Florence: Death toll climbs to 36 as women in sheriff’s van drown

Police say mental heath patients were being transported to another centre when floodwaters swept their van away. Responders congregate near where two people drowned Tuesday evening when they were trapped in a Horry County Sheriff transport van [Gerald Herbert/AP Photo] … Read More

17 photos show Hurricane Florence’s devastating flooding from the sky

An official looks out a Blackhawk Helicopter at homes surrounded by floodwaters due to Hurricane Florence on Monday in Conway, South Carolina. Many rivers in the Carolinas are approaching record flood stages, and officials say their levels will continue to … Read More

Hurricane Florence is not climate change or global warming. It’s just the weather.

Hurricane Florence is not the result of global warming. It’s likely due to natural weather patterns, not climate change as some have already said. (Photo: Alexander Gerst/ESA/NASA via AP) Even before Hurricane Florence made landfall somewhere near the border of … Read More

Catastrophic Flood Threat Increases This Weekend as Florence Slowly Tracks Across the Carolinas, Appalachia

At a Glance Florence will slowly move farther inland in the Carolinas on Saturday. This will produce catastrophic flash flooding and major river flooding. Life-threatening storm surge has already occurred in eastern North Carolina. Flash flood emergencies have been issued … Read More

Category 4 Hurricane Florence drawing closer to Carolinas and threatens ‘catastrophic’ flooding

Large and violent Florence is continuing on a beeline toward the East Coast as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 hurricane. Catastrophic flooding and destructive winds are becoming very likely in the eastern Carolinas. Forecasts generally project the storm to make … Read More