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Florence is an unusual storm | Register

Florence is an unusual storm | Register

Atlantic Beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks islands had already received 30 inches of rain, the U.S. Geological Survey said. When Florence started battering eastern North Carolina with record r...

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For First Time, 5 Named Storms Could Crowd Atlantic Ocean

For First Time, 5 Named Storms Could Crowd Atlantic Ocean

All watches and warnings were discontinued yesterday. "At 2:00 pm today, the centre of Tropical Storm Isaac was located near 14.9W 62.5N or about 130 km west-southwest of Dominica, moving W at 30...

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Dog rescued from hurricane flooding

Dog rescued from hurricane flooding

A 78-year-old man was electrocuted at a home on SIlver Smith Circle, south of Kinston. According to Tom Collins, director of Pender County Emergency Management, a woman called 911 about a medical em...

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

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

A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on a house, according to a tweet from Wilmington police. The sheriff said all three victims were in cars that were swept away. Florence has been a odd ...

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Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

The military is providing assistance to flood ravaged SC. WILMINGTON: Florence barreled into the Carolina coast and moved inland on Friday, knocking down trees, overflowing rivers, dumping sheets of...

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Hurricane Florence path: Forecaster warns 'potentially DEADLY' storm is getting STRONGER

Hurricane Florence path: Forecaster warns 'potentially DEADLY' storm is getting STRONGER

The Category 2 storm is expected to make landfall around Wilmington, North Carolina, but the massive hurricane will have a major impact along a long stretch of the North and SC coasts. Michelle Stob...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast

At 2300 EDT (0300 GMT), the NHC said Florence had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km), and was slowly drifting westward over SC. Oddly, the closer Hurricane Florence gets to land, t...

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Torrential Rain Triggers Coal Ash Spill In North Carolina

Torrential Rain Triggers Coal Ash Spill In North Carolina

Rising water forced a North Carolina TV station to evacuate its newsroom in the middle of Hurricane Florence coverage. "Know that water is rising fast everywhere, even in places that don't typic...

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Dolphins swimming in flood water caused by Hurricane Florence

The storm was expected to move across parts of southeastern North Carolina and eastern SC on Friday and Saturday, then head north over the western Carolinas and central Appalachian Mountains early n...

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President Trump on Hurricane Florence: 'Get out of its way'

President Trump on Hurricane Florence: 'Get out of its way'

More than 1.7 million people have been ordered to evacuate the coastline of the three states, while schools and factories were being shuttered. As of 11 p.m. A storm surge warning is in effect for ...

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North Carolina Has History With Deadly, Slow-Moving Storms

North Carolina Has History With Deadly, Slow-Moving Storms

More than 415,000 homes and businesses were without power, mostly in North Carolina , according to poweroutage.us, which tracks the nation's electrical grid. Others who chose to stay at home perhaps...

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Tropical Storm Helene has Azores in sights

Tropical Storm Helene has Azores in sights

The Federal Emergency Management Agency warned that storm surge watches and warnings are active for the entire North Carolina coast and parts of SC. A High Surf Advisory has been posted for the sout...

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Can you buy flood insurance now that will cover damage by Florence?

Can you buy flood insurance now that will cover damage by Florence?

SC has reported its first death from Florence . "Rivers are rising to unsafe levels, and the relentless rains will continue through the weekend", North Carolina Gov. By midday, Florence had alrea...

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FEMA Chief Nearly Got Fired as Hurricane Brewed

FEMA Chief Nearly Got Fired as Hurricane Brewed

Bottom line is if we made mistakes on the way a program was run then we'll work with the OIG to get those corrected. A senior administration official confirmed to CNN on Thursday that the inspector...

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Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 1 storm

Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 1 storm

Avair Vereen, 39, took her seven children to a shelter in Conway High School near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina . A hotter atmosphere can also hold more water, so this should allow hurricanes to dum...

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State and county departments prepare for impacts of Hurricane Florence

State and county departments prepare for impacts of Hurricane Florence

Florence is so wide that a life-threatening storm surge was being pushed 480km ahead of its eye, swirling clouds that could deluge states from SC to OH and Pennsylvania as it slows and then stalls ove...

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High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

Outer bands from the hurricane were lashing land on Thursday, at least a full day before the National Hurricane Center expects the slow-moving storm's eye to blow ashore around the North Carolina-...

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Hurricane Florence: Residents told to ‘heed the warnings’

Almost 1000 prisoners in SC will not be moved from their cells, despite a mandatory evacuation order in the area. "If you haven't already evacuated, shore up your house as best you can", Samson re...

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"United States readies for ‘big one" as Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

As of 11 p.m. EST, the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina , and was moving northwest at 17 mph. Hurricane force winds can be expected up to 70-miles from the ...

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Florence plows inland, leaving five dead, states flooded

Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles from its center, and tropical-storm-force winds up to 195 miles. Hurricane Florence's came ashore at Wrightsville Beach, near Wilmington , N.C., at 7:15 a....

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Florence weakens to tropical storm, leaves at least five dead

The hurricane was "wreaking havoc" and could wipe out entire communities as it makes its "violent grind across our state for days", the governor said. The NHC described Florence as a "slow mover" an...

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Surfers Hit Hurricane Florence Storm Surge in SC

Surfers Hit Hurricane Florence Storm Surge in SC

Roy Cooper warning of an impending disaster. "Catastrophic effects will be felt". A Hurricane warning remains in effect from Edisto Beach in SC to South Santee River in Southern California. "We appr...

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Hurricane Florence: Woman, baby die after tree falls on house

Hurricane Florence: Woman, baby die after tree falls on house

Recent tracking maps show Florence stalking near the coast line, increasing the chances of flooding across four states. The center of Florence will move over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between ...

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Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing

Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing

The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Helene has 90 miles per hour winds, meaning it is a Category 1 storm. Some fluctuation in wind speeds are expected, and weakening forecast Thursday,...

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FLORENCE: Landfall expected Friday morning, inland flooding a threat

FLORENCE: Landfall expected Friday morning, inland flooding a threat

The hurricane will also bring a storm surge carrying huge waves of 10 feet or more , which experts have said is more than enough to destroy building walls. Only seven major hurricanes have hit on the...

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Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in

Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in

Crews also prepared 16 nuclear reactors in the three-state region for the storm. The forecasts for devastating rain and winds also had WH Group's Smithfield Foods, the largest US pork processor, pla...

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NASA video shows Hurricane Florence from space as it makes landfall

In a new demonstration of the network's CGI capabilities, hosts have presented from the centre of a digital storm surge to demonstrate the hurricane's damaging potential. The storm was expected to...

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Trump Accuses Democrats of Altering Statistics on Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico

Trump Accuses Democrats of Altering Statistics on Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico

Trump bristled at criticism of his administration's handling of the Puerto Rico disaster as Hurricane Florence approached the coast of North Carolina with heavy rains that forecasters warned would cau...

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Putting the enormity of Hurricane Florence into perspective

Putting the enormity of Hurricane Florence into perspective

Hurricane Florence , from which tropical-storm-force winds are extending nearly 200 miles, has begun pounding the Carolina coastline as officials make last-minute pleas for residents to evacuate. Frid...

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

Folks in Charleston, South Carolina , who have chosen not to evacuate, are preparing for a nasty storm that could make landfall right in their backyard. Life-threatening storm surges of up to 13 feet...

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