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by | September 13, 2018 | 03:15

Happy #FullDiskFriday! #GOESEast is keeping an eye on Tropical Storm #Florence from 22,300 miles out in space. When Florence will reach the US, he is the hurricane of the 4th category out of five, say. NASA also posted an incredible video of Hurricane Florence viewed from space. Hurricane Florence is blowing sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour as it barrels toward the US East Coast as a Category 4 storm .

by | September 13, 2018 | 00:57

Forecasts project the center of Florence to make landfall around the South and North Carolina border on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. It will strike with torrential rains, powerful winds and potentially devastating flooding. "There's 25% more people living between Charleston (South Carolina) and Morehead City (North Carolina) than there were when Hugo was making landfall", CNN meteorologist Myers said.

by | September 12, 2018 | 22:42

Storm surge is basically a wall of water that could swallow parts of the coast. Drawing energy from the warm water, the now Category 2 storm could be a fearsome Category 4 with winds of 130 miles per hour or more by Tuesday. The Carolinas will likely bear the brunt of Florence's wrath. Hurricane Florence is hurtling toward the US East Coast . A lot of people hearing this are remembering Hurricane Hugo in 1989.

by | September 12, 2018 | 21:44

Although the Maine Senator has a very conservative voting record, she occasionally breaks ranks with her party-for example, Collins voted again impeaching Bill Clinton during his Senate trial in early 1999 and helped sink the American Health Care Act past year.

by | September 12, 2018 | 09:18

ET advisory that Florence was moving west northwest at 9 miles per hour. The storm's maximum sustained winds remain near 85 km/h with higher gusts and it is moving west near 15 km/h. AccuWeather meteorologist Brett Rossi said the ground in North and SC and Virginia is already saturated from recent rains. In addition, in the Pacific, what's now Hurricane Olivia is forecast to approach Hawaii as a tropical storm on Tuesday.

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:59

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Goes-East weather-monitoring satellite used its lightning mapping technology for a video showing Florence , Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Helene as they traveled across the Atlantic on Tuesday.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:49

Historically, 90 per cent of fatalities from hurricanes, tropical storms and tropical depressions have been caused by water, said NHC spokesman Dennis Feltgen said. A mandatory evacuation was ordered for residents of Hatteras Island and some other areas of Dare County in North Carolina. On Sunday, South Carolina's state emergency management agency tweeted it was "preparing for the possibility of a large-scale disaster".

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:29

A wider area will be impacted as Florence moves inland. A storm surge warning was issued from South Santee River, South Carolina , to Duck, North Carolina , and the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, including the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers.

by | September 11, 2018 | 07:09

The storm expected to keep building in strength before making landfall on Thursday, the US National Hurricane Center said . This is a life-threatening situation for those along the North Carolina, South Carolina , and Virginia coastlines.

by | September 11, 2018 | 06:33

The hurricane center cited data from a NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft that showed Florence was rapidly intensifying, with maximum sustained winds near 140 miles per hour. And with little wind shear to pull the storm apart, Florence's hurricane wind field was expected to expand over the coming days, increasing its storm surge and inland wind threats.

by | September 11, 2018 | 04:43

The weather in Hamilton will also get cooler this weekend. "Low-lying areas are definitely going to collect water from this system". Regardless of how safe one presumes to be, you should understand that being prepared is critical to safety and there are multiple areas which are able to provide the protection needed to endure future storms.

by | September 11, 2018 | 00:49

But the gravest threat to the US remains Hurricane Florence, which is expected to strengthen to a major hurricane by Monday night and remain "an extremely unsafe major hurricane" through Thursday, according to the Hurricane Center. Its maximum sustained winds are at 105 miles per hour (165 kmh). As of 11 a.m., Florence was centered about 580 miles south-southeast of Bermuda, moving west at 13 mph.

by | September 10, 2018 | 11:42

Meanwhile closer to Hawaii, Tropical Storm Norman continued to move north-northwest away from the islands. Olivia has weakened to a Category 1 (74-95 mph) hurricane with sustained winds near 85 miles per hour, and the system is moving toward the west near 15 miles per hour.

by | September 06, 2018 | 11:08

Kavanaugh refused to say whether he thinks sitting presidents can be made to comply with a legal subpoena, a highly relevant topic given the ongoing Russian Federation investigation and deliberations within the White House on whether to allow Trump to sit down for an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | September 06, 2018 | 09:56

But even if we manage to zero in on the exact swath of sky where Planet Nine is nestled, there are a number of things that could obscure it from out sight, points out the Washington Post . Circumstantial evidence points at the existence of Planet Nine, the hypothetical planet some astronomers think lies in the outer region of the Solar System beyond Neptune.

by | September 06, 2018 | 08:13

Gordon is about 190 miles east-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River and packing maximum sustained winds of 65 mph, according to the 8 a.m. advisory Tuesday from the National Hurricane Center . Wednesday: a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening for parts of South Mississippi. As the storm crossed Florida's southern tip on Monday morning, officials closed the beaches in Miami-Dade County and warned of possible street flooding.

by | September 06, 2018 | 07:44

Rain was still falling but the lights were on Wednesday morning at a Waffle House restaurant in Mobile, where factory worker Jerome Richardson said he lost power at 9 p.m.as the storm passed overhead. The storm also caused a jump in global oil prices after the evacuation of two oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. There were no reports of any injuries or deaths or any damage to buildings, said Alberto Moscoso, a spokesman for the Florida Division of Emergency Management.

by | September 05, 2018 | 06:22

Tropical-storm-force winds (39-plus mph) from #Gordon are expected to reach the northern Gulf Coast by Tuesday afternoon , with hurricane-force winds (74-plus mph) expected by Tuesday evening. "We're expecting an increase in winds", Miller said in a telephone interview. West of the mouth of the Pearl River to Grand Isle, including Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas are also under a tropical storm warning .

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:45

The area already has been impacted heavily by this summer's so-called "red tide"- massive algae blooms that have caused waves of dead marine life to wash along the coast. A storm surge warning has been issued for the area stretching from Shell Beach, Louisiana, to Dauphin Island, Alabama. More than 4,000 Florida Power & Light customers lost power Monday due to weather conditions.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:14

Conditions appear to be conducive for development, and this system is expected to become a tropical depression by Monday morning. A storm surge warning has been issued from Shell Beach, Louisiana, to the Mississippi-Alabama border. The long-range forecast map for the storm shows it slowly turning to the northwest as it approaches Bermuda by the end of the week. In its 8 a.m.

by | September 02, 2018 | 00:51

Lindsay Chestnut of Baltimore holds a sign that reads "I like My Internet Like I Like my Country Free & Open" as she protests near the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in Washington, Dec. "President Trump didn't ruin the internet". The Electronic Frontier Foundation , an advocacy group that supports online privacy, called it "a victory that can be replicated".

by | September 01, 2018 | 07:08

Right now, current trends bring deeper, tropical moisture into the Gulf of Mexico for the Labor Day weekend as this tropical wave continues to move in from the southeast. A storm warning is in effect for the Cabo Verde Islands of Santiago, Fogo and Brava. Visible satellite image of PTC6 (pre-Florence) near the Cape Verde islands.

by | September 01, 2018 | 05:41

Controllers at NASA said their readings also showed that the pressure had stabilized, and they continued to monitor the situation. Roscosmos said in a statement Friday that "the safety and health of the crew are not threatened". Gerst, along with United States astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Prokopyev, are due to use the same Soyuz vehicle to return to Earth at the end of the year.

by | August 31, 2018 | 00:38

In an 2 p.m. update, forecasters said the system had sustained winds of 30 miles per hour traveling west at 12 miles per hour. Strong wind shear is expected to keep the system from intensifying over the next several days. Scattered showers and storms should then develop across the interior and shift west as the sea breeze pushes inland. Although chances of formation into a tropical system are very low, enhanced rainfall across the state is likely.

by | August 31, 2018 | 00:26

A NASA spokesman said it was premature to speculate on whether the three might have to return to earth early if the leak, even as small as it is, can not be stopped. When the crew awoke this morning, mission controllers both in Houston and outside of Moscow attempted to pinpoint the leak. Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev of Roscosmos, both from Russian Federation.

by | August 30, 2018 | 02:17

Home affairs minister Peter Dutton said: "Australia, we believe, has received the first. people-smuggling venture in over 1,400 days". The exact circumstances surrounding the incident remain unclear, but early reports suggest as many as 40 people may have been on board the boat when it started sinking.

by | August 29, 2018 | 13:21

Brown's signature gives the state's Judicial Council broad authority to reshape pretrial detention policies. Padilla contended the law is bad for the people of California. Still, she's concerned about some loopholes such as with DUIs where there can be injuries and "devastation". But the historic passage of the bill has been bittersweet for lawmakers, as opponents - including some of the bill's most ardent former supporters - argued the final version of the legislation could lead to more ...

by | August 29, 2018 | 13:09

Tropical Storm Lane's slow, lingering movement means it will dump more rain in the area, potentially leading to more flooding, CNN meteorologist Robert Shackelford said. Tropical Storm Lane was downgraded from a hurricane earlier this week and tropical storm warnings were dropped Saturday evening as the storm weakened.

by | August 28, 2018 | 01:03

New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison selected his cabinet on Sunday after winning a three-way leadership battle on Friday. Morrison has a one-seat majority, but will face a by-election when Turnbull resigns from parliament, which ABC news reported could be as early as later this week.

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:41

The collision happened in San Diego on Thursday just after 4.30pm where the 18-year-old internet personality lived. Witnesses told police the McLaren had been travelling at over 100 miles per hour (160km/h) at the time, and was driving southbound in a northbound lane on the Interstate 805 road.

by | August 25, 2018 | 00:41

It could be so devastating that authorities are urging residents to set aside two weeks' worth of food and water. Lane is expected to remain a hurricane for the next 12 to 24 hours, but increasing wind shear could weaken the storm more quickly over the next two to three days.

by | August 23, 2018 | 02:04

HST. All public and charter schools and Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) offices on Hawaii Island and in Maui County will be closed Wednesday, Aug. In the tweet , he mentioned the Category 4 storm was near the islands and added the crew of the International Space Station sends "much aloha to everyone there".

by | August 23, 2018 | 01:26

She says the hurricane is moving northwest at about 9 miles per hour (15 kph). State offices on Hawaii Island and Maui will be closed Wednesday through Friday, as the governor announced that nonessential state employees in the two counties will be put on administrative leave .

by | August 23, 2018 | 00:26

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. Coastal evacuations are possible, the weather service said. At 11 p.m. Tuesday, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center said Hurricane Lane was maintaining its intensity as a ferocious Category 5 storm, packing maximum sustained winds near 160 miles per hour with higher gusts.

by | August 22, 2018 | 06:26

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has survived a leadership challenge - for now. Today Turnbull has won the ballot by 48 votes to Peter Dutton's 35 votes. Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was ousted by his deputy Julia Gillard in 2010. He said he respected the outcome of the ballot and fully supported Turnbull.