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Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

Florence was downgraded to a Category 2 storm overnight on the five-level Saffir-Simpson wind scale but it is still packing hurricane-force winds of 100 miles...


Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas

Florence, though downgraded to a Category 2 storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, remained risky and unpredictable, the National Hurricane Center (NH...


Hurricane Florence from space

European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted pictures taken 249 miles above the eye of the storm. In addition to the wide shots, some of Gerst's ph...


Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 2 as storm takes aim at Southeast

Reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 110 miles per hour (175 km/h) with high...


Hurricane Florence: Georgia Governor declares state of EMERGENCY for all 159 counties

Duke Energy, a power company in the Carolinas, estimated that one million to three million customers could lose electricity because of the storm and that it cou...


Hurricane Florence: Your guide to the story

Up to 1.7 million people have been ordered to evacuate across South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. The center of the storm is expected to make landfal...


Hurricane Florence weakens slightly as it moves toward US coast: NHC

She said at least 60 to 80 of their 180 rooms are booked by people fleeing from SC or North Carolina , but they have plenty of practice housing evacuees since ...


Three New Species Discovered in the Depths of the Pacific

But now it's pink, blue and purple Atacama liparis or just sea slugs. Now scientists have found three new fishes underwater in the eastern Pacific Ocean and t...


Marshall vs. SC game cancelled due to Hurricane Florence

The U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest update that Hurricane Florence now has 120 mph winds and is a Category 3 storm, located 385 miles so...


NHC downgrades Florence to still unsafe Category 3 hurricane

As soon as Deal made the declaration, Coweta County Emergency Management Agency director Jay Jones said he sprang into action. Forecasters warn that millions co...


Hurricane Florence starts its prolonged assault on the Carolinas

Weather forecasters also warn that the threat of tornadoes is increasing as the system draws closer to land. "We're still going to have a Category 4 storm surg...


Hurricane Florence bears down on Carolinas

We are holding out hope for all of those who are in the path of the storm, but for any of you who aren't convinced that Florence has the potential to be deadly,...


Bracing for Hurricane Florence | Don't Miss This

For people who stayed behind near the coast, or find themselves facing the brunt of the storm, officials are offering safety advice. "If they're telling you to ...


Hurricane Florence: 'Monster' storm on collision course with Carolinas

Jones urged Chatham County residents to continue to monitor Florence and be generally prepared for hurricanes with a hurricane kit, shelter-in-place supplie...


Hurricane Florence closes in on USA east coast

About 1.7 million residents have been urged to flee from parts of North and SC. "I'm not approaching Florence from fear or panic", said Brad Corpening, 35...


ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

A small-craft Warning means in this case that surface winds greater than or equal to 25 knots and/or seas equal to or greater than 3m (10ft) are already affec...


Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the launch of a new $2 billion charitable fund Thursday, focused on fighting homelessness and providing quality education. The...


Hurricane Florence could 'kill a lot of people'

Food Lion employee Greg Partin helps a customer to her vehicle on at the Woodcroft shopping center in Durham, N.C. Hurricane Florence is seen from the Inter...


Hurricane Florence puts 10M people in its crosshairs

The National Hurricane Center Tuesday afternoon increased its rainfall forecast to 15 to 25 inches of rain and 35 inches in isolated spots. "In 12 or 18 hou...


Time almost up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD

Roy Cooper said Thursday morning. Yes, you weren't the only one who saw it: there appears to be a very big penis heading straight for the U.S. coast. " My hom...