Spinning as if in slow-motion, Tropical Storm Florence continued its agonizing march across South Carolina on Saturday, dropping record amounts of rain and leaving fears of catastrophic floods in its wake.
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Loaded with moisture from its gallop across the Atlantic, Hurricane Florence slowed to a crawl Friday and Saturday as it spun into the Carolinas, killing at least seven people, knocking out power to nearly a million people and drenching areas from the Outer Banks to Charleston.
One research team found that half of Hurricane Florence’s expected rain was caused by a rapidly warming planet.
Barreling toward North Carolina with 100-mph winds, Hurricane Florence slowed to a crawl Thursday night with forecasters predicting a "life-threatening" surge and "catastrophic flash flooding" as it moves through South Carolina this weekend toward the Appalachians.
As Hurricane Florence churns toward the Carolinas, it will pass over the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, giving the storm a last shot of octane before it makes landfall
Several years ago, Tal Ezer, an oceanographer at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va., was jogging through flooded streets, even though the…
In 1969, shortly after its mission to drift in the Gulf Stream, the Ben Franklin submarine was docked on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Gene Fel…
When Tom Rossby travels to Europe and mentions he’s an oceanographer, people inevitably ask: Is the Gulf Stream slowing down?
To tell this undercovered story, The Post and Courier weaves history and science into a story that captures the majesty of the Gulf Stream and the stakes as the climate warms.
In 1986, Nelson McIntosh was in his 35-foot powerboat crossing between the Bahamas and Florida when a storm hit and he lost power.