Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall

Screaming winds bent trees toward the ground and raindrops flew sideways as Florence's leading edge whipped the Carolina coast Thursday to begin an onslaught that could last for days, leaving a wide area under water from both heavy downpours and ri... More..

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SpaceX to reveal plans, passenger for private moon mission
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

SpaceX to reveal plans, passenger for private moon mission

The webcast is embedded below. In February, SpaceX debuted the long-awaited Falcon Heavy, which became the world's most powerful operational launch vehicle, the report said . In June, it was revealed by ...More..

First deaths reported from Hurricane Florence after Wilmington home collapses
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

First deaths reported from Hurricane Florence after Wilmington home collapses

More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm approached, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. The storm is threatening catastrophic flooding while leaving scores in need of rescue from risi...More..

Mother and child killed as Florence swamps Carolinas
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mother and child killed as Florence swamps Carolinas

Parts of the area, he said, could go over 70 miles per hour. "You never know where there are active downed power lines that could cause an electric situation", Parker says. The National Hurricane Center said t...More..

Hurricane Florence impacts college football games in Carolinas, Virginia
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence impacts college football games in Carolinas, Virginia

Businesses and homes in the storm's path were boarded up and thousands of people had moved to emergency shelters, officials said, urging anyone who remained near the coast to flee. A year ago, people would ha...More..

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll inflated by Democrats, claims Trump
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll inflated by Democrats, claims Trump

George Washington University found thousands more people died on the island after Maria than deaths in previous years. "Then, a long time later, they started to report really large numbers, like 3000", Tru...More..

Hurricane Florence latest forecast could still mean tropical impacts for Middle Georgia
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence latest forecast could still mean tropical impacts for Middle Georgia

GOES-East is one many satellites in orbit tracking the hurricane as it approaches the Carolinas. The first tropical-storm-strength winds are now expected to hit on Thursday at 2 p.m. But that, combined with...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Photos Of Hurricane Florence Approaching North Carolina Are Terrifying

Some forecasters have predicted it could be the most powerful storm ever to hit the region. A man waves the United States national flag in the wind and rain from from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, Nor...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Looks Downright Terrifying From Space

This image provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. "Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category four hurricane?" On Wednesday, foreca...More..

California approves goal for 100 percent renewable energy by 2045
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

California approves goal for 100 percent renewable energy by 2045

Brown's signing came days before he hosts a gathering of local, worldwide and business leaders in San Francisco to highlight the urgency of addressing climate change . California's most recent bill only stat...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Incredible video shows plane flying into eye of Hurricane Florence

Winds and rain were arriving later in SC, and a few people were still walking on the sand at Myrtle Beach while North Carolina was getting pounded. As of 11 p.m., the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Threatening Georgia And Carolinas

While Hurricane Florence has sparked state of emergency and mass evacuation , a very unfortunate weather graphic has managed to put a smile on those preparing for the storm. "We are monitoring the track of...More..

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

Hurricane Florence , the Category 2 storm heading straight for my parents' SC house, has the country on high alert. Chris Pack, a spokesman for the group, said it was airing ads on the channel aimed at viewer...More..

Carolinas brace as Florence strengthens to Category 4 hurricane
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Carolinas brace as Florence strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

And with little wind shear to pull the storm apart, Florence's hurricane wind field was expected to expand over the coming days, increasing its storm surge and inland wind threats. Extremely unsafe hurrican...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

With Hurricane Florence set to wallop the area as a Category 4 hurricane, there are fears the ponds could overflow or even collapse amid extremely heavy rain, sending vast amounts of manure from thousands of ...More..

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B U.S. charitable fund
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2B U.S. charitable fund

Bezos, who Forbes estimates is worth $163 billion, is the wealthiest person in modern history. Earlier this year Amazon played a pivotal role in diminishing and ultimately defeating a Seattle business tax...More..

'Life-threatening' Hurricane Florence closes in on U.S. east coast
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

'Life-threatening' Hurricane Florence closes in on U.S. east coast

Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever-increasing accuracy who will get walloped. Then, it will likely hover along the coast on Saturday (Sunday NZT), pushing up to 4m of stor...More..

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast — WHAT’S HAPPENING

While some said they planned to stay put despite hurricane watches and warnings that include the homes of more than 5.4 million people on the East Coast, many weren't taking any chances. "There's no water. ...More..

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

Vice President Pence will go to Atlanta on Thursday to review preparations for Hurricane Florence , the Category 4 storm that is expected to make landfall later this week. While some of the computer forecast...More..

by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

These maps shed light on Hurricane Florence’s new projected path

Forecasts project the center of Florence to make landfall around the South and North Carolina border on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. Faced with new forecasts that showed a more southerly threat, G...More..

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Astronauts on International Space Station showcase power of Hurricane Florence in photos

That's because, on the ground, the storm has brought mayhem. Hurricane Florence rapidly formed into a powerful Category 4 storm Monday as it churned towards the U.S. The footage - which includes still image...More..

5 photos of Hurricane Florence
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

5 photos of Hurricane Florence

The storm strengthened from 130 miles per hour to 140 miles per hour and is Category 4, the NHC said . Forecasts showed the storm lingering near the coast of the Carolinas, carrying days of heavy rains that ...More..

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Millions on US East Coast brace for 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Florence

More than a million people are expected to flee low-lying areas, as SC and Virginia ordered mandatory evacuations of coastal areas starting on Tuesday. Utilities deployed crews and gear in advance, with work...More..

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Kavanaugh Opponents Play Hardball With Sen. Collins

Harris, of course, can't just say she was wrong to smear Kavanaugh for something he may not believe (we don't know how he feels about birth control or "abortion-inducing" drugs). "I consider this quid pro quo f...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Expert warnings for Hurricane Florence

Water temperatures are running in the middle 80s and very little wind to tear it apart. Packing winds of up to 220 km/h (140 mph) late Monday, Florence was expected to further strengthen and become "an extrem...More..

Hurricane Florence Tracker: Warnings Sent Out for North, South Carolina
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence Tracker: Warnings Sent Out for North, South Carolina

While it may or may not officially become a Category 5 storm, it will still be a major Hurricane at landfall . CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reported that lanes, at noon, will be reversed on four of...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SpaceX nails another rocket landing on its droneship

To the sound of applause, the rocket was sacked at 12:45 a.m. (EDT) from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Space X is launching a massive communications satellite into ...More..

These maps show what to expect from Hurricane Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

These maps show what to expect from Hurricane Florence

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said he had asked President Donald Trump for a federal disaster declaration ahead of the storm. All eyes are on Hurricane Florence and its path toward the Carolinas, but oth...More..

Watches issued for Tropical Storm Isaac which could regain hurricane strength
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Watches issued for Tropical Storm Isaac which could regain hurricane strength

Hurricane Florence continues to grow in size and magnitude as it barrels toward the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Isaac was east of the Lesser Antilles and expected to pass south of Puerto Rico, Hispaniol...More..

East Coast Warned Of
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

East Coast Warned Of "Major" Hurricane Florence

On its current track, the storm could make landfall around the Carolinas on Thursday or Friday. A third storm, Hurricane Helene, was spinning in the Atlantic off West Africa's Cabo Verde Islands with 75-mph (...More..