As Hurricane Florence crept toward the North Carolina coast two weeks ago, internet users were glued to the Frying Pan Tower ocean cam watching the storm pummel an American flag with intense winds and rain.
Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center in Miami don’t expect it to reach hurricane strength or even retain tropical storm strength very long, with wind shear knocking the storm back down to a depression by Saturday.
Florence, now downgraded to a tropical storm, claimed fives lives in North Carolina as it pounds the region with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge, dangerous surf, torrential rainfall, flooding and the potential for tornadoes.
According to a press release, the offer is available from Sept. 14 through Sept. 17 for postpaid and prepaid customers who reside in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia, and are in the direct path of the storm.
President Donald Trump is rejecting the official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, arguing without evidence that "3,000 people did not die" and calling it a move by Democrats to make him look bad.
NOPD said it was ready to use the real-time crime cameras in order to monitor road conditions. They also planned to use the cameras to monitor barricades that would have been stage at many intersections.
Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall east of St. Tammany Parish tonight. In preparation Cleco crews along with contractor crews are on stand-by prepared to respond to possible weather-related outages.