14 Sep '18, 9pm

The extreme level of rain from #HurricaneFlorence and Harvey shouldn’t be chalked up to coincidence. https://t.co/lVdGy6YjrI

The extreme level of rain from #HurricaneFlorence and Harvey shouldn’t be chalked up to coincidence. https://t.co/lVdGy6YjrI

Since barreling into North Carolina on Friday morning with gusts of up to 112 mph , Hurricane Florence has already submerged homes, left nearly 700,000 households without power, and killed at least five people . More than 200 people were rescued in Bern, North Carolina, where a 10-foot storm surge flooded town. The hurricane is massive: at 400 miles wide, its hurricane-force winds stretch across a 160-mile span, as ABC reported . Yet the long-ranging, torrential winds are not the primary concern. It’s the sheer volume of water, in the form of tidal surges, rain, and anticipated flash flooding that make this Category 1 storm unusually dangerous. As meteorologist Janice Dean put it , “The legacy of the storm is not going to be the winds. It’s going to be the rain.” Florence may drench the Carolinas with an unthinkable amount of water this weekend: 18 trillion gallons , or en...

Full article: https://grist.org/article/hurricane-florences-catastrophi...

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The Complex Evolution of Florence's Winds

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September 14, 2018PNG September 1 - 14, 2018MPEG Having churned through the Atlantic for two weeks, Hurricane Florence is ...

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This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. On March 11...

Pipeline in Hurricane Florence’s Potential Path...

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As Hurricane Florence churns menacingly toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, residents of South Carolina, North Carolina and Vir...

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North Carolina is home to 31 coal ash pits where Duke Energy stores an estimated 111 million tons of toxic waste produced ...

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September 14, 2018PNG September 1 - 14, 2018MPEG Having churned through the Atlantic for two weeks, Hurricane Florence is ...

The Complex Evolution of Florence’s Winds

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September 14, 2018PNG September 1 - 14, 2018MPEG Having churned through the Atlantic for two weeks, Hurricane Florence is ...

Hurricane Florence: Carolinas to See 50% More R...

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Hurricane Florence , which the first pre-storm study of its kind shows will be more than 50 percent wetter due to climate ...

#Pipeline in #HurricaneFlorence’s Potential Pat...

ecowatch.com 13 Sep '18, 2pm

As Hurricane Florence churns menacingly toward the Mid-Atlantic coast, residents of South Carolina, North Carolina and Vir...

Hurricane Florence Expected to Drop 50 Percent ...

e360.yale.edu 13 Sep '18, 7pm

Hurricane Florence measures 50 miles wider and will drop 50 percent more rainfall on the U.S. East Coast than it would hav...

#Updated: Death toll rises to 11 as Florence po...

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NEW BERN, N.C. — The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicl...

Hurricane Florence is no Hugo. It looks worse.

grist.org 12 Sep '18, 7pm

With winds of 125 mph and a span of hundreds of miles, Hurricane Florence is already one of the largest and strongest hurr...

A View Inside #Hurricane #Florence

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In April 2006, a Boeing Delta II rocket launched CloudSat , along with a second satellite, CALIPSO , into space on two- an...

One of the populations most vulnerable to climate change is locked up in the path of Hurricane Florence

One of the populations most vulnerable to clima...

grist.org 15 Sep '18, 2am

Mei Lo attended the Global Climate Action Summit to call attention to the inmates who couldn’t be here. She passed out fly...

North Carolina-sized Hurricane Florence makes its way to North Carolina

North Carolina-sized Hurricane Florence makes i...

grist.org 11 Sep '18, 12pm

Hurricane Florence is heading straight for the Carolinas, on course to slam into a region that hasn’t seen anything like i...