Toxic Waste Sites and Nuclear Plants Lie in Path of Hurricane Florence

Our operators are skilled at managing events, such as extreme weather, safely shutting down the generating units, and maintaining the units in a safe state until conditions allow for their return to service. Additional NRC inspectors are being sent t... More..

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Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday: NHC
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday: NHC

Its forward movement was 6 miles per hour (9 kph). With storm surges of up to 11 feet predicted as Hurricane Florence strikes the Carolinas Friday, The Weather Channel created this sobering simulation wit...More..

Wind approaches outer banks of North Carolina
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Wind approaches outer banks of North Carolina

The centre of Florence is expected to hit North Carolina's southern coast Friday , then drift southwest before moving inland on Saturday . Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under ...More..

Jeb Bush weighs in on Trump’s Puerto Rico tweets: ‘Incredibly disheartening’
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Jeb Bush weighs in on Trump’s Puerto Rico tweets: ‘Incredibly disheartening’

When pressed on the tweets , Cornyn grew frustrated. "I cannot assure you that all the water is good", he said. "Casualties don't make a person look bad", said House Speaker Paul Ryan. They calculated the ...More..

Gov. Deal issues state of emergency for Georgia
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Gov. Deal issues state of emergency for Georgia

Florence could then move slowly along the North Carolina and SC line then possibly move down the SC coast before actually making landfall later this weekend. Abigail Darlington , covers the city of Charleston f...More..

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Elon Musk’s SpaceX signs up first passenger for round-the-moon trip

The company has stated that more details about the event's activities will be announced closer to the event itself and that it would last for about an hour-and-a-half (from 5:30 p.m.to 7:00 p.m. Boeing is also ...More..

Hurricane Florence Brings Life-Threatening Storm Surge To The Carolinas
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Brings Life-Threatening Storm Surge To The Carolinas

Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 3.4 metres of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more than 900mm of rain, triggering severe flooding. At the 500-acre ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Center says Florence close to landfall in North Carolina

Some Carolinians have expressed frustration after evacuating their homes for a storm that was later downgraded - but officials have pushed back at suggestions that Florence's threat has been exaggerated. Offi...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

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

Up to 10 million people lie in the path of the storm, which still poses a risk to life and property, although it has been downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane. The storm, which is poised to electrify millions t...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

The Carolinas will bear the brunt of the storm , but as it moves inland, Virginia, Georgia, and Maryland will also be hit. It was set to inundate nearly all of North Carolina in several feet of water, State ...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence's Path Remains Uncertain As Storm Closes In On Carolinas

Florence is forecast to dump up to 40 inches (one meter) of rain in some areas after it makes landfall in North and SC. Hurricane Florence evacuees were met with standstill traffic on Interstate 95 late Wed...More..

Hurricane Florence: Georgia Governor declares state of EMERGENCY for all 159 counties
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

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

Early Wednesday afternoon in North Carolina, the storm was centered 700 kilometers (435 miles) off the coast, moving at 26 kph (16 mph) towards the United States coastline. A state of emergency has been declare...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence now a Category 2, but remains ‘extremely dangerous’

Hurricane Florence is seen from the International Space Station as it churns in the Atlantic Ocean towards the east coast of the United States, September 10, 2018. Emergency preparations in the area included a...More..

Snailfish: New species of ghost-like ocean predator found in Pacific
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Snailfish: New species of ghost-like ocean predator found in Pacific

Part of the Liparidae family, the fish are unusual in appearance compared to the typical idea of a deep-sea fish. In the conditions present about 4.7 miles (7.5 kilometers) below the ocean surface, a squi...More..

Marshall-South Carolina game cancelled by Hurricane Florence
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Marshall-South Carolina game cancelled by Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is now hurtling toward North and SC and is forecast to bring unprecedented rainfall. Florence, which is forecast to crawl up to the North Carolina coast later this week and turn slowly l...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Watch live streaming video of Hurricane Florence rolling into North Carolina

About 10 million people live in the storm's path and more than 1 million people had been ordered to evacuate the coasts of the Carolinas and Virginia. "Catastrophic effects will be felt outside the center of th...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Nearly 160,000 without power as Hurricane Florence lashes North Carolina coast

Life-threatening storm surges of up to 13 feet have been forecast in some areas when the monster storm eventually makes landfall in North and SC. The storm will churn very slowly Friday and Saturday, exte...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

NASA posts incredible video of Hurricane Florence from space

Meteorologists are warning of potentially catastrophic flooding in the area, with isolated amounts of up to 40 inches of rain expected in parts of SC. Lauren Hancock, a resident of Wrightsville Beach in the sta...More..

Hurricane Florence Shifts South as Carolinas Hunker Down
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Shifts South as Carolinas Hunker Down

The surge won't be as bad as it potentially could have been, however, and the winds won't be as strong. "It's all going to be predicated on where the damage is at, in terms of how and where we deploy our reso...More..

by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Hundreds more flights canceled as Florence nears the Carolina coastal area

It is expected to stall and hover over the Carolinas, dumping enormous amounts of rainfall on the region, and causing massive destruction and flooding. The path of Hurricane Florence sees it going over some of ...More..