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Hurricane Helene bound for Portugal`s Azores Islands

Hurricane Helene bound for Portugal`s Azores Islands However, it is expected to generate accumulations of rain of between five and seven centimeters in isolated areas of the Lesser Antilles, with a danger of flooding. Joyce and Helene are both now tropical storms that will continue to stay out to sea and not impact the U.S. A warning is typically issued 36 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm- force winds , condition... [Full Article...]

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant

5 dead in Hurricane Florence, including mom and infant The NHC said Hurricane-force winds extended outward 80 miles (130 kms) from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds extended almost 195 miles (315 kms) out. When she was discharged from the hospital, the roads in SC had already been closed, she said. Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles east of Wilmington, not far from t... [Full Article...]

As Florence Surges Forward, Rethinking What Hurricane Preparation Looks Like

As Florence Surges Forward, Rethinking What Hurricane Preparation Looks Like President Donald Trump is preparing to travel to areas affected by Florence next week. Latest forecasts show the storm lingering near the coast, bringing days of heavy that could bring intense inland flooding from SC to Virginia - parts of North Carolina could get 40 inches (1 metre). [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Storm force winds for North Carolina within hours

Hurricane Florence: Storm force winds for North Carolina within hours After appearing headed toward the North Carolina-Virginia border at one point, Florence shifted south and is now taking aim at the Carolinas . Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever increasing accuracy where it will hit and who will get walloped. [Full Article...]

Race to rescue people stranded in U.S. hurricane

Race to rescue people stranded in U.S. hurricane One man was rescued from the Mercer Avenue home, according to Wilmington Fire Department Chief Buddy Martinette. Florence blew ashore early Friday in North Carolina with 90 miles per hour winds , buckling buildings, deluging entire communities and knocking out power to more than 900,000 homes and businesses as it crawled inland and weakened into a still-lethal tropical storm. [Full Article...]

FLORENCE: Tree falls on Wilmington home, killing mother, child

FLORENCE: Tree falls on Wilmington home, killing mother, child The father sustained injuries and was transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington for medical care. According to poweroutage.us, more than 500,000 customers in North Carolina and 50,000 in SC were without power on Friday morning, though the Weather Channel estimates up to 3 million customers could lose power in the Carolinas due to Florence. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence drenches barrier islands

Hurricane Florence drenches barrier islands Hurricane Florence's leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 90 miles per hour (135 kph) winds for a drenching siege that could last all weekend. [Full Article...]

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts Rearranging processing schedules to get birds out of the field early, topping up feed bins, talking to growers making sure all emergency generators are operating and plenty of fuel to run them in case of power outages. "That's what we're here to do help get the power get back on and see the smiles when the lights turn on", Hernandez said. "Because it's Mother Nature". [Full Article...]

NASA sees Hurricane Florence open an evil-looking eye

NASA sees Hurricane Florence open an evil-looking eye The storm is churning in the Atlantic Ocean with winds of 130 miles per hour. "It's chilling, even from space", Gerst tweeted earlier today. NASA's Aqua satellite caught Hurricane Florence developing an eye Sunday as the storm ramped up its intensity. [Full Article...]

Lapse footage captured hurricane-hunting plane fly through Florence

Lapse footage captured hurricane-hunting plane fly through Florence Roy Cooper tried to convince everyone to flee. "While I've Evac'ed home to Charlotte, I've rummaged the house for an old book to read, and stumbled upon a little light reading". Greg Postel , hurricane and storm specialist for The Weather Channel . Parts of SC could see 5 to 10 inches , with isolated areas getting 20 inches, said the center. [Full Article...]

Unbelievable astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic

Unbelievable astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered the state's entire coastline to be evacuated starting at noon Tuesday and predicted that 1 million people would flee. She said it was built in 2009 in Buxton, North Carolina, up on a ridge, and made to withstand a hurricane. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km) from the centre. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic US Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Roger Hannah said all nuclear power plants in the area were preparing but that Duke Energy Corp's Brunswick and Harris plants in North Carolina were most likely to be affected and, if Florence turns north, Dominion Energy Inc's Surry plant in Virginia . [Full Article...]

Major Hurricane Florence Barreling Towards The Carolinas Amidst A Busy Tropical Atlantic

Major Hurricane Florence Barreling Towards The Carolinas Amidst A Busy Tropical Atlantic An enhanced satellite image showing Hurricane Florence , third from right, west of Isaac and Helene . "Further strengthening is anticipated, and Florence is expected to be an extremely unsafe major hurricane through Thursday", the NHC warned . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Headed To North Carolina As Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Florence: Headed To North Carolina As Category 4 Storm Forecasters say Florence will pass between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday and start its approach to the US on Thursday morning. Florence was a Category 3 hurricane as of 11 a.m. Florence is expected to remain an extremely risky major hurricane through Thursday. According the US-based National Hurricane Centre at 1pm, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 130mph. [Full Article...]

Tropical storm Florence could become hurricane, hit East Coast

Tropical storm Florence could become hurricane, hit East Coast Southeast early Sunday, Sept. 9, with forecasters predicting it will become "a risky major hurricane " by Monday. Tropical storm Florence is expected to approach the U.S. Cooper said. Additionally, Northam asked Virginians "to monitor forecasts and make their own preparations" since the storm could bring flooding, risky storm surge and damaging winds. [Full Article...]

Cory Booker Risks Senate Seat With Confidential Document in Kavanaugh Hearing

Cory Booker Risks Senate Seat With Confidential Document in Kavanaugh Hearing But two years later in his own confirmation hearing to be a federal judge, Kavanaugh said this of Appeals Court Judge William H. Pryor Jr: "I was not involved in handling his nomination". He also repeated his refusal to comment on whether he would recuse himself if a case involving the Mueller investigation or other issues relating to Trump's conduct came before him. [Full Article...]

Gordon weakens, Hurricane Florence gains strength on path toward Bermuda

Gordon weakens, Hurricane Florence gains strength on path toward Bermuda The tropical storm made landfall west of the Alabama-Mississippi border early on Wednesday. The Escambia County Sheriff's office posted on its Facebook page late Tuesday that deputies responded to a call that a tree had fallen on a mobile home in Pensacola. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's lips sealed on White House subpoenas, pardons

The senators also said Kavanaugh was not on either of the two lists of potential Supreme Court nominees - many handpicked by the conservative Federalist Society - that Trump put out before taking office. They railed against the unusual vetting process by Republicans that failed to include documents from three years Kavanaugh worked in the Bush administration, and 100,000 more pages withheld ... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon's rain and winds lash Alabama coast

Tropical Storm Gordon's rain and winds lash Alabama coast The hurricane warning was placed into effect for the area stretching from the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border. A storm surge warning was in effect for the area between Shell Beach, Louisiana, and Dauphin Island, Alabama, with predicted heights of up to 3 to 5 feet if the peak surge coincides with high tide. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gordon Moves Toward Gulf

Tropical Storm Gordon Moves Toward Gulf It could have winds up to 60 miles per hour by the time it makes landfall late tomorrow night or early Wednesday morning around Louisiana or Mississippi. As it approached the upper Florida Keys, it strengthened and was reclassified. As of Monday morning, about 1,500 Florida Power & Light customers were without power in Broward County and about 3,000 were without power in Miami-Dade County. [Full Article...]


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