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Colleges and universities canceled classes and athletics events and even evacuated students from campus as Florence approached the Carolinas this week.
Evacuation of students began at 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday for The University of North Carolina Wilmington and required all students be gone by 12 p.m. EDT. Students who registered for assistance from the school will be housed five hours away at UNC-Asheville.
UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte, North Carolina State University and Duke University have all canceled classes for the rest of the week.
Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, canceled classes for Friday but managed to play their home football game against Boston College Thursday at 5:30 p.m. EDT. Boston College won 41-34.
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The College of Charleston evacuated students Wednesday, requiring those who were not evacuating through the school to leave the campus by 2 p.m. EDT. Charleston, a city right on the coast of South Carolina, is surrounded mostly by water.
The University of South Carolina (USC) in Columbia closed the campus and canceled classes starting Wednesday; however, no evacuation of the area was necessary. USC-Beaufort, near Hilton Head Island, closed and evacuated both of their campuses.
The Citadel, Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina State University and Charleston Southern University, all located along the state’s coast, canceled classes for the rest of the week and have followed in evacuation orders from the Governor of South Carolina Henry McMaster.
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La antigua estación meteorológica con la que contaban, fue destruida tan pronto se comenzaron a registrar las primeras ráfagas del huracán María en septiembre del pasado año.
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Sizzling sunshine, light winds and very warm and humid air will persist and make for uncomfortable conditions for those dealing with ongoing flooding and increasing numbers of people beginning to clean up after flooding from Florence.
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A newly formed tropical depression will bring needed rainfall, but also a flood risk to the southwestern United States and southern High Plains during the second half of the week.
About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in floodwaters from Florence in North Carolina. Health and environmental concerns have been raised as flooded power plants, industrial sites, and animal-manure lagoons may leak toxic waste into drinking water.
La científica Ada Monzón advirtió a millones de puertorriqueños del 'monstruo' que era el huracán María con educación y apostando a la resiliencia.
Nearly a week after Florence’s initial landfall in the Carolinas, the worst of the flooding is still unfolding as rivers that have hit major flood stage still have not crested.