• Hurricane Florence: Latest NOAA Updates from NHC (Sept. 13)
Hurricane Florence: Latest NOAA Updates from NHC (Sept. 13)

Florence is expected to strike North Carolina's coast on Friday, then drift southwest before moving inland on Saturday, according to Miami's National Hurricane Center ( NHC ). Airlines canceled almost 1,000 flights and counting. "We expect those numbers to rise significantly over the next 24 hours, as the storm approaches and airlines fin...

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  • SpaceX Says Passenger Booked to Circle Moon on Big Falcon Rocket
SpaceX Says Passenger Booked to Circle Moon on Big Falcon Rocket

The space exploration startup tweeted this morning that it had signed its first passenger up for a trip in the company's BFR rocket. Asked whether he'd be the first passenger, Musk-who's also the chief executive officer of Tesla Inc. SpaceX was tight-lipped about the financial terms of the deal and the identity of the individuals. The names and i...

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  • Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path waivers
Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path waivers

The storm is moving toward the southwest near 6 miles per hour (9 km/h). 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 inches of rain in parts of SC.

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  • Flights cancelled in the US Southeast as Hurricane Florence approaches
Flights cancelled in the US Southeast as Hurricane Florence approaches

Storm surge warnings , hurricane warnings, and tropical storm warnings are in effect along the coast of the Carolinas. Wind gusts from Florence could reach tropical storm force (39+ mph), while sustained winds are expected to be in the 20-30 miles per hour range.

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  • Amazon's Bezos unveils $2 bn philanthropic fund
Amazon's Bezos unveils $2 bn philanthropic fund

The world has been waiting for a major philanthropy announcement from Jeff Bezos for over a year. "Most important of those will be genuine, intense customer obsession". Many Twitter users agreed with that reasoning. "If billionaires like Bezos were properly taxed then we wouldn't need billionaires like Bezos to sweep in and "rescue" people failed ...

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  • Hurricane Florence: Alamance links and info for the storm
Hurricane Florence: Alamance links and info for the storm

The National Hurricane Center , a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , said that Hurricane Florence may lead to a life-threatening storm surge and rainfall. Download the free AccuWeather app to stay up-to-date with Florence's expected track and impacts to the United States. "The bottom line is that there is increa...

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  • Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence
Here's what the DC region can expect from Hurricane Florence

Let's get drunk!'" Jordan Berry, the barman at a local sports bar, told the site. North Carolina and SC are bracing for the onslaught, which could bring storm surges as high as nine feet and rainfall of as much as 40 inches in some areas.

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  • California Just Committed to 100% Carbon-Free Power by 2045
California Just Committed to 100% Carbon-Free Power by 2045

California is the second state to adopt such a goal, after Hawaii. "This summit is going to be a showcase for the whole world in terms of climate action", said Ethan Elkind, head of the climate program at the Center for Law, Energy & the Environment at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • United States east coast braced for catastrophic hurricane strike
United States east coast braced for catastrophic hurricane strike

President Donald Trump has declared that a state of emergency exists. Current forecasts call for Florence to be at least a Category 3 storm when it arrives at the Carolinas. "This will be a storm that's going to be far larger than we have seen in perhaps decades", Trump said. But despite that, bad things can happen when you're talking about a...

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  • Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC
Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

It is still expected to bring a storm surge of up to 13ft (4 metres), plus waves, at the North Carolina coast on Thursday before slowing down and dumping a huge amount of rain, triggering damaging flooding further inland. A primary power supplier in the Carolinas, Duke Energy is already warning that some 75 percent of its 4 million customers coul...

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  • Hurricane Florence: 10 million at risk as first shelter declared FULL
Hurricane Florence: 10 million at risk as first shelter declared FULL

The four storms in the Atlantic come as another one in the Pacific is hitting Hawaii. Florence is headed straight for some of the most well-known military bases in the country. " Hurricane Florence is looking even bigger than anticipated". Parts of North Carolina could get 1m of rainfall. Spokesman Howard Fowler said restoration could take "...

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  • Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast
Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

It may move a little north into Virginia or a little south into SC. Although Ocean City is not expected to experience tropical storm force wind or heavy rainfall, property owners should still secure loose, lightweight objects including patio furniture and garbage cans.

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  • Rick Scott to deploy emergency teams, resources ahead of Hurricane Florence
Rick Scott to deploy emergency teams, resources ahead of Hurricane Florence

The storm's maximum sustained winds were clocked at 120 miles per hour (193 km per hour), down from a peak of 140 mph a day earlier before Florence was downgraded from a Category 4. "I want to get them as far away as possible". "We hope to have something left when we get home", she said. On another barrier island just below the Bogue Banks, Ste...

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  • NASA Footage Shows Strengthening Hurricane Florence From Space
NASA Footage Shows Strengthening Hurricane Florence From Space

EDT Sept. 10 as it moved in a westerly direction across the Atlantic, headed for a likely landfall along the eastern seaboard of the USA late Thursday or early Friday", NASA explains in a new blog post. The storm was expected to make landfall in North Carolina some time Thursday or Friday, though winds frome the hurricane could be felt as early as ...

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  • Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds
Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

The slow-moving storm, with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, is expected. The lingering storm could bring days of heavy rains, which could spark intense floods from SC to Virginia . Power in some areas is likely to be out for several days, and storm surge is expected to flood widespread areas, he said, including inland regions of...

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  • Search-and-rescue team from Maryland heads to SC before storm
Search-and-rescue team from Maryland heads to SC before storm

The storm now has maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour and gusts as high as 90 miles per hour. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency as well as mandatory evacuation orders along the eastern coastline.

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  • Crowdfunding campaign tied to Collins' vote on Kavanaugh surpasses $1 million
Crowdfunding campaign tied to Collins' vote on Kavanaugh surpasses $1 million

Here are five USA senators who could either make or break Kavanaugh's nomination. Collins' vote could decide whether he is appointed. "If I vote for him, the money is given to my opponent for the 2020 race", she continued, emphasizing that, "this effort will not influence my vote at all".

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  • Hurricanes Off Both US Coasts Have 39 Airports On Alert
Hurricanes Off Both US Coasts Have 39 Airports On Alert

The Atlantic hurricane's maximum sustained winds have increased to almost 130 miles per hour (195 kilometers per hour), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory issued at noon Eastern Time (1600 GMT). "Action today can avoid losses due to Florence", said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper in a statement. Evacuations began Monday ...

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  • Florence expected to become a 'major hurricane' as it heads to US
Florence expected to become a 'major hurricane' as it heads to US

Hurricane Florence , meanwhile, is still forecast to strike North Carolina and SC on September 13. The storm is moving slowly towards the west at 9 miles per hour with winds of 65 miles per hour. "Don't get complacent just because you live inland!" "There is an increasing risk of two life-threatening impacts from Florence: Storm surge at the ...

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  • TS Helene becomes hurricane; TS Isaac could become hurricane soon
TS Helene becomes hurricane; TS Isaac could become hurricane soon

The state's emergency management agency said it is "preparing for the possibility of a large-scale disaster". "Accordingly, I am declaring a state of emergency so that we can begin to prepare state assets, and I encourage Virginians to monitor forecasts and make their own preparations now", Northam said.

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