As Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts continue, another member of the is at the center of a lingering controversy.
The governors of Georgia and North Carolina are warning residents to flee the state ahead of hurricane Dorian. On Monday, the lawmakers from both states urged people, especially those living near the coast, to evacuate the area immediately due to the storm’s uncertain path and inevitable destruction.
Hurricane Dorian continues to strengthen as it makes its way toward the U.S. The storm is currently a category 4, but experts fear it could strengthen to a category 5. Dorian brought wind speeds of 150-miles per hour to the Caribbean Saturday, just six miles per hour short of category 5 status. Satellite imagery shows the storm heading toward the Bahamas, where residents are gathering supplies and reinforcing their homes in preparation for the severe storm.
President Trump has canceled his weekend trip to Poland. He said he wants to ensure federal resources are focused on Hurricane Dorian, which is expected to hit Florida in the coming days. While speaking to reporters at the White House Thursday, the president said Vice President Mike Pence would go in his place.
President Trump recently thanked first responders and FEMA for their efforts in preparing for Hurricane Dorian. He took to twitter Thursday, saying Puerto Rico is in great shape after Dorian took a “largely different route than anticipated” and bypassed the territory.
Tropical Storm Dorian has strengthened to a hurricane. This comes after President Trump approved an emergency declaration for Puerto Rico.
It looks like a giant white blimp hanging lazily in the air, but what appears to be nothing more than a simple balloon is part of America’s ongoing fight to keep its borders secure. It’s called the Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS.
A Florida teen is in custody after allegedly making a mass shooting threat while playing a video game. One America’s Meghann Dyke has the details behind his arrest.
The Coast Guard is searching for two firefighters who have been missing since departing on a fishing trip in Florida on Friday. Brian McCluney and Justin Walker were last seen on a boat ramp at Port Canaveral, and were reportedly going fishing at spot 8A Reef.