• I've been through the eye of a Category 4 hurricane - here are 7 things you should do to protect your money before and after

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Hurricane Florence , a Category 4 storm, may be the most powerful storm to land north of Florida in history.
    I used to live in Florida and have a few Category 4 hurricane experiences under my belt that left me with a few lessons learned along the way.
    Here's what you should know when it comes to protecting your money during a hurricane .
    Hurricane Florence could be the most powerful storm to ever make landfall north of Florida. It's currently a Category 4, which the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale defines as a storm with winds running 130 to 156 miles per hour.
    As someone who grew up...
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  • Watch storm conditions on these livestreams of North and South Carolina beaches in Hurricane Florence's path

    Watch storm conditions on these livestreams of North and South Carolina beaches in Hurricane Florence's path

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the coasts of North and South Carolina on Thursday or Friday.
    The storm is expected to being heavy rain, powerful winds, and a strong storm surge.
    Many coastal communities that are expected to be impacted by the storm provide live streams of the surf.
    Hurricane Florence is expected to being heavy rain and strong winds to the coasts of North and South Carolina as early as Thursday, the National Hurricane Center is forecasting.
    Experts predict that the storm could bring rainfall up to 40 inches and up to 13 feet of floodwater in...
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  • 1 million have been ordered to flee Hurricane Florence, but the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune says it's going to stay and 'fight'

    1 million have been ordered to flee Hurricane Florence, but the Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune says it's going to stay and 'fight'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The commanding general at the US Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune is facing criticism for not issuing a mandatory evacuation order as Hurricane Florence barrels toward the east coast.
    Thousands of Marines have evacuated as nonessential personnel were released from duty, but some remain.
    Brig. Gen. Julian D. Alford has defended the decision and pledged to take care of the remaining personnel.
    The commanding general at the US Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune is facing criticism for not issuing a mandatory evacuation order as Hurricane Florence barrels directly towards his North Carolina base, but he's...
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  • How Waffle House can be a gauge of hurricane severity

    2 monthes ago - By Philly

    As Hurricane Florence continues its churn toward the East Coast, some are using a popular Georgia-based restaurant chain as a measure of the storm's severity.
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  • People are keeping a close eye on Waffle House as Hurricane Florence churns toward the East Coast - and there's a weird reason why

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Waffle House is famously known for staying open during natural disasters.
    The chain's policy has provided an unofficial way for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to track the severity of a natural disaster. If a Waffle House closes, it suggests the event was bad enough to potentially have devastating effects on the economy. The reverse is true if it stays open.
    Waffle House has not yet confirmed whether it will be closing restaurants during Hurricane Florence.
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has an unusual way to track the severity of a natural disaster, and it involves...
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  • NASA recorded 'a stark and sobering' video of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Hurricane Florence is predicted to slam into the US's East Coast as an "extremely dangerous major hurricane" overnight on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said.
    The storm may stall over South Carolina and North Carolina, dump several feet of rain, and trigger widespread flooding.
    A camera outside the International Space Station recorded video of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday morning, when the storm was about 500 miles offshore.
    NASA called the footage "a stark and sobering view" of the storm.
    Hurricane Florence is blowing sustained winds of up to 130 mph...
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  • NASA recorded 'a stark and sobering' video of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station

    NASA recorded 'a stark and sobering' video of Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Hurricane Florence is predicted to slam into the US East Coast as an "extremely dangerous major hurricane" overnight on Thursday.
    The storm may stall over South Carolina and North Carolina, dump several feet of rain, and trigger widespread floods .
    A camera aboard the International Space Station recorded video of Hurricane Florence on Wednesday morning, when it was about 500 miles offshore.
    NASA called the footage "a stark and sobering view" of the storm.
    Hurricane Florence is blowing sustained winds of up to 130 mph as it barrels toward the US East Coast as a Category 4 storm .
    The...
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