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Sep 16 2018

Mass evacuations ordered as Hurricane Florence heads toward Carolinas

SC governor Henry McMaster has ordered the evacuation of the entire 187-mile coastline of the Palmetto State, effective at noon on Tuesday, in anticipation of powerful ...

Sep 15 2018

Losing Speed, Tropical Storm Florence Will Continue Slowly Through The Carolinas

In New Bern, North Carolina, where the Neuse and Trent rivers intersect, around 200 people were rescued after being stranded in their homes overnight, according to Mayor ...

Sep 15 2018

'GET OUT OF ITS WAY!': 'Monster' Hurricane Florence aims to drench Carolinas

A 77-year-old man was found dead at 8 a.m. Friday by his family at his home on Middle Street in Kinston. "Typically, we see a stimulus effect that creates jobs and rais...

Sep 15 2018

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

Forecasters said some reduction in forward speed was expected over the next few days, followed by a possible turn to the west-northwest late Sunday. Meanwhile in the Pa...

Sep 15 2018

NASA posts incredible video of Hurricane Florence from space

Hurricane Florence is a Category-4 storm that's headed for the US East Coast and predicted to start impacting SC and North Carolina as early as Thursday morning, accordi...

Sep 15 2018

What scares experts about Hurricane Florence

In addition to the hurricane-strength winds blowing ashore Friday, Florence has the potential to bring a storm surge upwards of 6 feet in parts of the coastline including...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas, threatening record rainfall, punishing winds

Trees", Holt said. Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com said Florence could dump a staggering 18 trillion gallons of rain over a week on North Carolina, So...

Sep 15 2018

Florence makes landfall in US

The 63-year-old former firefighter says he was able to sleep through the torrential rain and thrashing winds when then-Hurricane Florence made landfall early Friday morni...

Sep 15 2018

Florence downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane

Tropical storm-force winds are forecast to hit the Carolinas Thursday evening, according to Business Insider. North Carolina, South Carolina , Virginia, Maryland, ...

Sep 15 2018

Mother, child killed as Hurricane Florence swamps US

Gov. Roy Cooper's office said he died while plugging in a generator. A 78-year-old man was electrocuted attempting to connect extension cords while another man perished...

Sep 15 2018

Steve Harrigan Reports in Extreme Conditions in North Topsail Beach, NC

As of Friday morning, Atlantic Beach, a town on the state's Outer Banks barrier islands, had received 30 inches (76 cm) of rain, the U.S. Geological Service said. The fo...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm

Isaac, along with Florence, Helene and two other systems increasingly likely to form, have set a hectic pace for the Atlantic - even busier than a year ago when Harvey, I...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence brings flooding; mother, baby die after tree falls on home

Virginia and Georgia are also under states of emergency, but it's North and SC that are positioned to suffer the worst of the storm's wrath. We could see totals there aro...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane Florence's winds and rain begin lashing Carolinas

An Oklahoma search and rescue helicopter team left Wednesday for Hurricane Florence and will be stationed in Tennessee and the Carolinas along the East Coast to respond...

Sep 15 2018

Hurricane hits Carolinas, governor warns 'it's going to get worse'

Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina , Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. The National Hurricane Center says the h...

Sep 14 2018

Hurricane Florence lashes United States east coast, triggers flood warnings

Life-threatening storm surge and rainfall are expected. But these winds combined with a giant storm surge and deluge of rain are brewing havoc along the coast. The milita...

Sep 14 2018

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

The hurricane center's projected track had Florence hovering off the southern North Carolina coast starting Thursday night before finally blowing ashore. "I'm not approac...

Sep 14 2018

Hurricane Florence: Weather Channel shows simulation of 9-foot waters

As of 11 p.m. EST, Florence was about 50 miles south of Morehead City, North Carolina , and 60 miles southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina, according to the Natio...

Sep 14 2018

3 million could lose power when Hurricane Florence hits

Life-threatening storm surge and rainfall are expected. The Federal Emergency Management Agency warned that storm surge watches and warnings are in effect Wednesday...

Sep 14 2018

Atlantic Canadians keep wary watch on advancing tropical storms, hurricanes

He encouraged citizens to use the time between now and Thursday to prepare and use common sense in staying safe. Hurricane Florence continued its path towards the us ...