Here Are Your Hurricane Discounts for 2018

This time last year, automakers were busy offering discounts to Houston-area residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. With Hurricane Florence now leaving billions of dollars in damage in her wake, we appear to be settling into an new trend of annual incentives stemming from natural disasters. It’s like truck month for a very specific and […]

Mental health crisis grips Puerto Rico as rebuilding efforts stumble a year after hurricane

Mental health issues in Puerto Rico are growing, according to health officials, as residents struggle with government red tape and economic issues that are snarling efforts to rebuild – coupled with the ugly psychological effects of the new hurricane season.

Firefighters knelt and prayed outside a North Carolina home where a mother and her baby were killed as Hurricane Florence made landfall

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Firefighters gathered to pray outside the Wilmington, North Carolina, home where a mother and her baby were killed after a tree crashed through the roof during Hurricane Florence on Friday.  At least three other people died Friday. Florence has weakened to a tropical storm, but dangerous flooding and strong winds were expected […]

Hang in there! Weather anchor dramatically braces against Hurricane Florence winds (VIDEO)

A video of Weather Channel’s Mike Bettes battling wind gusts in the eye of hurricane Florence has gone viral for all the wrong reasons, after two men casually walking by in the background were spotted on live broadcast. During a live Weather Channel broadcast from Wilmington, North Carolina, Bettes is seemingly holding for his life. […]

General Motors activates OnStar Crisis Assist for Hurricane Florence

Enlarge (credit: Getty / NOAA) Earlier this week, Tesla made headlines when it announced it was temporarily unlocking extra battery capacity in a number of cars of customers affected by Hurricane Florence. The 60kWh configurations of the Model S and Model X electric vehicles—which were short-lived due to minimal demand—actually shipped with 75kWh battery packs, […]

BBC weather forecast UK: UNSETTLED showers to dampen Britain ahead of Hurricane Helene

Showery weather will dominate the north of the country today and in the coming days, meanwhile the south remains bright and dry ahead of Hurricane Helene. For the next couple of days the nation will maintain this divide in weather as cloud streams in across northern sections of the UK, whilst others breakdown closer to […]

A quick simulation of Hurricane Florence done without climate change

Enlarge / Hurricane Florence as captured from the International Space Station by astronaut Alex Gerst. (credit: Alex Gerst/NASA/ESA) In the last few years, teams of scientists have developed a consistent protocol for rapidly analyzing the influence of climate change on extreme weather events. Within a week of the disaster, reports have been available to inform […]

FEMA chief under scrutiny over government car use as Hurricane Florence approaches U.S.

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal DHS is looking into Brock Long’s travel between D.C. and his N.C. home. Continue reading FEMA chief under scrutiny over government car use as Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. FEMA chief under scrutiny over government car use as Hurricane Florence approaches U.S. originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, […]

Over 1,000 Flights Cancelled and 5 States Declare Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Florence

1,000+ Flights Cancelled Already Due to Hurricane Florence Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]