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Florence remains deadly, even as a tropical depression

The Little River, the Cape Fear, the Lumber, the Neuse, the Waccamaw and the Pee Dee were all projected to rise over their banks, flooding cities and towns. The storm killed at least 10 people in Nort...

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NHC says Florence has weakened to a tropical storm

NHC says Florence has weakened to a tropical storm

The Daily Mail reported that another woman died of a heart attack in Pender County, and a third woman was killed in Lenoir County while plugging in her generator. "I see a biblical proportion flood e...

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California governor: Trump a 'fool' on climate legacy

California governor: Trump a 'fool' on climate legacy

Tokyo, Seoul and Rotterdam, meanwhile, joined Paris, London, Barcelona and Mexico City in vowing to run only electric buses by 2025. " Climate change is undoubtedly the defining issue of our time, ...

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Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas

This next video below, taken by Mark Cogdell, shows a gas station on Market St.in Wilmington , North Carolina collapsing in Hurricane Florence's winds. CORRECTING TYPO IN CITY NAME Leaves, branch...

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Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence

Duke starts to shut North Carolina Brunswick nuclear plant ahead of Florence

As Hurricane Florence churns its way towards the Carolinas, at least 8 nuclear power plants stand in its way. Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK ) has started to shut its Brunswick nuclear power plant i...

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More than 870,000 without power as Florence lumbers inland

More than 870,000 without power as Florence lumbers inland

Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread to parts of the coast Friday. Keith Acre of North Carolina's Department of Emergency Management said: "This has been a really large evacuation and shel...

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As hurricane bears down on Carolinas, the waiting is over

As hurricane bears down on Carolinas, the waiting is over

Florence was downgraded to a Category 1 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale on Thursday evening and was moving west at only 6 miles per hour (9 km/h). "Today the threat becomes a reality". S...

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Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane-force winds extended 70 miles from the center, and tropical storm-force winds reached out 195 miles. More than 60 people, including an infant, children and their pets, were rescued from ...

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Insurers brace for another round of catastrophe losses from Hurricane Florence

Insurers brace for another round of catastrophe losses from Hurricane Florence

As of 11am local time, the storm was centred 485 miles south east of Wilmington, North Carolina , moving at 15mph. Maryland and Washington, D.C. have also both declared states of emergency. Wood ...

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Hurricane Florence Is Generating 83-Foot Waves in the Atlantic

Hurricane Florence Is Generating 83-Foot Waves in the Atlantic

The country's No. 2 power company said Wednesday that it's anticipating 1 million to 3 million homes and businesses could lose power for lengthy periods, depending on the storm's track. The slow forwa...

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Florence downgraded to tropical storm, but will continue to threaten Carolinas

Florence downgraded to tropical storm, but will continue to threaten Carolinas

CNN reported that more than 620,000 customers did not have power in the Carolinas by Friday morning, and by the afternoon Duke Energy announced that it expected as many as 3 million outages, which ...

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As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery

As Florence moves west, North Carolina prepares for recovery

SC recorded its first death from the storm , with officials saying a 61-year-old woman was killed when her auto hit a tree that had fallen across a highway. In Lenoir County, North Carolina a person ...

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A.M. Update: Prolonged rain will bring floods

Water was rising Saturday morning in a flood plain near the Waccamaw River, lapping up against homes and pooling over at least one main road. National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said rad...

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

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

The massive storm is threatening the East Coast of the USA with an expected landfall early Friday. Forecasters have warned of life-threatening storm surges, catastrophic flooding, damaging winds, an...

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Florence lumbers inland, leaving 5 dead, states flooded, World News & Top Stories

Florence lumbers inland, leaving 5 dead, states flooded, World News & Top Stories

The National Hurricane Center has revealed its latest projections for Tropical Storm Florence . "The flood danger from this storm is more immediate today than when it ... More than 80,000 people...

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As Florence weakens, live surf cam videos show impact on Carolinas

As Florence weakens, live surf cam videos show impact on Carolinas

FEMA officials wrote on Twitter people should not focus on the category of the storm - as of Thursday morning, Hurricane Florence was a Category 2 storm , indicating slower wind speeds - but rath...

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Hurricane Florence deluges Carolinas ahead of landfall

Hurricane Florence deluges Carolinas ahead of landfall

In its 1 a.m. Friday update , the NHC said Florence was about 45 miles east of Wilmington, NC, packing maximum-sustained winds of 90 mph. Florence's forward movement during the day slowed to a craw...

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FEMA director under investigation for possible misuse of taxpayer resources

FEMA director under investigation for possible misuse of taxpayer resources

Politico first reported that the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general is probing Long's vehicle usage. Long and Nielsen reportedly regularly clashed over the FEMA director's trav...

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White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

The NHC said the first tropical storm-force winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 kph) would hit the region early on Thursday with the storm's center reaching the coast Friday . "Unfortunately, Hur...

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'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

'Relentless rains' continue as Florence almost stalls over Carolinas

Roy Cooper said Friday. "We didn't know where to go", she said. The Wilmington Police Department said that the mother and her infant were killed on September 14, when the tree fell on their house; t...

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