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Florida begins to feel effects from powerful Hurricane Matthew

The eye of Hurricane Matthew inched closer to the eastern Florida coast Friday and pelted the Sunshine State with heavy rains and potentially catastrophic winds of 120 mph. The most powerful storm in more than a decade to threaten the U.S. has already forced two million people across the Southeast to flee inland and left

Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

 A hurricane watch was issued for part of North Carolina’s coast early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward, threatening Fourth of July plans along the East Coast. The hurricane watch in North Carolina covers an area from Bogue Inlet to Oregon Inlet, including Pamlico Sound. A tropical storm watch was in effect for parts

SpaceX launch delayed again, this time because of weather

 Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, on Saturday delayed the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying six communications satellites after cloudy skies socked in its Florida launch site. The privately owned company had rescheduled launch for Saturday after encountering a technical problem minutes before a launch attempt on Friday from Cape Canaveral Air Force