Hurricane Laura has downgraded to a tropical storm as it heads towards the Mid-South. Everyone from local emergency agencies to MLGW is on standby as they anticipate high winds and flooding Friday night as the storm makes it’s way through the area.
As Hurricane Florence crept toward the North Carolina coast two weeks ago, internet users were glued to the Frying Pan Tower ocean cam watching the storm pummel an American flag with intense winds and rain.
Florence, now downgraded to a tropical storm, claimed fives lives in North Carolina as it pounds the region with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge, dangerous surf, torrential rainfall, flooding and the potential for tornadoes.
According to a press release, the offer is available from Sept. 14 through Sept. 17 for postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia, and are in the direct path of the storm.
President Donald Trump is rejecting the official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, arguing without evidence that "3,000 people did not die" and calling it a move by Democrats to make him look bad.
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Ernesto sloshed rather than slammed ashore - surprising forecasters by failing to strengthen Tuesday as it approached Florida and providing relief to hurricane-weary residents.
Hurricane Wilma punished Mexico's Caribbean coastline for a second day Saturday, ripping away storefronts, peeling back roofs and forcing tourists and residents trapped in hotels and shelters to scramble to higher floors.
Hurricane Wilma knifed through Florida with winds up to 125 mph Monday, shattering windows in skyscrapers, peeling away roofs and knocking out power to 6 million people, with still a month left to go in the busiest Atlantic storm season on record.
The fearsome core of Hurricane Wilma slammed into the island of Cozumel on Friday, starting a long, grinding march across Mexico's resort-studded coastline, where thousands of stranded tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel ballrooms.
Because of the hurricane, there are hundreds, probably thousands of families stranded in the Mid-South. Many will be enrolling their kids in school. Buying needed school supplies will be difficult. You can help by donating school supplies to Operation KARE.