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Your 2019 fall foliage guide

As the temperature drops and autumn sets in, Mother Nature is painting the treetops in vibrant hues of red, orange and gold, and many people are planning their leaf-viewing vacations. SmokyMountains.com created a prediction map for the year’s fall colors…

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HURRICANE DORIAN: Storm migrates north to Canada, toppling trees and a crane

North Carolina or Nova Scotia? It’s harder to discern between the two coastal zones as the largest of Canada’s Maritime Provinces emerged yesterday from one of the strongest hurricanes to reach the North Atlantic in 15 years.

Teaming up to save red-cockaded woodpeckers

At Fort Stewart, the Army and the Service saved red-cockaded woodpeckers — and military training By Dan Chapman, public affairs specialistAugust 27, 2019 Fort Stewart, Georgia — As military partnerships go, this has to be one of the oddest, and…

NASA examines Dorian’s rainfall, temperatures along Carolina coast

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) As Hurricane Dorian continued to lash the coast of the Carolinas NASA’s IMERG assessed the rainfall the storm generated and NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a look at the temperatures of the cloud tops to assess strength.

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans see weather disasters worsening – The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of Americans see weather disasters, like Hurricane Dorian, worsening and most of them blame global warming to some extent, a new poll finds. And scientists say they’re right. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs…

North Carolina's wild horses will ride out the hurricane 'butts to the wind'

As Hurricane Dorian heads up the East Coast, animal lovers have expressed concern about the wild horses that make their home along the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The horses won’t be evacuated; they’ll ride out the storm using a…

Why more dogs and cats are leaving animal shelters alive

There’s a scary scene in the original animated version of Disney’s “Lady and the Tramp.” Sweet Lady has just been nabbed by a dog catcher and is in the pound. The canine residents joke about that no-good Tramp, but they…