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by | September 14, 2018 | 02:08

The forecast track has the storm moving slowly along the coast throughout Friday and into Saturday. The storm is moving toward the northwest at 17 miles per hour, the NHC said. In South Carolina, close to the Georgia line, Beaufort County emergency chief Neil Baxley told residents they need to prepare again for the worst just in case.

by | September 13, 2018 | 23:59

As of 8 a.m., the hurricane is predicted to make landfall along the coast of the Carolinas tomorrow (Sept. 14), according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center . This storm is not going to be a glancing blow. SUNDAY: Pop-up showers possible over the course of the day. "They're all interplaying with one another and it's not a particularly confident scenario", he said.

by | September 13, 2018 | 23:59

California's most recent bill only states that electricity has to be zero-emissions, so theoretically the state might be able to adopt a full carbon-capture system on a natural gas plant, which is now being tested in Texas. "Hydropower offers the most flexibility but is scarce during drought years". "Climate change is real, it's here, it's deadly, and it's extraordinarily expensive", he said Monday before the signing, extolling the new target's promise of creating tens of thousands of jobs.

by | September 13, 2018 | 22:55

After Florence's rain starts to fall this week, he said, the rainfall could continue through Monday. "I'm going to get killed on the road,"' Bradley said. "I wish I had more time to sort through and grab more of the sentimental items". Catastrophic effects will be felt outside the center of the storm due to storm surge surge as high as 9 to 13 feet.

by | September 13, 2018 | 22:44

The Category 4 storm was expected to start hitting the North and SC coasts sometime Thursday or Friday, and should make landfall near Wilmington, N.C., early Saturday morning, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center.

by | September 13, 2018 | 15:39

In contrast to the hurricane center's official projection, a highly regarded European model had the storm turning southward off the North Carolina coast and coming ashore near the Georgia-South Carolina line. Heavy rains were forecast to extend into the Appalachians, affecting parts of Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia. Residents near coastal areas like this have been given evacuation warnings, although Raleigh is a bit inland so Chantal Cooke Weaver and her family are going ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 09:58

On Wednesday morning, the storm was about 550 miles from the Carolina coast and remains a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds. Ahead of Hurricane Florence's expected landfall Thursday, Gov. North Carolina resident Roberto Guzman carries belongings from his mobile home as he leaves Wilmington a day before the storm is due to strike. Their entire neighborhood evacuated in Wilmington, N.C., David and Janelle Garrigus planned to ride out Florence at their daughter's one-bedroom apartment ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 03:12

Hurricane Florence is predicted to slam into the US East Coast as an "extremely risky major hurricane" overnight on Thursday. "Get prepared on the East Coast, this is a no-kidding nightmare coming for you". Helene will likely wear itself out before hitting land, the NHC said in its latest forecast , and Isaac, which has been downgraded from a hurricane, is on its way to the Caribbean, officials said .

by | September 12, 2018 | 22:42

Hurricane-force winds won't reach land for at least another 24 hours. That would be Florence's storm surge , the Federal Emergency Management Agency said . As of the National Hurricane Centre's 8am update (1pm BST), Florence was placed about 530 miles southeast of Cape Fear, Northern Carolina. Sharp added that some areas could see flooding where he hasn't flooded before.

by | September 12, 2018 | 19:23

In an interview with the right-leaning news site Newsmax on Monday, Collins said that entire campaign was tantamount to a "bribe", and that she would not allow it to shape her decision. "Senator Collins will make up her mind based on the merits of the nomination". Murkowski has not said whether she will vote for or against Trump's nominee, but if her vote for Gorsuch is any indication, pressure from the GOP will outweigh pressure from pro-choice groups.

by | September 12, 2018 | 09:14

Dare County officials have announced that a mandatory evacuation order goes into effect on Hatteras Island at noon Monday. The evacuation zone includes the most flood-prone coastal areas, Northam said. On this path, Florence will track over the warm waters off the southeast USA coastline. Generators, bottled water and snacks were flying off the shelves of area retailers over the weekend as forecasts called for higher chances that Hurricane Florence could hit the area.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:51

Florence was about 625 miles southeast of Bermuda as of 5 a.m. ET Monday. The Atlantic hurricane's maximum sustained winds have increased to almost 130 miles per hour (195 kilometers per hour), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory issued at noon Eastern Time (1600 GMT).

by | September 12, 2018 | 03:20

Florence , the most powerful Hurricane of the three , is expected to barrell through Bermuda and the Bahamas in the coming days before directly hitting the southeastern coast of the USA on Thursday. "This one really scares me", National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham said. He said as far as the National Emergency Planning Organisation is concerned "we are taking no chances and we are leaving no stone unturned in respect to the preparation of the state, the country and its citizens for ...

by | September 11, 2018 | 14:43

As of Tuesday morning, hurricane force winds were extending up to 40 miles from the storm's center and "tropical storm force winds" were showing up as far away as 150 miles, said the National Weather Service. "It's scary to all of us". But the season is just now peaking, and Hurricanes Florence, Isaac , and Helene are a stark reminder that we are not out of the woods yet.

by | September 11, 2018 | 13:28

It warned the storm would be "an extremely unsafe major hurricane" by the time it made landfall, forecast in the Carolinas on Thursday. North Carolina officials on Monday ordered residents to evacuate the state's Outer Banks barrier islands beginning on Monday ahead of Hurricane Florence , the first major hurricane to threaten the eastern United States this year.

by | September 11, 2018 | 07:13

According to the NHC advisory, Hurricane Florence is now located 575 miles (925 km) south-southeast of Bermuda and 1,230 miles (1,985 km) east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina . We are taking Hurricane Florence seriously". Florence could be the first Category 4 hurricane to hit the Carolinas since Hurricane Hugo in 1989. "But on rare occasions, the steering patterns can line up such that a storm slips into a dead zone between troughs and ridges".

by | September 11, 2018 | 06:30

The Miami-based center said that it was still too early to predict the hurricane's exact path but that a huge coastal area from SC to the mid-Atlantic region should prepare for a major strike late in the week. Regardless of where Florence comes near land, its impact, including wind, rain, and storm surge, will be felt well outside the immediate area near storm's center.

by | September 11, 2018 | 04:47

The storm could dump between 20-40 mm of rain on the region and surrounding areas Sunday and Monday . "If you get 5 inches of rain in a 24-hour period, yes, there's going to be flooding", said John Franks, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

by | September 11, 2018 | 00:48

The storm is already 500 miles wide - meaning a large area will be at risk when it nears land. If the center of the hurricane does come ashore in the Wilmington area, some of the strongest winds and rain could strike the sprawling Marine base since much of the worst weather will be in the northeast quadrant of the storm.

by | September 10, 2018 | 10:58

The National Weather Service says the hurricane warning in effect for Hawaii's Big Island has been extended to the island of Maui. Tropical-storm-force winds - 39-73 miles per hour - and rain could arrive at the Big Island and Maui County late Wednesday and early Thursday, and at the other islands Thursday or Friday.

by | September 10, 2018 | 08:25

It was moving west toward the islands at approximately 14 miles per hour. Hurricane Olivia is 1,110 miles east of Hilo and has made a westward turn, heading toward the Central Pacific Ocean at 15 mph. This news about Hurricane Olivia comes just weeks after Hurricane Lane brought 3-4 feet of rainfall to parts of Hawaii. "While it is too soon to determine the location and magnitude of the worst impacts, all interests in Hawaii should continue to monitor the progress of Olivia, and use this ...

by | September 10, 2018 | 00:22

East Coast. SC governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency on Saturday, in order to give his state time to prepare for the possible arrival of a hurricane . They were likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions, according to the NHC. Spaghetti models are in a general agreement of landfall on the U.S.

by | September 09, 2018 | 17:29

SC governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency on Saturday, in order to give his state time to prepare for the possible arrival of a hurricane . Impacts could include flooding, high winds and a possible storm surge. More than 3.9 million homes that would cost more than a $1 trillion to rebuild are at risk from hurricanes on the US Atlantic coast from ME to Florida, according to CoreLogic, a property analytics firm in Irvine, Calif.

by | September 09, 2018 | 14:31

After three weeks, the sharks had put on weight. However, the ecological implications of 4.9 million bonnethead sharks eating up on seagrass are not yet fully understood. A series of tests indicated that the fish successfully digested the seagrass with enzymes that broke down components of the plants, such as starch and cellulose.

by | September 08, 2018 | 14:42

East Coast next week", the NHC said . These swells will likely increase during next week and result in rough surf and risky rip current activity. Hurricane Florence weakened to a tropical storm late Thursday as it encountered wind shear along its path.

by | September 07, 2018 | 18:28

A hole that caused an air leak and pressure drop at the International Space Station last week was caused by a man-made drill hole not a micrometeorite strike - and may even have been punctured deliberately as an act of sabotage, an investigation has found .

by | September 07, 2018 | 02:59

Booker (D-NJ) tweeted four documents pertaining to the federal appeals judge's views on the use of racial profiling for security purposes after 9/11. The article contained a blanket statement about the abortion rights decision that Kavanaugh , who faced his third day of grilling at a confirmation hearing Thursday, took exception to.

by | September 06, 2018 | 21:24

From the Japanese spaceport Tanegashima in the worldwide space station will take two cubic mini-satellite with a size of 10×10 cm, connected by a steel cable length of 10 meters, which will move container - an early prototype of the space Elevator .

by | September 06, 2018 | 21:03

In the past, Botswana has kept armed anti-poaching units, so instances of poaching were relatively rare. According to Mike chase, held three years ago " Great elephant census " showed that over the past decade, poachers had decimated a third of African elephants.

by | September 06, 2018 | 20:45

Booker's acknowledgement that he's "knowingly violating" Senate rules is the latest development in Kavanaugh's contentious confirmation hearing before the Judiciary Committee. Democrats lack the votes to block confirmation but have been pressing Kavanaugh for his views on abortion rights, gun control and other issues. "Senator, I'm not going to answer hypothetical questions of that sort", the judge responded.

by | September 06, 2018 | 19:40

Wednesday is the second day of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. "I think you're thinking of someone and you don't want to tell us", she said. "Precedent is the foundation of our system". Sen. Kamala Harris of California questioned Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about the Russian Federation investigation on the second day of his Senate confirmation hearing.

by | September 06, 2018 | 13:15

But Kavanaugh's nomination languished for three years, as Democrats fumed over his participation in Bush's recount team. Kavanaugh indicated he was willing to issue rulings against a president who appointed him, noting his ruling in a case involving a Guantanamo Bay detainee that went against Republican former President George W.

by | September 06, 2018 | 05:00

Tuesday, Gordon had made landfall near the Alabama/Mississippi border with 70 miles per hour winds. The National Hurricane Center said Gordon's tight core was about 30 kilometres southeast of Biloxi, Miss., or about 355 kilometres south of Mobile, Ala., where heavy rains and winds picked up shortly before nightfall.

by | September 06, 2018 | 04:15

Hurricane warnings stretch from the Florida/Alabama border to the Louisiana/Mississippi border as the storm center is most likely to strike along the Mississippi or Alabama coastline. Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 85 km/h. "The combination of a risky storm surge and the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline", the NHC forecast warns.

by | September 06, 2018 | 03:59

But the Democratic frustrations that boiled over on September 4 had been simmering for more than two years. It's a question I have not written about. In defending his dissent to Klobuchar, who supports net neutrality, Kavanaugh cited the "major decisions" doctrine, which is related to Chevron. "One of the important things to keep in mind about Roe v.