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FEMA Administrator Brock Long's travel subject of inspector general investigation

He is now overseeing the preparations for Hurricane Florence , which is expected to hit the Southeast hard. Seems Long has taken the 800-mile round-trip drive ...


Florence expected to bring 'catastrophic' flooding to Carolinas

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. The rain turned sideways Thursday, riv...


Hurricane Helen latest: Atlantic storm to spark sunshine across Britain

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. Helene had maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per h...


Misleading Florence headlines suggest ‘MYRTLE BEACH COULD GET CUT OFF’

Florence will continue to move very slowly to the southwest on Saturday, which in turn will drag the axis of heavy rain bands to the southwest as well. North ...


Four dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas

Wilmington Police confirmed that a mother and her infant died when a tree fell on their home. A woman in Pender County, North Carolina, died from a heart attack...


Hurricane Florence to 'bring Mike Tyson punch to Carolina coast'

More than 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate over the past few days, and the homes of about 10 million were under watches...


Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas

Tragedy struck one family when a tree fell on a house; a mother and child were killed. A fallen tree lies atop the crushed roof of a fast food restaurant afte...


Hurricane Florence's winds start to rake North Carolina coast

The monster storm felled trees all around Wilmington, causing many more close calls and damaging homes and cars. The father was taken to hospital with unspeci...


Hurricane Florence to cause massive flooding in US

A mother and her baby died when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina. The father was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries. Local author...


Ocean City Prepares for Impacts of Hurricane Florence

The NHC is estimating that as many as 20 inches of rain could fall in some places along the southern North Carolina coast while bringing in excess of 10 inche...


Hurricane Florence Drowned a Riverfront 30 Miles from the North Carolina Coast

Later in the day, trees could be seen on top of roofs, driveways and parked cars. "It doesn't get any worse". Elsewhere in the storm-ravaged state a man died ...


Local woman stays in North Carolina despite arrival of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is nearing the southeast USA coast , and the National Hurricane Center is providing frequent updates about the storm's movements. The sto...


Hurricane Florence: 150,000 lose power as storm pummels Carolinas

Florence has been bearing down on the Carolinas for days, and it has expanded in size, with tropical-storm-force winds extending almost 200 miles from the stor...


The Weather Channel’s green-screen hurricane simulation is terrifying

More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. As 400-mile-wide Florence ...


'Harvey of the East Coast:' Florence's worst impact could be catastrophic flooding

Tall corn and tobacco crops are most vulnerable to wind damage and hard to harvest if knocked down, said Rhonda Garrison, executive director of the Corn Growers...


Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

A disastrous amount of rain will exacerbate the storm surge . The hurricane center described the storm surge as "life-threatening". Weather Underground m...


Hurricane Florence approaching Carolina coast, will move west this weekend

We are more inland from the coast. With the brunt of the storm yet to come, a gauge on the Neuse River in New Bern , a city near the coast, was already rec...


Hurricane Helene will be hitting Ireland next week and ah, Jaysis

Winds of up to 80mph are forecast to hit Dumfries and Galloway from Monday night when the United Kingdom is battered by Storm Helene. This remarkable satellit...


SpaceX: Announcement coming Monday about private passengers flying on BFR to Moon

The company had originally pegged the journey for as early as this year with the space tourists traveling in a Crew Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon Heavy rocket. ...


Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

Carolina causing life-threatening storm surge . - Around 11 p.m. local time, the storm was about 50 miles south of Morehead City, North Carolina , and 60 mi...


Over 1 million people evacuated from coast as Hurricane Florence bears down

State offices - including the University of SC - and schools also will close in 26 counties in the eastern part of the state Tuesday, McMaster said. That mean...


Amazon's CEO Starts $2 Billion Fund for Schools, Homeless

The fund will also launch and operate a network of high-quality Montessori-inspired preschools in underserved communities. Bezos, who Forbes estimates is wo...


Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at southeast US

The storm's centre is expected to make landfall Friday (local time) in southeast North Carolina, which will coincide with the most severe effects. He added: '...


'Monster' storm Florence: What you need to know

The National Hurricane Center's projected track had Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast from Thursday night until landfall Saturday mo...


CALIFORNIA DREAMIN': Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Law BANNING Fossil Fuels by 2045

Currently, the state's RPS requires half of all electricity delivered by utilities to come from renewable sources of energy by 2030. The goal would then be to...