Items tagged with hurricane florence

When a hurricane bears down on heavily populated coast areas, rain and high winds aren't the only major concerns. Hurricanes can push water very far inland into areas that normally never see water. One of the deadliest aspects of a hurricane approaching a populated area is the storm surge. Storm surge is when the hurricane pushes water well inland, and in the case of Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, The Weather Channel is predicting that the storm surge could be 13-feet or more in some areas. Meteorologists with The Weather Channel are predicting that storm surge flooding will easily reach 3-foot depths in many areas and some areas could go up to six feet or higher. The network... Read more...
Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the East Coast of the United States at the end of this week. People are preparing for the hurricane’s landfall in a variety of ways, including downloading useful apps. One of the most popular apps is Zello, an app that allows people to use their phones as a two-way radio.  Zello is a free app that is available in the App Store and Google Play. It is available on Android, iOS, Windows, and Blackberry devices as well as PC’s with the Zello for Windows PC program. Users are able to create their own channels with up to 2500 members or connect with existing ones. People can search for specific topics like Hurricane Florence and join related channels.... Read more...