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(NOAA via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 12:41 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Willa grew into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm and swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph (260 kph) Monday, threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages. The hurricane was expected to pass over or...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
October 12, 2018 - 12:30 pm
By RUSS BYNUM and BRENDAN FARRINGTON , Associated Press MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue teams working through a ruined landscape found no signs of mass casualties during their initial "hasty search" afer Hurricane Michael, but Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday they still "do not know...
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Virginia State Police
October 12, 2018 - 11:54 am
Richmond, VA _ Virginia State Police report five deaths related to Tropical Storm Michael, and one person is still missing. Police report one confirmed drowning death in Charlotte County. Virginia State Police Aviation and Search and Recovery Team divers returned Friday morning to Mt. Harmony Road...
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(NOAA via AP)
October 10, 2018 - 2:37 pm
By JAY REEVES and BRENDAN FARRINGTON , Associated Press Eds: Adds historical background. With AP Photos. AP Video. PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of...
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NOAA
October 08, 2018 - 8:50 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A tropical storm that rapidly formed off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula has gained new strength and could become a dangerous Category 2 hurricane with an expected midweek strike on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle, forecasts say. Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an order for a...
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(AP Photo/David Goldman)
September 19, 2018 - 4:25 pm
By CHUCK BURTON and MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them to a mental health facility was swept away by floodwaters, and North Carolina's governor...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 17, 2018 - 12:47 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) advises motorists to monitor weather and road conditions as the remnants of Tropical Depression Florence continue to bring rain, thunderstorms and tornado threats to parts of the Commonwealth. Drivers should exercise caution as recent...
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(AP Photo/Chris Seward)
September 15, 2018 - 6:24 am
By JEFFREY COLLINS and JONATHAN DREW , Associated Press MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threats are days from ending as remnants from what was a major hurricane swirl over the Carolinas. Some...
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September 14, 2018 - 4:36 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued an executive order directing the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to extend the validity period of Virginia driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, commercial driver’s licenses, and identification cards issued by the Commonwealth that...
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(Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 6:35 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Behold the awesome power of water. Already the ocean is swallowing beaches, roads and anything else in the way of Hurricane Florence's monstrous storm surge. Storm surges aren't walls of water, like a tsunami, as commonly thought. Caused by a...
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