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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 07:39 PM PDT

Florence: an Unwelcome Visitor Who Refuses to Leave

Florence: an Unwelcome Visitor Who Refuses to Leave

For many living near South Carolina's coast, Florence is the visitor they never wanted who now refuses to leave. Eleven days after the once-fierce hurricane arrived on the coast, and more than a week after...

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 05:27 PM PDT

10 Days After Hurricane Florence, Fresh Chaos in S. Carolina

10 Days After Hurricane Florence, Fresh Chaos in S. Carolina

More than a week ago, pastor Willie Lowrimore and some of his congregants stacked sandbags around their South Carolina church to protect it from the fury of Hurricane Florence. They moved the pews to higher...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 08:26 PM PDT

Fla. First Responders Return Home After Helping Carolinas During Florence

Fla. First Responders Return Home After Helping Carolinas During Florence

Some South Florida heroes reunited with their families Saturday after helping the victims of Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas. There were signs, balloons and yelling as the lights and sirens pulled up to the...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 05:59 PM PDT

NC River Swirls With Gray Muck Near Flooded Coal Ash Dump

NC River Swirls With Gray Muck Near Flooded Coal Ash Dump

Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. Forecasters predicted the...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 04:30 PM PDT

Travel Still Dangerous Amid Flooding in Parts North Carolina

Travel Still Dangerous Amid Flooding in Parts North Carolina

Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of "treacherous" floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, and urged residents to stay...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 07:24 PM PDT

When Will It End? Florence's Floodwaters Rising in Carolinas

When Will It End? Florence's Floodwaters Rising in Carolinas

With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher...

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 at 02:01 AM PDT

Florence Extreme 3-Day Rainfall is a 0.1% Probability Event

Florence Extreme 3-Day Rainfall is a 0.1% Probability Event

Hurricane Florence’s 3-day rainfall was a less than .1% probability, "1000-year" event, analysis from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service found. "The fact that this...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 07:09 PM PDT

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington, North Carolina power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River. Duke...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:06 PM PDT

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

It’s been 11 days since Dick and Linda Dunmire have set foot in their home in Boiling Spring Lake, North Carolina. Staying with family in North Wildwood, New Jersey for the past week and a half, the couple...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:19 PM PDT

Florence-Weary Carolinas Could Get More Record Flooding

Florence-Weary Carolinas Could Get More Record Flooding

Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer...

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Structure Fire Spreads to Brush in Alpine, 3 Acres Burned
Structure Fire Spreads to Brush in Alpine, 3 Acres Burned

A structure caught fire just south of Viejas Casino and Resort and spread to brush in Alpine Monday morning, prompting evacuations and heavy delays on the nearby freeway, according to Heartland Fire & Rescue.

Evacuations Ordered as Terrain-Driven Fire Burns in Pacific Palisades
Evacuations Ordered as Terrain-Driven Fire Burns in Pacific Palisades

Mandatory evacuations were ordered near a terrain-driven fire in Pacific Palisades as it burned dangerously close to homes and sent thick smoke billowing into the air Monday.

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Marine Combat Veteran Who Served in Iraq Facing Deportation to El Salvador
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Drug Companies' Settlement Averts 1st Federal Opioid Trial
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SDFD Adds Staff, SDG&E Warns of Shutoffs Amid Santa Ana Winds
SDFD Adds Staff, SDG&E Warns of Shutoffs Amid Santa Ana Winds

San Diego Fire-Rescue will increase staffing for two days due to Santa Ana winds expected this weekend.