Fewer Households in Hurricane Florence’s Path Have Flood Insurance Than in 2013

In addition to inundating the coast with wind-driven storm surges of seawater as high as 9 feet along the Carolina coast, Florence could dump 20 to 30 inches of rain, with up to 40 inches in parts of North Carolina, the NHC said. Olivia is the first ... More..

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WaPo: Say, this attack on Collins might well be bribery after all
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

WaPo: Say, this attack on Collins might well be bribery after all

Court of Appeals. Here's the catch: money pledged to the effort will be refunded if Collins votes against Kanavaugh. "Her offices received 3,000-plus wire hangers. Sen. Orrin Hatch , R-Utah, came to Collins'...More..

Space Station's view of Hurricane Florence looks eerily apocalyptic
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Space Station's view of Hurricane Florence looks eerily apocalyptic

Florence is expected to remain a Category 4 storm when it makes landfall. "It's chilling, even from space", European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst said in a tweet on Wednesday. Hurricane hunter ...More..

'Monster' Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

'Monster' Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast

The National Weather Service's best guess was that the hurricane would blow ashore Saturday morning along the North Carolina-South Carolina line, then push its rainy way westward with a potential for catastro...More..

Latest On Hurricane Heading For The Carolinas
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Latest On Hurricane Heading For The Carolinas

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered the state's entire coastline to be evacuated starting at noon Tuesday and predicted that 1 million people would flee. "Florence carries all of the hazards of a Ca...More..

Florence isn’t the only one. There are 3 more hurricanes brewing
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Florence isn’t the only one. There are 3 more hurricanes brewing

Florence is expected to strengthen further. Cooper's emergency declaration makes it possible to waive the state's transportation rules so North Carolina farmers can harvest and transport their crops to mark...More..

Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

The storm is expected to strengthen to Category 4 strength before making landfall late this week. About halfway between Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Helene is the small but unsafe Tropical Storm ...More..

Hurricane Florence strengthens to a Category 3 storm
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence strengthens to a Category 3 storm

Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency Saturday in anticipation of the potential impact from Tropical Storm Florence . The storm is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane as it slowly mo...More..

Unbelievable astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Unbelievable astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic

Isaac was moving westwardly at nine miles per hour at the time. Here's what should you know about the powerful storm's path. "A big question on this track is how intense the storm remains over the Research ...More..

Flood Watch for Parts of WNY, Leftover rain from Gordon
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Flood Watch for Parts of WNY, Leftover rain from Gordon

Saturday and continuing through Monday evening, according to the National Weather Service . Rainfall coverage will be wide-spread by late afternoon and early evening reaching almost 70% of the area. Three se...More..

Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Hurricane Florence Grows Stronger, Heads Toward US East Coast

The Navy said all ships in Virginia's coastal Hampton Roads area were preparing to leave port for open seas Monday. "Make your plans now", South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster urged residents during a Sun...More..

Hurricane Florence takes aim at US East Coast
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Hurricane Florence takes aim at US East Coast

But the shear is abating and the storm is approaching warmer waters - conditions that could allow Florence to become a hurricane again on Sunday and a major hurricane - meaning a Category 3 storm or greater - ...More..

Day 3 of Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Day 3 of Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Booker's fellow Democrats expressed support . "You say that words matter", Durbin scolded him. "I don't recall any inappropriate conversations about the investigation", he said. On abortion, Kavanaugh note...More..

Gordon's Remnants Bring Rain To Area
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Gordon's Remnants Bring Rain To Area

Gordon's top sustained winds were down to 40 mph as its tight core moved about 20 miles northwest of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hurricane warnings have been dropped considering Gordon was never able to make ...More..

Tropical Storm Florence edges closer
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Tropical Storm Florence edges closer

Tropical Storm Gordon's gusty winds and heavy rains began buffeting the Alabama coast on Tuesday night after coastal residents from Florida to Louisiana hustled to prepare for the deluge. The center says Gor...More..

Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens, pounds S. Florida with heavy rain
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Tropical Storm Gordon strengthens, pounds S. Florida with heavy rain

It is expected to make landfall somewhere between Mobile and New Orleans Tuesday evening. "Gordon is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge to portions of the central Gulf Coast". The storm was gene...More..

California on the verge of enacting nation's toughest net neutrality law
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

California on the verge of enacting nation's toughest net neutrality law

After SB 822 passed California's state Assembly yesterday , it just needed (re) approval from the Senate before going in front of the governor to be signed into law. "ISPs have tried hard to gut and kill thi...More..

Alberta to leave Canada's climate plan following pipeline decision
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Alberta to leave Canada's climate plan following pipeline decision

The decision will require the NEB to restart its review of the expansion project. "And how can we get these to move forward, in an environmentally sustainable way". "I'm very disappointed; in fact, I'm angry",...More..

Hurricane lane brought to Hawaii record rainfall
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Hurricane lane brought to Hawaii record rainfall

It had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Predictions :April 14, 2016 - The Tropical Meteorology Project from Colorado State University predicts that the "2016 Atlantic basin hurricane season will...More..

by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Small Air Leak Detected on International Space Station

The leak was discovered at around 7 p.m., (EDT) Wednesday, by flight controllers in Houston and Moscow. On Thursday morning, an investigation showed the leak appeared to be on the Russian side of the space ...More..

Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Gov. Brown Signs Bail Reform Bill

Bail reform targets the practice of jailing those who can't afford to pay the court (or more bail bondsmen) - the funds necessary to remain free pending trials that may occur months or even years later. Califor...More..

Hurricane Lane approaches Big Island as Category 5 storm
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane approaches Big Island as Category 5 storm

Residents in low lying areas of Ka'u and Kona subject to wave impacts must take necessary precautions to protect life and property due to risky storm surge and large waves. On the Big Island, the first in Hurri...More..

Hurricane Lane Strengthens to a Category 5 Storm
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane Strengthens to a Category 5 Storm

The data was gathered from the NOAA P-3 aircraft. Earlier Tuesday, the weather service issued a hurricane warning for Hawaii island. Though the storm's center is expected to remain offshore, officials...More..

Hurricane Lane hurtling toward Hawaii
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Hurricane Lane hurtling toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday. - Excessive rainfall is possible which could lead to major flash flooding, landslide...More..

EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule
by | Wednesday, August 22, 2018

EPA proposes relaxing coal plant emissions rule

Analysts say that Trump's efforts will be unable to reverse the trend. The plan was halted by the USA supreme court in 2016 and has never come into force. Why are they doing this? "The Obama administration's p...More..