Police investigating beating of Florence woman

Police investigating beating of Florence woman

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Police are investigating the beating of a 26-year-old woman Thursday on Curry Lane in Florence, according to Lt. Mike Brandt with the Florence Police Department. Brandt said the woman was treated at the hospital for her injuries. – Advertisement – Someone captured the beating on cell phone and is being shared on Facebook. The woman is seen being held to the ground and constantly hitting her…

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Hurricane Dorian preparations in southeastern United States, Caribbean: PHOTOS

Hurricane Dorian preparations in southeastern United States, Caribbean: PHOTOS

Hurricane Dorian shut down some hotels in the northern Bahamas and forced some evacuations Saturday as the fierce Category 4 storm prepared to unleash torrents of rain and howling winds but was projected to spin farther away from the coast of the Southeast U.S. next week. Forecasters expect Dorian, packing 150 mph winds, to hit the northwestern Bahamas on Sunday before curving upward. The storm’s march north could spare the U.S. a direct hit but…

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11 p.m. update: Wilmington area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

11 p.m. update: Wilmington area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

Latest NHC track shows storm moving toward Southeastern North Carolina by Thursday morning WILMINGTON — Southeastern North Carolina got a sense of deja vu Saturday morning as the region found itself inside the dreaded cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Dorian. By late Friday, Hurricane Dorian had intensified to a category 4 storm with 140 mph maximum sustained winds. By 8 a.m. Saturday, the winds had increased to 145 mph and the National Hurricane Center’s latest update…

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5 p.m. update: Wilmington-area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

5 p.m. update: Wilmington-area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

Latest NHC track shows storm moving toward Southeastern North Carolina by Thursday morning WILMINGTON — Southeastern North Carolina got a sense of deja vu Saturday morning as the region found itself inside the dreaded cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Dorian. By late Friday, Hurricane Dorian had intensified to a category 4 storm with 140 mph maximum sustained winds. By 8 a.m. Saturday, the winds had increased to 145 mph and the National Hurricane Center’s latest update…

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Trump golfs as East Coast braces for catastrophic hurricane

Trump golfs as East Coast braces for catastrophic hurricane

Donald Trump (Photo: The White House / Flickr) (CBS NEWS)– President Trump is spending his Saturday at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, as Southern states on the East Coast brace for landfall of a Category 4 hurricane. Mr. Trump canceled a weekend visit to Poland to monitor Hurricane Dorian from Camp David. “To ensure that all resources of the federal government are focused on the arriving storm, I have decided to send our Vice President Mike…

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Dorian: A hurricane veteran's guide to the season

A journalist goes over the items essential to his family before, during and after storms. Editor’s note: Mike Lang is the photo director of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and originally wrote this in September 2018: In September 2017, Hurricane Irma looked like it was headed right for us. After years without a direct hit from a hurricane, many residents on the Gulf Coast have been lulled into complacency. So I was glad to see people were…

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Storm prep checklist: Debunking myths about hurricane preparedness

Storm prep checklist: Debunking myths about hurricane preparedness

The Palm Beach Post Saturday Aug 31, 2019 at 6:00 AM Aug 31, 2019 at 3:11 PM Alarming and dangerous myths about storm preparation threaten individuals and homes. Here’s a reality check, courtesy of FLASH, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes: MYTH: Masking tape or window film prevents damage and protects families. FACT: Such materials will not protect windows from wind-borne debris. Some believe tape or film may help keep the glass from dispersing, but even this is questionable. For effective family and home protection,…

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2 p.m. update: Wilmington-area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

2 p.m. update: Wilmington-area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

Latest NHC track shows storm moving toward Southeastern North Carolina by Thursday morning WILMINGTON — Southeastern North Carolina got a sense of deja vu Saturday morning as the region found itself inside the dreaded cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Dorian. By late Friday, Hurricane Dorian had intensified to a category 4 storm with 140 mph maximum sustained winds. By 8 a.m. Saturday, the winds had increased to 145 mph and the National Hurricane Center’s latest update…

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How to stay safe when the power goes out during a hurricane

How to stay safe when the power goes out during a hurricane

When the power goes out during a hurricane or tropical storm, follow these simple tips from AccuWeather to stay safe: Avoid downed power lines. Beware of power lines hidden in floodwaters, which can also pose an electrocution risk. Candles can pose a fire hazard, so use flashlights whenever possible. Turn off electric appliances to avoid a power surge when electricity is restored. Place generators at least 30 feet away from your home to prevent carbon…

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Drinking water safety: What to know when a hurricane hits

Drinking water safety: What to know when a hurricane hits

During and after a hurricane, take caution with your drinking water. Depending on how the storm impacts infrastructure in your area, the water could become contaminated and could cause diseases like hepatitis, cholera and dysentery. Follow this tips from AccuWeather to ensure drinking water safety: Avoid cloudy or smelly water for bathing, brushing your teeth, ice making and cooking. Boil water for one minute and let it cool inside a clean container to kill most…

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Hurricane Dorian's Path Shifts Towards Carolinas, Could Avoid Direct Hit On Florida

Hurricane Dorian's Path Shifts Towards Carolinas, Could Avoid Direct Hit On Florida

Updated at 1:15 p.m. ET Hurricane Dorian’s projected path shifted slightly east on Saturday, increasing the likelihood of a landfall in Georgia and the Carolinas. And while Florida may avoid a direct hit, the category 4 hurricane could still bring a dangerous storm surge and hurricane-force winds. National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham says the storm is slowing down as it prepares to turn north. “We have a movement of about 2 miles an hour…

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How Texas is helping prepare for Hurricane Dorian

How Texas is helping prepare for Hurricane Dorian

HOUSTON – Texas is no stranger to hurricanes and preparing for monstrous storms. So, it’s no surprise that when others are facing the full force of the tropics, people in the Lone Star State are willing to help. With Category 4 Hurricane Dorian aiming for the southeastern coast of the U.S., Texas is responding to calls for assistance. Here is a closer look at some resources the state is offering to places preparing for Dorian. For…

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Hurricane Dorian track shifts towards Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian track shifts towards Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here’s the latest on Hurricane Dorian As of the 11 a.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 415 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 150 MPHMOVEMENT: W AT 8 MPH  “Dorian is now a major hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center said Friday. Dorian is a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 150 mph. On Tuesday, the major hurricane was precluded to make landfall in Florida as…

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How to prepare for a hurricane: Hurricane Dorian preparation tips

How to prepare for a hurricane: Hurricane Dorian preparation tips

If we’ve learned anything from Hurricane Sandy or Katrina, it only takes one storm to make it a bad year, says AccuWeather. It doesn’t matter if tropical activity is high or low. You must always be prepared in the event of a hurricane.Planning your evacuation should be your first priority, especially if you live in an area prone to storm surges. Also, have a hurricane safety kit prepared in case of imminent threat. A hurricane…

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How to prepare your home for high winds before a hurricane

How to prepare your home for high winds before a hurricane

Is your property prepared for high winds? If severe weather is in the forecast, follow these simple steps from AccuWeather to minimize damage: Secure outdoor items like trash bins and patio furniture that could blow away. Take down items like hanging plants that could be blown into windows or patio doors. Be sure that propane and other fuel tanks are properly secured. Remove any dead or rotting trees and limbs that could fall and cause…

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Hurricane Dorian preparation: Foods to stock up on before a storm hits

Hurricane Dorian preparation: Foods to stock up on before a storm hits

Making sure you have enough food before a hurricane hits your area is one of the most important things to do. AccuWeather recommends stocking up on the following items: Non-perishable foods like ready-to-eat canned meat, fruits, and vegetables and canned juices can provide essential nutrients. Vitamins will help replace nutrients you would have eaten on a normal diet. Be sure to have samples like sugar, salt, pepper and spices. A basic supply of seasoning and…

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State of emergency declared in South Carolina due to Hurricane Dorian

State of emergency declared in South Carolina due to Hurricane Dorian

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has declared a state of emergency, as the state gets ready for any potential problems from Hurricane Dorian.  STAY UP TO DATE: Download the WLTX app: Android | iPhone and sign up for the WLTX Daily Dive Newsletter. The governor issued the order at noon Saturday. A state of emergency does not mean a natural disaster is imminent. It just allows state agencies to begin coordinating and preparing for all…

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Texans trade Jadeveon Clowney to Seattle

Texans trade Jadeveon Clowney to Seattle

88° × News Local News Texas News National News International News Isiah Factor Uncensored Entertainment The News Edge You Decide Featured Videos Fierce Category 4 Dorian menaces Bahamas en route to Florida Billiard playing brothers want to bring the sport to a wider audience Bayou City Buzz: Happy Birthday Houston! Comedian Ali Siddiq referred to as ‘ex-convict’ in news article Most Recent Stories Fierce Category 4 Dorian menaces Bahamas en route to Florida Billiard playing…

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Gov. Abbott deploys Texas resources to assist Florida with Hurricane Dorian

Gov. Abbott deploys Texas resources to assist Florida with Hurricane Dorian

AUSTIN, Texas — Governor Greg Abbott has deployed assistance to Florida in response to Hurricane Dorian, a powerful storm that is forecasted to make impact with Florida in the coming days. Texas has sent Texas Task Force 1‘s Type III task force – which consists of 45 personnel and specialized equipment including flood and swift water rescue boats – under the request and support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to the governor’s…

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Hurricane Dorian path update shows storm track could turn, potentially impact Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian path update shows storm track could turn, potentially impact Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian has gained fearsome new muscle as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, bearing down on the northwestern Bahamas early Saturday en route to Florida’s east coast. Most global models now turning Dorian before a FL landfall, staying in warm water so significant weakening is unlikely. Too early to speculate impacts here in the Triangle, but looking more likely our coast will have heavy rain and some beach erosion on Thursday. pic.twitter.com/SiUG5xcOCE — Steve…

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11 a.m. update: Wilmington-area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

11 a.m. update: Wilmington-area could see greater impacts from Hurricane Dorian

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Friday to allow farmers, emergency services to prepare for any potential impacts next week WILMINGTON — Southeastern North Carolina got a sense of deja vu Saturday morning as the region found itself inside the dreaded cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Dorian. By late Friday, Hurricane Dorian had intensified to a category 4 storm with 140 mph maximum sustained winds. By 11 a.m. Saturday, the winds had increased…

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Hurricane Dorian now with 150 mph sustained winds

Hurricane Dorian now with 150 mph sustained winds

FLORIDA, USA — As of 10 a.m. Saturday, Hurricane Dorian is a category 4 with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph. The new forecast has shifted it more to the northeast; regardless, Florida and the East Coast need to prepare for landfall.  Hurricane Dorian Andrew Wilson Hurricane Warnings and Watches are in place for the Bahamas, but too soon to issue watches for Florida because Dorian is moving slow to the west-northwest. Here’s the difference…

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Much of NC potentially in path of Hurricane Dorian

Much of NC potentially in path of Hurricane Dorian

By WRAL Weather Raleigh, N.C. — As Hurricane Dorian moves toward the Bahamas and the continental United States on Saturday, the severity of its impact in North Carolina was unclear. Dorian was a Category 4 hurricane on Saturday, with winds at 145 mph. The storm is expected to hit the Bahamas on early Sunday, still as a Category 4 storm, which means having sustained wind speeds between 131 and 155 mph. Both the American and…

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Airlines expand travel waivers, cap fares and fees as Hurricane Dorian strengthens

Airlines expand travel waivers, cap fares and fees as Hurricane Dorian strengthens

Several airlines have expanded the travel waivers being offered ahead of Hurricane Dorian to include Florida and parts of Georgia.  The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Thursday that Dorian could reach powerful Category 4 status before it makes landfall in Florida.  The National Hurricane Center said late Thursday the storm is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 with winds of 130 mph and slam into the U.S. on Monday somewhere between the…

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Hurricane Dorian track update: Storm strengthens to Cat 4 storm, may turn before FL landfall

Hurricane Dorian track update: Storm strengthens to Cat 4 storm, may turn before FL landfall

Hurricane Dorian has gained fearsome new muscle as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, bearing down on the northwestern Bahamas early Saturday en route to Florida’s east coast. Most global models now turning Dorian before a FL landfall, staying in warm water so significant weakening is unlikely. Too early to speculate impacts here in the Triangle, but looking more likely our coast will have heavy rain and some beach erosion on Thursday. pic.twitter.com/SiUG5xcOCE — Steve…

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Texas sends emergency task force to Florida as it prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Texas sends emergency task force to Florida as it prepares for Hurricane Dorian

Gov. Greg Abbott has sent a task force of 45 people equipped with flood and swift water boats to Florida to assist the state as it prepares for Hurricane Dorian. The Category 4 storm was bearing down on the Bahamas Saturday morning and slated to approach Florida around Wednesday. The latest forecast showed the storm staying offshore of Florida, avoiding a direct hit. “Texas offers its full support to the state of Florida,” Abbott said…

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Jacksonville, FL non-profit relocates dogs, cats to shelters in Georgia, Virginia ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Jacksonville, FL non-profit  relocates dogs, cats to shelters in Georgia, Virginia ahead of Hurricane Dorian

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — A Jacksonville non-profit is coming to the rescue of more than three dozen animals at Clay County Animal Services ahead of Hurricane Dorian. Florida Urgent Rescue is taking nine dogs and about 30 cats from the shelter and moving them to non-kill shelters in Virginia and Georgia. Founder and Executive Director Mike Merrill started the effort to rescue animals after Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Dorian will be the sixth hurricane FUR has…

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Category 4 Hurricane Dorian growing stronger

Category 4 Hurricane Dorian growing stronger

MIAMI — At 8:30 p.m. on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Dorian had strengthened into an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane. The storm had sustained winds near 130 mph. It was moving west-northwest at about 10 mph. There’s still plenty of time for the forecast to change. Dorian’s actual intensity could be different, and its path could shift. But, now is the time to be prepared. RELATED: Tracking Hurricane Dorian: Latest Track, Models,…

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Ex-Canada prime minister apologizes about tweet rooting for hurricane to hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Ex-Canada prime minister apologizes about tweet rooting for hurricane to hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell is apologizing for tweeting that she was rooting for Hurricane Dorian to make a “direct hit” on Mar-a-Lago. Campbell tweeted Friday that she has deleted her tweet about U.S. President Donald Trump’s property in Florida and apologizes to all those offended. She says it was intended as sarcasm and not a serious wish of harm. Eric Trump replied Friday to Campbell on Twitter, saying his family “is rooting…

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'A big, mad dash:' Florida hurricane evacuees track storm from Wake County

'A big, mad dash:' Florida hurricane evacuees track storm from Wake County

GARNER, N.C. (WTVD) — Duke and Judi Bickmore spent Friday evening unwinding at a relative’s home in Garner. The couple is not sure how long they’re staying, or what’s packed in suitcases for that matter. They hastily hit the road and left their central Florida home before sunrise ahead of Hurricane Dorian. “It was a big, mad dash,” Judi said. “I kept running from one thing to another.” They only had a few hours to…

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Hurricane Dorian now a category 4 storm as it continues to strengthen

Hurricane Dorian now a category 4 storm as it continues to strengthen

FLORIDA, USA — As of 8:00 p.m., Hurricane Dorian is now a category 4 with maximum sustained winds of now 130 mph. Dorian is a dangerous storm located 575 miles East of West Palm Beach, Florida out in the Atlantic. This is the first category 3 hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. A new track update will be released at 10:00 pm and the increase in intensity will be reflected in the updated forecast…

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Hurricane Dorian now Category 4 storm

Hurricane Dorian now Category 4 storm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here’s the latest on Hurricane Dorian As of the 8 p.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 575 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 130 MPHMOVEMENT: NW AT 10 MPH  “Dorian is now a major hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center said Friday. Dorian is a Category 4 hurricane with sustained winds of 130 mph and is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane…

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Hurricane Dorian track update: Storm heads toward Florida, strengthens to Category 4

Hurricane Dorian track update: Storm heads toward Florida, strengthens to Category 4

The latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian shows the storm slowing and strengthening as it continues to lurch toward a catastrophic landfall in Florida. At 8:30 p.m. EDT on Friday, Dorian was located 445 miles east of the northwest Bahamas and about 625 miles east of West Palm Beach in Florida. It was a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph and was moving west/northwest at 10 mph. The National Hurricane Center in…

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Austin Energy to deploy crews to assist Florida with Hurricane Dorian

Austin Energy to deploy crews to assist Florida with Hurricane Dorian

AUSTIN, Texas — As Hurricane Dorian grows stronger, Austin Energy plans to do their part to help handle the aftermath. Twenty-seven Austin Energy crews are set to make the 1,000-mile trip to Florida to help with restoration efforts.  The crews will be made up of lineworkers and other support personnel and will travel in a convoy of bucket trucks and support vehicles to Jacksonville, Florida. They will be hauling a pole trailer, material trailer and…

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Wilmington in Hurricane Dorian cone of uncertainty

Wilmington in Hurricane Dorian cone of uncertainty

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Friday to allow farmers to prepare for any potential impacts next week Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency for North Carolina on Friday afternoon ahead of the potential impacts the state could feel from Hurricane Dorian next week. By Friday afternoon, Dorian was officially on track to hit the eastern coast of Florida sometime late Monday or early Tuesday, possibly as a monster category 4…

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What Wilmington residents should know about Hurricane Dorian

What Wilmington residents should know about Hurricane Dorian

Because the storm’s track is uncertain, coastal residents should prepare their hurricane kits now and continue to monitor the storm throughout the weekend. As of 11 a.m. Friday, Hurricane Dorian was on a path to hit Florida over the Labor Day weekend. While the storm is too far away to make true predictions about the North Carolina coast, forecasters warn that it’s possible Dorian will bring significant rainfall to Southeastern North Carolina next week. According…

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Hurricane with high tides adds to threats for Florida

Hurricane with high tides adds to threats for Florida

By Tony Rice, WRAL contributor/NASA ambassador There is never a good time for a hurricane, but the latest models from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center point to Dorian arriving at an even less convenient time, near a perigean new moon. The tides are caused by gravitational interaction between the Earth, Moon and Sun. Oceans bulge toward the Moon and another bulge forms on the opposite side as the Earth itself is pulled towards the Moon. This…

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State of Emergency in North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Dorian

State of Emergency in North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Dorian

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina has issued a state of emergency ahead of potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. The governor of South Carolina said he is monitoring the situation closely and may also issue a state of emergency. Here’s the latest on Hurricane DorianAs of the 5 p.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 625 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 115 MPHMOVEMENT: NW AT 10 MPH  “Dorian is now…

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Carolinians get ready to head to Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Carolinians get ready to head to Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With a monster storm projected to slam Florida in the coming days, volunteers from across the Carolinas are looking to return the favor after being hit by a hurricane last year. Florence killed 54 people, put much of the eastern part of South Carolina underwater, and caused billions of dollars in damage in September 2018. In the midst of all the damage came stories of strangers helping strangers and communities coming together…

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State of Emergencies issue in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Dorian

State of Emergencies issue in Carolinas ahead of Hurricane Dorian

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here’s the latest on Hurricane DorianAs of the 5 p.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 625 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 115 MPHMOVEMENT: NW AT 10 MPH  “Dorian is now a major hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center said Friday. Dorian is a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 115 mph and is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane early…

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Hurricane Dorian: Tips for keeping kids calm

Hurricane Dorian: Tips for keeping kids calm

Activities help kids stay busy Children can be the most vulnerable individuals in a hurricane. Here are some ways to help your kids cope during and after a storm. SUPPLIES Stock up on any special medication or food that your children will need. Let children gather cherished keepsakes for reassurance. Make sure you have plenty of DVDs, video and board games, books and coloring and activity books available for during and after the storm. Keep…

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Hurricane Dorian: How to keep your pet safe and comfortable

Hurricane Dorian: How to keep your pet safe and comfortable

ID tags, pet carrier, kit for disasters will make evacuation plan easier. Do not leave pets at home, especially if you live in an evacuation area. Even if they survive the storm, they might flee a damaged home and be lost in the chaos. Or they could be trapped inside without food, water or supervision. It might be difficult, if not impossible, to find shelter for your animals in the midst of a disaster, so…

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Hurricane Dorian now a major hurricane, more strengthening forecast

Hurricane Dorian now a major hurricane, more strengthening forecast

FLORIDA, USA — Hurricane Dorian has been making headlines across the United States before it has even made landfall. Dorian is expected to strengthen to a category four hurricane with more than 130 mph sustained winds by the time it makes landfall. The forecast cone of the storm shows it taking aim somewhere along the east coast of Florida, stretching from the Georgia border, all of the way down to the Florida Keys. On Friday…

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Hurricane Dorian track update: Storm heads toward Florida, strengthens to Category 3

Hurricane Dorian track update: Storm heads toward Florida, strengthens to Category 3

The latest forecast for Hurricane Dorian shows the storm slowing and strengthening as it continues to lurch toward a catastrophic landfall in Florida. At 2 p.m. EDT on Friday, Dorian was located 445 miles east of the northwest Bahamas and about 625 miles east of West Palm Beach in Florida. It was a Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph and was moving northwest at 10 mph. The National Hurricane Center in…

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Hurricane Dorian now a major Category 3 storm

Hurricane Dorian now a major Category 3 storm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here’s the latest on Hurricane DorianAs of the 11 a.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 625 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 115 MPHMOVEMENT: NW AT 10 MPH  “Dorian is now a major hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center said Friday morning. Dorian is a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 115 mph and is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane…

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Hurricane Dorian now a powerful Category 3 storm

Hurricane Dorian now a powerful Category 3 storm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here’s the latest on Hurricane DorianAs of the 11 a.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 625 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 115 MPHMOVEMENT: NW AT 10 MPH  “Dorian is now a major hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center said Friday morning. Dorian is a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 115 mph and is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane…

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Hurricane Dorian now a powerful Cat 3 storm

Hurricane Dorian now a powerful Cat 3 storm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Here’s the latest on Hurricane DorianAs of the 11 a.m. et update from the National Hurricane Center LOCATION: 625 MI E OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 115 MPHMOVEMENT: NW AT 10 MPH  “Dorian is now a major hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center said Friday morning. Dorian is a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 115 mph and is expected to make landfall in Florida as a Category 4 hurricane…

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Florida waits: Hurricane Dorian is looking increasingly dire

Florida waits: Hurricane Dorian is looking increasingly dire

Hurricane Dorian (Photo: MGN / Google Earth) MIAMI (AP) — Unsure of where Hurricane Dorian might strike, Florida residents watched the increasingly dire forecast with a sense of helplessness Friday and braced for what could be the most powerful storm to hit the state’s east coast in nearly 30 years. President Donald Trump — whose Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach was in the crosshairs — warned it could be an “absolute monster.” – Advertisement –…

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Historic female crew flies Hurricane Dorian reconnaissance mission for NOAA

Historic female crew flies Hurricane Dorian reconnaissance mission for NOAA

LAKELAND, Fla. — Reconnaissance missions are an important part of storm preparation as a hurricane approaches, but one recent NOAA reconnaissance flight made history. The Lakeland-based NOAA Aircraft Operations Center said Thursday that it had flown its first recon mission with an all-female, three-pilot flight crew ahead of Hurricane Dorian. It was staffed by Capt. Kristie Twining, Cmdr. Rebecca Waddington and Lt. Lindsey Norman. The trio flew aboard NOAA’s Gulfstream IV jet, nicknamed “Gonzo,” which…

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