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Hurricane Florence lashes USA east coast, triggers flood warnings

Storm surge search and rescue operations have been underway across the county. Amber Parker , spokesperson for Craven County, North Carolina , tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson that officials are happy to have daylight on their side Friday. [Full Article...]

'Dead Calm': Jeff Flock Assesses Damage as Eye of Hurricane Florence Passes

'Dead Calm': Jeff Flock Assesses Damage as Eye of Hurricane Florence Passes The NHC predicts the storm will continue in that direction and approach the coast of the Carolinas, entering the hurricane warning area by Thursday and moving slowly near the coastline through Saturday . North Carolina corrections officials said more than 3,000 people were relocated from adult prisons and juvenile centres in the path of Florence, and more than 300 county prisoners were transfe... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Tracking Toward Carolinas Virginia Watches

Hurricane Florence Tracking Toward Carolinas Virginia Watches Everyone "from SC into the Mid-Atlantic region should ensure they have their hurricane plan in place and follow any advice given by local officials", the hurricane center urged ahead of Florence's expected landfall on Thursday or Friday. "This is not going to be a quick hit across the coast", he said. Farmers will be using the next several days to prepare for the storm, he said. Even before it... [Full Article...]

Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm

Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm The government of France has issued a Hurricane Watch for Guadeloupe and Martinique. Forecasters have warned that Storm Helene could pose a danger to life when it bears down on the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland next week. Of the Atlantic's two active hurricanes - Florence and Helene - Florence posed the greatest threat to land, as it neared the Carolinas and Virginia as a Category 3 hur... [Full Article...]

Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence Some areas could receive as much as 40 inches (one meter) of rain, forecasters said . "It's here where Saffir-Simpson may not be best measure of storms true power", tweeted Weatherbell.com meteorologist Joe Bastardi. State Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen said driving through floodwaters was a leading cause of death during Hurricane Matthew in 2016. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon

SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon It's anybody's guess, but Musk did reply to a tweet with a Japanese flag emoji, prompting speculation that the tourist is from Japan. The company will host a media event on Monday, Sept. The rocket in combination with a spaceship capsule is being built by SpaceX with the colonization of the planet Mars in mind. As well as building a settlement on Mars to fulfill humanity's destiny of being "... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

Most of those cancellations are tied to the approaching hurricane, now a Category 2 storm with winds expected onshore late Thursday at more than 80 miles per hour. Schools and businesses closed as far south as Georgia, airlines canceled about 1,200 flights and counting, and coastal towns in the Carolinas were largely emptied out. [Full Article...]

Trump disputes Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

Trump disputes Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico The revised death count, he continued , "was done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible when I was successfully raising Billions of Dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico". People online were aghast that the president would somehow blame Democrats for an accurate death toll being reported. It was not until last month that electricity was fully restored to the entire island... [Full Article...]

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence If the European model is true or the overall trend persists, University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy said it "is exceptionally bad news, as it smears a landfall out over hundreds of miles of coastline, most notably the storm surge". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence makes turbulent arrival with strong winds, bands of rain

Some forecasters have predicted it could be the most powerful storm ever to hit the region. The images, captured from249 miles above the storm, captured Florence as it draws close to North Carolina's coast. "We just want prayers from everyone". "If we lose the house, oh well, we can get housing". Cheryl Browning lives with her husband and son, who has terminal cancer, in Richlands, North Ca... [Full Article...]

NASA posts phenomenal video of Hurricane Florence from station

Viewed through the wide-angle camera of the International Space Station which orbits at 250 miles (400 kilometers) above Earth, Hurricane Florence appears swirling above the Atlantic Ocean as it's moving west-northwest towards the North and SC. [Full Article...]

Georgia Declares Emergency as Hurricane Florence Approaches

The rainfall may produce life-threatening flash floods. "If this blows at 120 mph for four hours, ... you lose a shingle every two minutes, and all of the sudden, you've lost your whole roof after four hours", CNN meteorologist Chad Myers said. [Full Article...]

Newcastle University discover new species from the extreme depths of the Pacific

Newcastle University discover new species from the extreme depths of the Pacific For now, the fish are merely being referred to as the red, blue and red Atacama snailfish. These creatures live at such "extreme depths" that they rival the world's deepest-living fish - the Mariana snailfish ( pseudoliparis swirei ), discovered a year ago inside the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence weakens, but still a strong flood threat

Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm as of the Wednesday 11 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center . The first severe winds from Hurricane Florence are still expected to hit the Wilmington area around Thursday at 2 p.m., with the eye striking the Wilmington area on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m., according to most recent update from the National Weather Service... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

Reports out of Wilmington, North Carolina, said that the outer bands of wind and rain from Florence, a Category 2 storm with 105 miles per hour winds, are hitting North Carolina. A zoomed in image of the eye of Hurricane Florence. Some areas could receive as much as 40 inches (one meter) of rain, forecasters said. He said hurricane-force winds extended outward 80 miles from the center of the s... [Full Article...]

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

Tens of thousands of people are already without power. The effects of Hurricane Florence can already be felt along the coast of North Carolina as of 12 p.m. "We're a little anxious about the storm surge so we came down to see what the river is doing now", said Linda Smith, 67, a retired nonprofit director. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Approaches Carolinas as Wind Speeds Reach 150 miles per hour

REUTERS/Chris KeanePeople walk past a boarded up building before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, U.S., September 12, 2018. A satellite image shows Hurricane Florence looming in the Atlantic Ocean as the sun rises over the U.S. Florence is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to North Carolina and SC on Thursday and hurricane conditions on Friday . [Full Article...]

Florence’s lower category doesn’t take rainfall into account

That is, of course, if Florence stays on its current path and hits North Carolina . Hurricane Florence is predicted to creep across the coast from North Carolina to SC, drenching a wide area after making landfall late Thursday or early Friday. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence begins to batter United States east coast

Storm surge is deadly. Calling the storm surge prediction " incredible ", Graham said that because Florence will likely nudge its way onto the coast, giving its hurricane winds lots of time to force water inland, he wouldn't be surprised "to see storm surge a mile, a mile and a half inland - maybe even two miles or more, in some cases". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Travel Begins To Snarl As Storm Closes In

It's big and vicious. "Persons located within these areas should take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other risky conditions", the hurricane center briefing said. On Thursday, Gregory Lusk, the adjutant general of the North Carolina National Guard, said 6,400 guardsmen were on active duty between North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia... [Full Article...]


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