Hurricane Florence

Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area.
Julia Wall/The News & Observer via AP
AP News
September 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence.
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40 pound $2000 NYC pizza
WPIX via CNN
October 15, 2018 - 8:37 am
By Cristian Benavides Queens, NY (WPIX) -- In New York City, $2,000 could cover your rent. Or pay for about 730 subway rides. Or entire year of coffee runs -- it could also buy you a 40-pound cheeseburger pizza. The pizza consists of five layers of meat, cheese, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, ketchup...
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Pa. Task Force 1 prepares to meet Hurricane Michael
Philadelphia Fire Department
Tim Jimenez
October 10, 2018 - 7:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of first responders from the Philadelphia area, who just got back from assisteing with Hurricane Florence's aftermath in South Carolina, are back on the road again as Hurricane Michael approaches. Forty-five emergency professionals who are part of Pennsylvania...
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In this June 21, 2018, file photo, job applicants talks with representatives from Aldi at a job fair hosted by Job News South Florida, in Sunrise, Fla. On Friday, Oct. 5, the U.S. government issues the September jobs report.
AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File
October 05, 2018 - 9:20 am
By Christoher Rugaber, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added just 134,000 jobs in September, the fewest in a year, though the figure was likely lowered by Hurricane Florence, while the unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent, the lowest level since 1969. Hurricane Florence struck...
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Hurricane Florence
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
October 03, 2018 - 4:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As the floodwaters recede and the recovery begins, communities swamped by Hurricane Florence soon will be facing deadlines to document the billions of dollars in damage it caused if they want to be reimbursed by the federal government. A missed deadline could be costly,...
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US Flag that survived Florence's winds up for auction
www.fptower.com
October 01, 2018 - 8:58 am
By Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN / KYW Newsradio) -- An American flag shown on a livestream as it was shredded by the fury of Hurricane Florence has been sold for $10,900. The flag was auctioned on eBay to raise money for the American Red Cross to help those impacted by the storm. The flag stood at the...
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Drone photos of local flooding in North Carolina.
John Meore & Tariq Zehari/The Journal News via USA TODAY NETWORK
Justin Udo
September 27, 2018 - 8:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A water rescue team from Pennsylvania is lending a helping hand to neighbors from down south hit hard by recent weather. The flooding in North and South Carolina as a result of Hurricane Florence left dozens of people stranded in homes and on rooftops. "A lot of times...
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In this Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 photo, flood waters from the Neuse River cover the area a week after Hurricane Florence in Kinston, N.C. Monday Sept. 24, 2018.
Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP
September 26, 2018 - 8:01 am
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — A week ago, firefighters in Conway went to a neighborhood and told surprised residents their houses would flood from Hurricane Florence even though they had never had water in them before. On Monday and Tuesday, those same firefighters...
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Kayaks are paddled up Long Avenue past flooded sections of the Sherwood Drive community of Conway, S.C., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 as homes were submerged deeper than ever in flood waters that have already set historic records.
Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP
September 24, 2018 - 4:28 pm
BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ten days after Hurricane Florence came ashore, the storm caused fresh chaos Monday across the Carolinas, where rivers kept rising and thousands more people were told to be ready to evacuate. Authorities urged up to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, on the South Carolina...
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Atlantic City
Jill Perry-zaborowski | Dreamstime.com
David Madden
September 21, 2018 - 8:39 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- As the remnants of Hurricane Florence battered southern New Jersey last week, new flood gates in a part of Atlantic City were put to the test for the first time. And they worked. When storms would hit, flooding has been a problem in the city’s Ducktown area...
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