Hurricane Florence has strengthened into a major Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 130 miles per hour with higher gusts as of 5 p.m.
While Northwest Florida was expected to feel relatively minimal effects from the storm, areas along the coast from Santa Rosa to Walton Counties were bracing for stronger-than-average winds and heavy rains throughout the day and into Tuesday night.
Overnight, Tropical Storm Gordon hit the Gulf Coast, dumping rain and powerful winds of 70 miles per hour on three states, spawning tornadoes and kicking up heavy surf in its wake.
Governors in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama declared a state of emergency, while companies cut 9 per cent of US Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production.
Other major oil producers, including ConocoPhillips, BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, said they continued to operate and were monitoring conditions. But it's the last day of heat and humidity before cooler, less humid air returns Friday into this weekend.
Moderate to heavy flooding could be seen on roadways on Dauphin Island, Alabama and along coastal Alabama, along with a few toppled trees, according to video reports by WKRG in Mobile, Alabama. Still, the southeastern part of the state remains under a tropical storm warning and residents need to be prepared for the storm to shift west, Edwards said.
"As we've seen in the past, Pensacola's experienced numerous tropical systems over the course of the last ten years", says Cullen. "Now is the time to get your plans all set", director Ken Graham said.
200 members of the National Guard were readied in Louisiana to prepare for the storm, which ended up mostly staying away from the state but still caused inundation through storm surges.
MS shut down a dozen Gulf Coast casinos, while workers on at least 54 oil and gas production platforms were evacuated.
According to The Honeybee Conservancy , there are a number of bees native to the city including mason bees and leafcutter bees. NYPD's bee keeper Officer Michael Lauriano could be seen sporting protective gear as he made his way to collect the bees.
Willian believes the fresh tactical approach can help Sarri secure a win over fellow new Premier League boss Emery. Tedesco proved last season that he could set up a team of young players to play attacking, winning football.
It appeared to contradict USA police by adding authorities found no evidence of misconduct and released Liu to continue his trip. In 2015, a model said she was sexually assaulted by a man after they had partied at Liu's Australian penthouse.
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Air pressure on the International Space Station has been restored to correct levels after a leak was repaired. Earlier this week, a small hole on the Russian side of the International Space Station (ISS) sprung a leak.
The family is fleshed out with the GeForce RTX 2080 (2944 CUDA cores) and the GeForce RTX 2070 (2304 CUDA cores). The flagship card will have 11 GB of memory with 4352 CUDA cores, a 20% jump from the previous generation.
Military personnel, unlike civilian federal employees, are still due for a pay increase valued at 2.6 percent, CNBC reports . The plan also called for revising policies that make it hard to discipline and fire federal employees.
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President Trump Visits Upstate NY Today
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