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Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina

Trump Visits Hurricane-Damaged North Carolina At least 43 people have died, included an elderly man whose body was found in a submerged pickup truck in SC, and hundreds were forced from their homes as rivers kept swelling higher. And the effects from the slow-moving storm were still being felt Tuesday as record inland river flooding was impacting areas such as Pollocksville in Jones County, where US 17 was impassable. [Full Article...]

7 killed as hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas

7 killed as hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas The NWS says southern and central portions of North Carolina into far northeast SC are expected to report an additional 10 to 15 inches of rainfall - with storm totals between 30 and 40 inches along the coastal areas south of Cape Hatteras. [Full Article...]

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence

Trinidadians in the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence The storm was downgraded to a tropical storm Friday afternoon. While wind speeds dropped Thursday, forecasters reminded people that what makes Florence extremely unsafe are the potentially deadly storm surges , the expected mammoth coastal flooding and historic rainfall. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare'

Hurricane Florence seen from space is a 'no-kidding nightmare' Florence is now a Category 4 storm on the five-point Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale and is forecast to slam into the Carolinas late Thursday or early Friday . The latest projections of Florence, now a Category 4 storm, show it shifting south putting Georgia in its possible path. "There's still uncertainty on exactly how inland the hurricane does penetrate". [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime'

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas brace for 'storm of lifetime' Millions were expected to lose power from the storm and restoration could take weeks. More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. For Western North Carolina, the storm is not going to be felt until Saturday. Government disaster management agencies have encouraged evacuation . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm

Hurricane Helene: All you need to know about storm Helene had maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour and was moving north at 18 miles per hour. The hurricane center is giving the system a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm within the next five days. Meanwhile, Isaac is a tropical storm that will eventually die out as it moves closer to the Yucatán Peninsula, according to Bridges. The NHC is estimating that as... [Full Article...]

Carolinas Continue to Prep for Hurricane Florence

Carolinas Continue to Prep for Hurricane Florence In May, the Canadian Hurricane Centre said its forecasters were expecting a "near-normal to above-normal" number of storms this season, a prediction that has proven to be correct - so far. He said the federal government is ready to respond to the Category 4 storm. The new computer model's resolution is "one of the highest yet achieved" for a global climate model that captures the entire Earth ... [Full Article...]

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs renewable energy bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs renewable energy bill He continued, "California is committed to doing whatever is necessary to meet the existential threat of climate change ". The measure, sponsored by state Senator Kevin De Leon, requires the state to get 60 percent of its power from renewable energy by 2030, up from a target of 50 percent by the same deadline. [Full Article...]

Jeff Bezos is donating money to fix a problem his company perpetuates

Fox News political contributor Tammy Bruce, Christine Pelosi, daughter of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), American Greatness editor Chris Buskirk on how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launched a $2 billion "Day One Fund" to support underserved communities. [Full Article...]

Extremely unsafe Hurricane Florence hits Category 4 as it churns toward Carolinas

Extremely unsafe Hurricane Florence hits Category 4 as it churns toward Carolinas The evacuation order becomes mandatory at noon Tuesday, but cameras show traffic already backing up along the main interstate connecting Charleston and Columbia. The center of Florence was forecast to sweep between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday before making its assault on the USA coast. "The storm is expected to intensify in the coming days, with the potential to make landfal... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins If Collins decides to vote no on Kavanaugh's confirmation, none of the 36,313 pledges will be charged to the credit or debit cards used to donate to the cause, and all of the money will be returned to the accounts who donated. Senate as soon as this Thursday, September 13-and votes to either confirm or reject Kavanaugh's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court will no doubt come down along large... [Full Article...]

Airlines begin canceling flights at RDU as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas

The threat has sparked a rush of evacuation efforts in SC and North Carolina, with more than a million people urged to get out of Florence's way. They passed right by Dolly Whittington's house, but she said she's not leaving. One-hundred residents and 183 employees - along with family members - planned to hunker down at the seven-year-old Trinity Grove nursing home in Wilmington. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence looks like a nightmarish monstrosity - ‘even from space’

Hurricane Florence looks like a nightmarish monstrosity - ‘even from space’ Cameras outside the space station captured several views of the storm at 8:10 a.m. Monday, according to NASA . "Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane?" he said . Hurricane Florence, a powerful Category 4 storm, could stall upon reaching the Carolina coast and make a slight shift south toward SC once it makes landfall, becoming "a major flooding event", according to Fox New... [Full Article...]

Florence Strengthens Into Hurricane, Continues Moving Towards East Coast

Florence Strengthens Into Hurricane, Continues Moving Towards East Coast The storm was centred about 835 miles (1340 kilometres) southeast of Bermuda and moving west at 7 mph (11 kph). At 5p.m. Helene was located near latitude 13.6 north, longitude 21.7 west or 155 miles (250 kilometres) southeast of the Praia in the Cabo Verde islands. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence approaches east USA, set to become ‘extremely dangerous’ storm

Hurricane Florence approaches east USA, set to become ‘extremely dangerous’ storm There is increasing concern Florence could slow or even stall as it moves near and then over land. In North Carolina, more than 250,00 people are set to be evacuated today from the northern Outer Banks. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday urged citizens to be "fully prepared'" as Dominica was placed on a hurricane watch despite Hurricane Isaac being downgraded to a strong tropical storm... [Full Article...]

Now is the time to prepare for Hurricane Florence

Now is the time to prepare for Hurricane Florence Florence crossed the 74 miles per hour threshold from a tropical storm to a hurricane on Sunday morning and by 11 p.m. that night had sustained a maximum of 90 miles per hour winds. "This storm is going to be a direct hit on our coast", said Jeff Byard, associate administrator for response and recovery at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. [Full Article...]

Track Hurricane Florence as it heads for the East Coast

The governors of North and South Carolina , Maryland and Virginia declared states of emergency ahead of the approaching storm. "This is one of the worst storms to hit the East Coast in many years", US President Donald Trump warned on Twitter. [Full Article...]

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

Hurricane Florence causing 85-mph winds, will become major hurricane Monday There's still a large cone of uncertainty about the storm's exact path, but the latest models show Florence tracking a little further south and west than previously thought, Wimberley said . Florence is expected to become a major hurricane Monday morning and "remain an extremely risky major hurricane through Thursday, " the hurricane center said in its 5 a.m. [Full Article...]

Hirono tweets 'confidential' Kavanaugh documents

Hirono tweets 'confidential' Kavanaugh documents Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk was confronted by a protest organizer as he interviewed demonstrators outside the Senate confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh . Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. "Just because there's a Senate rule doesn't mean it can be misapplied, misconstrued or misused". I hope my other colleagues will join me. [Full Article...]

Emergency declared as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for Gulf Coast

Emergency declared as Tropical Storm Gordon heads for Gulf Coast Heavy rainfall from Gordon will affect the western Florida Panhandle, southwest Alabama, southern and central MS, much of eastern Louisiana and southern Arkansas, where totals could reach as high as 12 inches, according to the National Hurricane Center. [Full Article...]


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