Hurricane Florence may have little impact on the D.C. area — for now. Still, Florence is expected to strengthen Wednesday night and the National Hurricane Center says hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles.
Clinton Yates discusses how North Carolina lawmakers dismissed the idea of climate science in a 2012 law making it illegal to pass laws dealing with the subject, as Hurricane Florence barrels through the state.
FEMA Administrator Brock Long and the Department of Homeland Security rejected a Democratic senator’s claim that nearly $10 million was diverted from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Hurricane Florence’s impending landfall has already caused cancellations and changes of venue for sporting events and will likely create more delays and postponements later this week.
The Navy is moving people and ships ahead of Hurricane Florence , and the Air Force and Army are both flying advanced aircraft elsewhere as a safeguard. Some remaining Marines, meanwhile, are digging in their heels.
Hurricane Florence’s heavy rains could cause an environmental disaster in North Carolina, where waste from hog manure pits, coal ash dumps and other industrial sites could wash into homes and threaten drinking water supplies.
Given the potential severity of the oncoming storm, many colleges and universities in Virginia have decided to cancel classes so that students have an opportunity to return to their families or travel to safety before the storm arrives.
A smartphone can be a lifeline in a hurricane, but preparation is key. You don’t want to be frantically downloading the Red Cross first aid app with 5 percent battery and spotty cell connections after the power is out. Here’s what to do.
The 80-person strong Maryland Task Force One is headed to South Carolina, ahead of the potentially catastrophic Hurricane Florence. See what the team is doing to battle this monster storm.
When preparing for severe weather, downed trees can cause serious damage, but there are a few steps you can take in advance to make sure trees on your property aren’t a safety hazard. An arborist explains.
You need a handful of ingredients for a powerful hurricane — and Florence has them all.
After it makes landfall in the Carolinas on Thursday, Hurricane Florence will bring what one forecaster called “potentially catastrophic” rainfall totals. But around D.C., forecasts see only an inch or two of rain through Tuesday — far less than what had been forecast. Here’s the latest.
With businesses at the D.C.’s Wharf ready to mark a first year anniversary, owners and managers are getting ready for Hurricane Florence and the possible damage from flooding.
As Hurricane Florence looms off the East Coast, disaster planners simulated what a Category 4 storm would look like.
With Hurricane Florence expected to make landfall just before the weekend, a number of D.C.-area events and sites are making changes to their planned schedules ahead of expected severe weather.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.