplied statements opposing the proposed rule changes. "The federal government can not take away permission that its already granted", said Irene Gutierrez, an attorney with the environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council.

by | August 04, 2018 | 04:59

Their voyages are scheduled to begin next year, and they would be the first American astronauts to launch from USA soil since 2011. "Safely and reliably flying commercial crew missions for NASA remains the highest priority for SpaceX ", Benji Reed, SpaceX's director of crew mission management, said in a statement .