“We are still (awaiting a visit) from President Trump. He never visited the Virgin Islands,” Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett said, adding that there’s been a lack of media coverage more than a year after two Category 5 hurricanes pounded the tiny tropical islands.
Using some pretty freaky augmented reality, The Weather Channel hammered home a warning about storm-surge dangers this week. Check out the video that has, understandably, gone viral.
Hurricane Florence is hitting North Carolina’s southeastern coast, causing a storm surge that is expected to last all day Friday. But that’s not even the brunt of it yet. Hurricane-force winds are currently happening along the North Carolina coast and are expected to spread to portions of South Carolina later Friday.
“What most people don’t understand with food banks is that we’re not just dealing with this disaster, we’re dealing with another three from previous years,” said Mary Louise Resch, spokeswoman for Feeding the Carolinas, a network of nine food banks.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — With Hurricane Florence barreling toward their home near Wilmington, North Carolina, Allison Hales Jordan and her husband boarded up their house, packed up their car and headed to Walt Disney World…
Hurricane Florence is lashing cities along the Carolina shore with winds of up to 90 miles per hour. Watch a livestream from near the shore.
As Hurricane Florence makes landfall off the coast of the North Carolina Friday morning, the American Red Cross, Walmart and Target are ready to provide much needed help.
Storms can reduce the salinity of Chesapeake Bay, which in turn can affect crab growth and migration patterns. But that’s not the only thing about which watermen worry.
“You are taking the ocean and raising it,” said storm surge expert Hal Needham, director of Marine Weather and Climate in Miami. “It’s not a wave the surfer rides. It’s actually raising the ocean. That’s why it’s so scary.”
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Richard Barnett spent his week boarding up the windows of million-dollar homes perched precariously at the northern tip of Topsail Island, a narrow spit of North Carolina ringed with…
Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights as it zeroes in on the Southeastern coast.
Florence is now a Category 1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center announced in an 11 p.m. update. Here’s the latest.
Florence has prompted states of emergency up and down the mid-Atlantic region. The National Hurricane Center warned that Florence was forecast to linger over the Carolinas once it reaches shore. See photos.
Puerto Rico’s governor raised the U.S. territory’s official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 after an independent study found the number of people who succumbed in the aftermath had been severely undercounted.
CrowdSource Rescue, a free app built to connect volunteers and emergency personnel with those in need, helped tens of thousands of people stranded during the three most recent major hurricanes: Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.