These photos show how much Hurricane Florence 'ravaged' the Carolinas

More than a thousand other roads from major highways to neighborhood lanes are closed in the Carolinas, officials said. Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonising week of violent winds, torr... More..

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Six local Red Cross volunteers provide Tropical Storm Florence disaster relief
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Six local Red Cross volunteers provide Tropical Storm Florence disaster relief

The Red Cross is accepting monetary donations for Hurricane Florence relief three ways. "Preparation is our Hallmark we sent volunteers in place long before this storm began", said Red Cross regional publ...More..

Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

She explained that the seasonal phenomena occurs when the spiders are mating, and that an increase in the mosquito population this year had lead to flawless conditions for a population explosion among the ...More..

Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence

While Florence has passed, the danger from it hasn't. And plenty of roads are still closed in the storm's wake. Some areas could stay underwater for weeks, forecasters warned. Some of those who left shelters ...More..

Trump to visit Carolinas on Wednesday
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Trump to visit Carolinas on Wednesday

The city of Wilmington , North Carolina remains largely cut off from the rest of the state. "Thank you", a frazzled, shirtless Willie Schubert mouthed to members of a Coast Guard helicopter crew who plucke...More..

Trio of storms churns in the Atlantic
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Trio of storms churns in the Atlantic

All watches and warnings were discontinued yesterday. Little change in strength is expected over the next several hours. At 8 a.m., the center of the storm was 25 miles east of Dominica. On that path Isaac ...More..

Federal Officials Halt Immigration Arrests During Hurricane Florence
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Federal Officials Halt Immigration Arrests During Hurricane Florence

On average, a hurricane will hit North Carolina once every five years. Spending, meanwhile, fell more than 30 percent, or around $500 that week, and more than 65 percent on the day of landfall as businesses clo...More..

FLORENCE: Tree falls on Wilmington home, killing mother, child
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

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

More than ten people have been killed by Florence and her impact as the remnants of the storm moved through the area Saturday. A 78-year-old man connecting extension cords in the rain was electrocuted, accor...More..

Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence approaches US
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence approaches US

Its maximum sustained winds slackened slightly to 125 mph, qualifying it as a Category 3 storm , but its wind field has grown, with hurricane-force winds extending out 70 miles from the center and tropical sto...More..

‘Once in a lifetime’ hurricane weakens, begins lashing eastern US
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

‘Once in a lifetime’ hurricane weakens, begins lashing eastern US

An investigation is underway, but officials said it appears there's no reason for others at the shelter to worry. But once New Bern TV news station WCTI evacuated its newsroom Thursday night because of floo...More..

US East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

US East Coast braces for Hurricane Florence

The losses won't be easily or quickly overcome. Flooding could prove devastating. "Now it might be time for the exam", he said. "I had a lot of fear initially, but I am glad to be inside and safe", said Ms Ze...More..

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Registers First Passenger for Round-the-Moon Trip
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Registers First Passenger for Round-the-Moon Trip

In its tweet Thursday, SpaceX shared what Musk confirmed on Twitter was a new rendering of the BFS. SpaceX said late Thursday it had signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the Moon. ...More..

Hurricane Florence Hits Near Wrightsville Beach
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence Hits Near Wrightsville Beach

New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw told The Durham Herald-Sun around 5am that about 200 people had been rescued so far. We wrote up the story, laughed about it, and moved on. THE life-threatening hurricane, Florence...More..

Hurricane Florence seen maintaining strength as it approaches coast: NHC
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence seen maintaining strength as it approaches coast: NHC

Tens of thousands were without power. Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com said Florence could dump a staggering 18 trillion gallons of rain over a week on North Carolina, South Carolinas, Virginia, G...More..

Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

With so much focus on Florence , Porter is urging people to be wary of another storm developing in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring heavy rain and flooding to east Texas. Hurricane Florence is expected to...More..

Senate Committee Delays Kavanaugh Vote Until 9/20
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Senate Committee Delays Kavanaugh Vote Until 9/20

The White House also weighed in with a statement on Thursday. Kavanaugh is President Trump's second Supreme Court nominee. Democrats say the records they've seen are insufficient. None of this is actual...More..

Ohio Task Force 1 leaves for North Carolina for Hurricane Florence
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Ohio Task Force 1 leaves for North Carolina for Hurricane Florence

Forecasters have adjusted Hurricane Florence's projected path, saying that after it makes landfall, it is likely to take a more southerly route than expected. More than 1.5 million people have been ordered ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Slow Moving Hurricane Florence To Bring More Rain To Pittsburgh Area

Once projected to make landfall as a Category 4 storm with the potential to reach Category 5, forecasters now believe Flo will hold at least a Category 2 rating as it approaches land. As of Thursday morning...More..

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

The storm is strengthening rapidly and is expected to become a major hurricane very soon. The satellite's MODIS instrument also detected "thick rings of powerful storms" swirling around the eye of the hurrica...More..

Georgians urged to prepare for Florence
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Georgians urged to prepare for Florence

It said that maximum sustained winds are near 75 miles per hour with higher gusts and that additional strengthening is expected over the next day or two. The news release notes that plans could change if fore...More..