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by | September 17, 2018 | 06:47

On its current track, the storm will hit the coast on Friday with maximum sustained winds of about 105 miles per hour. Brunswick Nuclear Plant and Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant are the closest to where the superstorm will strike, Green added.

by | September 17, 2018 | 04:45

Computer simulations - especially the often star-performing European model - push the storm further south, even into SC and Georgia. "We really just don't know", Vaughan said. More than 758,000 homes in the Carolinas and Virginia are at risk, according to risk assessment service CoreLogic. It was packing winds of 130 miles per hour (215 kph) and enough moisture to dump feet of rain on the region.

by | September 17, 2018 | 03:15

Hurricane Florence , they found, will grow about 50 miles (80 kilometers) larger and will dump 50 percent more rain over a period from September 11 to September 16 than it would have in a world before climate change. "But we can't replace us so we chose to come here". It is expected to make landfall on Friday morning, local time (late Friday, early Saturday AEST).

by | September 15, 2018 | 11:31

The storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina at 7.15 am, the National Hurricane Centre said. "The sun rose this morning on an extremely risky situation and it's going to get worse", he said at a news conference in Raleigh.

by | September 15, 2018 | 09:56

Helene is now 2,065km south-southwest of the Azores in the Atlantic and Met Éireann said the storm would approach the south coast by Tuesday. "A turn toward the north and northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected during the next few days", according to the agency.

by | September 14, 2018 | 11:57

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill requiring that 100% of California's electricity be generated by renewables like wind and solar by 2045. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that aims to eliminate fossil fuel use for electricity by 2045 and serves as a rebuke to US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.

by | September 14, 2018 | 07:16

The swells will make for rough seas along and well off the U.S. East Coast, Bermuda, the northern shores of the Caribbean islands and the south- and southeast-facing shores of the Canada Maritimes, according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.

by | September 14, 2018 | 00:59

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California , the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee , released a statement Thursday afternoon disclosing that she had referred "a matter" involving Kavanaugh to "federal investigative authorities".

by | September 13, 2018 | 11:13

Shepard Smith and Flaherty said reports showed storm surge from the system is likely to be felt dozens of miles inland, including along the Neuse River Basin - which stretches inward from New Bern toward Rocky Mount and Nashville, N.C. In Virginia, where about 245,000 residents were ordered to evacuate low-lying areas, officials urged people to remain away from home despite forecast changes showing Florence's path largely missing the state .

by | September 13, 2018 | 06:42

A new photo of the hurricane, taken from almost 250 miles above it, shows just how big it is. Hurricane Florence is so enormous, astronauts in space had to use a super-wide angle lens to capture a photo. When Florence will reach the USA, he is the hurricane of the 4th category out of five, say. Florence is predicted to make an overnight landfall Friday west of Wilmington, NC.

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:00

Mandatory evacuation orders also were issued for more than 300,000 people in North Carolina and Virginia. Immediately to the north of Virginia, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said his state was also was "preparing for the potential of historic, catastrophic and life-threatening flooding".

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:29

Feasting off the energy from unusually strong sea surface temperatures, Hurricane Florence is intensifying quickly and tracking inexorably toward landfall along the U.S. As of 12pm EST, the storm was centered approximately 1,230 miles from Cape Fear, North Carolina. "Action today can avoid losses due to Florence", he said.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:31

A state of emergency has been declared in Maryland, North Carolina , South Carolina , Virginia and Washington amid concern over potential torrential rain and flooding. Far from this hurricane parade on the other side of the globe, Tropical Storm Olivia is flying solo east of Hawaii. The University of North Carolina canceled its scheduled home game against the 18th-ranked University of Central Florida in Chapel Hill due to the storm's expected landfall.

by | September 07, 2018 | 04:58

Senator John Cornyn read the potential charge against Booker at the hearing, and the Democratic Senator from New Jersey responded bluntly, "Then apply the rule and bring the charges". In his days before the committee, Kavanaugh has declined to answer questions about how he would handle investigations of the executive branch and whether he would step aside if cases involving Trump under Mueller's probe end up at the court.

by | September 05, 2018 | 13:26

A state of emergency has been declared in Louisiana and MS as Tropical Storm Gordon roars towards the US Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center predicted a "life-threatening" storm surge of 3 to 5 feet along parts of the central Gulf Coast.

by | September 05, 2018 | 05:58

Tropical Storm Gordon will continue to make its way through the Gulf of Mexico and is forecast to reach hurricane strength sometime Tuesday evening before making landfall. Geo Rodriguez made a decision to go for a walk on Hollywood Beach, north of Miami, on Monday morning and got caught in the storm. Meanwhile, no coastal watches or warnings are in effect for Tropical Storm Florence .

by | September 02, 2018 | 09:26

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 45 miles from Norman's center. The remnants of the storm, however, brought excessive rainfall and flash flooding to localized areas around the state, most notably on the island of Hawaii and Kauai.

by | September 01, 2018 | 17:14

A tropical disturbance and its associated area of thunderstorms was located near the Dominican Republic on Friday morning, moving in the direction of South Florida . Of more concern to National Weather Service meteorologists in Miami is a tropical wave near Puerto Rico that could bring heavy rain this weekend to areas from the Treasure Coast to the Keys.

by | August 30, 2018 | 13:16

Curious about what's happening at the Capitol? We explain how Capitol dealmaking affects your pocketbook, your job and your family. As the sixth largest economy in the entire world, California is proving that sustainability and economic growth can go hand-in-hand, as while emissions have fallen 13 percent from the 2004 peak, the state's economy has grown by an impressive 26 percent.

by | August 24, 2018 | 02:14

David Ige said Wednesday. The storm, which has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, was in the Pacific about 210 miles south-southwest of the town of Kailua-Kona in the early hours of Thursday morning, according to CNN . And not all of the shelters that it does have are fit to protect people. This sideswipe, however, from the hurricane is expected to bring about 15-20 inches of rain, which could contribute to catastrophic flooding and mudslides.

by | August 22, 2018 | 15:06

The data was gathered from the NOAA P-3 aircraft. The hurricane was expected to bring 160mph (260km/h) winds to Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday with gusts capable of damaging roofs and knocking out power, the NHC warned. The Hawaiian Islands could see more than 20 inches of rain over the next several days from this hurricane. A statement added: "Large swells generated by Lane will impact the Hawaiian Islands this week".

by | August 22, 2018 | 14:41

The CPP replacement - which the Trump administration is calling the Affordable Clean Energy , or ACE, rule - gives states three years to come up with plans to reduce Carbon dioxide pollution from coal-fired power plants, primarily through efficiency improvements.

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:31

In 2015, the World Health Organization's Internal Research on Cancer said that glyphosate is " probably carcinogenic to humans ". The highest levels were found in Quaker Old Fashioned Oats - 1,000 parts per billion (ppb) of glyphosate.

by | August 14, 2018 | 16:15

About this сообщаетAFP, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the UNN. NASA's car-sized robe was scheduled to launch on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral , Florida during a 65-minute launch window. But on the back side of that heat shield, where Parker's four instruments, its flight computer and other critical systems are located, temperatures will be maintained at a relatively cool 85 degrees.

by | August 14, 2018 | 15:42

Here's all you need to know about the upcoming partial solar eclipse , including what a solar eclipse is, when it will occur, where it will be visible from, if it will ever reach totality and when the next solar eclipses will occur. The eclipse will occur on Saturday, August 11. This time Solar Eclipse will start from 1:30 in the afternoon of the Indian time and ends at 5 pm.

by | August 13, 2018 | 14:12

For 2018 however, Sark is considered as the best place to see the shower with it's lack of light pollution. The meteor shower will peak overnight into Monday, with 70 meteors visible each hour, according to the Royal Astronomical Society. Our atmosphere then burns up the ice and dust in the debris creating a meteor shower. As long as you're in the Northern Hemisphere, the Perseid meteor shower will be right overhead.

by | August 03, 2018 | 16:24

The two front-runners to emerge were SpaceX and Boeing . A report issued last month by a USA government auditor said Boeing and SpaceX are unlikely to be able to send astronauts to the ISS next year, resulting in a possible gap in the U.S.

by | August 02, 2018 | 15:45

Hubble was used to observe the planet on June 6, 2018, when Saturn was only approximately 1.36 billion miles from Earth, almost as close to us as it ever gets. This allows scientists to gain more new information about celestial bodies of the Solar system. In fact, Aldrin spoke passionately in the webcast about a future hope to first return to the moon , and then Mars .

by | July 26, 2018 | 13:23

This total lunar eclipse also coincides with the lunar apogee when the moon is farthest from the earth. That eclipse lasted for 1 hour and 46.4 minutes. The moon will turn into a dark glowing red disc, which is from the sun's rays passing through Earth's atmosphere and being filtered by it. "On the 27th July, Mars will be at its closest to the Earth, with the moment of opposition itself being in the early morning, although here in the United Kingdom we'll have to wait until nighttime".

by | July 19, 2018 | 07:44

The climax of the uncrewed test flight came shortly after New Shepard's capsule separated from its booster and switched on its 70,000-pound-thrust escape rocket motor. "We are really curious how microgravity affects the structure and properties of things, and we hope this flight will help us understand the science behind it", said James Yenbamroong, chief executive and founder of mu Space, in a preflight statement.