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Flooding on tap for SC, a week after Florence

Flooding on tap for SC, a week after Florence

Meanwhile, a section of Interstate 95 was closed anew because bridges crossing the Great Pee Dee River flooded, said officials in SC. Officers say it appears the water knocked the man's auto off the...

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SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023

SpaceX is flying a Japanese billionaire to the moon in 2023

SpaceX COO Gwynne Shotwell gave a more generous time frame for BFR's debut during a TED Talk in April, saying it would launch "within a decade". Musk, a master showman , is adept at inspiring a ma...

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Hurricane Florence has killed almost 2M chickens

Hurricane Florence has killed almost 2M chickens

Others got a case of bottled water or military MREs, or field rations. Ahead of the storm that hit September 14, the VA closed five hospitals and 18 community-based outpatient clinics in the southea...

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Unseasonable warmth, snow and hurricane Florence

Unseasonable warmth, snow and hurricane Florence

Florence was downgraded to a Category 2 storm overnight on the five-level Saffir-Simpson wind scale but it is still packing hurricane-force winds of 105 miles (165 kilometres) per hour, the National ...

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Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

Stephens said he expected that number to increase as residents and business owners return to the city and evaluate their properties. That was the message Monday from Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo, w...

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Thousands without power in Charlotte area as Tropical Storm Florence approaches

The eye of Florence directly struck Wrightsville Beach, NC, early Friday. "And it's just a Category 1 hurricane ", Tarr told Agence France-Presse. "You're going to have flooding miles and miles...

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Hurricane Florence kills mother and infant

Hurricane Florence kills mother and infant

In southeastern coastal North Carolina into far northeastern SC, an additional 20 to 25 inches and isolated totals of 30 to 40 inches of rain are expected. In its 0900 GMT advisory, the center said Fl...

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Hurricane Florence Death Toll Climbs to 7, Including Mother and Baby

Forecasters say Florence is now a tropical storm but will continue to threaten North and SC with powerful winds and catastrophic freshwater flooding. Parts of Hampton Roads were under mandatory ...

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Hurricane Florence lashes Carolinas in USA, causing floods

Hurricane Florence lashes Carolinas in USA, causing floods

A fallen tree crashed through the home where a woman and her baby were killed in Wilmington , N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday. Besides inundating the coast with wind-driven st...

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Hurricane Florence: What we know and what to expect

Hurricane Florence: What we know and what to expect

We know it has forced the cancellation of almost 1,800 flights, with more to come, and that it has already caused serious flooding in coastal areas. At a news conference to discuss hurricane respons...

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'This Thing's Going to Explode': Hurricane Florence Packing Devastation and Catastrophic Flooding

'This Thing's Going to Explode': Hurricane Florence Packing Devastation and Catastrophic Flooding

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 13 feet (4 meters), t...

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More than a thousand flights canceled in advance of Hurricane Florence

More than a thousand flights canceled in advance of Hurricane Florence

Florence's expanse even captured the attention of the astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station, who have been tweeting pictures of the storm back to Earth. Tropical Storm Isa...

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Savage, soaking Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast

Savage, soaking Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast

It will strike with torrential rains, powerful winds and potentially devastating flooding. National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham warned that Florence is expected to linger once onshore, do...

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Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed

Hurricane Florence slightly increases in speed

Tropical-storm-force wind probabilities from Tuesday through Sunday. With Florence expected to be farther north at landfall, we will have no impacts from this storm locally other than large waves. I...

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Hurricane Florence grows to Category 4; evacuations ordered

Hurricane Florence grows to Category 4; evacuations ordered

The largest U.S. Marine Corps base on the East Coast, Camp Lejeune and its extensive beachfront northeast of Wilmington, North Carolina , lie within the NHC's forecast "cone" for possible landfall. "...

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TD 9 strengthens into Tropical Storm Isaac

TD 9 strengthens into Tropical Storm Isaac

As of 5 p.m., Florence was 810 miles southeast of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. "The track that Florence is taking is very atypical", Klotzbach said in an email. "Everyone in Nor...

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

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

Monday, with sustained winds of 115 miles per hour. Florence is now a major Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour. The center of Florence was forecast to sweep between Bermuda and ...

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Most of OH under flood watches as remnants of Gordon move in

Most of OH under flood watches as remnants of Gordon move in

Showers and storms are likely with locally heavy rain possible in some areas. Even more rain is expected as Gordon's moisture is expected to continue interacting with a Midwest cold front. Meteorolo...

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Tropical Storm Florence continues its churn toward USA coast

Tropical Storm Florence continues its churn toward USA coast

The storm is expected to approach the south-east United States coast on Thursday. The state of SC also declared a state of emergency on Saturday. On its current track, the storm could make landfa...

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Florence Strengthens Into Hurricane, Continues Moving Towards East Coast

Florence Strengthens Into Hurricane, Continues Moving Towards East Coast

Hurricane expert Robbie Berg said: "The risk of other direct impacts associated with Florence along the US East Coast next week has increased". The biggest threats include flooding and damaging...

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Hurricane warning issued as Tropical Storm Gordon takes aim at Gulf Coast

Hurricane warning issued as Tropical Storm Gordon takes aim at Gulf Coast

Gordon's top sustained winds were down to 40 mph (64 kph) as its tight core moved about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. A flash flood watch is in effect starting abou...

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Flash flood watch, heavy rains likely as Gordon moves north (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Flash flood watch, heavy rains likely as Gordon moves north (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Meanwhile, Florence has strengthened into the third hurricane but continues to linger far out in the Atlantic, with maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour as it slowly moves west-northwest and...

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TS Gordon could bring heavy rain to the ArkLaTex

TS Gordon could bring heavy rain to the ArkLaTex

On the forecast track, the center of Gordon will emerge over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico by early afternoon Monday and will reach the central Gulf Coast by late Tuesday or Tuesday night. The Miami...

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California approves net neutrality bill considered the strongest in the country

California approves net neutrality bill considered the strongest in the country

Lindsay Chestnut of Baltimore holds a sign that reads "I like My Internet Like I Like my Country Free & Open" as she protests near the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in Washington, Dec. ...

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Two tropical storms forming in eastern Pacific

Two tropical storms forming in eastern Pacific

A hurricane warning indicates that sustained winds of at least 74 mph are expected within 36 hours. They predict 18 named storms and nine hurricanes, four of them major. The center of the storm is loc...

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