Watching Florence off the East Coast

08 September, 2018, 09:58 | Author: Sherry Houston
  • Hurricane Florence the first major hurricane of the year could pose a threat to the US East Coast

In an early advisory, forecasters said strong wind shear had helped smother Florence Thursday. These swells will likely increase during next week and result in rough surf and unsafe rip current activity.

Long-range computer models project the storm to be near the East Coast by Thursday. A path toward Florida appears unlikely at this point, but we'll let you know if anything changes. No tropical storm or hurricane has ever gotten close to the United States when it was anywhere near Florence's position.

As of Thursday, the storm was moving northwest through the central Atlantic Ocean at a speed near 10 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour.

Hurricane Florence has weakened some but will likely strengthen again into a major hurricane and could threaten the East Coast by next week.

Florence was packing maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour as of late Thursday morning, the hurricane center said.

White House officials no Trump order on op-ed
The author claims members of Trump's cabinet discussed invoking the Constitution's 25th Amendment but later decided against it. At the rally in Montana, Mr Trump told the crowd: "Nobody knows who the hell he is, or she".

There now are no hurricane watches or warnings in effect, though a possible timetable for an approach on Bermuda is most likely Tuesday, according to a report by The Weather Channel.

The intensity of the storm "is likely to increase significantly" in the coming days, according to the National Hurricane Center.

If Florence does keep tracking towards the USA, the hurricane could possible make landfall anywhere from the Carolinas to New England as early as Wednesday, according to Accuweather. And while its long-term path is still uncertain, the storm is expected to begin affecting parts of the U.S. East Coast over the next few days. But Southeastern North Carolina officials say now is the time to make sure your hurricane plan and supplies are up to date.

"Regardless of Florence's eventual track, large swells will begin to affect Bermuda later today and portions of the U.S. East Coast this weekend, resulting in life-threatening surf and rip currents", a message from the National Weather Service read.


  • Marina Wheeler pushes for hard Jexit

    Marina Wheeler pushes for hard Jexit

    He quit the role this summer amid rows over the future of Britain post-Brexit with Prime Minister Theresa May . The couple are said to have separated while Johnson was still Foreign Secretary.
    Delta Fire quickly grows to 5000 acres, east of Hirz Fire footprint

    Delta Fire quickly grows to 5000 acres, east of Hirz Fire footprint

    Southbound I-5 is now closed at Mott Road, north of Dunsmuir, according to the California Highway Patrol . Residents were issued an evacuation warning, urging them to be prepared to leave if the fire threatened.
    Neymar predicts Liverpool will finish outside of the top four

    Neymar predicts Liverpool will finish outside of the top four

    Liverpool are now top of the table on goal difference as Jurgen Klopp's men look to win their first Premier League title. We can rest a bit some players. "But if we lose a game, then we have to stay together and be better".
  • Rafael Nadal retires to send Juan Martin del Potro into the final!

    Rafael Nadal retires to send Juan Martin del Potro into the final!

    He said: "Just something that I felt, but I try always during the tournaments don't speak much about this kind of things". The Spaniard survived a scare at the beginning of the second, saving two break points to hold at 1-1.
    Jorginho agent reveals how Chelsea beat City to his signature

    Jorginho agent reveals how Chelsea beat City to his signature

    Here it's a party, it's a pleasure to arrive at the stadium and see supporters wearing different shirts having a beer together". Sarri was managed of Napoli for five years, yet the club never came too close to challenging Juventus for the Serie A title.
    16 killed in twin blasts at Kabul wrestling club

    16 killed in twin blasts at Kabul wrestling club

    In August, a suicide bombing on an educational center in the Afghan capital left 65 students dead and injured 75 others. IS considers Shiite Muslims apostates and has ramped up attacks against the minority group in recent years.
  • Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos calls Brazil and club legend Ronaldo 'fat'

    Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos calls Brazil and club legend Ronaldo 'fat'

    One of Cristiano Ronaldo's former teammates has explained why Real Madrid , so far, have not missed the club's all-time record goalscorer after he joined Juventus .
    Trump mocks light sentence for George Papadopoulos

    Trump mocks light sentence for George Papadopoulos

    As part of his sentence, Papadopoulos also will have one year of court supervision, 200 hours of community service and was fined $9,500.
    Cincinnati shooting: Multiple people shot dead at bank

    Cincinnati shooting: Multiple people shot dead at bank

    Three people were killed and five injured in a mass shooting in downtown Cincinnati , according to the city's police department. Michael Richardson, who works in the building, was just outside the main doors smoking a cigarette when he heard gunshots.
  • MS  reaches 30 West Nile virus cases so far in 2018

    MS reaches 30 West Nile virus cases so far in 2018

    In addition to treating that area for those mosquitoes, they also test the chickens weekly to help monitor their progress. Hendry and Glades Counties remain on the list as among those to have never reported a single case of West Nile Virus.

    Trump tells supporters it'll be 'your fault' if he gets impeached

    It's not easy to upstage President Donald Trump but a Montana high school student did. Jon Tester for a Senate spot - Trump also railed against Democrats, like Rep.

    Cher’s Coming Back To Twin Cities … Again

    It's in support of latest album " Dancing Queen ", which features her covering songs by the Swedish pop group ABBA . The multi-award winning singer, actress received rave reviews for her recent blockbuster hit, 'Mamma Mia 2'.


Priyanka-Nick spotted at the US Opens
The report further stated that after calling it finito with Olivio in 2015, Nick Jonas had wished best future for her. Priyanka and Nick's Instagram stories also showed them rooting for tennis player Serena Williams .

Reasons to Buy the Galaxy Note 9 & 4 Reasons to Wait
Samsung has a few tricks up its sleeve compared to other manufacturers, and the S Pen and DeX are key among them. The unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9 comes about a month before Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones.

Off-duty Texas police officer shoots man after mistaking apartment as her own
Two women who live on the second floor near where the shooting happened said they heard a lot of noise late Thursday (local time). The unnamed Dallas officer entered the apartment after her shift on Thursday night and confronted the victim, a 26-year-old male.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Le’Veon Bell’s absence moves future forward with James Conner
Pouncey had originally told reporters that he expected the 26-year old running back to reunite with his teammates on Wednesday. In 2015, Conner was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma while rehabbing from a torn MCL, costing him most of his junior season.

McIlroy & Woods slip back as Schauffele catches fire
Kevin Na went low at 8-under for the day, matching Woods' and McIlroy's Thursday scores after carding an even-par 70 on Day 1. McIlroy pared his 15th but three-putted for bogey both his seventh and eighth holes before a consolation birdie at the last.

Elon Musk Apparently Smoked Marijuana During an Interview
Following an interview on the Joe Rogan show though, he has done something that will raise more than a few eyebrows. When it comes to Twitter posts, Elon Musk openly admits he's made more than a few mistakes.

Trump claims he fell asleep watching Obama speech
On Thursday, the former president is scheduled to campaign in Cleveland for Richard Cordray's campaign for Ohio Governor. Obama is still the erudite statesman we've known for years, but he just seems looser, less measured.

Goldman Sachs Drops Bitcoin Trading Desk Plan
Several small USA firms reshaped their business models to capitalize on the craze for blockchain technology, which supports cryptocurrency .

Turmoil at Tesla as executives leave and shares tumble
In another candid moment, Musk told Rogan that China has an advantage on the US because their politicians are better at science. Musk said, accepting a lit blunt from Rogan in the Los Angeles studio, where " The Joe Rogan Experience " is webcast live.

Nike’s endorsement deal with Kaepernick is not appropriate, Trump says
A similar grievance is still pending by former San Francisco teammate Eric Reid, a Pro Bowl safety who joined in the protests. A TV ad featuring Kaepernick immediately followed.