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Can police patrol function be separated from racist slaver legacy? Maybe not

Did early policing begin with slave patrols?In Texas, slave patrols were established (just) after the creation of more traditional law enforcement offices like Sheriffs, Constables, and City Marshals (the early Texan name for what would become municipal police chiefs). But slavery began late here and lasted less than 50 years. In other states, particularly in the Carolinas, patrols preceded those forms. That's why you hear people say American policing originated with slave patrols. Some places, ...
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Forecasters run out of storm names in busy hurricane season

By ANGIE WANG and JAY REEVES | Associated Press LOXLEY, Ala. — Forecasters ran out of traditional names for storms Friday, forcing them to begin using the Greek alphabet for only the second time since the 1950s, with more than two months left in the record-shattering hurricane season. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people were still without power along the Alabama coast and the Florida panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally. Officials continued to assess millions of dollars in damage...
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Live coverage of Sally: Nearly 400K remain without power across Deep South; flooding, rains roll north into Carolinas, Virginia

The remnants of Hurricane Sally is continuing to flood the Deep South, while parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia could see a foot of rain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Live coverage of Sally: Far from finished, storm leaves 500,000 without power across Deep South; flooding, rains roll north

The remnants of Hurricane Sally is continuing to flood the Deep South, while parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia could see a foot of rain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Live coverage of Sally: Far from finished, storm leaves 600,000 without power across Deep South; Flooding, rains roll north

The remnants of Hurricane Sally is continuing to flood the Deep South, while parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia could see a foot of rain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alabama and Florida residents struggle with Sally's flooding as remnants threaten more misery in Georgia and the Carolinas

Coastal Alabama and the Florida Panhandle face a daunting recovery Thursday, as ponds of floodwater and chunks of debris surround homes and businesses a day after a deadly Hurricane Sally walloped the coast with winds and feet of rain.
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Live coverage of Sally: Far from finished, storm leaves 600,000 without power across Deep South as flooding, rains roll north

The remnants of Hurricane Sally is continuing to flood the Deep South, while parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia could see a foot of rain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sally is far from finished: 600,000 without power across South as flooding, rains move north

The remnants of Hurricane Sally is continuing to flood the Deep South, while parts of Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia could see a foot of rain.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tropical Depression Sally Public Advisory Number 25

Issued at 400 AM CDT Thu Sep 17 2020 000 WTNT34 KNHC 170831 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Depression Sally Advisory Number 25 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL192020 400 AM CDT Thu Sep 17 2020 ...TROPICAL DEPRESSION SALLY STILL PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINS OVER EASTERN ALABAMA AND WESTERN AND CENTRAL GEORGIA... ...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER... SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LO...
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The Latest: Sally speeding up, still dumping heavy rain

Sally is moving a lot faster but it’s still dumping heavy rains in southeastern Virginia and eastern North Carolina, where forecasters also said there was a chance of tornadoes. The National Hurricane Center said Sally was traveling at 15 mph as it moved over the Carolinas and Virginia late Thursday. The storm was expected to dump as much as 8 inches (20 centimeters) in those states, prompting warnings of flash flooding and moderate river flooding.
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Hurricane Sally Forecast Discussion Number 16

Issued at 400 AM CDT Tue Sep 15 2020 000 WTNT44 KNHC 150914 CCB TCDAT4 Hurricane Sally Discussion Number 16...Corrected NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL192020 400 AM CDT Tue Sep 15 2020 Corrected Key Messages 2 and 3 There has been little change overall in Sally's convective structure in both satellite and Doppler radar data. An eye has tried to close off several times this morning, but after less than 30 minutes the southern eyewall has eroded. Until just recently, th...
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Tropical trouble for the Carolinas? Forecasters eye system in the Atlantic

A tropical disturbance some 300 miles southwest of Bermuda could become a tropical depression as it moves northwestward over the Atlantic this week.
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What is the Bermuda high? And how does it affect tropical systems?

During hurricane season, a term that weather watchers will often hear meteorologists talking about is the Bermuda high. But what exactly is it? And how does it affect the development of tropical systems and the tracks they take?The "Bermuda high" is a high pressure system located over the Atlantic Ocean that borrows its name from a nearby island chain and has the ability to influence the movement of tropical systems in the Atlantic basin. Depending on the time of year and other factors, the Berm...
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Tropical storm Isaias races up East Coast, leaving 2 dead and 2 million without power

Tropical Storm Isaias is wasting no time moving up the East Coast, after making landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane late Monday night.Two people in Windsor, North Carolina, died early Tuesday morning after a tornado generated by the storm tore through a marshy neighborhood. Before arriving in the U.S., Isaias killed two people in the Caribbean, Time reports.As of 3 p.m. ET, the storm was near New York's Hudson Valley with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour, moving ...
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Tropical Atlantic may take a breather, but for how long?

Following Isaias's damaging blow to the Carolinas and northward along the I-95 corridor of the Northeast, a lull in tropical activity lasting a week or so prior to the middle of August may be in the cards for an already record-setting season for the Atlantic basin. However, given the pace of tropical development in the 2020 season thus far, it may be on borrowed time with the heart of the hurricane season looming on the horizon."We are looking at some changes for this week that may last into...
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Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in Carolinas

Darren Bett gives the latest forecast for the storm as it tracks across the USA.
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Isaias makes landfall in the Carolinas and brings major flooding as it moves up the East Coast

Storm surge in some parts of the hurricane warning area is expected to reach up to 5 feet.
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Fires and floods as Isaias makes landfall in Carolinas

Hurricane Isaias slammed into North Carolina Monday night, bringing coastal and inland flooding with the storm that is expected to keep moving up the coast.
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Isaias makes landfall in the Carolinas as a hurricane and is expected to move further up the East Coast

Storm surge in some parts of the hurricane warning area is expected to reach up to 5 feet.
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Isaias makes landfall in southern North Carolina as Category 1 hurricane

Isaias strengthened into hurricane priort to making landfall in the Carolinas on Monday night, will bring dangerous storm surge and flash flooding.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Isaias strengthens to Category 1 hurricane ahead of projected landfall in southern North Carolina

Isaias strengthened into hurricane priort to making landfall in the Carolinas on Monday night, will bring dangerous storm surge and flash flooding.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

Flooding fears as eye of the storm hits the coast with maximum sustained winds of 85mphIsaias has made landfall in the Carolinas as a category 1 hurricane, bringing with it maximum sustained winds of 85mph (140km/h) and the threat of devastating floods.The eye of Isaias hit the coast on Monday night near Ocean Isle beach in southern North Carolina, the National Hurricane Center said, hours after being upgraded from a tropical storm. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, US news, Natural disasters and extreme weather, North Carolina, Extreme Weather, Hurricanes, Carolinas, Ocean Isle


Isaias strengthens back into a hurricane and makes landfall in the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias has strengthened back into a hurricane and will hit the Carolinas on Monday night before traveling up the US East Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Isaias strengthens to Category 1 hurricane ahead of projected landfall in the Carolinas

Isaias strengthened into hurricane priort to making landfall in the Carolinas on Monday night, will bring dangerous storm surge and flash flooding.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Isaias regains hurricane strength, expected to slam the Carolinas on Monday night

Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to become a hurricane again as it prepares to make landfall in South Carolina.
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Isaias strengthens back into a hurricane and is forecast to hit the Carolinas then slam further up the East Coast

Tropical Storm Isaias has strengthened back into a hurricane and will hit the Carolinas on Monday night before traveling up the US East Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Isaias strengthens back into a hurricane and is forecast to hit the Carolinas then slam the East Coast

Tropical Storm Isaias has strengthened back into a hurricane and will hit the Carolinas on Monday night before traveling up the US East Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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Tropical Storm Isaias upgraded to category 1 hurricane as it nears Carolinas

The National Hurricane Center warned coastal residents of North and South Carolina to brace for flooding and up to 8 inches of rainTropical Storm Isaias was upgraded to a category 1 hurricane as it neared landfall in the Carolinas on Monday, threatening to bring with it blasting winds and devastating floods.Coastal residents secured patio furniture, ferry operators completed evacuations on the Outer Banks, and officials passed out sandbags and offered car space in elevated garages as Isaias marc...
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Isaias heads toward the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane again and reach the Carolinas tonight. Follow here for the latest.
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Hurricane Isaias heads for Carolinas

The hurricane is expected to make landfall on Monday night with "dangerous winds and storm surge".
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