Hurricane Florence

Authorities evacuate a family from rising waters caused by Florence, now a tropical storm, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in New Bern, N.C. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
September 15, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Hurricane Florence evacuees from the Carolinas are getting free tickets to watch the University of Florida's football team play Colorado State. The ticket office and athletic association at the University...
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A sailboat is shoved up against a house and a collapsed garage Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, after heavy wind and rain from Florence, now a tropical storm, blew through New Bern, N.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 15, 2018 - 2:19 pm
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of people living near North Carolina's rising rivers were ordered evacuated Saturday as hurricane-turned-tropical storm Florence practically parked itself over land and poured on the rain Saturday, raising fears that the state could be in for the most disastrous...
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Authorities evacuate a family from rising waters caused by Florence, now a tropical storm, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in New Bern, N.C. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
September 15, 2018 - 12:56 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Officials in South Carolina are reporting the state's first fatality due to Florence, bringing the storm's overall death toll to at least five. A 61-year-old woman was killed late Friday when the vehicle...
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Kevin Knox carries gas and a generator after being rescued from his flooded neighborhood from the effects of Florence, now a tropical storm, in New Bern, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
September 15, 2018 - 11:58 am
NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — Emergency workers went door to door urging people to flee Florence's rising waters Saturday and rescuers used inflatable boats to pluck others from homes already submerged as the storm poured on the rain, setting the stage for what could be some of the most disastrous flooding...
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A man moves a large tree limb that downed power lines as the hurricane-turned-tropical storm Florence hit the Cherry Grove community in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Florence flattened trees, crumbled roads and the assault wasn't anywhere close to being over, with the siege in the Carolinas expected to last all weekend. (Andrew Knapp/The Post And Courier via AP)
September 15, 2018 - 8:30 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 8:25 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for North Carolina and that will make federal money available to people in the counties of Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Craven...
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Robert Simmons Jr. and his kitten "Survivor" are rescued from floodwaters after Hurricane Florence dumped several inches of rain in the area overnight, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 in New Bern, N.C. (Andrew Carter/The News & Observer via AP)
September 15, 2018 - 7:01 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threats are days from ending as remnants from what was a major hurricane swirl over the Carolinas. Some towns have received more than 2 feet (60 centimeters) of...
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Rescue team member Sgt. Nick Muhar, from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion, evacuates a young child as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens his home in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
September 15, 2018 - 2:38 am
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threat is days from ending as remnants of the once major hurricane slowly creep inland across the Carolinas. Some towns have received more than 2 feet (60 meters)...
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A speed boat sits wedged in bushes in the parking lot of a waterfront hotel in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Winds and rains from Hurricane Florence caused the Neuse River to swell, swamping the coastal city. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
September 14, 2018 - 8:33 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local): 8 p.m. The center of Tropical Storm Florence has moved into South Carolina, and both it and North Carolina continue to face powerful winds and catastrophic flooding. Florence's top sustained winds remain at 70 mph (110 kph) as it...
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Rescue team member Sgt. Nick Muhar, from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion, evacuates a young child as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens his home in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
September 14, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph (155 kph) winds, Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast Friday in what could be just the opening act in a watery, two-part, slow-motion disaster. At least four...
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This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence on the eastern coast of the United States on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (NOAA via AP)
September 14, 2018 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise. And lately, the storms seem to be stalling more often and thus...
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