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by | September 18, 2018 | 13:06

The North Carolina Department of Transportation advised drivers not to travel through the state at this time. Brock Long, of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said to expect more storm damage in North Carolina and other states. "To date, we have not received a single photo of receipts or signs showing far above average prices", he said. "We ain't going to be able to do it by ourselves", he said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 10:12

As Florence stormed ashore, it backed up rivers with its powerful surge. Mayor Bill Saffo said he was working with the governor's office to get more fuel into Wilmington. Officials from the Union County Sheriff's office believe Kaiden's mother drove around barricades and into water flowing over a roadway on Sunday, according to WSOC-TV .

by | September 18, 2018 | 09:10

However, the timeline for this launch remains unclear, and it relies on a rocket that hasn't been built yet. Maezawa will ride aboard SpaceX's enormous, reusable Big Falcon Rocket or "Big F-- Rocket" launcher, which Mr Musk hopes will eventually ferry the first human colonists to Mars.

by | September 18, 2018 | 09:09

With the rain and winds headed north, some residents in North and SC started to return to their homes as the sun peeked through the clouds briefly for the first time in days. Donald Trump, who is expected to visit the affected areas this week, has declared a disaster in several North Carolina counties and made federal funding available for the recovery efforts.

by | September 18, 2018 | 05:25

Tonight, SpaceX plans to reveal "the world's first private passenger" to fly around the moon . The BFR has never flown, but Mr Musk has released some technical details about it. On its website , SpaceX is touting the "first passenger on lunar BFR mission", implying there will be more moon trips. SpaceX reminded us only 24 humans have been to the moon and no one has visited since NASA's final 1972 Apollo mission.

by | September 18, 2018 | 04:28

With flood waters advancing rapidly in many communities, around 50 stranded people had been airlifted out by helicopter in North Carolina , said Petty Officer Michael Himes of the U.S. The evacuation zone included part of the city of Fayetteville, which has a population 200,000. John Rose owns a furniture business with stores less than a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the river.

by | September 18, 2018 | 00:47

A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 40 people in the Philippines . It made landfall on the coast of Jiangmen city, in southern China's Guangdong province, Sunday evening after battering Hong Kong . More than five million people were in its path.

by | September 17, 2018 | 23:15

A Delta 2 rocket carrying the ICESat-2 lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 6.02am local time on Saturday and headed over the Pacific Ocean. "Science often moves forward when scientists figure out new and more precise ways to measure things, and with ICESat-2, and that's exactly what we're going to do", NASA scientist Tom Wagner told UPI.

by | September 17, 2018 | 23:15

Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical depression by Sunday, dumped up to 40 inches (100 cm) of rain on parts of North Carolina since Thursday, and continued to produce widespread heavy rain over much of North Carolina and eastern SC, the National Weather Service said.

by | September 17, 2018 | 18:11

It marks the beginning of a prolonged assault from wind and water, which - by the time it's over - is likely to bring devastating damage and flooding to millions of people in the Southeast. They also have three dogs and three parrots. All four major United States airlines have said they are capping selected airfares below what last-minute tickets would cost.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:28

The storm's death toll climbed to 14 when a man drowned after a pickup truck flipped into a drainage ditch along a flooded road in SC. Evacuations underway in North Carolina. Almost 1 million people had lost power as of Saturday. North Carolina officials have reported at least seven storm-related fatalities with unconfirmed reports of a further three deaths.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:11

Mangkhut arrived in China after making landfall Saturday morning on Luzon, the largest island in the Philippines . A Chinese state broadcaster says Typhoon Mangkhut has left at least two people dead after the massive storm slammed into southern China's Guangdong province.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:05

By Friday evening, the eye of the storm had moved to SC. "Cameras outside the International Space Station captured dramatic views of rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence at 8:10 a.m. One potential road out was blocked as flooding forced the shutdown of a 16-mile (26-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 95, the main route along the Eastern Seaboard.

by | September 17, 2018 | 05:52

The CEO of Salesforce, one of the world's largest online business software companies, urged fellow technology leaders at the conference to help fight climate change . Summit organizers say they are unaware of any USA federal officials attending. The climate action summit's two-day high-level plenary session, with its focus on the launch of the Exponential Climate Action Roadmap, to move from incremental to exponential action, began on Thursday.

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:14

Roy Cooper called Florence an "uninvited brute" that could wipe out entire communities as it grinds across the state. Its outer bands arrived here on Thursday morning, and its wind and rain quickly began to punish this part of the North Carolina coast with a slow-moving, relentless onslaught.

by | September 17, 2018 | 00:03

They had heeded officials' warnings that the storm was treacherous, with record-setting rains and storm surges not seen in North Carolina in decades. "We got thrown into mailboxes, houses, trees", said Holt, who had stayed at home because of a doctor's appointment that was later canceled.

by | September 16, 2018 | 22:59

Over 60 people had to be pulled out of a collapsing motel in Jacksonville, North Carolina , and hundreds were saved as water levels rose. We were forced to have conversations with these people and say hey, do you by chance live in a two-story home? There were no immediate reports of any deaths.

by | September 16, 2018 | 19:38

The hurricane is massive: at 400 miles wide, its hurricane-force winds stretch across a 160-mile span, as ABC reported . Jennifer Morales, 20, said there was 3 feet of water in her home. Only one North Carolina is expected to more than 1 meter of rain. Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com said Florence could dump a staggering 18 trillion gallons of rain over a week on North Carolina, South Carolinas, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland.

by | September 16, 2018 | 16:17

Natural gas distribution companies and electric utilities ramped up their preparedness efforts as the path of Hurricane Florence , a Category 3 storm as of 2 p.m. Should other states request storm-related assistance from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, GEMA would in turn ask its Athens counterpart if the county could lend a hand by sending supplies or personnel to storm-ravaged areas.

by | September 16, 2018 | 14:29

At 5 p.m., Isaac was located about 560 miles east of Barbados, packing maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour and storm force winds extending 105 miles from the centre. "Strength, track, and forward speed of Florence will be the major players in determining the scope and amount of rainfall and correspondingly the severity of inland flooding", according to AccuWeather forecaster Dan Kottlowski on September 12.

by | September 16, 2018 | 13:39

Tropical Storm Florence dumped "epic" amounts of rain on North and SC as it trudged inland on Saturday, knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept rising. "You may need to move up to the second story, or to your attic, but WE ARE COMING TO GET YOU". She tried to row out of her neighborhood Thursday night with a boat that was in her yard after her home began to flood, but she had to retreat because of the poor conditions.

by | September 16, 2018 | 10:15

Water from the Neuse river floods the houses during the pass of Hurricane Florence the town of New Bern, North Carolina, on September 14, 2018. Dozens more were pulled from a collapsed motel. "And we're not done yet", Graham said, adding that some hard-hit areas could get an additional 15 to 20 inches because the storm was moving so slowly.

by | September 16, 2018 | 06:41

Cameras outside the International Space Station captured dramatic views of rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence at 8:10 a.m. EDT Sept. 10 as it moved in a westerly direction across the Atlantic, headed for a likely landfall along the eastern seaboard of the US late Thursday or early Friday.

by | September 16, 2018 | 06:31

More than 100 people were rescued and up to 75 more were awaiting rescue on Saturday morning, according to a town official. "Hurricanes bring out a lot of good in people and also the worst in those few bad actors preying on homeowners whose most prized asset has been damaged", Jon Moore, spokesman for Florida's Department of Financial Services, told the Miami Herald following Hurricane Irma in 2017.

by | September 16, 2018 | 05:35

There also could be significant beach erosion in some area, the weather service said. "A watch is typically issued 48 hours before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force winds , conditions that make outside preparations hard or risky".

by | September 16, 2018 | 03:38

Long said the inspector general was looking into vehicle usage, but he didn't confirm that the review concerned his use of an official vehicle. Neither FEMA nor the inspector general's office of DHS immediately responded to Newsweek's inquiry about the possible misuse of government vehicles and taxpayer money.

by | September 16, 2018 | 03:25

Joel N. Myers said . The surge in power outages along the coast is the result of gusts coming off Hurricane Florence and knocking trees into power lines, said Lisa Crawley, a spokeswoman for the co-ops. And because Hurricane Florence has the potential to stall, it could inflict a lot more damage and cause more severe flooding in North Carolina than Floyd did 19 years ago.

by | September 16, 2018 | 00:05

As of 11 p.m. EST, the storm was centered 280 miles east southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina , and was moving northwest at 17 mph. The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rainfall Sunday through Tuesday across central SC with flooding potential in the Upstate, northeast Georgia and the mountains of western North Carolina.

by | September 15, 2018 | 23:29

Saturday, the National Weather Service said in a bulletin. North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called Florence an "uninvited brute" that could wipe out entire communities as it grinds across the state. Another man in the county who was checking on his dogs outside was killed in what his family thought was a wind-related death Friday morning, emergency officials said.

by | September 15, 2018 | 21:04

Subtropical Storm Joyce is located 945 miles west-southwest of the Azores and is moving to the southwest at 6 mph (9 km/h). Far from this hurricane parade on the other side of the globe, Tropical Storm Olivia is flying solo east of Hawaii.

by | September 15, 2018 | 20:46

Nearly 800,000 people are reported to be without power already in North Carolina , and officials have warned restoring electricity could take days or even weeks. Its winds were down to 45 miles per hour. As of 5 a.m. Saturday, the storm's center was about 35 miles west of Myrtle Beach, according to the National Hurricane Center.

by | September 15, 2018 | 17:55

As of 200am, the eye of the storm was 375 km southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, moving northwest at 17 miles per hour. Fears about Hurricane Florence spread south on Wednesday, with Georgia declaring a state of emergency after officials in the Carolinas urged people to evacuate the coast ahead of the storm's expected pounding winds and rain-driven floods.

by | September 15, 2018 | 13:29

The storm's winds, however, fell to 75 miles per hour by 1:50 p.m. "The water started rising and we evacuated nearly an entire TV station in about 15 minutes". At least 150 people were waiting to be rescued in New Bern, N.C., officials tweeted Thursday evening. New Bern Mayor Dana Outlaw confirmed there were no reports of fatalities as of early Friday morning.

by | September 15, 2018 | 10:26

For people living inland in the Carolinas, the moment of maximum peril from flash flooding could arrive days later, because it takes time for rainwater to drain into rivers and for those streams to crest. Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. The city woke Friday to the sound of exploding electrical transformers with strong gusts throwing street signs and other debris as well as water in all directions.

by | September 15, 2018 | 07:14

The child's father was taken to a hospital. In Hampstead, North Carolina, a woman died of a heart attack on Friday since emergency crews could not reach her due to fallen trees in road, local media reported. Maysie Baumgardner, 7, sheltered with her family at the Hotel Ballast in downtown Wilmington as Florence's floodwaters filled the streets. "You need to be prepared to be without power for weeks", Holding said, pointing out that Hurricane Fran knocked out power for two weeks and ...