By PBS NewsHour
At least five people have died and millions are without power as Tropical Storm Florence continues to cause destruction in the Carolinas. Winds have slowed but the storm is forecast to move east, making inland flooding one big worry for…
Even as development continues near the coasts, some national home insurance companies are pulling away from those areas, leaving home and business owners to rely on government-subsidized flood insurance. But the potential damage from Tropical Storm Florence may require additional…
By P. J. Tobia
The eye of Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday morning and was downgraded to a tropical storm by the late afternoon. But the storm kept dumping rain, uprooting trees, flooding streets and battering towns with strong winds as it moved slowly…
As Hurricane Florence was closing in on the Carolina coast this week, the role of climate change in intensifying weather was back in the national conversation. Amna Nawaz talks with Radley Horton of Columbia University about the link between climate…
By Nsikan Akpan
PBS NewsHour has compiled this guide of resources so you can track Hurricane Florence's devastation as it happens.
The outer bands of Hurricane Florence reached North Carolina's coast Thursday morning, offering a preview of what could be a slow-motion disaster. Even though the storm has lost some of its punch, federal emergency officials warned there's much worse to…
Hurricane Florence's shifting track is adding uncertainty to what forecasters are calling the "storm of a lifetime." It's now projected to slow near the North Carolina-South Carolina border, then head south and west -- changes that could endanger new areas.
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press
"If Mama won't leave, most folks aren't going to leave."…
As of Tuesday evening, Hurricane Florence is 500 miles wide, winds at 140 miles an hour and forecasts of 2.5 feet of rain. Power losses and flooding will be felt over several states, and the recovery is predicted to be…
By Nsikan Akpan, Julia Griffin
A week ago, no one expected Hurricane Florence to roll into the Southeast, and now it may create storm surge taller than a house.
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