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Stunning Weather Channel Video Shows Why Storm Surges Are So Dangerous

It was forecast to make landfall mid-day Friday near Cape Fear, North Carolina , bringing up to 40 inches (1 meter) of rain, and storm surges as high as 13 f...


NHC downgrades Florence to still risky Category 3 hurricane

Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind, and the rain and storm surge will make Florence extremely risky. "Disaster is at the doorstep and it's coming...


Hurricane Florence swamps Carolinas, threatening record rainfall, punishing winds

Speaking with NPR's Morning Edition , North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper described the storm as "an uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave". Yesterday, ...


Photos of Hurricane Florence from space are truly scary to behold

Jeff Byard of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) invoked a former boxing champion to warn residents that it would bring "a Mike Tyson punch to the C...


Hurricane Florence begins to batter U.S. east coast

Hurricane-force winds now extend up to 80 miles and tropical-storm-force winds extend up to 195 miles from the center of the storm. After appearing headed tow...


Hurricane Florence drenches North Carolina

Hurricane Florence made landfall on the US East Coast on Friday, knocking out power to almost half a million homes and causing buildings to crumble. Roy Coop...


Watch Hurricane Florence Make Landfall in This Incredible Space Station Video

Categories only represent the speed of sustained winds, and these are still destructive. "We can show you what this could look like, if you were to find yours...


'Dangerous' Hurricane Florence threatens homes of 5 million

Hurricane Florence is now a powerful Category 4 hurricane and is expected to make a risky impact once it makes landfall along the coast of the southeast US la...


Met Office 'danger to life' warning as winds to hit Northern Ireland

Kitts and Nevis, Antigua, and Saba and St. Eustatius. Not the most ideal of weather-situations and apparently it's only about to get worse because the tail-en...


SpaceX gets first private passenger for moon trip

In a step that commercialises space travel, USA private space firm SpaceX on Friday announced that it will send the first private passenger to Moon and will rev...


Volvo halts production in SC as hurricane closes in

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster orders the evacuation of coastal South Carolina residents for their personal safety as Hurricane Florence approaches. B...


Hurricane Florence begins to batter USA east coast

As the last-minute evacuations and preparations of those who refuse to leave wound down, an eerie calm has settled over typically bustling Carolina cities. The ...


THREATENING STORM: Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Watch more above, and stay with Fox News Channel for Hurricane Florence coverage. The outer reaches of Hurricane Florence began lashing coastal North Car...


Sick Southern Resident orca hasn't been seen for 'several days'

Researchers blame the decline on multiple factors including pollution, boat noise and a shortage of Chinook salmon, the orcas' preferred food. Without J50, th...


Hurricane Florence makes landfall as torrential rains batter coast

First responders in North Carolina are scrambling to rescue residents stranded in the coastal town of New Bern. More than 1.5 million people have been order...


Hurricane Florence Rocks Wooden Pier in Nags Head

It's not all for show, either. Because a large section of the storm will remain over the water, and it's even possible the center drifts back over the ocean, ...


Hurricane Florence: Mass evacuation from 'storm of a lifetime'

Florence, now a Category 2 hurricane, is forecast to unleash extreme storm surge, possibly historic flooding rains, and damaging winds in the Carolinas beginnin...


Wrightsville Beach 12 brace for Florence to fully make landfall

Florence, set to make landfall on Friday, was expected to cover nearly all of North Carolina in several feet of water, State Governor Roy Cooper told reporter...


Hurricane Florence makes turbulent arrival with strong winds, bands of rain

Roy Cooper warned residents to not let their guard down ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall later this week. One forecast from weather-tracking website...


Trump says claim Puerto Rico hurricane killed 2,975 people is FAKE

Not only because it seemed indifferent to Puerto Rican suffering, but also because it is demonstrably false. But I think this is more than politics. The stud...