• Storm Florence: State Of Emergency Declared As US Braces For ‘Monster Hurricane’
Storm Florence: State Of Emergency Declared As US Braces For ‘Monster Hurricane’

Anywhere from 2 to 6 feet of storm surge may occur in other areas - as far south as Charleston, South Carolina and as far north as the Virginia coast. The NHC said Florence is expected to be an "extremely unsafe major hurricane" when it makes landfall in the Carolinas late Thursday or early Friday, bringing life-threatening storm surge ...

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  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Telesat's Telstar 18 Vantage HTS
SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Telesat's Telstar 18 Vantage HTS

ET on Monday. Space X is launching a massive communications satellite into orbit tonight, and will then attempt to land a rocket's first stage on a drone ship out in the ocean. 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 Ame...

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  • Hurricane Florence: EXTREME rainfall and FORCEFUL winds threaten US East Coast
Hurricane Florence: EXTREME rainfall and FORCEFUL winds threaten US East Coast

Gov. Rick Scott released a statement on Monday urging Floridians to be prepared for the unexpected and remain on alert about Hurricane Florence . Oosterwyk was gathering important papers including tax documents from her store on Monday, and said she planned to drive 240km (150 miles) inland to Cary to ride the storm out.

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  • Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast
Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

If the strength continue to rise, Florence will be one of just three storms in the records to have winds of 150 miles-per-hour this far north, said Phil Klotzbach, a Colorado State University hurricane researcher. It would also mean a "massive rain event" from as far north as Virginia all the way down to SC. The hurricane will pass through Bermud...

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  • Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed
Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed

SC coastal areas can expect tropical storm force winds by Thursday morning on the storm's latest track, according to John Quagliariello from the National Weather Service in Columbia. Most of the state of Hawaii was under either a tropical storm warning or watch on Monday morning, as Hurricane Olivia bears westward, with 85 miles per hour winds.

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  • One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in
One million asked to evacuate as Hurricane Florence closes in

Hurricane Florence was traveling over warm Atlantic waters and gaining energy as it moved 625 miles southeast of Bermuda Monday. Most forecast models are trending towards southeastern N.C. The statement is in effect until 8 p.m. tonight, but will likely be replaced by update statements over the next few days. He says storm surge could reach ...

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  • Florence regains hurricane strength, on track to hit U.S. East Coast
Florence regains hurricane strength, on track to hit U.S. East Coast

President Trump, who received sharp criticism previous year for his handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, took to Twitter Monday to urge East Coast residents to seek safety. While larger than Katrina (which was 415 miles wide), it still has a ways to go to reach the record width of 1,000 miles from Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

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  • Florence expected to become a 'major hurricane' as it heads to US
Florence expected to become a 'major hurricane' as it heads to US

We here in North Carolina are bracing for a hard hit. Virginia and North Carolina have also issued states of emergencies and portions of North Carolina are now under evacuation orders . Meanwhile the growing Hurricane Florence is forcing cruise ships based up and down the East Coast to alter itineraries. Forecasters say that because of the s...

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  • Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Category 4, May Strike the Carolinas
Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Category 4, May Strike the Carolinas

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. Duke Energy spokesman Jeff Brooks said the company is moving crews from Florida and the Midwest to staging areas near the storm path in the ...

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  • Flash Flood Watch With Wet Weekend Expected
Flash Flood Watch With Wet Weekend Expected

And that 4 inches is on top of about 1 inch that central OH had already received from the storm system as of 6 p.m. Saturday after about 18 hours of on-and-off rain. As the storm tracks northeast the heaviest rainfall is expected Saturday night and Sunday . There is a potential barrier for the heaviest rain and that is the cool, dry air th...

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  • Huge Hurricane Florence Looms Large in New Views from Space
Huge Hurricane Florence Looms Large in New Views from Space

Where is the hurricane now? Hurricane Isaac, with winds of 75 mph, is located roughly 1,300 miles east of the Windward Islands and is expected to continue moving westward, across the lesser Antilles and into the eastern Caribbean Sea, by Wednesday night or Thursday.

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  • Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen
Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen

A westward motion with an increase in forward speed is expected during the next few days. The other storms — Tropical Storm Isaac and Tropical Storm Helene — are both expected to become hurricanes Sunday or Monday. "There is an increasing risk of coastal storm surge flooding and freshwater flooding from heavy prolonged rain when the hurrican...

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  • Washington Task Force 1 members deployed to Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia
Washington Task Force 1 members deployed to Hawaii ahead of Hurricane Olivia

Hurricane Olivia weakened Friday as it moved west toward Hawaii, the National Hurricane Center said. Hurricane Olivia, now a strong Category 2 storm with 110 miles per hour winds , likely will make landfall as a tropical storm on either the Big Island or Maui on Wednesday, CBS News weather producer David Parkinson said.

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  • Tropical Storm Florence intensifying, expected to become 'major hurricane'
Tropical Storm Florence intensifying, expected to become 'major hurricane'

While the record breaking heat and humidity dominated the headlines for most of this summer, thankfully, the Tropics remained quiet. That reminds us: As our way of injecting a moment of levity in an otherwise tense situation, today is the one-year anniversary of McMaster famously telling reporter Ashleigh Holland of WIS TV 10 (NBC - Columbia, S...

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  • Scientists find omnivorous shark
Scientists find omnivorous shark

But Samantha Leigh , a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine , and lead author of the paper, and her colleagues wondered whether there was more to it. Not every shark has a bloodthirsty urge to eat meat. In the study, which was published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B , the shark is described as having an affi...

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  • International Space Station repaired after pressure leak: What went wrong
International Space Station repaired after pressure leak: What went wrong

There were several attempts of drill impact", Rogozin said . A state commission will seek to identify the culprit by name, Rogozin said, calling this a "matter of honor" for Russia's Energiya space manufacturing company that made the Soyuz .

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  • Fierce document dispute grips Trump Supreme Court pick's hearing
Fierce document dispute grips Trump Supreme Court pick's hearing

In a dramatic interaction Thursday morning during Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , Sen. The tussle over Dems' promise to release the documents in question - which they had questioned Kavanaugh about on Wednesday, to the dismay of Republicans - took up almost an hour of the beginni...

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  • Japan to Test Mini 'Space Elevator'
Japan to Test Mini 'Space Elevator'

The test involves a miniature elevator that is 6 cm long, 3 cm wide, and 3 cm high. Elon Musk might perhaps no longer judge in save elevators yet, nevertheless Japan is taking a step forward to grab the dream of travelling to save by elevators in space of the outdated-normal rocket.A personnel of researchers from Japan's Shizuoka College and ot...

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  • 87 elephants killed near famed Botswana wildlife sanctuary
87 elephants killed near famed Botswana wildlife sanctuary

While the country used to have an anti-poaching unit in place, the "shoot-to-kill" policy against poachers was put on hold since Mokgweetsi Masisi became president. The government at the time of disarming the anti-poaching unit did not give a reason for the move and has also yet to respond to the latest report.

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  • Booker defies rule, releases confidential Kavanaugh email
Booker defies rule, releases confidential Kavanaugh email

They stood in silence Tuesday, the first day of the hearings, lining the walkways and atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building, their austere silhouettes evoking the dystopian persecution portrayed in the novel-turned-Emmy-award-winning Hulu drama "The Handmaid's Tale".

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