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Tropical Storm Gordon: Where it's headed and the North Texas impact

Tropical Storm Gordon: Where it's headed and the North Texas impact

Gordon is expected to dispense 4 to 8 inches of rain over a large swath of the north central Gulf Coast as well as areas farther inland, through central MS and southern Arkansas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 2 p.m. EDT that the storm was centred 25 kilometres west-southwest of Marco Island on Monday . Over the warm waters of the open Gulf some strengthening is expected. Consulte Mais Informação

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Democrats disrupt start of Kavanaugh hearing with protest over withheld documents

Democrats disrupt start of Kavanaugh hearing with protest over withheld documents

Trump has often criticized the federal judiciary. While Kavanaugh's record has antagonised conservatives at times, his position on executive authority may have endeared him to Trump. But those on the left who want their senators to deploy more dramatic not-giving-Merrick Garland-a-hearing-level tactics should stay tuned. He highlighted the 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florence becomes a hurricane in the Atlantic

Florence becomes a hurricane in the Atlantic

In anticipation, the center announced a storm surge warning, meaning there is "a danger of life-threatening inundation", along the coast from Louisiana to Florida, according to the NHC's morning briefing. Friday: The low or what is left of Gordon will be moving into Missouri. Police planned to monitor the only highway to the mainland. "Rapid weakening is expected after Gordon moves inland". Consulte Mais Informação

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Gulf Coast prepares for Gordon's expected arrival as hurricane

Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to smack the Gulf Coast on Tuesday night - possibly as a hurricane - and could bring life-threatening storm surge to low-lying coastal areas in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, forecasters said. Miami International Airport reported gusts of up to 35 mph before 9 a.m. Isolated maximum 8 inches are forecast through early Thursday. The worst-hit areas could see up to five feet of flooding. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nearly 100 elephants killed in Botswana after rangers disarmed

Nearly 100 elephants killed in Botswana after rangers disarmed

Talking to the BBC , Mike Chase of Elephants Without Borders said he was shocked by the discovery of the elephants, who had their tusks removed for their ivory. Incidents of poaching in the country were rare because of armed and well-managed anti-poaching units. According to tracking collar data gathered by scientists, elephants tend to stay within Botswana's boarders for its assumed safety and despite not having fences along the country's boarders. Consulte Mais Informação

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Space Station Crew Repairing ‘Micro’ Leak Likely Caused By Meteorite Strike

Space Station Crew Repairing ‘Micro’ Leak Likely Caused By Meteorite Strike

In a statement, they said: "Throughout the day the crew was never in any danger, and was told no further action was contemplated for the remainder of the day. The hit has been reported to be rather too small, according to the BBC , as the astronauts noticed only when the air pressure sensors on board the station were reading lower pressure than normal. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tropical Storm Gordon Forms Over Upper Keys, Lashes South Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon Forms Over Upper Keys, Lashes South Florida

Monday. That system is given a low chance of becoming a tropical storm over the next five days. Miami was already bracing for a miserable Labor Day thanks to a tropical wave blowing out of the Caribbean. The system would be named Gordon should it become a tropical or subtropical storm. A tropical storm warning is in effect for the Alabama-Florida border westward to east of Morgan City, Louisiana. Consulte Mais Informação

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Do you agree with the Trans Mountain pipeline ruling?

Do you agree with the Trans Mountain pipeline ruling?

The Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday overturned Ottawa's approval of the pipeline, which would have doubled the line from Edmonton to the B.C. coast and tripled the amount of oil shipped to fetch a better price on overseas markets. The government may consider re-routing or providing a new drinking water source, said Christie. Premier Rachel Notley says it could be years before work resumes on the TransMountain pipeline without Ottawa stepping in with legislation to get the project back ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tropical disturbance to drench Florida, and Florence may form in eastern Atlantic

A disturbance is expected to affect Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into early next week, and Tropical Storm Florence is close to forming in the eastern Atlantic. Saturday: Partly cloudy with shower and storms mainly inland, 40-50 percent, 20-30 percent along the beaches to I-95. Met Éireann, Ireland's national forecaster, do not issue long-range forecasts and therefore can not confirm the possible storm. Consulte Mais Informação

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Space station reports 'leak', crew not in danger

Russian space chief Dmitry Rogozin said air was being sucked out of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft, which is docked with the ISS. A small air leak was detected on the International Space Station Wednesday night (Aug. As the Telegraph reports , NASA's live radio feed to astronauts aboard the ISS revealed that one of the astronauts was forced to plug the small hole with his thumb while the rest of the crew readied a more permanent fix. Consulte Mais Informação

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The 'Great Dying': What made Earth's deadliest mass extinction so disastrous?

The 'Great Dying': What made Earth's deadliest mass extinction so disastrous?

Mantle xenoliths are rock sections of the lithosphere-a section of the planet located between the crust and the mantle-that get captured by passing magma and erupted to the surface during volcanic explosion. This prompt that, because the ozone layer thinned in the wake of the Siberian flood basalts eruption, bushes had a more sturdy time reproducing successfully, which lowered the amount of food for mountainous herbivores, accelerating the rate of extinction over time.Many scientists scream ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Peak Hurricane Season Here, Tropical Threats May Form in Atlantic During September

Peak Hurricane Season Here, Tropical Threats May Form in Atlantic During September

People along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, as well as the Caribbean, have enjoyed an extended period with no great concern for tropical activity during August. The system is located about 425 miles east-southeast of the southernmost Cabo Verde Islands, with maximum sustained winds of 0 mph. Closer to Florida, forecasters are watching a tropical wave in the northern Caribbean Sea that's been battling wind shear. Consulte Mais Informação

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