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Weather Report: Tropical Storm Isaac still expected to affect Barbados


Two other tropical storms , Helene and Joyce , are well out to sea, and racing off toward the Azores and potentially Europe. The tropical storm-force winds from Helene should begin impacting the Azores around 8 a.m. "Remnants of that system could bring wet weather across western parts of the United Kingdom on Tuesday and we still need to keep an eye on it. We should also continue to keep our brothers and sisters located in the Carolinas in our thoughts and prayers as Hurricane ... Read More »

At least 4 dead as Florence downgraded to Tropical Storm


East Coast with hurricane-force winds for almost a full day. "Inland flooding kills a lot of people". Hurricane Florence was making a marathon landfall in North Carolina early Friday, pushing a life-threatening storm surge of floodwater miles inland and ripping apart buildings with screaming wind and pelting rain. Read More »

What scares experts about Hurricane Florence

By Friday night the center of the storm had moved to eastern SC, about 15 miles northeast of Myrtle Beach, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. People fleeing North and SC clogged coastal highways early Wednesday as Hurricane Florence , a monster Category 4 storm , bore down on the USA east coast for a direct hit in a low-lying region dense with beachfront vacation homes. Read More »

83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence


Florence was at last report a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometers (121 miles) per hour. There was particular concern about the storm lingering once it nears the coast and moves onshore, allowing it to dump torrential amounts of rain in parts of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Read More »

Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast


As of Thursday morning, forecast models showed the storm bringing more rain than originally thought - officials now predict 35 inches of rain will fall in a two-day period as Florence, now a Category 2 storm with 110 miles per hour sustained winds, will stall over Wilmington after making landfall early Friday morning. Read More »

North Carolina TV station evacuates due to rising waters

Cooper said Florence would "continue its violent grind across the state for days". As of Friday morning, Atlantic Beach, a town on the state's Outer Banks barrier islands, already had received 30 inches (76 cm) of rain, the US Geological Service said. Read More »

Tropical Storm Isaac Intermediate Advisory Number 19A


The remnants of the storm could even end up bringing some drier conditions to the south west of the UK. The turbulent weather is coming off the back of one of number of major storms now raging in the Atlantic, another of which, Hurricane Florence , has caused mass evacuations on the east coast of United States this week. Read More »

Mother and infant are first Hurricane Florence fatalities

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., at 7:15 a.m. ET, creeping slowly ashore - but bringing strong winds, a massive storm surge and a rain system that will soak much of the state and SC for days. Its designation then was "potential tropical cyclone six". Still, he said: "I feel like the dumbest human being who ever walked the face of the earth". Read More »

After game canceled, Colgate donates meals to those displaced by Hurricane Florence


Due to the expansive nature of Hurricane Florence , Red Cross volunteers are stretched thin across the state, Shumake said. Officials pleaded with residents across the Carolinas to treat the storm as a deadly threat. The numbers are expected to soar as the storm's winds and torrential rains sweep over more land. As the recovery from past storms continues in many rural towns, the next storm is about to strike. Read More »

Watch Hurricane Florence Make Landfall in This Incredible Space Station Video


Emergency officials on Wrightsville Beach were able to assess the beginning impacts of Hurricane Florence before day turned to night Thursday. Cooper said Florence would "continue its violent grind across the state for days". We have steps on the sides of the house so it's a few feet off the ground anyway. Still, he said: "I feel like the dumbest human being who ever walked the face of the earth". Read More »

AccuWeather Explains What to Expect from 'Monster' Hurricane Florence

Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind does. Pieces of torn-apart buildings flew through the air. 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 transferred to state facilities. Read More »

Hurricane Florence: North Carolina family's garage submerged in water

The storm has weakened to a Category 1, with wind speeds of 90 miles per hour. It will likely come on shore Friday near Wilmington, North Carolina. The effects of Hurricane Florence have already arrived on the East Coast of the U.S., where massive floods have already begun and as much asthe National Hurricane Center forecasts 40 inches of rain and 11 feet of flooding from the storm surge. Read More »

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up


Emergency officials on Wrightsville Beach were able to assess the beginning impacts of Hurricane Florence before day turned to night Thursday. "Catastrophic effects will be felt". The storm's movement, not its strength, has forecasters and officials anxious. We are more inland from the coast. Officials have warned that the life-threatening storm could come with maximum sustained wind speeds of 90mph and carries a risk of "catastrophic" flooding. Read More »

Florence maintains Cat. 3 strength as it barrels toward Carolinas

It posted: "Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion". SC and North Carolina are evacuating people living in vulnerable areas along the coast. Hurricane watch areas face conditions that will make outside preparations risky or hard. Satellite images show the storm has maintained a distinct eye and is well organized. Read More »

Met Office 'danger to life' warning as winds to hit Northern Ireland


On the forecast track, Isaac is forecast to move across the central Lesser Antilles and into the eastern Caribbean Sea later today, and then move across the eastern and central Caribbean Sea through the weekend. It will continue to move to the west and away from the V.I. during the overnight hours. Met Éireann said: "Current indications are that (ex-) tropical storm Helene will approach Ireland's south coast during Tuesday". Read More »

Hurricane Florence crawling toward the Carolinas, coastal water levels rising


The commanding general says anyone remaining on base will have food, water and protection despite being in the projected path of the storm. It has slowed down — and will continue to do so — moving to the northwest at 5 miles per hour. "Especially for people that we've already told to evacuate". Roberts said numerous residents live near the Neuse and Trent rivers. If the storm lingers longer, more rain will fall, according to forecasters. Read More »

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Registers First Passenger for Round-the-Moon Trip


In a step that commercialises space travel, U.S. private space firm SpaceX on Friday announced that it will send the first private passenger to Moon and will reveal his identity on Monday. The rocket in combination with a spaceship capsule is being built by SpaceX with the colonization of the planet Mars in mind. SpaceX was tight-lipped about the financial terms of the deal and the identity of the individuals. Read More »

UNC Storm Surge Expert Warns Of Potentially 'Catastrophic' Florence


After Florence makes landfall, that ridge, now over Washington and NY, will move east - but be replaced by another one forming over the Great Lakes that will likely keep the storm stuck, McNoldy said. "Hurricane Florence has the potential to cause catastrophic flooding, especially in our coastal areas", Governor Northam said. After the storm hits the Carolinas, it is then forecast to threaten parts of Tennessee, Georgia, West Virginia , Ohio, Maryland, and Pennsylvania with heavy rains and ... Read More »

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING


EDT. "It certainly is a challenge forecasting precise impacts when its exact track won't be known until a day in advance", Landsea told AP. It is an extremely, dangerous, life-threatening, historic hurricane, ' said North Carolina Gov. "It's not the middle of a hurricane yet, so why not come for a beer?" said Waters, 54. "And since we have three dogs and three parrots, they're requesting us to purchase two to six rooms". Read More »

Hurricane Florence has weakened but it will still be devastating

The Wilmington area can now expect 9-to-13-foot storm surges if Florence's peak impact coincides with high tide, Brunswick County coastal areas west of Southport can expect 6-to-9-foot surges. Their entire neighborhood evacuated in Wilmington, North Carolina, David and Janelle Garrigus planned to ride out Florence at their daughter's one-bedroom apartment in Charlotte. Read More »

‘Threat becomes reality’: Florence begins days of rain, wind

One climate model is predicting that as much as 11 trillion gallons of rain will fall on North Carolina in the coming week - an amount that's enough to fill the Empire State Building 40 times over. Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come. Another 400 people were in shelters in Virginia, where forecasts were less dire. Read More »

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

Florence about to make landfall in N. Carolina causing life-threatening storm surge. As of Thursday morning, forecast models showed the storm bringing more rain than originally thought - officials now predict 35 inches of rain will fall in a two-day period as Florence, now a Category 2 storm with 110 miles per hour sustained winds, will stall over Wilmington after making landfall early Friday morning. Read More »

Hurricane Florence starts its prolonged assault on the Carolinas

US Southeast power companies said more than 188,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina and SC were without power early Friday as Hurricane Florence caused a deluge ahead of its landfall later in the day. But that, combined with the storm's slowing forward movement and heavy rains, had Gov. Roy Cooper warning of an impending disaster. In the tiny community of Sea Breeze near Wilmington, Roslyn Fleming, 56, made a video of the inlet where her granddaughter was baptized because "I ... Read More »

Stunning space photos show 'nightmare' Hurricane Florence swirling over the Atlantic ZlotoNews

Describing Hurricane Florence as "a no-kidding nightmare" is certainly appropriate, with Gerst warning Americans on the East Coast to prepare for the storm's arrival. Another photo (embedded below) was snapped on September 10 by astronaut Ricky Arnold while aboard the International Space Station. Following Hurricane Florence are two more powerful storms crossing the Atlantic, namely Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Helene. Read More »

Hurricane Florence: Georgia Governor declares state of EMERGENCY for all 159 counties

Myrtle Beach's Ocean Boulevard was practically empty at midday on Wednesday, September 12, as the SC town prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Florence. Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington states have all already declared states of emergency ahead of the storm. Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles (130 kilometers) from its center, and tropical-storm-force winds up to 195 miles (315 kilometers). Read More »

Hurricane Florence DOWNGRADED to Category 1 as it continues path of DESTRUCTION

A National Weather Service forecaster has said it will be the "storm of a lifetime" for parts of the Carolina coast . The storm's centre was about 180km east of Wilmington, North Carolina, at 2pm local time (18:00 GMT) but tropical storm-strength winds and heavy rains already were hitting North Carolina's Outer Banks barrier islands. Read More »

Scientists discover ghostly new fish in the depths of the Pacific


The three new species of snailfish proliferated significantly in that area because they can live unthreatened by predators as it happens in shallow waters. Their squishy, translucent bodies are very well-suited to deep oceans, where the extreme water pressure and cold temperatures keep their forms more or less in line, USA Today explained . Read More »

Incredible video shows plane flying into eye of Hurricane Florence


Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm as of the Wednesday 11 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center . 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 hulking storm closed in with 90 miles per hour (135 kph) winds for a drenching siege that could last all weekend. Read More »

PIX: Hurricane Florence From Space

Fox News reported that sustained winds were picking up a bit along the North Carolina coast. Florence is the most unsafe of three tropical systems in the Atlantic. "If you are on the coast, there is still time to get out safely". "Today's the day", he said. The latest tracks for Category 4 storm Florence, released early Wednesday morning, now have the storm staying farther south, following the European model. Read More »

Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

Hurricane Florence will be one of the biggest storms to make landfall along the USA eastern seaboard in decades. That makes sense since the category of a storm is generally determined by its maximum sustained winds; but, researchers have found, the vast majority of deaths (nearly 90%) from hurricanes , tropical storms, or tropical depressions between 1963 and 2012 were attributable to "storm surge, rainfall flooding, high surf, and deaths just offshore". Read More »

Watch live streaming video of Hurricane Florence rolling into North Carolina

Broward airport: At Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, the only flight cancellations are to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, which are canceled Thursday and Friday. Maximum water heights caused by Hurricane Florence's storm surge as predicted by the ADCIRC computer model. "We're about to be in the thick of it". Read More »