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MIAMI | WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence’s forecast

MIAMI — The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It’s still raining, and rivers are still rising. All roads in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater. Residents of inland communities who thought they were safe from the storm have to find high ground because of expected flooding. When … Continue reading MIAMI | WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence’s forecast

MIAMI | WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence

MIAMI — How do you measure a disaster like Florence? In sum, the storm is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, with trillions of gallons of rain still in the forecast, hundreds of people needing rescue, hundreds of thousands of power outages and a handful of deaths. The economic toll … Continue reading MIAMI | WHAT’S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence

MIAMI | WHAT’S HAPPENING: Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby

MIAMI — It’s about the water, not the wind, with Florence making an extended stay along the North Carolina coast. Forecasters say “it cannot be emphasized enough that the most serious hazard posed by the slow-moving storm is extremely heavy rainfall, which will cause disastrous flooding that will be spreading inland.” Officials also have confirmed … Continue reading MIAMI | WHAT’S HAPPENING: Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby

MIAMI | Florence could cause dangerous surf along US coast

MIAMI — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was expected to regain hurricane strength as it neared Bermuda. Large swells were likely … Continue reading MIAMI | Florence could cause dangerous surf along US coast

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to strengthen into a hurricane late Tuesday when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast, including coastal Mississippi. From there, it is forecast to move inland over the lower Mississippi Valley on Wednesday. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as … Continue reading MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Gordon strengthens, expected to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it moved west-northwest at 17 mph (28 kph). … Continue reading MIAMI BEACH, Fla. | Tropical Storm Gordon brings hurricane warning to Gulf Coast