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Over 62,000 still without power in the Carolinas after Florence

Michele Nix, from Kinston, serves as the vice chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. Residential streets have turned into rivers and freeways have m...


Japanese man to be 1st private moon flight passenger

What do I want to do there? "This is my lifelong dream", Maezawa said in a speech on Monday, announcing that he would be inviting artists to join him on his 2...


Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

North Carolina officials warned motorists not to drive on roads in a large area - south of the I-64 and east of the I-73/74 highways - because of hazardous con...


Hurricane Florence: Death toll mounts to 14

More than 30 inches of rain pounded on North Carolina , which is a record, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm has set tropical rainfall re...


Florence's Death Toll Stands at 14 as It Weakens to a Depression

Florence is menacing the USA coast just as Supertyphoon Mangkhut is threatening to spur chaos in parts of Asia. This is according to data as of 5 a.m. Roads ...


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

Wind damage is expected as well, with hurricane-force sustained winds and wind gusts topping 100 miles per hour in some places. "We may be facing a situation ...


Hurricane Florence: What we know and what to expect

It is now at Category 1. Almost 2 million coastal residents are now under mandatory evacuation orders, although it remains unclear how many have actually do...


More than 150,000 people without power from Hurricane Florence

Joel N. Myers said. Florence had been a Category 3 hurricane with 120 miles per hour winds on Thursday but dropped to Category 1 before coming ashore. "It t...


Latest Update on Hurricane Helene, Tropical Storm Isaac, Gulf Depression

Tropical Storm Isaac was expected to pass south of Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and Cuba. The remnants of the storm could even end up bringing some drier conditio...


Hurricane Florence Tracking Toward Carolinas Virginia Watches

And the storm surge, which could be as much as 12 feet in some areas, will be on top of sea level rise from climate change. Although Florence is still days fr...


SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

Who will be the first to take a seat aboard the Big Falcon Rocket - a privately funded reusable rocket ship developed by SpaceX previous year, weighing in at 4....


Hurricane Florence: Astronaut photos of the giant storm from space

From his orbiting perch, Gerst offered Earthlings yet another warning about the hurricane's dangers: "Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding night...


Hurricane Florence is no Hugo. It looks worse

Governor Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency for the state of Georgia: "in light of the storm's forecasted southward track after making landfall"....


Tropical Storm Helene forms in eastern Atlantic

Cooper's emergency declaration makes it possible to waive the state's transportation rules so North Carolina farmers can harvest and transport their crops to ma...


Virginia Beach prepares as Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4

The National Hurricane Center issued a storm surge and hurricane watch for the east coast from Edisto Beach, South Carolina north towards the North Carolin...


‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Florence is now packing winds of 220 km/h

Hurricane warnings have been issued by the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC ) for portions of SC and North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence , accordin...


Atlantic Hurricane Season: From Zero to 2017 with Florence, More

That Category 4 storm destroyed 15,000 buildings and killed 19 people in North Carolina. Helene: The 5:00am advisory on Hurricane Helene has the storm wi...


Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 2 storm

Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and SC, carrying winds and water that co...


Tropical storm Gordon weakens after killing child

Tropical storm force winds had been reported in Mobile Bay and at Pensacola Naval Air Station by 6:30 p.m. States of emergency were issued for Mississippi, L...


Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens, churns toward U.S. Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for southeast Louisiana, and Hurricane Warnings are in effect for coastal MS and Alabama. Santa Rosa County Schools ...