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Visuals of How Much Damage Hurricane Michael Inflicted on the Gulf Coast

Visuals of How Much Damage Hurricane Michael Inflicted on the Gulf Coast

Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city, was expecting as much as six inches of rain and wind gusts exceeding 30 miles per hour. For these hard-hit places, Michael - which came ashore as a Categor...

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Hurricane Michael: 'Unimaginable destruction after monster storm'

Hurricane Michael: 'Unimaginable destruction after monster storm'

Video from a drone revealed some of the worst damage in Mexico Beach , where the hurricane crashed ashore Wednesday as a Category 4 monster with 155 miles per hour (250 kph) winds and a storm su...

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Hurricane Michael crashes into Florida Panhandle

Hurricane Michael crashes into Florida Panhandle

There appeared to be a swath of significant damage that stretched from the coast to areas well inland, with Michael's winds snapping trees, toppling power lines and in some cases obliterating homes....

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Hurricane Michael prompts Alabama to declare state of emergency

Hurricane Michael prompts Alabama to declare state of emergency

With Hurricane Michael rapidly intensifying and threatening to smash Florida's Panhandle with risky storm surge , flooding and winds , Gov. Rick Scott didn't mince words on Monday night: "Maki...

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Hurricane Michael Causing Minor Coastal Flooding Around Tampa Bay

Hurricane Michael Causing Minor Coastal Flooding Around Tampa Bay

Forecasters say some regions of the USA may see 12in (30cm) of rain, and storm surges of up to 12ft (3.6m). Michael threatens to become the most the most intense hurricane to hit the Florida panhand...

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Ex-EPA chief says burning coal is worst thing for climate change

Ex-EPA chief says burning coal is worst thing for climate change

Camera IconFederal Environment Minister Melissa Price. The IPCC , the UN's top climate panel, issued the report from Incheon, Republic of Korea, where for the past week, hundreds of scientists ...

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Storm now a Category 2, still risky

Storm now a Category 2, still risky

It was located 925 kms east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina , and moving at 28 kph in a west-northwest direction. As of Wednesday afternoon, Florence is a powerful Category 3 storm with maxi...

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Potential Tropical Storm Could Impact North Georgia

Potential Tropical Storm Could Impact North Georgia

Weather Underground said some models show the storm could strengthen to a hurricane before landfall. Long range forecast data is a bit split on two different scenarios (or outcomes) for this disturb...

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NASA downplays ISS leak in latest update

NASA downplays ISS leak in latest update

The saga over who or what caused the damage has taken a number of unusual turns, and Russian space agency Roscosmos just issued a statement that adds yet another wrinkle. Drew Feustel needs to return ...

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Lockheed Martin's Lunar Lander Seats 4 Astronauts

Lockheed Martin's Lunar Lander Seats 4 Astronauts

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' space venture, Blue Origin , has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with Germany's OHB Group and MT Aerospace on a future mission to the moon that'll use Bl...

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'The Goblin': New Distant Dwarf Planet Bolsters Evidence for Planet X

'The Goblin': New Distant Dwarf Planet Bolsters Evidence for Planet X

Follow-up observations at the Magellan telescope at Carnegie's Las Campanas Observatory in Chile and the Discovery Channel Telescope in Arizona, were obtained in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, to measure ...

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Hurricane Rosa weakens, Southern California to see rain and high surf

Hurricane Rosa weakens, Southern California to see rain and high surf

There is increasing confidence that high-grade tropical moisture from Hurricane Rosa may drift into northwest Arizona, southern Nevada and southeast California by Monday morning. Rosa, which is now a ...

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TROPICS: Kirk redevelops back into tropical storm

TROPICS: Kirk redevelops back into tropical storm

Tropical Storm Kirk is located near latitude 11.8 North, longitude 52.7 West of Saint Lucia. A tropical storm is a tropical cyclone that has maximum sustained surface winds ranging from 39-73 mile...

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Japanese space robots just landed on an asteroid (and took incredible photos)

Japanese space robots just landed on an asteroid (and took incredible photos)

If the mission is successful, the rovers will conduct the world's first moving, robotic observation of an asteroid surface. Japan's space agency said on Saturday the rovers had landed. An artist's...

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After Florence flooding, I-95 reopens Friday

After Florence flooding, I-95 reopens Friday

The Latest on the effects of Hurricane Florence . And plenty of roads are still closed in the storm's wake. At least 37 people died in the storm, while many still remain without power. With...

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Kroger partnering with Red Cross to help those affected by Florence

Kroger partnering with Red Cross to help those affected by Florence

The Wichita Falls American Red Cross sent several volunteers from North Texas to the Carolinas earlier this week, but not every volunteer can be sent to the East Coast at once. "We learn from ever...

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Spiders are 'having a party' in this terrifying 1,000-foot web

Jumping Spiders Which Can Leap 6ft Found For The First Time In UK . Maria Chatzaki, professor of molecular biology and genetics at Democritus University of Thrace told Newsit .gr: "It's as if the ...

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Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

Florence rainfall totals for North Carolina: 8 trillion gallons

The agency also predicted prolonged heavy rain over a large portion of the Atlantic and the Carolinas. Trump, who is also reviewing flood damage in SC, said as he exited the White House, "I think it...

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Flash Floods Lead To Several N.H. Rescues

Flash Floods Lead To Several N.H. Rescues

Florence knocked out power and left debris strewn across homes and streets. The rain finally stopped and the sun peeked through on Monday (Tuesday NZT), but North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper wa...

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Tropical Storm Isaac Continues To Lose Steam As To Pushes Towards Caribbean

Tropical Storm Isaac Continues To Lose Steam As To Pushes Towards Caribbean

Isaac was moving to the west at 21 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour. This weekend Isaac is forecast to move toward the central and western Caribbean as a tropical s...

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Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina

Police in Wilmington, North Carolina , near where the hurricane made landfall , said a mother and her infant were killed when a tree fell on their house. Before sunrise, high winds and storm surge f...

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Sign explodes from hurricane winds

Sign explodes from hurricane winds

A 78-year-old man was reportedly trying to connect two extension cords outside in the rain. The eyewall was onshore at the North Carolina coast as of 6am AST (11am BST), with landfall having now occ...

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Hurricane Florence now category 3 storm

Hurricane Florence now category 3 storm

Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 beast less than 24 hours ago, has weakened into a Category 2 storm as it nears landfall in the Carolinas, the National Weather Service said late Wednesday. Panovich ...

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Duke Energy has 20,000 linemen on standby for Hurricane Florence

Duke Energy has 20,000 linemen on standby for Hurricane Florence

At least 150,000 people were without power in North Carolina early on Friday with the brunt of the storm yet to come, according to utility companies. Customers have included police from nearby Myr...

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NHC says Florence has weakened to a tropical storm

NHC says Florence has weakened to a tropical storm

Waves slam the Oceana Pier & Pier House Restaurant in Atlantic Beach, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the area. It's unclear exactly how many people fled, but mor...

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