Beaufort, Jasper ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence
Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face
Florence: North Carolina's rivers still rising after record rain
SpaceX close to announcing 1st private moon flight passenger
SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger
Hawaii braces for major hurricane
10 September 2018, 10:55 | Justin Tyler
Hurricane Lane 5-day forecast track. 11 p.m
Winds and rain from the hurricane are expected to hit the Big Island, then churn north over the islands of Maui, Lanai and Moloka'i. "Be safe!" he tweeted.
A hurricane warning has been issued for the Big Island, including Hilo, and hurricane watches are in place for Maui and Oahu, including Honolulu.
"Slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, but Lane is forecast to remain a unsafe hurricane as it draws closer to the Hawaiian Islands", the centre said. Storm total rainfall amounts greater than 20 inches are possible.
It added that regardless of the exact track of the storm, the state should brace for the potentially life-threatening impacts.
"There's a lot of uncertainty in this forecast", warned Federal Emergency Management Administrator Brock Long. "They're going to see impacts from this storm".
Residents can find information about how to prepare here.
Suzanne Demerais said a tiny waterfall and small stream were flowing near the home when she first arrived with four friends from the Los Angeles area. The governor announced that nonessential state employees in the two counties will be put on administrative leave.
The most powerful storm on record hitting Hawaii was the Category 4 Hurricane Iniki, which made landfall on Kauai island on September 11, 1992.
While the Big Island, at most immediate risk from Lane, has been hit by tropical depressions and storms, it also has never been struck directly by a hurricane-strength storm in modern records. "Hurricane Watches may be needed for other areas as Lane draws closer", NWS said. This is where the wind will be strongest and the rain to be heaviest if the forecast track doesn't change.
The turn of events was welcomed by residents who had spent much of the past few days stocking up on food, water, gasoline and batteries and boarding up their windows.
He said FEMA was also working with utility companies to co-ordinate the fix of any damaged power infrastructure.
Gov. Ige signed an emergency proclamation that will provide relief for disaster damages, losses and suffering caused by Hurricane Lane.
After the mission landed safely in Hawaii, Bucci tweeted that it was "a strong and unsafe storm".
The U.S. Navy is moving its ships and submarines out of Hawaii as Hurricane Lane bears down on the state. All vessels not now undergoing maintenance were being positioned to help respond after the storm, if needed.
Jobs report: Employers added 201,000 jobs in August
The United States and China have slapped retaliatory tariffs on a combined $100 billion of products since early July. The White House has also threatened to hit China with higher taxes on $200 billion more of Chinese goods.
CBS negotiating Moonves' exit and Viacom merger standstill
Long viewed as a successor to Moonves, Ianniello was instrumental in CBS's success following its split from Viacom in 2006. Moonves received a total compensation of $69.33 million in 2017, making him one of the highest paid USA executive.
Zinedine Zidane: 'I'll be coaching again soon'
Manchester United legend, Eric Cantona, has declared interest to replace Jose Mourinho as the club's manager. Even Paul Pogba is being expected to leave in January due to his relationship with the Portuguese Manager.
UL Caught Huawei Messing With The Rules During Benchmark Testing
Wang to Chenglu indirectly confirmed the fact of manipulation, saying that "others are doing the same thing to get high scores". Honor smartphones use advanced technologies such as AI to optimize the performance of hardware, including the CPU, GPU and NPU.
Les Moonves resigns as head of CBS 'effective immediately'
The Time's Up advocacy group issued a statement on Thursday blasting CBS for considering such a sum in light of the allegations. CBS Corporation announced on Sunday that chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves is departing the company, effective immediately.
Djokovic wins his 14th career Grand Slam title at US Open
Novak Djokovic , of Serbia, returns a shot to Juan Martin del Potro , of Argentina, during the men's final of the U.S. The Serb continued his major domination by winning 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 with an outstanding display at Flushing Meadows.