Dozens unaccounted for after catastrophic flooding in western North Carolina
North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, issued a <a href="https://governor.nc.gov/news/press-releases/2021/08/18/governor-cooper-issues-state-emergency-response-severe-weather" target="_blank">State of Emergency</a> in response to devastating flooding in western North Carolina.
Fred’s worst continues to move east Wednesday morning
Fred’s leftovers have produced a number of tornado warnings south of U.S. 460 since Tuesday afternoon. As the remnants continue to move east, there will be the possibility for a few rotating storms. However, the main threat is still for heavy rain and gusty wind up until 7 or 8 a.m. in areas close to and east of Lynchburg/Danville.
Tropical Storm Grace’s track shifts west, taking much of South Florida out of its path
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Grace, which formed early Saturday morning in the Atlantic Ocean, saw its wind speed decrease and had its forecast track shift west, taking Palm Beach and most of Broward out of its path. The storm still has a long-range forecast that affects Florida by midweek. Grace became the seventh named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, and has a similar ...news.yahoo.com
Fred is dead for now, sparing South Florida. But here comes Tropical Storm Grace
The weather system known as Fred officially fell apart Saturday morning as it moved into the Gulf of Mexico, still expected to soak South Floridians — who were already casting a nervous eye toward Tropical Storm Grace.news.yahoo.com
Tropical Storm Fred weakens to tropical depression; more of South Florida excluded from forecast path
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Fred weakened to a tropical depression as it neared Haiti on Wednesday evening, as much of South Florida moved just outside the cone of possible paths of the storm’s center. Fred’s top wind speed fell from 40 mph to 35 mph, no longer at tropical storm strength, according to the 8 p.m. EDT advisory from the National Hurricane Center. The storm is expected ...news.yahoo.com
After initial grief, new widows must reexamine their finances
If there's less money coming in compared to what goes out, how can you increase income or reduce expenses? If you wisely parked life insurance payments you may have received in a money market account, now it's time to think about longer-term uses for those funds. Maybe you'll invest some of that money in your career by earning advanced training to enhance your employment income. What you and your husband previously decided about your money may not be appropriate for you after his passing. Below are two important tips that are especially relevant for new widows who want to take action and move forward.cnbc.com
Tom Hanks reveals exact moment he knew he wanted to play Mister Rogers
TORONTO - Tom Hanks hadn't really watched "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" until a few years ago. Hanks watched as host Fred Rogers gently spoke to a young boy in a wheelchair named Jeffrey Erlanger. The movie, from screenwriters Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster, showcases Rogers' endearing personality and positive attitude -- and Hanks said that's exactly what we need today. "I think cynicism has become the default position for so much of daily structure and daily intercourse," he added. That you are not cool because you don't have this toy, that it's funny to see somebody being bopped on the head, that hey, kids be the first in line in order to get blah, blah, blah.