Hurricane Florence Tracker: Path Narrows, Forecast to 'Stall'

Alexander Gerst, a German astronaut who's now orbiting Earth from 250 miles up, has a warning for humans on the planet below him. "The biggest thing is you're always anxious about yourself and friends and family - and whether they'll have a place... More..

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Stunning space photos show 'nightmare' Hurricane Florence swirling over the Atlantic ZlotoNews
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Stunning space photos show 'nightmare' Hurricane Florence swirling over the Atlantic ZlotoNews

Hurricane Florence, on its way across the Atlantic Ocean toward North Carolina, dominates photos and video from the International Space Station , where astronauts are using wide-angle lenses because of h...More..

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

Washington Post: "Category 4 Hurricane Florence drawing closer to Carolinas and threatens "catastrophic" flooding" - "Expanding in size, violent Hurricane Florence is continuing on a beeline toward the E...More..

South Carolina Won't Evacuate Prisoners Ahead of Hurricane Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

South Carolina Won't Evacuate Prisoners Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Forecasters with The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang are now saying Florence is a Category 4 storm that could bring very unsafe winds, flash flooding and power outages. Florence is rated a Category 4 o...More..

Sen. Collins and staff getting abusive calls and correspondence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Sen. Collins and staff getting abusive calls and correspondence

After a week of histrionics during Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings, Collins, a crucial swing vote in the Senate, is thought to be among the only people with the power to stop the nominee's near-certain conf...More..

Storm Florence could cause risky surf along USA coast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Storm Florence could cause risky surf along USA coast

The hurricane could make landfall possibly as a Category 3 or higher on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale. The Miami-based center said in its 5 a.m. The Atlantic hurricane season officially began June 1, but...More..

Gov. McMaster to order mandatory evacuations for SC coastal counties
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Gov. McMaster to order mandatory evacuations for SC coastal counties

Florence's max sustained winds have been clocked at 130 miles per hour with an further increase expected on Monday. The National Hurricane Center is advising people in the hurricane's path to prepare for ...More..

Here are 3 more hurricanes that aren't named Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Here are 3 more hurricanes that aren't named Florence

Moving toward the west-northwest near 9mph on the forecast track, the centre of Florence will approach the southeastern coast of the United States on Thursday. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper's office said...More..

How to find the latest path predictions and updates
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

How to find the latest path predictions and updates

The governors of North and South Carolina , Maryland and Virginia declared states of emergency ahead of the approaching storm. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. North Carolina Gov. Roy C...More..

Hurricane Florence targets US East Coast
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence targets US East Coast

East Coast, the U.S. hurricane agency said. NHC officials say further strengthening is anticipated, and Florence is expected to be an extremely unsafe major hurricane through Thursday. Several computer mo...More..

Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence Expected to Become Major Hurricane Very Soon

By 5 p.m. Monday, Florence was centered about 1,170 miles (1,880 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west at 13 mph (20 kph). The South Carolina governor ordered the state's en...More..

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence's path: Track the storm here

As Florence gathered strength far out in the Atlantic, Wall Street was trying to pick winners and losers from any havoc it might cause. The hurricane center announced the change in an update , citing data ...More..

Another hurricane is barreling toward Hawaii
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Another hurricane is barreling toward Hawaii

But flash flooding could be a concern. Due to that, we have Tropical Storm Watches out for the Islands in advance of the storm. According to the National Weather Service, the storm will take a turn toward the...More..

Tropical Storm Isaac, 9th named storm of season, forms in Atlantic
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Tropical Storm Isaac, 9th named storm of season, forms in Atlantic

Tropical storm Florence will strengthen to a hurricane on Sunday, forecasters predict, before it makes landfall on the United States east coast later this week. On Friday, North Carolina governor Roy Coo...More..

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

Tropical Storm Florence to become hurricane late Saturday

The Miami-based weather center said although the storm could intensify to a Category 4 hurricane by midweek, its path was still unclear. " Florence is forecast to be a unsafe major hurricane near the s...More..

Florence could restrengthen into hurricane this weekend
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Florence could restrengthen into hurricane this weekend

East Coast by late next week, according to the National Hurricane Center . Hurricane Olivia had maximum sustained winds of 90 mph, and was approximately 1,370 miles east of Honolulu as of 11 p.m. If Florence...More..

Brett Kavanaugh Has No Answer To Kamala Harris' Question About Mueller
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Has No Answer To Kamala Harris' Question About Mueller

Kavanaugh also is likely to face questions about his views on investigating sitting presidents and the ongoing probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential e...More..

Booker releases Kavanaugh emails on racial profiling
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Booker releases Kavanaugh emails on racial profiling

The California Democrat, who's considering a presidential run, pressed Kavanaugh late Wednesday as the hearing wound down to tell her who, if anyone, he's spoken to at a law firm about special counsel Robert ...More..

Millions prep for flooding as Gordon eyes Midwest
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Millions prep for flooding as Gordon eyes Midwest

Tropical Storm Gordon has made landfall slightly more east than initially expected, right along the MS and Alabama border. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, Louisiana Gov. The storm is forecast to weaken and move...More..

Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Chaos marks start of Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing

North Carolina Republican U.S. Senator Thom Tillis took part in the several hour session on Capitol Hill, expressing his frustration with Democrats who interrupted the hearing multiple times asking for the he...More..

Storm watch issued for central US Gulf Coast
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Storm watch issued for central US Gulf Coast

But it is moving quickly to the west-northwest at 17 miles per hour. Southern Florida is expected to be hit with heavy rains and winds on Labor Day. Sea-surface temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico are warm e...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Parkland Dad Fred Guttenberg Claims Kavanaugh Snubbed Him At SCOTUS Hearing

It's a question I have not written about. Republican, Democrat differences. But in the three-and-a-half years that I've been chairman of the committee, every bill that has come out of the Judiciary Committee ha...More..

State of emergency declared in Mississippi
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

State of emergency declared in Mississippi

Saturday morning, forecasters predicted the system would not form until it passed over Florida and entered the Gulf. MacDonald said that while such preparations become all too routine, one must remain wary. A...More..

Hurricane warning issued as Tropical Storm Gordon hits Gulf
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Hurricane warning issued as Tropical Storm Gordon hits Gulf

The hurricane warning was placed into effect for the area stretching from the mouth of the Pearl River in MS to the Alabama-Florida border. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS' Boston station WBZ says the thr...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Experts Fear Record Levels Of Elephant Poaching After Discovery Of 87 Bodies

The carcasses of almost 90 recently killed elephants have been found near a famous wildlife sanctuary in Botswana , conservationists say. Botswana has an estimated 130,000 elephants, the most of any countr...More..

Fix of Leak in International Space Station Stabilizes Internal Cabin Pressure
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Fix of Leak in International Space Station Stabilizes Internal Cabin Pressure

The hole is located in the upper section of the Soyuz, which does not return to Earth, according to NASA . The leak, which was detected Wednesday night by flight controllers as the Expedition 56 crew slept, ...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon forms near upper Florida Keys
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon forms near upper Florida Keys

Gordon is expected to produce rainfall over 2 to 4 inches over the central and northwestern Bahamas, the Florida Keys and South Florida through early Tuesday . Because of this, it now has a medium chance of ...More..

Leak repaired on International Space Station
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Leak repaired on International Space Station

Astronauts scrambled Thursday to patch a minute hole that used to be allowing air to leak from the Russian aspect of the World Residence Space , which they did with the assistance of a thumb. Is Russia declini...More..

California Senate rallies votes for tough net neutrality bill
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

California Senate rallies votes for tough net neutrality bill

State attorneys general and the District of Columbia asked a federal appeals court earlier this month to reinstate the Obama regulations. Brown, who has 30 days to sign the measure, is already facing pressur...More..

New hurricane may be forming; Gulf may see disturbance
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

New hurricane may be forming; Gulf may see disturbance

In addition to the heavier rain, wind is expected to increase out of the east with gusts increasing to near 30 miles per hour. A flood advisory for St. Once there (in the yellow hatched area) environmental co...More..