By Associated Press
Governors and local officials in several states declared emergencies ahead of the storm, freeing up funds and manpower to help mitigate its effect.
Along the Florida Panhandle, Hurricane Michael wreaked catastrophic damage. Winds of 155 miles per hour slammed into Mexico Beach and Panama City. Over a million people are without power, emergency responders are challenged by the loss of cell phone service…
By Gary D. Robertson, Martha Waggoner, Alan Suderman, Associated Press
Authorities are urging 8,000 people on the South Carolina coast to be prepared to flee flooding that is expected to being Tuesday.
In our news wrap Friday, Duke Energy says surging water breached a dam at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina, and could be spilling toxic coal ash into the Cape Fear river. Also, Tanzanian officials say at least…
By Meg Kinnard, Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
New evacuation orders Friday forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.
In our news wrap Thursday, the death toll from Hurricane Florence rose to 41, as the long and slow recovery continues in the Carolinas. Also, today marked one year since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico. It’s estimated that nearly 3,000…
Celebrity chef Jose Andres has been on the ground in the Carolinas this week, helping victims of Hurricane Florence. As a "food first responder," Andres was also in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria tore through the island a year ago.
President Trump visited flood-ravaged North and South Carolina Wednesday to assess the response to Hurricane Florence and promise full federal support to an area that remains deluged. Officials are warning that the flooding may worsen still as rivers burst their…
By Claire Galofaro, Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed for nearly three dozen deaths, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, September 15, dangerous flooding and record rains pummel the Carolinas as Tropical Storm Florence slows, and the cost of subsidizing home insurance along the flood-prone coast. Also, a startup will try using blockchain technology to…
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