• NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'
NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'

States up and down the East Coast have a great potential for severe weather. The firm will have a better estimate for total insured losses after Florence makes landfall. Losses from Florence could be on par with those from two previous storms: Hurricane Hazel, which ravaged North Carolina in 1954, causing $15 billion in losses, and Hurricane Hugo...

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  • 4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches Carolinas
4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches Carolinas

A tree fell on the house, killing the baby and mom, the New York Times reported. Its top sustained winds have dropped to 70 miles per hour (110 kph), and it's at a near standstill, moving west at just 3 miles per hour (6 kph). Kitts and Nevis, Antigua, and Saba and St. Eustatius. A west-northwestward motion with an increase in forward speed is ex...

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  • Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas
Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

Yesterday, the European Space Agency released a short video of astronauts aboard the space station watching the storm out of the cupola armed with powerful cameras to capture its giant knot of storm clouds. Officials in North Carolina's Harnett County, about 90 miles inland, urged residents of about 1,100 homes to evacuate because the Lower Littl...

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  • Mother and Infant Among First Reported Fatalities as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall
Mother and Infant Among First Reported Fatalities as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall

Friday. "This is a 500- or 1,000-year event". The National Hurricane Center (NHC) stated that "life-threatening, catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding are likely over portions of the Carolinas and the southern and central Appalachians late this week into early next week".

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  • Carolina coast battening down, boarding up as hurricane nears
Carolina coast battening down, boarding up as hurricane nears

As of 200am, the eye of the storm was 375 km southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, moving northwest at 17 miles per hour. But the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday evening that the storm is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to the Carolinas as it approaches the coast Thursday and Friday.

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

Roy Cooper told NPR's Morning Edition . Just a few minutes before the now-Category 1 storm made landfall, cameras on board the International Space Station managed to catch the mesmerising footage below. One team from Maryland helped with about 40 rescues in New Bern starting Thursday, member Mitchell Rusland said. About 9,700 National Guard tr...

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  • Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence
Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence

The father was hospitalized with injuries. Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles east of Wilmington and not far from the SC line, coming ashore along a mostly boarded-up, emptied-out stretch of coastline.

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  • Hurricane Florence: North Carolina devastated by ‘CATASTROPHIC’ floods
Hurricane Florence: North Carolina devastated by ‘CATASTROPHIC’ floods

The child's father was injured and taken to a hospital. A fourth person reportedly was killed while plugging in a generator in the state's Lenoir County, according to USA media. Twenty inches (50 cm) were reported by early Friday afternoon in the town of Oriental. By Friday evening, the centre of the storm had moved to eastern SC, with maximum ...

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  • Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall
Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall

A tattered American flag seen flying on a live surf camera at Frying Pan Tower in North Carolina is evidence of the strong wind gusts pounding the coast . The company said as many as three-fourths of its 4 million customers in North Carolina and SC could lose power. NHC Director Ken Graham said on Facebook the storm surges could push i...

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  • Storm Helene to bring wet and windy weather to Ireland
Storm Helene to bring wet and windy weather to Ireland

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Florence is continuing to move west-northwest at 17 miles per hour, with winds in the 130 miles per hour range, but is giving hints of deviations, says the National Hurricane Center .

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  • Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head
Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

EDT minutes after the storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina packing winds of 90 miles an hour", NASA said in a video description . The enduring Tropical Storm Helene is picking up speed and accelerating northward at 23 miles per hour with sustained winds of 65 miles per hour. "Currently ~150 awaiting rescue in New Bern", ...

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  • Federal officials halt immigration arrests during Hurricane Florence
Federal officials halt immigration arrests during Hurricane Florence

An estimated 10 million people live in the storm's path, according to the US Weather Prediction Center, and coastal businesses and homes were boarded up in anticipation. Some 11,000 power outages have been reported in North Carolina. Air Force General Terrence J O'Shaughnessy, head of US Command, said search and rescue is a top priority but...

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  • Hurricane Florence Weakens To Category 2, Record Storm Surge Bound For Carolinas
Hurricane Florence Weakens To Category 2, Record Storm Surge Bound For Carolinas

Hurricane Florence is a real, ongoing threat. The storm was moving west-northwest at 10 miles per hour with winds that have decreased significantly to 100 miles per hour. He said hurricane-force winds extended outward 80 miles from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds extended almost 200 miles out. Brock Long, the administrat...

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  • Hurricane Florence impacts college football games in Carolinas, Virginia
Hurricane Florence impacts college football games in Carolinas, Virginia

Before it pummels the USA coastline, Florence could become close to a Category 5 storm - meaning winds could approach 157 miles per hour. Forecasts generally have Wilmington, North Carolina, as the city most likely to bear the brunt of powerful Hurricane Florence as it makes landfall.

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  • Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm
Scotland's 'danger to life' warning from Met Office over tropical storm

The NHC is estimating that as many as 20 inches of rain could fall in some places along the southern North Carolina coast while bringing in excess of 10 inches of rain in parts of SC. Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches was expected to affect Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands with isolated areas receiving up to 4 inches. It's moving west ...

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  • Florence begins assault on North Carolina coastline
Florence begins assault on North Carolina coastline

A member of the U.S. Army walks through floodwaters near the Union Point Park Complex as Hurricane Florence comes ashore in New Bern, North Carolina , U.S., September 13, 2018 . There are about 150 people waiting to be rescued. Hurricane Florence is now over 500 miles (804 kilometers) in diameter. There are five swift water rescue teams wor...

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  • SpaceX Says Passenger Booked to Circle Moon on Big Falcon Rocket
SpaceX Says Passenger Booked to Circle Moon on Big Falcon Rocket

Ever wondered who owns the moon? The company first made plans to fly two private citizens around the moon in February of 2017 using the company's Falcon Heavy rocket and Dragon capsule, but those plans have apparently been revised. SpaceX announced it has signed the world's first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard the company's BFR...

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  • Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING
Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

Florence's hurricane force winds now extends 80 miles from the center, while the tropical storm force winds reaches almost 200 miles, according to the National Hurricane Center . The two hardware chains said they sent in a total of around 1100 trucks. Duke Energy, the nation's No. 2 power company, said Florence could knock out electricity...

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  • Puerto Rican Officials Slam Trump for Claiming Response to Maria Was
Puerto Rican Officials Slam Trump for Claiming Response to Maria Was "Success"

The revelation comes at roughly the same time that Yulin Cruz appeared on CNN to bash Trump and also attacked the president in a series of tweets this week. I hate talking about politics and all that. If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list. Last month, it acknowledged in a document filed to Congress that th...

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  • Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2 as storm takes aim at Southeast
Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2 as storm takes aim at Southeast

That's because the weather systems that usually push and pull a storm are disappearing as Florence nears land around the border between North and SC. "If you find yourself here [in rising floodwaters], you need to get out", she said. The NHC said the first tropical storm-force winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 kph) would hit the region ea...

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