Monster Hurricane Florence Begins Lashing CarolinasThe outer bands of wind and rain from Hurricane Florence began lashing North Carolina on Thursday as the monster storm moved in for an extended stay along the Southeastern coast, promising to drench the properties of 10 million people with immense amounts of water.
North Carolina Governor Says Florence Is 'Nothing Like You've Ever Seen'Hurricane Florence is now forecast to pause late this week just off North Carolina's coast and turn left -- a development that would still smash the Tar Heel State with life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and inundating rain while putting more of South Carolina in greater danger.
EPA Assessing Vulnerability Of At Least 9 Toxic Sites In Florence's Projected PathHurricane Florence, with its strong winds and massive storm surge, threatens to release toxic chemicals from hazardous waste sites
Hurricane Florence Closing In On Carolinas, Could Pack Historic PunchMotorists streamed inland on highways converted into one-way routes Tuesday as more than 1 million people in three states were ordered to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence.
Florence, Now Considered A Major Hurricane, Takes Aim At CarolinasFlorence rapidly intensified into a fearsome category 3 hurricane on Monday and could strike a direct and dangerous blow to the Carolinas later this week, possibly as a category 4, forecasters said. The first impacts were already being seen on barrier islands as dangerous rip currents and seawater flowing over a coastal road.
Hurricane Lane Remains Threat Despite Being DowngradedHawaii residents breathed a sigh of relief as Hurricane Lane disintegrated into a tropical storm, but authorities warned its thrashing winds and relentless rain remain a threat into the weekend.
Cat Lost During Hurricane Reunited With Owner 14 Years LaterThe miraculous reunion was made after the long lost feline disappeared during a 2004 hurricane.
Houston Airports Close Amid FloodingBoth major airports in Houston have been closed amid severe flooding blamed on Tropical Storm Harvey.