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Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

Florence, a wet and unwanted visitor, besieges Carolinas

Florence blew ashore early Friday in North Carolina with 90 miles per hour winds, buckling buildings, deluging entire communities and knocking out power to more than 900,000 homes and businesses ...

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Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas

Four killed as Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas

Saturday. The National Hurricane Center said the area should also expect "life-threatening" storm surges , hurricane-strength wind gusts and "catastrophic" fresh water flooding as Hurricane Flor...

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Oklahoma search and rescue helicopter team leaves for Hurricane Florence

Oklahoma search and rescue helicopter team leaves for Hurricane Florence

Florence's top sustained wind speeds dropped from a high of 140mph to 110mph which reduced the hurricane's power from Category 4 to Category 2. Large and risky, Hurricane Florence is drawing close...

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Hurricane ‘Florence’ rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

Hurricane ‘Florence’ rolls ashore in Carolinas, tears buildings apart

Cline said July was the wettest ever in that part of North Carolina , and the water table rose 21 inches higher than normal. City officials sent out an dramatic tweet about 2am Friday as rivers s...

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Severe weather predicted as powerful Atlantic storm heads for Ireland

Severe weather predicted as powerful Atlantic storm heads for Ireland

It is once again a tropical storm out in the Caribbean Sea. Here's how it breaks down: Expect a breezy and mostly dry day Friday, with increasing winds up to 20mph. As the storm continues toward South...

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

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina, near where the hurricane made landfall, said a mother and her infant were killed when a tree fell on their house. A building is seen through heavy rain from Hur...

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Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast

Hurricane Florence starts battering US East Coast

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. The US National Hurricane Center described how wi...

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Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall

On Thursday evening, the Neuse River burst its banks which caused rapid flooding in New Bern, North Carolina, forcing residents to flee as the entire city lost power. As of 1 p.m. ET, more than a fo...

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Watch South Carolina BATTERED by gale force winds

Watch South Carolina BATTERED by gale force winds

With any luck, Navarro and company convinced at least a few people to evacuate who weren't planning to do so. Officials in several states have declared states of emergency, including in the Carolina...

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FLORENCE: Landfall expected Friday morning, inland flooding a threat

FLORENCE: Landfall expected Friday morning, inland flooding a threat

New Bern is about 32 miles north of Morehead City, North Carolina, and 101 miles southeast of Raleigh. STORM SURGE: The combination of a risky storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry are...

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Big and vicious: Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

Big and vicious: Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

After that point, it would be hard for people in the storm's path to either finish preparations or flee affected areas. Even as the computer models that meteorologists use to derive their forecasts ...

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Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

Florence weakens to Category 2 hurricane but still life-threatening: NHC

The center of Florence will approach the coasts of North and SC on Thursday, then move near or over the coast of southern North Carolina and eastern SC on Thursday night and Friday , the NHC adde...

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip

The identity of the passenger is set to be announced on a webcast on the company's website Monday, September 17 at 6pm PT. After someone responded to the tweet by jokingly suggesting that Musk h...

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Scotland's weather: Storm Helene 80mph winds warning

Scotland's weather: Storm Helene 80mph winds warning

No coastal watches or warnings were in effect. A slow southwestward motion is expected for the next couple of days. The storm has 45 miles per hour sustained winds with higher-speed gusts. From the Oc...

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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

The National Hurricane Center says Florence is now lashing the North Carolina coast with hurricane -force winds and a life-threatening storm surge . The centre is slowing down and is expected t...

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Hurricane Florence Intensifies To A Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Florence Intensifies To A Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall on Thursday but swells are already affecting the US East Coat. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the afternoon. Hurricane ...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launches a $2 bln philanthropic fund

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launches a $2 bln philanthropic fund

While communities across the country earned looks from Amazon, the D.C. region has always been viewed as a favorite to earn Amazon's new headquarters after the company listed Northern Virginia, Maryla...

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Hurricane Florence: Travel Begins To Snarl As Storm Closes In

Cooper said he hopes more shelters will also open today. "I'm not approaching Florence from fear or panic", said Brad Corpening, 35, who planned to ride out the storm in his boarded-up delicatessen ...

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California Pledges to Make Electricity 100 Percent Clean by 2045

California Pledges to Make Electricity 100 Percent Clean by 2045

It's hoped that California will eventually become carbon neutral, removing as much CO2 from the atmosphere as it emits. This action comes days before grassroots activists, mayors, governors, heads o...

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Georgia Governor declares State of Emergency for all counties

Georgia Governor declares State of Emergency for all counties

Steady streams of vehicles full of people and belongings flowed inland Tuesday as Gov. Roy Cooper tried to convince everyone on North Carolina's coast to flee. "It's not looking too good right now", s...

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