The expected high winds and slow movement of Hurricane Florence as it comes ashore will make rescue efforts challenging in the flooded areas, top Pentagon leaders said Thursday as the massive storm edged into the Carolinas.
Virginia Railway Express plans to begin making changes Thursday afternoon; Amtrak has already canceled trains for Friday.
Millions of people in the path of Hurricane Florence are frantically preparing for a monster storm that’s anticipated to make landfall as early as Friday afternoon. Residents in states from Virginia to Georgia — especially…
Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld said preparations for the storm started a few days ago, just in case the storm ended up hitting the District.
On Thursday morning, the first of 60 Dominion Energy crew members left a facility in Fairfax, Virginia, and headed into Hurricane Florence’s path.
See the effects of Hurricane Florence in real-time, as captured by web cameras in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
“It is often a last-minute consideration,” says Celene Albano with the Hurricane Pet Rescue non-profit. “So people take their pets without the right supplies or adequate plans which then creates big problems wherever they go. Or they abandon their animals which is even worse.”
The emergency supplies were brought in by FEMA in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which smashed the island and left its residents without power, without roofs and without running water.
As the monstrosity that’s Hurricane Florence moves closer to the Carolinas, the Waffle House is joining the list of agencies and businesses tracking the storm’s every twist and turn.
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Julia Brooks, Harvard University (THE CONVERSATION) Some companies and communitygroups didn’t wait for Hurricane Florence to make landfall before…
“It allows our hosts to offer their spaces free of charge to anyone who’s been displaced or needs to evacuate or is deploying in the area to help with relief efforts,” said Kim Rubey, global head of social impact and philanthropy at Airbnb.
A Virginia city official says residents have reported that people in fluorescent vests are going door-to-door and trying to get residents to evacuate their homes and businesses.
A Virginia woman says she and some neighbors have decided to be cooped up with their chickens and other pets as Hurricane Florence approaches.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ports are closing. Farmers are moving hogs to high ground. Dealers are parking cars in service bays for refuge. And up to 3 million energy customers in North and South Carolina could…
“The waves and the wind this storm may bring is nothing like you’ve ever seen. Even if you’ve ridden out storms before, this one is different. Don’t bet your life on riding out a monster,” North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said.
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