As Hurricane Michael barrels its way toward Florida’s Gulf Coast, scammers continue to con people who want to help those affected by past hurricanes.
A family of five and their pet dog are safe after a team from Wild Florida Air Boat Rides rescued them over the weekend from flood waters brought by Hurricane Florence.
The Washington Post editorial board has accused President Trump of being “complicit” in Hurricane Florence, because “he plays down humans’ role in increasing the risks” of “extreme weather,” and “he continues to dismantle efforts to address those risks.”
President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of North Carolina and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, Tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence beginning on September 7, 2018, and continuing.
Governor Rick Scott provided the following update regarding the state’s efforts to assist and provide resources to Southeastern states being impacted by Hurricane Florence.
President Trump and senior officials have been monitoring multiple storms this week, including Florence, Olivia, Mangkut, and Isaac.
Hurricane Florence regained its strength Sunday as weather officials predicted it will turn into a major storm as it aims for a possible hit on the southeastern U.S. later this week.
As Tropical Storm Florence continued making its way toward the East Coast, North Carolina’s governor issued a state of emergency. The storm, expected to regain hurricane strength, poses the threat of heavy rain, dangerous surf and rip currents.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami has begun to monitor a tropical wave (yellow X) which is producing a large area of cloudiness and showers from Hispaniola eastward to the Leeward Islands and the adjacent waters.