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Tropical Storm Warnings for Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe

Tropical Storm Warnings for Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe There were two other systems in development Wednesday as well. "It's a nasty interplay that makes it very hard". Interestingly, the Atlantic Ocean housed three hurricanes at the same time, that before Tropical Storm Isaac being downgraded from its former hurricane status. [Full Article...]

Florence makes landfall near Wilmington; how often does that happen?

Florence makes landfall near Wilmington; how often does that happen? A 68-year-old man was electrocuted at a residence on Silver Smith Circle Friday morning when he was trying to connect two extension cords outside in the rain. Thousands across the state have already lost electricity, with much more expected as Florence encroaches. Mostly, Florence figures to be a huge rainmaker with extensive flooding . [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence Set To Hit US East Coast

Hurricane Florence Set To Hit US East Coast The heavier rains that will affect parts of North Carolina , South Carolina, and Virginia near Florence's landfall will not affect Georgia, but rain associated with Florence will move over Georgia during the period. Unfathomable." He also asked meteorologist Philip Klotzbach (who specializes in "Atlantic basin seasonal hurricane forecasts") about the storm's rapid intensification and got this an... [Full Article...]

Klobuchar Questions Kavanaugh On Presidential Privilege

Klobuchar Questions Kavanaugh On Presidential Privilege Senate Democrats challenged his record on hot-button issues such as abortion, affirmative action and presidential power . In his days before the committee, Kavanaugh has declined to answer questions about how he would handle investigations of the executive branch and whether he would step aside if cases involving Trump under Mueller's probe end up at the court. [Full Article...]

ISS Soyuz Oxygen Leak Repaired

ISS Soyuz Oxygen Leak Repaired Roscosmos' Soyuz commander Sergey Prokopyev repaired the leak using epoxy placed on a gauze wipe. Russia's contract to supply Soyuz ferry rides for NASA astronauts to the International Space Station ends in April, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters on Friday. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane strengthens to Category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii Wave heights of 15 to 25 feet are forecast with the largest surf expected along the island's southern and the southeastern coasts. "It is much too early to confidently determine which, if any, of the main Hawaiian islands will be directly impacted by Lane", the weather service said . [Full Article...]

How Trump's rules on coal-fired power plants differ from Obama's

How Trump's rules on coal-fired power plants differ from Obama's The rule dictated specific emission targets for states based on power-plant emissions and gave officials broad latitude to decide how to achieve reductions. The fights that have taken place over the Clean Air Act may be mirrored by legal battles over the new Affordable Clean Energy proposal. The White House claimed it would also save $6.4 billion in compliance costs for industry, compared to the... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii

Hurricane Lane grows to category 5 as it heads toward Hawaii The National Weather Service said tropical-storm-force winds could begin as early as Wednesday afternoon on the Big Island. "I helped out with Hurricane Iniki, I was in the military and came over here when they had the devastation, so I kind of see the after effects of it", he said. [Full Article...]

Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Donald Trump condemnation

Ex CIA directors issue unprecedented Donald Trump condemnation Bruce Ohr may be his next target. Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump on Thursday, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance in what they cast as an act of political vengeance. [Full Article...]

NASA is about to launch the fastest manmade object ever

NASA is about to launch the fastest manmade object ever Over the course of its seven-year mission, the probe will orbit the sun 24 times, each time sweeping through the corona , where the temperature is a blistering 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit (almost 1,400 degrees Celsius). After that late September flyby, the Parker should make its first close approach to the sun on November 1 - the first of about two dozen solar passes and seven gravity assists from V... [Full Article...]

Evidence detected of lake beneath the surface of Mars

Evidence detected of lake beneath the surface of Mars The discovery was made by the European Space Agency ( ESA ) using radar data collected during their Mars Express mission. They obtained 29 sets of radar samplings, mapping out an area exhibiting a very sharp change in its associated radar signal, about 1.5 km below the surface of the ice and extending sideways about 20 km. [Full Article...]

Flash flood watch extended through Wednesday for Williamsburg region | Williamsburg

Flash flood watch extended through Wednesday for Williamsburg region | Williamsburg This evening showers and a few thunderstorms threaten. Then Tuesday will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 83, and a warm front will bring another chance of showers and thunderstorms in the middle of the week, forecasters said. Tuesday: Gray with showers and storms. Prince William fire and rescue officials reported nine people were rescued from flood waters on Saturday . [Full Article...]

‘That’s scary!’ - Jim Jordan explains explosive revelation from Peter Strzok testimony

‘That’s scary!’ - Jim Jordan explains explosive revelation from Peter Strzok testimony The two agents disparaged Trump throughout 2016, describing him as an "idiot" and a "menace". Giuliani's words followed those of other Republicans who attempted to seize on Strzok's texts with Page and his testimony as evidence of political bias toward Trump and his campaign, and as proof that the entire Mueller probe was propped up by a "deep state" intent on thwarting Trump's administratio... [Full Article...]

Trump picks Kavanaugh, a GOP favourite, for Supreme Court

Trump picks Kavanaugh, a GOP favourite, for Supreme Court They would once again have an enthusiasm edge over Republicans, who could no longer make the midterms a referendum on the Supreme Court and would tend to feel as if they had won the war, not just a single battle. Kavanaugh , who has written that Congress should consider exempting sitting presidents from criminal prosecution or investigation, would be a "barrier" against Trump being forced to ... [Full Article...]

Trump considering two women for Supreme Court; will announce pick July 9

Trump considering two women for Supreme Court; will announce pick July 9 During the candidate vetting the last time, the White House asked all the contenders whom they would pick instead of themselves - and they all said Gorsuch, said the person, who was not authorized to disclose private conversations. Bush, John McCain and Mitt Romney. So there's a lot more at stake in the debate over Justice Kennedy's successor than just who will fill his Supreme Court seat. [Full Article...]

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT NOW: How to stay safe!

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT NOW: How to stay safe! As an example, if the air temperature is 96°F and the relative humidity is 65%, the heat index-how hot it feels-is 121°F. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection also has continued to issue a code orange air quality alert for the Lehigh Valley and Berks County . [Full Article...]

Alberto Maintains Strength As It Approaches Gulf Coast

Alberto Maintains Strength As It Approaches Gulf Coast The track for Alberto shows it aiming for the Florida Panhandle on Monday . They will develop northwest of the Tennessee Valley late Thursday into early Friday and move southeast as a large "complex" of storms. Alberto is expected to make landfall on Monday , with tropical storm force winds already reaching Florida and Alabama Monday morning. Thousands have been evacuated from the coa... [Full Article...]

SpaceX makes second attempt to launch Block 5

The Block 5 Falcon 9 rocket's main goal for its maiden mission was to propel a communications satellite for Bangladesh, called Bangabandhu Satellite-1, to a geostationary transfer orbit roughly 22,000 miles (35,000 kilometers) above Earth. [Full Article...]

How will the sun die? A new study has some ideas

How will the sun die? A new study has some ideas The moment when it is about to wither away, it will turn into red giants and finally conclude into white dwarfs before extinguishing from the planetary system. The data showed that this was correct, but the models contradicted it, which has been vexing scientists ever since the discovery was made. According to this model, the sun does indeed have the required mass to create a planetary nebula. [Full Article...]

Heavy rains in Thiruvananthapuram; thunderstorm likely in Delhi

Heavy rains in Thiruvananthapuram; thunderstorm likely in Delhi The thunderstorm is likely to affect isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Tuesday. A severe storm, accompanied by hail and rain, hit Shimla and other parts of Himachal Pradesh, while the higher reaches of the state experienced snowfall. [Full Article...]


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