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

With Hurricane Florence set to wallop the area as a Category 4 hurricane, there are fears the ponds could overflow or even collapse amid extremely heavy rain,...


Hurricane Florence: What we know and what to expect

But that, combined with the storm's slowing forward movement and heavy rains, had Gov. Roy Cooper warning of an impending disaster. A tree fell on a homeowner...


Hurricane Florence makes landfall in Carolinas, threatens catastrophic flood

Florence's winds have dropped from a peak of 140mph to 105mph, reducing the hurricane from a Category 4 to a Category 2. " Hurricane Florence is looking ev...


Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

It will likely come on shore Friday near Wilmington, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence , the vast storm meteorologists and astronauts alike have been ...


Athens prepares for Hurricane Florence, statewide emergency declared

Forecasters are predicting that Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas late Thursday or early Friday as a still powerful Category 3 hurricane. A tropi...


Isaac winds slow to 45 miles per hour, heavy rain, high surf expected

Isaac is moving toward the west near 16 miles per hour, and this general motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected for the next few days. Isaac is f...


SpaceX changes plans to send tourists around the moon

He introduced the BFR , composed of a rocket and spaceship, last year, saying it was aimed at allowing people to colonize Mars and that the company wanted to l...


Hurricane Florence makes landfall, set to inundate Carolinas

With more than 1,500 commercial airline flights in and out of the Carolinas canceled - and potentially many more to come - even the skies above sat empty, excep...


Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

The NHC said the threat of tornadoes was increasing as Florence neared shore and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said the heavy rain could trigger la...


Louisiana first responders head to Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Florence

Other forecasters have predicted that Florence could also stall over Virginia, the Carolinas, and several mid-Atlantic states for possibly several days, which w...


Researcher who tracks whales declares orca dead

Experts had been preparing last-ditch efforts to save the almost 4-year-old, emaciated whale that included the possibility of capturing and treating her. "We ar...


Hurricane Florence lashes United States east coast, triggers flood warnings

More than 400,000 people were without power in North Carolina as of early Friday morning, as Hurricane Florence pounded the region with strong winds and hea...


Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas

The Charleston area will see winds near tropical storm strength of 40 miles per hour and somewhere between 3 to 6 inches of rain. "This large-scale feature is e...


Hurricane Florence weakens, but still a strong flood threat

Forecasters said wind speeds have dropped from a high of 140 miles per hour (225 kph) to 110 miles per hour (175 kph), reducing it from a Category 4 storm to a...


Threatening Hurricane Florence inches closer to landfall in North Carolina

It was expected to make landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina, whose river was forecast by Monday to reach two feet above the record level it hit during Hu...


Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas as it nears landfall

Because it has it all, including: Hot ocean temperatures that fuel hurricanes; favourable wind patterns; higher sea levels that exacerbate storm surge;cloud cov...


Trump says claim Puerto Rico hurricane killed 2,975 people is FAKE

He also called the count a move by Democrats to make him look bad. An independent study commissioned by the Puerto Rican government estimates 2,975 people...


Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

With winds picking up along the coastline earlier Thursday, federal and state officials had issued final appeals to residents to get out of the path of the "onc...


Hurricane Florence begins to batter USA east coast

Storm surge is why many of you have been placed under evacuation and we are asking citizens to please heed a warning . "Surviving this storm will be a test o...


Hurricane Florence from space: photos of the hurricane showed in the NASA

In this September 12, 2018 photo provided by NASA, Hurricane Florence churns over the Atlantic Ocean heading for the US east coast as seen from the Internat...