Trump approves emergency declaration for NC ahead of Hurricane Florence

Dare County Emergency Management officials said they'll extend the order to all residents and visitors in other areas beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday. HURRICANE Florence could intensify yet again with the monster storm on the brink of a Category 5, p... More..

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Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say Florence rapidly intensified Monday morning to a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 130 miles per hour (195 kph)...More..

by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

South Carolina Orders Mandatory Evacuation of Coast Ahead of Hurricane Florence

A westward motion with a slight increase in forward speed is expected through the end of the week. The storm expected to keep building in strength before making landfall on Thursday, the US National Hurrica...More..

Florence set to become major hurricane, aims at US Southeast
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Florence set to become major hurricane, aims at US Southeast

Sunday, and is 685 miles southeast of Bermuda, moving west at 7 mph. The NHC was also tracking two other storms farther out in the Atlantic. "On the forecast track, the center of Florence will move over the...More..

Mallory's Forecast - Cloudy with light rain today
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Mallory's Forecast - Cloudy with light rain today

Expect heavy rain and storms to ramp up with some stronger storms on the table Sunday afternoon, especially in eastern Kentucky. NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for all of central IN this weekend and...More..

Isaac strengthens into hurricane behind Florence, Helene
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Isaac strengthens into hurricane behind Florence, Helene

NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold shared views from the International Space Station, which orbits around 250 miles (400 kilometers) above the Earth. Although Florence's path has wavered over the past week, fore...More..

Category 5 hurricane heading to Hawaii
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Category 5 hurricane heading to Hawaii

Although it is not certain whether the storm, packing peak winds of 150 miles per hour, will directly strike the islands or just graze them, significant effects from rain, wind and waves are becoming increasing...More..

Eye of Hurricane Olivia breaking apart
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Eye of Hurricane Olivia breaking apart

The forecast path will keep Helene over open water and will eventually weaken to a tropical storm by Thursday. Its maximum sustained winds were 110 miles per hour. While the storm may get downgraded by the time...More..

by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Who Drilled the Hole That Caused the ISS Air Leak?

Dmitry Rogozin, space agency chief of Russia's space agency, said that the hole in the space station-which caused an air leak-wasn't of natural causes. Apart from releasing a series of photos NASA has not comme...More..

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Florence becomes a hurricane, takes aim at US Southeast

The storm was centered about 835 miles southeast of Bermuda and moving west at 7 mph. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said in a statement Sunday that coastal and inland residents alike need to get ready fo...More..

Tropical Storm Florence to become hurricane late Saturday
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence to become hurricane late Saturday

Port City Daily will continue to monitor the storm as it approaches, and all hurricane coverage will be free to access and will not count toward free monthly reads. Additionally, Northam asked Virginians "t...More..

The first known omnivorous shark species has just been confirmed
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

The first known omnivorous shark species has just been confirmed

A small hammerhead, which belongs to the sharks , in the absence of "meat" without any problems and eats plant food. The discovery was made by a team of scientists led by ecologist and evolutionary biologist...More..

Russia Says Space Station Leak Could Be Deliberate Sabotage
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Russia Says Space Station Leak Could Be Deliberate Sabotage

The RT network in Russian Federation posted this picture, credited to NASA , of an apparent drill hole inside the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft that caused a small leak. On August 30, a 2mm "microcrack" was det...More..

Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Governor Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect. Hurricane Florence was some 2,400 miles (3,900 kilometers) away from the US, and another potential storm was likely to form not far off the coast of Africa and head east. P...More..

Hurricane warning as Tropical Storm Gordon aims at Gulf Coast
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Hurricane warning as Tropical Storm Gordon aims at Gulf Coast

Under its current track, the storm could move into the lower Mississippi Valley by Tuesday night and make landfall on the northern Gulf Coast later in the evening, forecasters said. The child died when a tre...More..

Organizer Tries to Stop Charlie Kirk From Questioning Kavanaugh Protesters
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Organizer Tries to Stop Charlie Kirk From Questioning Kavanaugh Protesters

In recent years, Supreme Court nominees have got through their confirmation hearings by refusing to say how they would rule what they say is a hypothetical future case on the issue. "Bring it", he replied to ...More..

Gordon heads out into the Gulf; no direct impacts for Tampa Bay
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Gordon heads out into the Gulf; no direct impacts for Tampa Bay

In its latest bulletin, the NHC said that Gordon was expected to rapidly weaken after making landfall. Gordon won't be considered a tropical storm at that point. "We're asking people to do the same things t...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon track expected to bring winds to Sebastian, Vero Beach

The National Hurricane Center said at 8 p.m. EDT that the storm was centered 95 miles (150 kilometers) west of Fort Myers, Florida. Both radar observations along with Hurricane Hunter data has shown a stead...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Mini-Moon tonight! Next one happens in July 2018

The strawberry moon, which astronomers also call mini-moon or micro-moon, appears smaller during this time of the year. The phenomenon is possible since the moon will be at its furthest distance from Earth. For...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon threatens South Florida
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon threatens South Florida

The storm is now threatening the Florida Panhandle and Gulf Coast with rain, wind and waves. Tropical-storm-force wind gusts are possible today across portions of South Florida and the Keys. There, a tropic...More..

Trump Visits Golf Course While Washington Mourns McCain
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Trump Visits Golf Course While Washington Mourns McCain

While Bush and Obama hail from different parties, their message Saturday was clear: United States politics can and should rise to a higher level with the example set by McCain. McCain, a naval aviator, was shot...More..

The staff were not in danger: the ISS has leaked air
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

The staff were not in danger: the ISS has leaked air

Later, media reports said that this fault caused a drop in pressure on the ISS. In the end, we localized the leak. It had been reported earlier that air pressure inside the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft starte...More..

Space station
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Space station "stable" after leak

Six astronauts are now aboard the station: Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold and Serena Auñón-Chancellor of NASA: Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency; and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Pro...More..

International Space Station Crew Repairs Air Leak With Epoxy, Tape
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

International Space Station Crew Repairs Air Leak With Epoxy, Tape

A Soyuz flight planned for April 2019 "will complete the fulfillment of our obligations under a contract with NASA related to the delivery of USA astronauts to the ISS and their return from the station", Boris...More..

Public Knowledge Welcomes California Open Internet Bill to Restore Net Neutrality Protections
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Public Knowledge Welcomes California Open Internet Bill to Restore Net Neutrality Protections

Not only doubling down but improving on previous measures , the legislation would protect consumers from being charged extra for access to websites and provide consistent speeds and quality for streaming servi...More..

Cybersecurity erased in Scott Morrison's new cabinet - Security
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Cybersecurity erased in Scott Morrison's new cabinet - Security

The changing of the guard has resulted in changes to the ministerial cabinet, landing Mr Buchholz as Roads and Transport assistant minister in the new Morrison government. "I thank Jennifer Westacott, the staff...More..

Facebook Announces 100 Percent Renewable Energy Plan
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Facebook Announces 100 Percent Renewable Energy Plan

Specifically, Facebook is hoping to reduce emissions by a whopping 75 percent while powering its global facilities using 100 percent renewable energy - all by the end of 2020. "That is a requirement for us, n...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Astronauts are repairing a hole on wall of International Space Station

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are having to deal with an air leak from a possible collision. It was found in the most recent Soyuz capsule, which is one of two docked at the space statio...More..

Hurricane season is back with a possible storm 'as strong as Ophelia'
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Hurricane season is back with a possible storm 'as strong as Ophelia'

Storm Ophelia brought the country to a standstill past year as average wind speeds of between 65 and 80km/h with some gusts of 110 to 130km/h struck the emerald isle. Afternoon storms will continue this holiday...More..

Tropical storm Miriam could become hurricane, move near Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Tropical storm Miriam could become hurricane, move near Hawaii

The formation of Miriam comes after Hawaii was hit earlier this week by near-record amounts of rain from Tropical Storm Lane. The National Weather Service dropped all warnings for Lane, but a local flash-floo...More..