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Storm now a Category 2, still unsafe

Forecasters have adjusted Hurricane Florence's projected path, saying that after it makes landfall, it is likely to take a more southerly route than expecte...


North Carolina faces Hurricane Florence the only way we know how…with memes

The downtown area was underwater.Calls for help multiplied as the wind picked up and tide rolled in, city public information officer Colleen Roberts said. Amtra...


Watch Hurricane Florence Make Landfall in This Incredible Space Station Video

EDT minutes after the storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina packing winds of 90 miles an hour", NASA said in a video description . In C...


Hurricane Florence rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

Forecasters say although Florence is now a tropical storm, it will continue to threaten North and SC with powerful winds and catastrophic freshwater flooding. I...


Hurricane Helene heading towards the United Kingdom, bringing chances of gale force winds

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Power outages were reported across Puerto Rico Friday morning as Tropical Depression Isaac dropped rain across the US territory. Based ...


Hurricane Florence tracker: Map of North Carolina - where did Florence make landfall?

Amber Parker, a spokeswoman for Craven County, where New Bern is located, told CNN early Friday morning the county had already logged more than 100 service call...


Hurricane Florence: Giant, slow-moving storm causes deluge as it makes landfall

The Category 1 storm, which throttled North Carolina , also left two elderly men dead - one of whom got electrocuted while trying to connect a pair of extensio...


Carolina Braces for Florence Storm Surge

East Coast . Florence is still a Category 2 hurricane . The core is also about 60 miles (95 kilometers) east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina. We wil...


Hurricane Florence's onslaught threatens disaster in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence, weakened but still unsafe, has crashed into the Carolinas on Friday as a giant, slow-moving storm that stranded residents with floodwaters ...


Hurricane Florence approaching Carolina coast, will move west this weekend

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 sm...


Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

With reports of skyscraper-likes waves out at sea, the potential for historic coastal surges and rainfalls, and severe threats to vulnerable nuclear plants and ...


Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Melody Rawson evacuated her first-floor apartment in Myrtle Beach and arrived at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia, to camp for free with three other...


Photos of Hurricane Florence from space are truly scary to behold

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 condition...


Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

Still, the storm has the capacity for huge destruction. The agency is also warning people in the evacuation areas to leave stating that "This is not going to be...


Hurricane Florence moves inland near Cape Fear, North Carolina - NHC

In the 5 a.m. ET advisory , Florence was 205 miles east-southeast of Wilmington, NC, packing maximum-sustained winds of 110 mph and moving to the northwest at 1...


Florence weakens to Category 1, but days of rain and wind underway

The expected heavy rainfall would produce both flash flooding and river flooding that could in turn cause an environmental disaster, if the water inundates the ...


West Point area could start to feel effects of Hurricane Florence Thursday

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 ...


Florence sits on doorstep of Carolinas with projected winds of 100mph

Hurricane Florence's leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hul...


Four storms swirling in Atlantic as Tropical Storm Joyce forms

At 8 a.m., the center of the storm was 25 miles east of Dominica. At 5 a.m. Thursday, Hallstrom said, "currently out the window it looks like just another day...


Insurers brace for another round of catastrophe losses from Hurricane Florence

The center said the waves were measured by satellite. The National Hurricane Center said the hurricane's peak winds have decreased slightly to 125 mph but the...


Much of Carolinas awash after Hurricane Florence moves in

Electric Cooperatives and smaller utility companies. There are fears that this storm could cause damage similar to what Houston suffered during Hurricane H...


Florence by the numbers: Strongest wind gust in 60 years hits Wilmington

FEMA has warned that while downgraded, the storm will still generate life threatening storm surge and rainfall in North and SC. "Inland flooding kills a lot...


Stone in South African cave boasts oldest-known human drawing

The L13 piece was uncovered in 2011, but it took the watchful eye of archaeologist Luca Pollarolo, an honorary research fellow at the University of the Witwater...


Satellite view of risky Hurricane Florence at sunrise

It was the second rally Trump cancelled this week due to the storm, following a Friday rally slated for Mississippi. The South Carolina National Guard has r...


"Once In A Lifetime" Hurricane Florence Weakens, Begins Lashing Eastern US

He compares Hurricane Florence with Hurricane Isabel, which hit the Virginia and North Carolina area at a similar strength in 2003, leaving about a million ...


The Impact Of Hurricane Florence

Hurricanes can be scary and unsafe, but one middle school in Sumter received an awe-inspiring glimpse of the monster storm that is on its way to SC. While Flo...


Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence

Since Fukushima, all USA reactors have been upgraded with additional safety equipment, including portable pumps and generators to keep cooling water circulating...


Hurricane Florence is about to make landfall in North Carolina

While the storm may have slowed down slightly, it will still bring life-threatening storm surges , high winds, massive flooding and power cuts as it makes land...


The Weather Channel Goes All In With Apocalyptic Hurricane Florence Graphics

More than a million people along the coastlines of North Carolina , South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate. Top winds were holding at 90...


Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane death toll, blames Dems

On Thursday, Trump insisted in a pair of tweets that the official death toll was concocted by "Democrats" as part of a conspiracy to "make me look as bad as pos...


United States readies for 'big one' as Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

Deal's declaration Wednesday covers comes as the National Weather Service's storm forecast shows a chance that Florence's track might turn toward the southwes...


SpaceX to send world's first private passenger around Moon

The company has stated that more details about the event's activities will be announced closer to the event itself and that it would last for about an hour-and-...


Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas as it nears landfall

Florence is now a strong Category 2 storm . Anadolu Agency via Getty Images A auto goes through a flooded street during the heavy rain of outer bands of Hur...


Grand Strand sees first power outages as Hurricane Florence nears coast

Forecasters continue to warn of storm surges , excessive rainfall and catastrophic flash flooding. Waves from Hurricane Florence pound the Bogue Inlet Pier...


Hurricane Florence from space

NASA itself uploaded a video of Hurricane Florence that was taken by the high-definition camera located outside the International Space Station. Up to 10 mi...