The National Weather Service reported Friday morning that, “a life-threatening storm surge is already occurring along portions of the North Carolina coast and will continue through today and tonight. This surge is also likely along portions of the South Carolina coast.”
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued an emergency declaration on Sept. 10, in expectation of the arrival of Hurricane Florence. The declaration provided for the smooth flow of people, equipment and supplies during and after the emergency, in the affected states. The declaration is posted below, in its entirety, unedited. The primary mission of FMCSA is to “prevent crashes, injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.”
Tropical Depression Gordon is here and Hurricane Florence may hit the East Coast, warns the National Safety Council, and warns about possible flash floods.
Tropical depression Gordon is in the process of turning north and entering Missouri from Arkansas as of Friday morning. Gordon will then gradually turn northeast towards the Great Lakes area Friday night, forecasters announced, towards the Great Lakes region, it was predicted on Friday morning, Sept. 7.
The Hawaii Department of Education has reopened school and related activities for most campuses statewide, following an onslaught of heavy rainfall and flooding from Tropical Storm Lane.
Scorching heat in Houston last week claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy who was somehow left in a day care van for an estimated four hours. Who is to blame has not been officially determined, but video may be available that could provide helpful details, police said.