Weakened Irma leaves 3 dead in Georgia, 1 in South Carolina

ATLANTA — Irma weakened to a still-deadly tropical storm as it swirled beyond Florida, killing at least three people in Georgia, flooding the coast, sending trees crashing onto homes and forcing the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta to cancel hundreds of flights. The former hurricane remained an immense, 415-mile (668-kilometer) wide storm as its center […]

Man fighting to keep ’emotional support’ squirrel at condo

CLEARWATER, Fla. – A Florida man is fighting to keep his pet squirrel, which he says is an emotional support animal, WFTS reports. Ryan Boylan says he rescued the squirrel shortly after Hurricane Matthew in 2016. “She’s just like an inside cat. She just walks around and hides pecans and hazelnuts which are her two […]

Anheuser-Busch stops beer production to provide cans of water to victims of Hurricane Harvey

CARTERSVILLE, Georgia – Over 150,000 cans of water will soon be arriving in Texas for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The much-needed water is being donated by Anheuser-Busch, which periodically halts beer production at its Cartersville, Georgia factory to produce canned drinking water for emergencies. The water should arrive in Arlington, Texas on Tuesday. About 50,000 […]

Irma, now a Category 3 hurricane, barrels toward Naples

Irma has been downgraded to a Category 3 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 120 mph, the National Weather Service said Sunday afternoon. At 2 p.m. ET, Irma was 35 miles south of Naples, Florida — a city expected to take a severe hit in the coming hours. Hurricane Irma bludgeoned Florida on Sunday, snapping […]

Floridians jam highways to flee wrath of Hurricane Irma

Floridians began a mass exodus on Thursday as Hurricane Irma, the powerful Category 4 storm, plowed through the Caribbean toward the Sunshine State. Thousands of cars headed north, causing interstate backups and slowdowns. Drivers waited for hours at gas stations, some of which ran out of fuel. Travelers stood in line for hours at airports. Based […]

Pastors unite for Hurricane Maria relief as Cleveland man suffers tragedy

OAKWOOD VILLAGE, Ohio – “Water came rushing in, it just took him, he didn’t have a chance.” Harold Cancel of Cleveland says his father was in the process of surveying the damage in his neighborhood in Puerto Rico, when he drowned in the floodwaters caused by Hurricane Maria. Harold Cancel Rosa was just 55-years old. […]

Hurricane Matthew: US evacuations begin ahead of storm

Hurricane Matthew likely won’t strike the US for another day — but after seeing its devastating impact on Haiti, many are not taking chances. They’ve raided stores for supplies, waited in seemingly endless gas station lines and evacuated their homes as the storm threatens much of the East Coast. After its harsh winds and heavy […]

President Obama on Hurricane Matthew: It could have ‘devastating effect’

HAITI — President Barack Obama warned Americans in the path of Hurricane Matthew to pay attention and take any evacuation orders seriously. He said if the core of the storm strikes Florida, it could have a “devastating effect.” Hurricane Matthew weakened slightly as it headed to the Bahamas on Wednesday. As of late Wednesday morning, […]

Meteorologist captures eerie satellite image of Hurricane Matthew as it heads toward U.S.

Some meteorologists captured an eerie image of Hurricane Matthew. Do you see a skull? Sinister-looking face of #HurricaneMatthew at landfall in #Haiti [Un-doctored #weather #satellite image] pic.twitter.com/hrviDVuJ3R — Stu Ostro (@StuOstro) October 4, 2016 SKULL OF MATTHEW: During my weathercast. This satellite image of Matthew's landfall is REAL. Freaky! Credit: @dewey_perez @CBSNews @CNN pic.twitter.com/EaFA3SSNRS — Matt […]

Matthew kills 17 people in four states; flooding continues

NORTH CAROLINA — Matthew, the deadly storm that’s spread misery from the Caribbean to the Carolinas, is no longer a hurricane. But it’s still packing a powerful punch. The storm whipped North Carolina Sunday morning, causing devastating, widespread flooding and still blasting powerful winds after killing at least 17 people in four states. As of […]

Hurricane Matthew uncovers Civil War-era cannonballs

SOUTH CAROLINA-Civil War-era cannonballs have been detonated in South Carolina after Hurricane Matthew uncovered the old military ordnance in Folly Beach. A local resident came across the cannonballs while walking on the beach on Sunday morning, Chief Andrew Gilreath, Director of Public Safety, told CNN. “You can see the fuse holes in the balls,” he […]