Hurricane Fiona unleashed more rain on Puerto Rico on Monday, a day after the storm knocked out power and water to most of the island, and National Guard troops rescued hundreds of people who got stranded.
Eastern Kentucky natives Halfway to Hazard, Tyler Booth and Taylor Austin Dye will join T. Graham Brown at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg for the "Appalachia Rises: Come Hell or High Water" flood relief telethon.
As recovery efforts continue, state leaders are calling out the Federal Emergency Management Agency after they said a “steady stream of reports” from eastern Kentuckians indicate they are being denied federal aid.
The group says they have helped coordinate funding and volunteer labor as residents have worked through the process of dealing with not only the damage to their homes, but also the sometimes-complicated work of dealing with local, state and federal government entities.
NOAA forecasters Thursday trimmed their hurricane season outlook from a 65% chance for above-normal activity to 60% and increased the odds of a normal season from 25% to 30% because of uneven sea surface temperature.