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Trump Says Hurricane Florence Is ‘Tremendously Big and Tremendously Wet’

Trump Says Hurricane Florence Is ‘Tremendously Big and Tremendously Wet’

Cooper and his counterparts in neighboring SC and Virginia ordered about 1 million people to evacuate coastal homes, including along the Outer Banks barrier islands. Liz Browning Fox was planning to ride out the storm on the Outer Banks, defying evacuation orders. The storm is expected to bring tropical storm-force winds, life-threatening storm surges of seawater and 35 inches (89 cm) of rain to parts of the Carolinas and Virginia, where intense inland flooding was expected, the center ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Huge, Maybe Ineffective Pollution Scooper Launches Towards Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Huge, Maybe Ineffective Pollution Scooper Launches Towards Great Pacific Garbage Patch

After completion of the trails, the 600-meter long device will travel the remaining 1000 nautical miles to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch . After four years of research and adjustments to the groundbreaking system, the design now entails a 600-meter-long floater that sits at the surface of the water and a tapered 3-meter-deep skirt attached below. Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Telesat's Telstar 18 Vantage HTS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying Telstar 18 Vantage launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station . The target launch time is set for 11:28 p.m., but officials say there is a four-hour window for lift-off. "Its payloads of HTS spot beams and focused regional beams will provide customers operating in Southeast Asia, Mongolia, Australia & New Zealand, and the North Pacific Ocean with greater choice and flexibility to serve today's bandwidth intensive applications", it continued. Consulte Mais Informação

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Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Current forecasts indicate that torrential rains, tropical storm force winds, and tidal flooding/storm surge could impact the state beginning as early as Thursday. The state's Emergency Operations Center Response Level has been elevated, and the center is fully staffed with emergency management personnel and state agency coordinating function representatives. Consulte Mais Informação

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State braces for major hurricane

State braces for major hurricane

Helene - 375 miles (600 kms) west of the Cape Verde islands off the African coast - had winds up to 105 mph (165 kph), and was expected to continue moving west-northwest for another couple of days, the NHC said in its 1500 GMT bulletin. Now is the time for employers in the path of the storm to start preparations and work with employees to make sure everyone stays safe. North Carolina Gov. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wonderful astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic

Wonderful astronaut photos show hurricanes swirling in the Atlantic

The NHC warned that Florence "is forecast to rapidly strengthen to a major hurricane by Monday night, and is expected to remain an extremely risky major hurricane through Thursday". " Isaac is a small hurricane and uncertainty in the forecast is greater than normal", the National Hurricane Center reported Monday at 11 a.m. Since reliable record-keeping began more than 150 years ago, North Carolina has been hit by only one Category 4 hurricane: Hazel, with 130 miles per hour winds, in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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USA braces for 'major' hurricane Florence

USA braces for 'major' hurricane Florence

Advisories warning of risky beach conditions or coastal flooding were in effect for parts of New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Storm surge and hurricane watches may be issued Tuesday morning for portions of southeastern USA states, the NHC said. Some portions of the Carolinas could see as much as 30 to 40 inches of rain from Florence, the National Weather Service said, which would lead to river flooding that "could last for days or weeks" ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Evacuations in North Carolina as hurricane Florence roars closer

Evacuations in North Carolina as hurricane Florence roars closer

Henry McMaster said during an update Sunday afternoon, "What that means for us in SC is that whatever happens, we're going to have a lot of rain and a lot of wind". Forecasters urged residents from SC to the mid-Atlantic to get ready - and not just for a possible direct blow against the coast. Florence became a hurricane again once winds reached 74 miles per hour. Consulte Mais Informação

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California governor commits to 100 percent clean energy

That would require transforming not just California's electricity sector but transportation, manufacturing, and more. Scientists estimate that the global economy will have to become "carbon neutral" - removing any additional CO2 put into the atmosphere - by mid-century or shortly thereafter to avoid catastrophic climate impacts, including deadly heatwaves and superstorms engorged by rising seas. Consulte Mais Informação

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Presenting NZ's work on climate change at Global Climate Action Summit

Presenting NZ's work on climate change at Global Climate Action Summit

The Summit will highlight achievements from around the world as policymakers, businesses leaders and grassroots organizations share the ways they're working together to achieve the goals of the 2015 Paris climate agreement. The march was organised to take place ahead of the September 12-14 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, in which political, social and business leaders from around the world will meet to discuss worldwide commitments to fight climate change. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence takes aim at US

Hurricane Florence takes aim at US

Forecasters said it is too early to know the exact path Florence will take but warned that it could roll ashore in the Carolinas by Thursday. "I'll see by Wednesday how that goes - we got over 48 hours before that happens", Cesal said. Mandatory evacuations have begun along North Carolina's coast. The storm's potential path also includes half a dozen nuclear power plants, pits holding coal-ash and other industrial waste, and numerous eastern hog farms that store animal waste in massive ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Flash Flood Watch With Wet Weekend Expected

Flash Flood Watch With Wet Weekend Expected

The Bermuda Weather Service's forecast for Sunday says, "Mostly cloudy with occasional showers and risk of thunder". The heaviest rain will push east of the St. "With a flood watch , it's basically we're expecting rain over a long period of time". "The phrase we use is, 'turn around, don't drown.' It's not flash flooding with rapid rises or anything, but you'll see some issues with rivers and creeks overflowing their banks". Consulte Mais Informação

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Study Makes the Case for Pluto as a Planet

UCF planetary scientist Philip Metzger and his team say that is beyond unfair - and have the research to back it up. The International Astronomical Union is responsible for determining and qualifying full-sized planets . The IAU defines a planet as "a celestial body that (a) is in orbit around the Sun, (b) has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid body forces so that it assumes a hydrostatic equilibrium (nearly round) shape and (c) has cleared the neighbourhood around ... Consulte Mais Informação

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NASA sees Hurricane Florence open an evil-looking eye

NASA sees Hurricane Florence open an evil-looking eye

A tracker map from the center on Monday forecast the hurricane making landfall in the Carolinas Thursday morning, and expected the storm to continue through Saturday morning, when it will have weakened to a tropical depression. It would also mean a "massive rain event" from as far north as Virginia all the way down to SC. Helene is a Category 2 storm that's even farther off the coast than both of the other storms, but it's not expected to ever make landfall . Consulte Mais Informação

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