"I feel like the dumbest human being who ever walked the face of the earth", said Ballance, owner of a seafood restaurant that was flooded. We will have tropical storm force winds and rain and storm surge continues to be our main concern with extreme flooding.
Then there's Tropical Storm Joyce, a relative newcomer, that is moving southwestward about 1,090 miles west-southwest of the Azores, packing winds of 40 mph and moving at 8 mph.
The Wilmington airport had a wind gust clocked at 105 miles per hour (169 kph), the highest since Hurricane Helene in 1958, the weather service said.
The outer bands of Hurricane Florence began battering the coast of North and South Carolina Thursday with strong winds and rain.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper encouraged those in the path of the storm to take immediate action.
Municipal power agencies are reporting few outages, except New Bern, which had 17,820 customers without power, according to ElectriCities, the organization that supports the local power agencies.
A state of emergency has been declared in five coastal states - North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland and Virginia.
After it weakens inland, Florence is predicted to turn northward, raising concern about how additional rainfall - even from a significantly weakened storm - will impact the southwestern portion of the commonwealth, which is already water-logged. "Trees are blowing down in the wind".
More than 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it is not clear how many left.
The downtown area of the city of 30,000 people was underwater and around 150 people were waiting to be rescued, city authorities said on Twitter.
With many employees at risk, Novartis said it has temporarily stopped pharmaceutical production at their Wilson, North Carolina site.
The National Hurricane Center said late Thursday that Florence had already brought a life-threatening storm surge and hurricane-force winds to the North Carolina coast. Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 11 feet (3.4 meters) of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more than 3 feet (0.9 meters) of rain, touching off severe flooding.
No to sanctions and to trials of freely elected governments", read the post by Salvini, who is also Italy's Deputy Prime Minister. Szijjarto said Hungary was considering legal options to appeal the result because of the way the vote was tallied.
On Twitter on August 22, Trump wrote: "Unlike Michael Cohen, he refused to "break" - make up stories in order to get a 'deal". The case was brought by Mueller's team, which is probing potential crimes related to the 2016 election.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles. According to NHC: "A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.
Readings of 15 miles per hour were already being recorded in Emerald Isle, a popular beach town on Bogue Banks near Cape Lookout. Overnight, Isaac began to fall apart as it encountered increasing atmospheric winds that help shred storms and neared dry air.
Hurricane Florence brought a storm surge of some 3 meters (10 feet) as it began battering the USA east coast early on Friday. Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia , Maryland and the District of Columbia.
At that time, SpaceX said two people signed a deal with SpaceX to make a trip around the moon aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket. The company said the programme is an important step towards making recreational space travel a reality for people.
In 2017, Russian Federation conducted series of military drills in its western regions, in collaboration with Belarus. The drills come at a time of escalating tensions between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Russian Federation .
The attack left the Skripals hospitalized for weeks, and two other local residents were seriously sickened months later. Western officials say Russia's intelligence services have grown increasingly aggressive in their overseas activities.
The umpires feel that Ramos was " thrown to the wolves for simply doing his job and was not willing to be abused for it ". The cartoon was intended as a lampoon of the tennis star's angry exchanges with chair umpire Carlos Ramos at the U.S.
Stewart drained all four of her three-point attempts in the first half to build Seattle's insurmountable lead. Stewart was the league MVP and was selected the Finals MVP after averaging 25.6 points in the three games.
Assad sanctioned the use of chemical weapons against the rebels
However Russia's Syria envoy said on Tuesday it would be up to Turkey to separate terrorist elements from the moderate opposition. Erdogan urged the worldwide community to take action or face "security risks for Turkey , the rest of Europe and beyond".
Apple unveils the iPhone XR, a $749 budget smartphone
The prices are relatively lesser than iPhone XS and iPhone XS which are available at starting price of Rs 99,900 and Rs 1,09,900. Both the variants are powered by Apple's latest A12 Bionic SoC, which is touted to be one of the first with a 7nm processor .
Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in US
When all is said and done, Florence could pour 40 inches of rain along some parts of the North Carolina coast, according to CNN . Ken Graham, the director of the National Hurricane Center, said: "It truly is really about the whole size of this storm".
Hurricane Florence close to landfall in N. Carolina
New Bern is a city along the Neuse River and is near the Atlantic coast, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of Wilmington. Hurricane-force winds , which stretch up to 80 miles from the storm's center, will be felt in North and SC by Thursday night.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos launches a $2 billion philanthropic fund
In January, Bezos also personally gave $33 million USA in college scholarships for young immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. Within this, the Day 1 Families Fund will support existing non-profits that offer shelter and food to young homeless families.
IPhone Xs and Xs Max hands-on: The new normal
Apple's new iPhone Xs and Xr models represent the next iteration of the company's previous iPhone X model it debuted a year ago . The new iPhones have more powerful processors and cameras, and a dual-SIM card feature for top-of-the-line devices.
Spurs duo Lloris, Alli to miss Liverpool, Inter clashes
The 31-year-old missed Spurs' Premier League game at Watford on 2 September and both of France's matches during the global break. Tottenham are coming off an impressive 3-0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager
He then went on to outline what the likes of Pogba could do to win Mourinho's favor: "Does he have the same now at United? ". They know where I am. "As long as you don't see me like that with the shirt, it's not official".
Nintendo Switch Online finally has a concrete launch date
There's no specific ship date attached to them just yet, but Nintendo are aiming to get them heading toward customers in December. Before you start paying, Nintendo is offering a week free for you to see if it's something you really want to pay for.
US, Canada to resume NAFTA talks Tuesday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said the mechanism is crucial to a new NAFTA , but Mexico already has agreed to drop it. President Donald Trump's National Economic Council, suggested Friday that Canada isn't offering enough.