To the sound of applause, the rocket was sacked at 12:45 a.m. (EDT) from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station , Florida. While the video feed from the first stage was cut off just as the booster landed, SpaceX confirmed on Twitter that the "Block 5" safely made it to the drone ship.
McMaster declared a state of emergency on Saturday, a day after North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D) made a similar declaration for his state. The National Hurricane Center announced noon Monday, September 10, that Florence is now a category 4 hurricane.
Late Friday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency . Hurricane Florence has rapidly strengthened to become a major storm, and the hurricane center says more intensification is anticipated. The hurricane will pass through Bermuda before hitting the East Coast. Tropical Storm Helene is in the Far Eastern Atlantic, just off the African Coast.
Hurricane Florence , a Category 4 storm with 140 miles per hour winds, is expected to make landfall somewhere between North Carolina, South Carolina, and the Mid-Atlantic states on Thursday evening or Friday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center ( NHC ).
Hurricane Florence is blowing sustained winds of up to 130 miles per hour as it barrels toward the US East Coast as a Category 4 storm . "Damaging hurricane-force winds are likely along portions of the coasts of SC and North Carolina, and a Hurricane Watch will likely be issued by Tuesday morning".
A Flood Watch continues for McKean and Potter counties in northern PA from 8pm Saturday evening through Monday evening. Flooding along rivers, creeks and streams will be a certainty as early as Saturday but even more risky is the rapid rise in water where heavy rainfall occurs, the could lead to a more life threatening FLASH FLOOD situation.