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Hurricane Florence webcams: Where you can watch the storm

Hurricane Florence webcams: Where you can watch the storm

Forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast of the Carolinas, carrying days of heavy rains that could bring intense inland flooding from SC to Virginia. Georgia Governor Nathan Deal , concern...

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'We have a duty:' Myrtle Beach officers prepare for Hurricane Florence

'We have a duty:' Myrtle Beach officers prepare for Hurricane Florence

In Myrtle Beach, S.C., and nearby areas, the surge could hit 6-9 feet. But a computer simulation known as the European model predicts some places could get 45 inches. And with the Appalachian Mounta...

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Time's almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at southeastern U.S.

Hurricane Florence poses another danger to coastal residents as it steams toward the Mid-Atlantic region - that the tempest could stall just offshore, according to weather experts charting the storm'...

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What Scares Experts About Hurricane Florence

A graphic of Hurricane Florence's path, generated today (Sept. 12) at 2 p.m. ET by the National Hurricane Center , shows an approximate representation of coastal areas under a hurricane warning (re...

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5 photos of Hurricane Florence

The storm's maximum sustained winds were clocked on Wednesday at 115 miles per hour (185 km per hour), down from a peak of 140 mph a day earlier before Florence was downgraded from a Category 4 on the...

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

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

The images were taken this morning at 7:50 a.m. EDT with a high-definition video camera mounted on the exterior of the space station and depict "stark and sobering views of Hurricane Florence ", state...

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The startling stats that show the power of Hurricane Florence

National Hurricane Center for portions of SC and North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence , according to the agency's 5 p.m. update on September 11, 2018. Hurricane Hugo , the strongest hurricane ...

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Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence

Cooper, the governor of neighboring North Carolina, ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination, and parts of coastal Dare County. Officials say ...

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Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane

Florence Now A Major Category 4 Hurricane

I believe that was a Category 1 storm when it hit Charlotte. A Category 4 hurricane has winds of 130 to 156 miles per hour on the Saffir-Simpson Scale of Hurricane Intensity. While forecasters exp...

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North Carolina Issues First-of-Kind State Evacuation Order Due to Hurricane

North Carolina Issues First-of-Kind State Evacuation Order Due to Hurricane

Seven-day rainfall totals are forecast to reach 10 to 20 inches over much of North Carolina and Virginia , and even 30 inches in some places. Some residents have already left, but others have mad...

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Why Hurricane Florence Is So Dangerous

Florence is such a hurricane, with what the National Hurricane Center characterizes as a "life-threatening" storm surge for portions of the North and SC coast, and "damaging" winds for these s...

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'Giant Pac-Man' prepares to eat into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

'Giant Pac-Man' prepares to eat into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Engineers will deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch. "We still have to prove the...

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‘Storm of lifetime’: Hurricane Florence barrels toward Carolinas as residents flee

A man walks a flooded street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia . "Shelters we have, one is rated to 12, one's rated to 130 which puts it right in the middle of a category 3 but with what we're proje...

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Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins

And Kavanaugh, given the slight majority Republicans presently hold in the Senate, will most likely be confirmed. The Maine's People's Alliance has banded together with the Mainers for Accountabl...

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People flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Florence sweeps towards America

People flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Florence sweeps towards America

Up to 35 inches of rain are to be expected in the aftermath of the hurricane, over parts of the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states. "We will experience power outages, we will have infrastructure dama...

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"Monster" Hurricane Florence aims to drench Carolinas

Water temperatures are running in the middle 80s and very little wind to tear it apart. "It's going to destroy homes", said Jeff Byard, an official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency . "I'm t...

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Wind, rain, surge, flood: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

Wind, rain, surge, flood: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

Residents prepared by boarding up their homes and stocking up on food, water and other essentials, stripping grocery store shelves of merchandise. "Re-strengthening is forecast to occur during the n...

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Florence to bring life-threatening storm surge

In Virginia , almost a quarter-million people have been ordered to evacuate from the shore. The state of North Carolina is preparing for a major storm. "We're as ready as anybody has ever bee...

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Hurricane Florence threatens to snarl travel across Mid-Atlantic states

Hurricane Florence threatens to snarl travel across Mid-Atlantic states

Maps of Florence's trajectory showed the center of the storm most likely to strike the southern coast of North Carolina . Inland flooding will be exacerbated by the wet summer seen across several e...

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SC braces for Hurricane Florence

SC braces for Hurricane Florence

Helene - 375 miles (600 kms) west of the Cape Verde islands off the African coast - had winds up to 105 mph (165 kph), and was expected to continue moving west-northwest for another couple of days, ...

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Hurricane Helene turns northwestward, not a threat to land

Hurricane Helene turns northwestward, not a threat to land

We have seen this unfold before, when out of a very quiet hurricane season develops a rapidly intensifying hurricane that barrels toward the mid-Atlantic U.S. Meteorologists are also tracking two tr...

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Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

As a result of the ominous storm, states across the East Coast are bracing for landfall with officials in the Carolinas and the Virginias making preparations. It will move between Bermuda and the Bah...

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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN': Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Law BANNING Fossil Fuels by 2045

Last year Mr Trump said he would pull the USA out of the deal and negotiate a new "fair" deal for U.S. businesses. Jerry Brown is aiming for the state to be carbon-neutral by 2045. "If it's not affo...

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SpaceX nails another rocket landing on its droneship

The Telstar 18 Vantage is a hefty 15,564 pounds (7,060 kilograms), making it just slightly lighter than the Telstar 19V that was launched back in July , which was the heaviest communications satellit...

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Hurricane Florence Set To Hit US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Set To Hit US East Coast

Schools in affected areas will begin to close on Tuesday and lanes on some highways will be reversed to aid evacuations. Meanwhile, Pentagon spokesman, Col. According to CNN , odds are good that it ...

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Evacuations in North Carolina as hurricane Florence roars closer

Evacuations in North Carolina as hurricane Florence roars closer

The current forecast track predicts that Florence will approach the southeast US coast on Thursday. The latest measurement of Hurricane Florence shows maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour...

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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie - 9/7/2018 1:02:54 PM

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie - 9/7/2018 1:02:54 PM

In the continuing battle for the most impressive selfie, the Curiosity rover has left your tropical beach photos in its dust. The thin layer of dust on the rover is the result of a massive summer ...

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Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

The National Hurricane Center said Florence is expected to slam into the coast around North and SC as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane on Thursday or Friday. ET advisory that Florence was about 625 mil...

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With Gordon gone, two more storms developing in Atlantic

With Gordon gone, two more storms developing in Atlantic

The potential exists for flooding rains and needs to be monitored carefully, especially the farther south you live in Ohio. Some light rain and patchy drizzle already showing up on the radar early, ...

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TROPICS: Florence expected to produce damaging winds in Carolinas

TROPICS: Florence expected to produce damaging winds in Carolinas

Neighboring Currituck County also declared a State of Emergency Monday, and is asking vacationers and guests to evacuate the Outer Banks communities of Corolla and Carova starting Tuesday at 7 a.m. "...

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