Latest Tropical Storm Florence News

Colbert donates $400K from book to NC hurricane relief

Apr. 19, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert has donated proceeds from his Hurricane Florence-related book to disaster-relief efforts in North Carolina. The Raleigh News & Observer reported Thursday that the comedian sent a check for $412,412 to Gov. Roy Cooper. The governor posted a...

Disaster aid bill facing a tricky path as it heads to Senate

Mar. 24, 2019 8:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A battle over funding for Puerto Rico is complicating the path forward for a long-delayed disaster aid bill that's a top political priority for some of President Donald Trump's Republican allies as it heads to the Senate floor this week. At stake is $13.5 billion emergency relief...

Hurricane names Florence, Michael retired by meteorologists

Mar. 20, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The names of two hurricanes that caused widespread devastation from Florida to Virginia last year have been retired. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says Florence and Michael will be replaced with Francine and Milton. The new names will first appear during the 2024 Atlantic...

The Latest: Fundraising for FL hurricane victims falls short

Mar. 2, 2019 1:42 PM EST

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle in October (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Residents of a Florida Panhandle county devastated by a monster storm are feeling forgotten. Private fundraising on behalf of Hurricane Michael survivors...