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'It's coming straight for us': Canadians in Florence's path prepare for worst

Forecasts project the center of Florence to make landfall around the South and North Carolina border on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia , opening the way for federal aid. [Full Article...]

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

Hurricane Florence is predicted to be the size of the entire state of North Carolina when it makes landfall late Thursday night or early Friday morning. Privately, you may be wondering (and you wouldn't be alone): "What exactly is storm surge?" "I'm not approaching Florence from fear or panic", said Brad Corpening, 35, who planned to ride out the storm in his boarded-up delicatessen in Wi... [Full Article...]

The Hurricane Florence forecast has gone from bad to worse

The Hurricane Florence forecast has gone from bad to worse Current forecast models indicate that Florence could strike the Carolinas and enter central Virginia, possibly stalling and dropping more than 20 inches of rain in some areas. "This could be the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall in the Carolinas since Hugo", Quagliariello said, referring to the Category 5 hurricane that caused widespread damage in the Caribbean and Southeast U.S.in... [Full Article...]

A slow-moving Hurricane Florence will soak the Carolinas

A slow-moving Hurricane Florence will soak the Carolinas North Carolina's governor issued what he called a first-of-its-kind mandatory evacuation order for North Carolina's fragile barrier islands from one end of the coast to the other. Crews also prepared 16 nuclear reactors in the three-state region for the storm. As Hurricane Florence charges toward the Carolinas, airlines are canceling hundreds of flights and issuing waivers to affected trave... [Full Article...]

Numbers Still Favor Kavanaugh's Confirmation to Supreme Court

Numbers Still Favor Kavanaugh's Confirmation to Supreme Court Supreme Court. Rather, if she votes against Kavanaugh, the GoFundMe campaign will refund all the donations to those who contributed. But because these two senators are Republicans, activists are anxious that they will vote with their party to confirm Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

South Carolina National Guard in Position, Ready to Respond to Hurricane Florence

Water temperatures are running in the middle 80s and very little wind to tear it apart. "I'm sure that after the storm, the shelter is going to be full again with other dogs needing homes, so if we can help some of these guys while they're here, then that makes more room for needy dogs back there in Hilton Head", Kozlowski says. [Full Article...]

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence Fierce winds and massive waves are expected to lash the coasts of North and SC and Virginia even before Florence makes landfall by early Friday, bringing a storm surge as much as four metres, the National Hurricane Center in Miami has warned. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Just Launched its 16th Rocket of the Year

Its position over the 138th meridian east will allow it to provide coverage across Asia and Hawaii, "enabling direct connectivity between any point in Asia and the Americas". "Falcon 9 and Telstar 18 VANTAGE are vertical on Pad 40 in Florida". The massive spacecraft weighs 15,564 pounds (7,060 kilograms), making it one of the heaviest commercial communications satellites ever launched. [Full Article...]

Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane

Forecasters: Florence to Take Aim at US East Coast as Major Hurricane He said the city's emergency operations center will be partially activated Wednesday and fully activated on Thursday. "With Florence strengthening into a hurricane this morning and continuing to move west, Florida families need to remain alert and remember that storms like this can change course and strengthen at any moment", said Gov. [Full Article...]

Isaac is now the 5th hurricane in the Atlantic

Isaac is now the 5th hurricane in the Atlantic Hurricane Florence is plowing toward the East Coast as a Category 4 storm with a 500-mile wing span, forcing dire warnings and mandatory evacuations - including the entire coastline of SC and parts of Virginia and North Carolina. "If you end up not needing (hurricane supplies), great, but now is the time to start preparing". Drawing energy from the warm water, it could have top sustained winds of... [Full Article...]

'I’ve had numerous calls': Ford suggests Ottawans want smaller city council

'I’ve had numerous calls': Ford suggests Ottawans want smaller city council Ford said his Progressive Conservative government would also appeal the judgment, which concluded the province's council-cutting legislation was hurriedly enacted and interfered with the right to freedom of expression for both candidates and voters. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday

Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday Another storm, Tropical Storm Isaac spinning farther out in the Atlantic, could also become a hurricane later on Sunday as it gains strength, forecasters with the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami said in an advisory on Sunday. Isaac is forecast to become a hurricane by Sunday evening or Monday. As a result of the ominous storm, states across the East Coast are bracing for landfall with... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Intensifies As It Barrels Toward US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Intensifies As It Barrels Toward US East Coast For many people, the challenge could be finding a safe refuge. Shelves in some grocery stores in Raleigh, North Carolina , were already bare, and residents were filling up their petrol tanks. Sustained winds have reached nearly 105 miles per hour. Florence is the third hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season , after Hurricane Chris (Category 1) and Hurricane Beryl (Category 2), which... [Full Article...]

Florence to become major hurricane by Monday

Florence to become major hurricane by Monday The National Weather Service has issued a warning saying Mangkhut will bring tropical storm force winds between 65 and 100 knots. Several computer models have come into agreement Florence will impact the Carolina coastline, with many of them taking the storm inland. [Full Article...]

Evacuations in North Carolina as hurricane Florence roars closer

As of 5 a.m. ET Monday, Hurricane Florence's center was about 625 miles southeast of Bermuda and was moving west-northwest at a speed of 9 mph. One, Hurricane Florence, is already cause 85-mph winds expected to become an "extremely dangerous" major hurricane. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon

Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon The NHC was also tracking two other storms farther out in the Atlantic. The Miami-based center said that it was still too early to predict the hurricane's exact path but that a huge coastal area from SC to the mid-Atlantic region should prepare for a major strike late in the week. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Now Cat 4 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst

Hurricane Florence Now Cat 4 Storm, Carolinas Bracing For The Worst A mandatory evacuation was ordered for Hatteras Island and Dare County in North Carolina. SC ordered an estimated one million people to evacuate its coast today as the state and neighbouring North Carolina brace for Hurricane Florence . In response to the upgrade, meteorologists and weather-trackers warned people to pay attention to future developments. "The majority of inland flood fatalities ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Lane: Holiday hotspot braced for LIFE THREATENING conditions

Hurricane Lane: Holiday hotspot braced for LIFE THREATENING conditions Hurricane Lane has grown to a category 5 storm as it approaches Hawaii with potential for torrential rain, flash flooding and landslides, forecasters said . Mount Kilauea began producing lava flows in early May and portions of the southeastern coastline of the Big Island have been transformed by the lava flows which covered over 13 square miles (35 square kilometers). [Full Article...]

Hurricane Olivia continues to weaken

Hurricane Olivia continues to weaken Hurricane Hector has returned to a Category 4 storm and picked-up speed as it moves towards Hawaii's Big Island. It was moving west toward the islands at approximately 14 miles per hour. School closures may be expected for midweek, similar to what happened with Hurricane Gordon in the southeast US, given the potential for another foot or more of rain. [Full Article...]

The Causes Behind the Russian Spacecraft's Hole

It's not the first time that Russian Federation is speculating about possible sabotage of its space operations. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques says last week's air leak at the International Space Station was like a wake-up call. While we might know the exact cause for the mysterious hole until well after that meeting, there have been murmurs suggesting that Russian Federation believes th... [Full Article...]


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