• TN crews head to east coast for Florence
TN crews head to east coast for Florence

Hurricane Florence is expected to travel through the east coast and may bring major river flooding in North and SC during the upcoming week, according to the National Weather Service. A husband and wife died in a house fire linked to the storm, officials said, and an 81-year-old man died after falling and hitting his head while packing to evacuate.

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  • NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss
NASA blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

NASA kicked off its ICESat-2 mission to monitor our planet's ice sheets from space using a laser-scanning satellite this morning, with a launch that marked the end of a almost 30-year run for United Launch Alliance's Delta 2 rocket. The new laser will fire 10,000 times in one second, compared to the original ICESat which fired 40 times a sec...

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  • 18 dead as Florence causes heavy flooding in Carolinas
18 dead as Florence causes heavy flooding in Carolinas

At least four people were killed. The center said the storm would dump as much as 40 inches (102 cm) of rain along coastal areas of the Carolinas, as well as up to 10 inches in southwestern Virginia. "In addition to the ongoing, unsafe storm surge and flash flooding, will be a long-term river flood threat WELL INLAND as very heavy rainfall cont...

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  • Hurricane Florence projected path: How to track Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence projected path: How to track Hurricane Florence

While some of the computer forecasting models conflicted, the latest projections more or less showed the storm shifting southward and westward in a way that suddenly put more of SC in danger and imperiled Georgia, too. Crews board up the Oceanic restaurant in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Residents i...

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  • Carolina Residents Who Refused to Evacuate Calling for Help
Carolina Residents Who Refused to Evacuate Calling for Help

Roy Cooper said in a press release. Forecasters say it is now moving into eastern SC, crawling along at just 3mph (4.8km/h). The Cajun Navy, a Louisiana-based group of private boat owners whose role proved pivotal in Texas during Hurricane Harvey, had rescued more than 150 people by Friday alone.

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  • 'It Wants to Get Stronger': NOAA Hurricane Hunter Flies into Florence
'It Wants to Get Stronger': NOAA Hurricane Hunter Flies into Florence

We started tracking Helene as it pushed off of the coastline of Africa and intensified. A tree fell on the house, killing the baby and mom, the New York Times reported. If the rain bands persist, the National Weather Service may raise the flash flood watch to a flash flood warning triggering the emergency alert system.

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  • Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday: NHC
Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday: NHC

More than 2 feet of rain already had fallen in places, and the drenching went on and on as Florence, a hurricane-turned-tropical storm, practically parked itself over the two states. 14, 2018. 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 ...

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  • SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon
SpaceX Signs its First Private Passenger to Fly 'Round the Moon

In its tweet Thursday, SpaceX shared what Musk confirmed on Twitter was a new rendering of the BFS. The teasing tweet said more details will be revealed on Monday, 17th September via a live webcast that will begin at 9 p.m. SpaceX now has a $1.6 billion contract with NASA to supply the astronauts living at the ISS, via regular cargo trips...

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  • More than 300,000 without power as Hurricane Florence batters North Carolina
More than 300,000 without power as Hurricane Florence batters North Carolina

Craven County Emergency Services has reported impassible roads due to flooding; downed power lines; and trees on cars. An order that many families, like Scott's, have made a decision to ignore. Some local shelters are ready to help take in animals left homeless by the storm, which was projected to make landfall on the Carolina coast Saturday morn...

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  • Met Office issues Hurricane Helene 'risk to life' warning
Met Office issues Hurricane Helene 'risk to life' warning

Met Éireann said: "Current indications are that (ex-) tropical storm Helene will approach Ireland's south coast during Tuesday". Federal states of emergency have been declared in all three states, and collectively about 1.5 million people have fled the coast under mandatory evacuation orders.

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  • SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence
SC declares emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Florence

The school said it has cancelled all university-sponsored events including athletics and Alumni Weekend, which would have started Friday. Concerns about the monster storm extended even into Virginia. Forecast models suggest that more than two feet of rain could fall over the higher elevations of the Carolinas and Virginia, which would generate ...

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  • Hurricane Florence Prompts Mandatory Evacuations In Virginia
Hurricane Florence Prompts Mandatory Evacuations In Virginia

The National Hurricane Center said Monday that Hurricane Florence is now a Category 4 storm and continuing to intensify. A story of this magnitude can cause cause catastrophic damage due to storm surge and destructive winds. "With Hurricane Florence on its way, we determined that this is the safest decision", Michael Glassner of the Trump...

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  • Georgians urged to prepare for Florence
Georgians urged to prepare for Florence

Florence strengthened to Category 1 hurricane Sunday morning as the storm charted an uncertain path toward the Unites States' East Coast . Issac is expected to gain strength in the next days, but then weaken by the middle of the week when it approaches the Caribbean.

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  • TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening
TROPICS: Florence to become a hurricane today; TD 9 strengthening

Tropical Storm Florence is expected to become a hurricane by Saturday night with rapid strengthening Sunday to become a major hurricane by Tuesday, according to the latest National Hurricane Center forecasts . "The risk of other direct impacts associated with Florence along the U.S. East Coast next week has increased", the Center stated in it...

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  • Kavanaugh protesters being paid to cause trouble
Kavanaugh protesters being paid to cause trouble

Kavanaugh is expected to get questions on this later in Wednesday's hearing, and he knew it. In Meyer v. Nebraska, the Court struck down a Nebraska law that prohibited teaching foreign languages in public schools to young students, finding that it violated the right to liberty, which includes the right to "establish a home and bring up children"....

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  • Democrats demand delay of Supreme Court justice hearing
Democrats demand delay of Supreme Court justice hearing

They do not caucus in separate rooms. "I would always strive to be a team player on the team of nine". The Senate Judiciary Committee spent Tuesday decapitating its credibility. "And I've seen more than anyone else in the Senate". Trump has often criticized the federal judiciary. Two Republican senators - Ben Sasse of Nebraska and Jeff Flak...

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  • Rain, landslides, flooding: Hurricane Lane's impact on Hawaii, in photos
Rain, landslides, flooding: Hurricane Lane's impact on Hawaii, in photos

The National Weather Service Hurricane Center in Miami Florida issued an update on Tropical Storm Miriam at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Formation chance through 5 days.medium.50 percent. Hurricane JoaquinSeptember 28, 2015 - Tropical Storm Joaquin forms.September 30, 2015 - Strengthens into a hurricane and later in the evening becomes a C...

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  • Gulf of Mexico being monitored for possible tropical development
Gulf of Mexico being monitored for possible tropical development

We are not anticipating any impacts for us, or the USA, but shifts in the forecast track are certainly possible. Ahead of the approaching storm, the government of the Cabo Verde Islands has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the southern islands of Santiago, Fogo and Brava.

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  • Where to watch meteor shower in UAE next week
Where to watch meteor shower in UAE next week

The meteors are tiny particles of dust and debris from that comet and are about the size of a grain of sand. However, this year with a dark clear sky, it's possible to see an wonderful light show. The meteor shower's peak is expected to occur the night of Sunday, Aug. 12 into the wee hours of Monday morning. Technically, we have been passing thro...

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  • LOOK UP: Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
LOOK UP: Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

Around 10 p.m., the meteors' visibility should begin to increase. The moonless-sky will make for the almost ideal viewing conditions. Let your eyes adjust, and wait. Tom Duncan at 8:30 p.m. Volunteers will provide telescopes for the public to use throughout the evening. This year will also be great for viewing because the moon's current phase i...

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  • NASA begins countdown to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’
NASA begins countdown to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

Solar wind can create a whole host of issues for humans - from messing with Global Positioning System communications to exposing astronauts in space to high radiation - and the Parker Solar Probe is launching on a mission to figure out where it comes from.

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  • NASA Taps Astronauts for Commercial Flights
NASA Taps Astronauts for Commercial Flights

The Starliner crew will include former NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson and Nicole Aunapu Mann , who is making her first trip to space, alongside Eric Boe , Sunita Williams and John Cassada . Josh Cassada: Cassada grew up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. This will be his first spaceflight. Suni Williams: Williams grew up in Needham, Massachusetts...

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  • Mars Will Be Close To Earth On July 31
Mars Will Be Close To Earth On July 31

On August 27, 2003, Mars was just 34.6 million miles from the Earth - the nearest it had been in 60,000 years. The local stargazers are invited for a camp to witness the Red Planet from 7 pm to 10 pm tonight at the Colombo Campus grounds.

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  • Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Does eclipse affect human bodies?
Lunar Eclipse July 2018: Does eclipse affect human bodies?

Still, these dramatic celestial events have inspired both awe and alarm throughout the centuries ― including among some fringe segments of American Christianity that take the appearance of blood moons to be a sign that the apocalypse is drawing nearer.

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  • Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know
Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

A lunar eclipse happens when the Moon passes directly behind Earth and into its shadow. So, drumroll please: Coming up on Friday, July 27, 2018, the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century! On July 27, the earth, moon, and sun will come to adjust in a flawless line, which will cause the wonder.

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