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Hurricane Irma: Tropical storm warnings and watches extended northward into Alabama

Hurricane Irma: Tropical storm warnings and watches extended northward into Alabama

The warnings come as Hurricane Irma creeps closer to the state, preparing to make landfall somewhere in Southwest Florida. Tropical storm winds were expected in Savannah as well, prompting authorities Sunday afternoon to close the towering Talmadge Memorial Bridge that spans the Savannah River between Georgia and SC.


Georgia Power urges customers to prepare for Irma

Georgia Power urges customers to prepare for Irma

North Carolina is playing host to evacuees trying to escape the path of Hurricane Irma through Florida and Georgia. Customers can report and check the status of an outage 24 hours a day by contacting Georgia Power at 888-891-0938. But because of the size of the hurricane, Florida's east coast remains in danger, including from storm surges that will easily overwhelm some areas. It was moving west, and is expected to turn north and head up the western coast of Florida, making landfall on Sunday.


Four murdered in small town in MA - first homicides there since 1996

Four murdered in small town in MA - first homicides there since 1996

According to Ryan, preliminary investigations suggested that all four victims had died due to blunt force trauma. It wasn't known Saturday if Krause is represented by a lawyer. Police called this "family violence" and said there is no threat to the public. Donald Palm, Groton's police chief, said it appeared to be an isolated incident, according to the Boston Globe .


Tamil Nadu Opposition Leader Demands Floor Test, Says AIADMK Has Lost Majority

Tamil Nadu Opposition Leader Demands Floor Test, Says AIADMK Has Lost Majority

He added that Mr. Stalin can not direct the Governor to convene the Assembly and the numbers (of MLAs supporting and opposing government) has to be calculated in the Assembly and not outside. Asserting that todays meeting with the governor would be the last on the matter, Stalin said he had informed Rao that he would take legal steps if no measure was taken by him on the DMKs demand.


Gov. Kay Ivey issues State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

Gov. Kay Ivey issues State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma

The National Weather Service reports we'll see some rain on Monday and Tuesday, but the hurricane that has been on the minds of many this week will not travel up the coast. The National Weather service in Topeka is launching a weather balloon every six hours, twice their normal rate. Members of the U.S. Army, National Guard and Air National Guard hit the road Sunday morning to help those in Florida affected by Hurricane Irma.


Powerful Hurricane Irma lashes Cuba

Powerful Hurricane Irma lashes Cuba

St. Martin's beachfront Princess Juliana Airport - world-famous for low-flying planes that spectacularly buzz over the heads of sunbathers - has been smashed by Hurricane Irma . "Our hurricane-proof door was bending in, it was warping. and the entire house was shaking like it was an natural disaster", she said. Hurricane Irma is the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane registered in history.