State of emergency declared in Florida, North Carolina as Hurricane Isaias approaches

Florida and North Carolina declared states of emergency on Friday as Hurricane Isaias churned toward the U.S. East Coast, prompting authorities to close COVID-19 testing sites and people to stock up on essentials with heavy rains feared within hours. The hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles (120 km) per hour, was lashing the… Read More State of emergency declared in Florida, North Carolina as Hurricane Isaias approaches

One killed, power outages as winter storm hits U.S. Southeast

A powerful winter storm that struck the U.S. Southeast over the weekend killed at least one motorist, left more than 310,000 customers without power and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights on Sunday. A winter storm warning remained in effect for most of North Carolina, Virginia and southern West Virginia as at least an… Read More One killed, power outages as winter storm hits U.S. Southeast

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declares state of emergency over impending snowstorm

The governor of North Carolina declared a state of emergency on Friday as a major winter storm already drenching the southern plains states was expected to slam the southeast with snow and sleet this weekend. Winter Storm Diego could bring a foot of snow to mountain areas of the Carolinas, along with sleet and freezing… Read More North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper declares state of emergency over impending snowstorm