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All watches and warnings for Tropical Storm Isaac have ended

All watches and warnings for Tropical Storm Isaac have ended

All watches and warnings that had been issued on neighboring islands were canceled Thursday. Isaac weakened into a tropical storm Monday and by Tuesday recorded maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour. "Current indications are that (ex-) tropical storm Helene will approach Ireland's south coast during Tuesday". And finally, the NHC says that swells generated by Isaac will begin to affect portions of the Lesser Antilles on Wednesday afternoon.


Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm

Hurricane Florence: Four reasons to fear this storm

Tens of thousands were without power. With South Carolina's beach towns now more in the bull's-eye because of the shifting forecast, OH vacationers Chris and Nicole Roland put off their departure from North Myrtle Beach to get the maximum amount of time on the sand.


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

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

Musk discussed updated plans for the BFR in September 2017, describing it as the one ship that will eventually replace the company's existing Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets, and the Dragon spacecraft. The rocket in combination with a spaceship capsule is being built by SpaceX with the colonization of the planet Mars in mind. But during a Falcon Heavy press conference earlier this year, Musk told reporters that, for the time being, SpaceX had no plans to certify the Falcon Heavy for ...



Answers to the 5 most asked questions about Hurricane Florence

The barrier island of Emerald Isle is under water, with ocean waves rolling in over a six-foot storm surge and crashing into homes. The hurricane is now 235 miles ESE of Wilmington, North Carolina and is moving toward the northwest at 17 mph.


Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry

Trump disputes Puerto Rico storm death toll, draws outcry

That is only an estimate, however, since they did not study how each individual died, although they hope to conduct that study in the future. "My only consideration was the well-being of the Puerto Rican people". She said he had no idea what is going on there and that Trump has "no empathy" for anything that doesn't make him look good. If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list.


'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind

'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind

Hurricane Florence is now barreling toward the East Coast and is forecast to bring, "life-threatening storm surge and rainfall... across portions of the Carolinas", according to NOAA's National Hurricane Center . "On a scale of one to 10, I'm probably a seven in terms of worry, she said". But Luettich said it is still not well understood how factors like rain accumulation and land saturation affect river and coastal flooding during major storm events.