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 to evacuate along 300 miles of coastline... More..

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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..

One million told to evacuate ahead of 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

One million told to evacuate ahead of 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence

The storm is forecast to continue towards the United States, and approach the southeastern coast by Thursday. Florence was producing large swells expected to reach from the northern Caribbean to the southern ...More..

Most of OH under flood watches as remnants of Gordon move in
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Most of OH under flood watches as remnants of Gordon move in

A Flood Watch continues for McKean and Potter counties in northern PA from 8pm Saturday evening through Monday evening. As much as 6 inches of rain are expected to fall in some areas of the state, particularl...More..

Tropical Storm Florence: SC Governor Declares State of Emergency
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence: SC Governor Declares State of Emergency

Here's the bottom line.the Southeast coast, including anywhere along the Carolina coast, could be looking at a very significant hurricane approaching the coast by as early as Wednesday night or Thursday. Almost...More..

Gordon slams Gulf Coast with tropical-force winds, rain
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Gordon slams Gulf Coast with tropical-force winds, rain

In Alabama, about 10,000 power outages were reported, mostly along the coast. Gordon will bring strong winds as well as sporadic tornadoes to the Alabama and Florida coasts as well as heavy rainfall with the ...More..

Cory Booker Says He’ll Violate Senate Rules to Release Kavanaugh Email
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Cory Booker Says He’ll Violate Senate Rules to Release Kavanaugh Email

She said there is "no process for 'committee confidential , '" and Democrats were not part of the decision-making regarding making certain documents public. Kavanaugh began the tumultuous process on Tuesday...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon forces cancellation of Anna Maria fireworks show
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon forces cancellation of Anna Maria fireworks show

Tropical Storm Gordon appeared to be gathering strength as it emerged into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Monday afternoon, and the National Hurricane Center's forecast track takes the core of the storm ...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

"Handmaids" are protesting at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing

Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) made salient points. Senate Democrats showed unified opposition to the nomination hearings continuing despite the lack of full dis...More..

Tropical depression may form in the Gulf of Mexico this week
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Tropical depression may form in the Gulf of Mexico this week

There also a Tropical Storm warning from the Alabama-Florida border to Morgan City, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Gordon has left many businesses on Florida's Gulf Coast feeling shortchanged by the holiday week...More..

California lawmakers pass stiffest net neutrality law in US
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

California lawmakers pass stiffest net neutrality law in US

The state Assembly approved a version Thursday. The FCC rebuttal said the USA shouldn't operate under an "unwieldy patchwork of regulations". A lawsuit targeting the bill could eventually find its way to the Su...More..

Notley announces Alberta will pull out of federal climate plan
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Notley announces Alberta will pull out of federal climate plan

The federal court of appeal has delivered a massive victory to the Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish First Nations in their challenge of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, ruling this morning that the federal g...More..

1 death from Hawaii storm Lane reported on Kauai National News
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

1 death from Hawaii storm Lane reported on Kauai National News

Eastern Pacific Ocean: Two hurricanes as of now. Hurricane Season 2018 (the Atlantic Hurricane Season , that is), has been strangely quiet - too quiet. Tropical Storm GraceSeptember 5, 2015 - Tropical Stor...More..

Hawaii residents on alert as Hurricane Lane gathers strength
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hawaii residents on alert as Hurricane Lane gathers strength

As of the Tuesday morning update, Hurricane Lane was a category 4 storm , with maximum sustained winds near 250 km/h. In the state's history, only two storms of this strength have ever come within 350 mile...More..

EPA unveils Affordable Clean Energy proposal; coal applauds
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

EPA unveils Affordable Clean Energy proposal; coal applauds

In the scenario the E.P.A. has pegged as the most likely to occur, the health effects would be significant. Trump's efforts to save coal have included everything from moving to pull out of the Paris Agreemen...More..

Hurricane Lane Looks Absolutely Massive From Space
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane Looks Absolutely Massive From Space

Earlier Tuesday evening, the weather service issued a hurricane warning for the Big Island. 'This is expected to result in very heavy rainfall , potentially leading to flash flooding'. "Only two hurricanes...More..

Hawaii braces for Category 5 Hurricane Lane
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hawaii braces for Category 5 Hurricane Lane

This is expected to continue. As of Tuesday morning, the eye of the hurricane was located well to the southeast of the island chain, and was moving west at about 14 km/h. It is not certain what Hurricane Lane...More..

Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan
by | Saturday, August 18, 2018

Donald Trump: ‘I’ve Never Respected’ John Brennan

Without citing evidence or offering proof, he said Mueller had conflicts of interest of his own. Hours earlier, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders denied that Brennan and others are being singled out b...More..