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by | September 23, 2018 | 04:25

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. They rush in to every disaster to help people just like you and me who are in trouble. One dollar from each doughnut will benefit the American Red Cross . If you've wanted to help our friends in the Carolinas but don't know what to do, help the Red Cross help them.

by | September 22, 2018 | 05:56

He says first responders "continue to show unflinching courage in the face of danger". "More than 4,700 people have been saved, twice as many as in Matthew". Duke Energy Corp started to return its Brunswick nuclear power plant in North Carolina to service yesterday. Environmentalists worry the toxic coal ash stored there could spill into the Cape Fear River.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:41

Since making landfall at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina on Friday morning, Florence's forward speed has slowed down dramatically, with the storm's center of circulation only about 100 miles away from Wrightsville Beach a full 24 hours after landfall.

by | September 18, 2018 | 02:39

With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to the city of almost 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers.

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:54

It is predicted the Carolinas could begin feeling tropical storm force winds late Wednesday or early Thursday. Tropical storm watches are in effect for Montserrat, St. Given the lack of deep convection to sustain the cyclone, continual gradual weakening is expected. The deepest water will occur along the immediate coast in areas of onshore winds , where the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive waves.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:45

Despite its unpredictable path, it was forecast to make landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina , at midday on Friday . People walk past storm shuttered buildings on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk in Myrtle Beach. Masters said there's a tug-of-war between two clear skies high pressure systems - one off the coast and one over MI - and the more the Great Lakes one wins, the more southerly Florence will be.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:38

Georgia's governor has declared a state of emergency for all 159 counties as forecasters now say Hurricane Florence could take a southwest turn. "Forecasts generally project the storm to make landfall between northern SC and North Carolina's Outer Banks as a strong Category 3 on Thursday, although shifts in the track are possible and storm impacts will expand great distances beyond where landfall occurs".

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:39

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.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:40

Louis; or from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Hurricane Florence's path could affect the homes of more than 5 million people, and more than 1 million of them have been ordered to evacuate . Duke Energy warned that Florence could cut off power to anywhere from 1 million to 3 million customers in North and SC, potentially leaving them without electricity for several weeks, said spokeswoman Grace Rountree.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:39

More than 125,000 customers were without power Friday as Hurricane Florence arrived in Wilmington with full force, bringing wind , storm surges and historic rain. The Miami-based center had said earlier Friday Florence's arrival would come with "catastrophic" fresh water flooding over portions of the Carolinas.

by | September 16, 2018 | 18:55

Officials have warned the storm has the potential to kill "a lot of people" amid risks of "catastrophic" flooding. On Friday, coastal streets in the Carolinas flowed with frothy ocean water, and pieces of torn-apart buildings flew through the air.

by | September 15, 2018 | 03:26

At the time, Musk said the pair approached SpaceX about sending them on a weeklong flight and paid a "significant" deposit for the trip. SpaceX has also set up a livestream for the announcement on Monday. Ever wondered who owns the moon? We're probably looking at years of testing and planning before the BFR is ready to carry a human passenger, and taking them to the moon and back is much different than ferrying someone to the ISS.

by | September 13, 2018 | 04:12

Meanwhile, NASA's Aqua satellite snapped an infrared image of Hurricane Florence on September 11, at 2:30 a.m. EDT. The 400-mile wide hurricane reached Category 4 strength on Monday and was expected to continue to strengthen as it approaches the United States and the coast of the Carolinas and Virginia, according to the National Hurricane Center .

by | September 13, 2018 | 02:15

Florence, a Category 4 storm with winds of 130 miles per hour (210 kph), was expected to make landfall on Friday , bringing heavy, sustained rain and potentially deadly flooding to the U.S. The monster storm showed signs of slowing down as it inched closer to the US, according to the National Hurricane Center. Since Tuesday, forecasts have shifted the storm track towards the south and southwest after it reaches the coast, which could increase the storm's severity in coastal SC through ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:50

An hour later, at noon, the agency tweeted that Florence had grown again to a Category 4 , with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph. "There is an increased risk of two life-threatening impacts from Florence: storm surge from the coast and freshwater flooding from a prolonged heavy rainfall inland".

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:16

But the season is just now peaking, and Hurricanes Florence , Isaac , and Helene are a stark reminder that we are not out of the woods yet. The United States was hit with a series of high-powered hurricanes previous year, including Hurricane Maria, which killed about 3,000 people in Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Harvey , which killed 68 and caused an estimated $1.25 billion in damage from catastrophic flooding in Houston.

by | September 11, 2018 | 00:53

Hurricane Florence is the first of what looks like could be a trio of storms to hit the U.S. in rapid succession. However, the entire east coast is warned to be on high alert in case the storm's path further shifts, and of course, the impacts will expand far beyond the storm's initial landfall.

by | September 10, 2018 | 04:52

It remains too soon to determine the location and magnitude of impacts from Florence . The University of North Carolina Wilmington has announced it is canceling classes and issuing a voluntary evacuation for students as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast.

by | September 07, 2018 | 04:55

Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land", saying that the Supreme Court could overturn it. The committee's top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein of California, who previously discussed her own memories of an era before the 1973 law made abortion access legal, pressed Kavanaugh to explain himself.

by | September 06, 2018 | 19:40

Kavanaugh stood by his 2006 testimony when nominated for the appellate court when he said he was not involved in some Bush-era policies, particularly a bill-signing statement on the treatment of terror suspects that would have passed his desk as staff secretary.

by | September 06, 2018 | 18:57

However, this morning (Sept. 5) it has weakened to a tropical depression, according to a public advisory from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center (NHC). Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly just the same. They stayed near the edge of the water as a stiff breeze from the south rarely relented.

by | September 05, 2018 | 06:57

For now, Tropical Storm Gordon has winds blowing at 65 mph (100 km/hour), and its eye (the center of the storm ) is located about 145 miles (235 kilometers) from the mouth of the Mississippi River, the NHC said. UPDATE 3:45 p.m.: Tropical Storm Gordon strengthened to near-hurricane strength over the past few hours, reaching maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center.

by | September 05, 2018 | 05:27

Hurricane warnings stretch from the Florida/Alabama border to the Louisiana/Mississippi border as the storm center is most likely to strike along the Mississippi or Alabama coastline. At 11 p.m. Monday, the storm is continuing a west-northwestward to northwestward motion. Many replies to various National Weather Service accounts or other outlets with their pleas that the storm veer spontaneously away, as the Gulf coast is still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

by | September 04, 2018 | 04:29

Tropical Storm Florence is also looming in the open waters of the Atlantic and shouldn't pose a threat as it meanders over the open waters. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 45 miles per hour and the system is moving west-northwest at 16 miles per hour.

by | September 02, 2018 | 02:49

He has until September 30 to veto the bill or sign it into law. They say the legislation is necessary to prevent even higher spikes in utility bills. "Internet users are still royally pissed off about the FCC's repeal", Greer said in a statement following Friday's vote.

by | September 01, 2018 | 07:10

There are also some signs that a tropical wave east of the Windward Islands could develop into a depression or storm near Florida early next week. The MJO is a global player in the tropics - an eastward moving grouping of clouds, showers and winds that traverses the planet and returns to its starting point in 30 to 60 days.

by | August 31, 2018 | 04:10

There's a lot more going on behind a goat's freaky eyes than we may think. " Dogs are very skilful at perceiving human communicative cues, and they can also integrate visual and acoustic emotional information", says Savalli Redigolo " Horses also seem to perceive and differentiate emotional valences from human faces".

by | August 31, 2018 | 03:41

The ruling came within hours of Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. shareholders voting more than 99 per cent in favour of the sale of the Trans Mountain pipeline and its expansion project to the federal government for $4.5 billion. amidst protests and lawsuits. Morneau defended the purchase, describing it as a "sound investment", given that any private sector company would have found it hard to bear the risks involved with the project.

by | August 31, 2018 | 03:25

Tropical Storm Warnings have been posted for portions of the Cabo Verde Islands, where heavy rain and strong winds are expected through tomorrow. "Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the disturbance is expected to become a tropical storm during the next day or so, " the hurricane center said.

by | August 31, 2018 | 02:48

Under the new law, a pretrial assessment would be done by either court employees or a local public agency that has been contracted to determine a defendant's risk. Initially, the American Civil Liberties Union sponsored the bill because it could end "predatory lending practices of the for-profit bail industry".

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:47

Commuters in San Diego, California were shocked to see a 2015 McLaren 650S speeding over 100 miles per hour in the wrong direction of the carpool lane at approximately 4:30 PM. The crash involved other vehicles and halted rush-hour traffic on the 805 just south of Interstate 5. His last video appeared to have been posted some five months ago.

by | August 22, 2018 | 03:41

Indeed, the White House press release for the new regulation does not contain a single mention of climate change or global warming. Anything that enhances government control of the energy economy and punishes fossil fuels is seen as virtuous, while solutions.

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:33

Ernesto poses no threat to any land mass and is expected to dissipate significantly in the next day or so when it reaches colder waters and drier air which will sap its strength. Whereas a tropical storm may have its strongest winds at its center, a sub tropical storm can have its strongest winds further out. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revised its hurricane season forecast earlier this month, advising people that the Atlantic hurricane season will be less active ...

by | August 18, 2018 | 01:49

This comes days after Trump told reporters that he blames Brennan and his other enemies in the intelligence community for Robert Mueller's investigation. You have Successfully Subscribed! Trump repeatedly has called the probe a "witch hunt" and sought to discredit those involved in it. Asked about Ohr's security clearance, Mr.

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:34

This funding will help Mote Marine deploy additional scientists to assist local efforts to save animals affected by the naturally occurring red tide , including manatees, dolphins and sea turtles. - Senator Bill Nelson (@SenBillNelson) August 8, 2018You afraid of red tide coming to Tampa Bay beaches? In 2005, for example, a bloom started off the coast of St.