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Hydraulic jack-up systems anchor the home during a storm.

Floating homes that can withstand Category 4 hurricanes will soon become a reality

While the idea of a hurricane-proof home may sound far-fetched, a housing startup called Arkup has created a residence that can withstand rising sea levels and Category 4 hurricanes.

‘It was a really brutal, grueling experience’: A reporter describes what it was like on the ground at the height of Hurricane FlorenceR...

Our reporters describe what it was like covering Hurricane Florence from the ground in Jacksonville, North Carolina as the flood waters rose around them — after spending 10 hours embedded with a Marine unit.
Volunteers from all over North Carolina help rescue residents from their flooded homes during Hurricane Florence September 14, 2018 in New Bern, North Carolina.

At least 9 people have died in Hurricane Florence, and nearly 1 million are without power. The storm set a new rainfall record in North Carolina.

Hurricane Florence has set a new state rainfall record for North Carolina, with much more water expected. Florence made landfall over North Carolina on Friday morning, bringing winds, 'life-threatening' storm surge, and rain. A mother and baby were killed by a tree.

I’ve been through the eye of a Category 4 hurricane — here are 7 things you should do to protect your money before and after

Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm, may be the most powerful storm to land north of Florida in history. Here's what you should know when it comes to protecting your money during and after a hurricane.

‘Catastrophic’ flooding expected as Hurricane Florence dumps rain over the Carolina coast

Hurricane Florence's center made landfall on the coast of North Carolina Friday morning. The storm is expected to linger over the Carolinas, where rainfall totals could reach 40 inches in some areas.
Google's Crisis Map, showing Hurricane Florence over Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina — the point where it made landfall at 7:15 a.m. on Friday September 14.

Hurricane Florence has made landfall— here is where and when it struck

The eye of Hurricane Florence crossed the shoreline at Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina, at 7:15 a.m. on Friday September 14, according to the US National Hurricane Center. As of Friday morning it was forecast to bring days of flooding and chaos.

Hurricane Florence is starting to hit the Carolinas, bringing winds up to 105 mph — here’s how it compares to other destructive storms in ...

Hurricane Florence is beginning to lash the US East Coast. While it remains to be seen how destructive the storm will be, here's how it storm compares to other devastating storms in history. In many cases, the wind speed isn't the only factor in how costly the storms were.
The eye of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence could dump up to 40 inches of rain on parts of the Carolinas — here’s why the deluge may be so intense

Flooding is set to pummel the Carolinas this weekend as Hurricane Florence batters the coastline. Here's why the storm, one of the most powerful that shore has ever seen, is likely to linger.
Plywood covers the windows of the Lager Heads Tavern as they prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Residents in the Carolinas and Virginia are bracing for Hurricane Florence — here’s what it looks like on the ground

Evacuations have been ordered across Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina on Monday and Tuesday, as Hurricane Florence approaches the US for a potentially record-breaking landfall.
Residents play in front of a home constructed by Make It Right in 2009.

Brad Pitt’s post-Katrina housing project is said to be rotting and collapsing — and the potential health effects are inciting a major laws...

Bradd Pitt's Make It Right Foundation claims to uphold the highest standards in green building, but residents tell a different story: one of gas leaks, electrical fires, and mushrooms growing out of the walls.