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‘Storm of lifetime’: Hurricane Florence barrels toward Carolinas as residents flee

‘Storm of lifetime’: Hurricane Florence barrels toward Carolinas as residents flee

The National Hurricane Center listed the massive storm moving west-northwest at 17 miles per hour with winds about 130 miles per hour, and expected to reach the coast Thursday night to Friday morning, The News & Observer reported. As the storm moves inland, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland will also be in peril. The Lowcountry coast area, as well as southeast Georgia, has increasing chances of seeing significant flooding and damaging winds from the storm. Consulte Mais Informação

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ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

ISS images show massive Hurricane Florence from 400 km up

It's not clear yet where the storm will park, but local forecasts have predicted some areas could receive 30-40 inches of rain depending on where the storm sits. A hurricane watch is in effect for Edisto Beach, SC, to South Santee River, SC. In North Carolina, the billion-dollar pork industry is clustered in the eastern part of the state, directly in the line of the storm. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence has weakened but will still be devastating

Hurricane Florence has weakened but will still be devastating

The fierce winds of Hurricane Florence are weakening as it creeps closer to North Carolina but the impact of the huge storm will still be catastrophic for millions of people. Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 million customers would lose power in the Carolinas. "I ask all Georgians to join me in praying for the safety of our people and all those in the path of Hurricane Florence", Deal said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dont play games with it: Florence takes aim at Carolinas

Dont play games with it: Florence takes aim at Carolinas

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said: "Florence is still forecast to be an extremely risky major hurricane when it nears the U.S. coast late Thursday and Friday ". "We do not want to risk one SC life in this hurricane", the governor told reporters. The NHC said the first tropical storm-force winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 kph) would hit the region early on Thursday with the storm's centre reaching the coast Friday . Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence: Georgia Governor declares state of EMERGENCY for all 159 counties

Hurricane Florence: Georgia Governor declares state of EMERGENCY for all 159 counties

Due to the storm's enormous size and power, it's been a recent - if not frightening - muse for astronaut photography . The biggest risks from Hurricane Florence may not come from wind, but from the associated rainfall. More than 10 million people were under storm watches and warnings on Wednesday as Hurricane Florence - described as "the storm of a lifetime" - continued to drive its way to the East Coast. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence: Georgia declares emergency ahead of 'monster' storm

The National Weather Service said 5.25 million people live in areas under hurricane warnings or watches, and 4.9 million live in places covered by tropical storm warnings or watches. It has forecasted that parts of North Carolina could receive as much as up to one metre (40 inches) of rain. The latest GFS Model shows the storm approaching North Carolina, covering the state in precipitation over a fairly short amount of time. Consulte Mais Informação

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Storm's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

Forecasters with The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang are now saying Florence is a Category 4 storm that could bring very risky winds, flash flooding and power outages. "Everything is packed", Espinoza said. "Everyone was sold out", she said. "If it wasn't for them, I wouldn't have minded staying here". "It is an extremely, dangerous , life-threatening, historic hurricane", North Carolina Gov. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

Hurricane Florence Zeroes In On Carolinas, Bringing 130 MPH Winds

Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading worry across a widening swath of the Southeast. I believe that was a Category 1 storm when it hit Charlotte. The storm is now about 950 miles from the Carolina coast line, but moving in that direction at about 15 mph. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence Tracker: Warnings Sent Out for North, South Carolina

Some forecasters have even stated that it could be the most intense storm to strike the Carolina region in 25 years, with its effects likely to be "catastrophic". Florence is a category 4 hurricane with winds at 130 miles per hour as of 8 a.m. "This is going to be a Mike Tyson punch to the Carolina coast ". Five to 10 inches of rain are possible in western and northern North Carolina and in SC, in which some areas could get 20 inches, according to the WPC. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4: What that means for Duke, Durham

Hurricane Florence strengthens to Category 4: What that means for Duke, Durham

She said city emergency personnel met Monday to review plans and a state of emergency was declared. CNN reported that after landfall , storm surges up to 13 feet are expected along the coasts. North Carolina's governor issued what he called a first-of-its-kind mandatory evacuation order for North Carolina's fragile barrier islands from one end of the coast to the other. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Don't play games with it': Florence takes aim at Carolinas

This change in track can be discerned from the ensemble forecast from the European model initialized at 8am Monday (12:00 UTC) on the left in the image below, and the European model initialized at 8pm Tuesday (00:00 UTC Wednesday). Wednesday showed the storm shifting further toward the southern North Carolina coast and the northern half of the SC coast, with the forecast cone stretching into Georgia, western North Carolina and Tennessee, according to the National Hurricane Center . Consulte Mais Informação

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Susan Collins Crowdpac campaign for Brett Kavanaugh 'no' vote tops $800,000

Susan Collins Crowdpac campaign for Brett Kavanaugh 'no' vote tops $800,000

But because these two senators are Republicans, activists are anxious that they will vote with their party to confirm Kavanaugh. "I think it demonstrates the new lows to which the judge's opponents have stooped". "If you vote yes for something without knowing the full story, that's irresponsible, like you're not doing your due diligence", one participant says in the ad, which is entitled "Not Enough Information". Consulte Mais Informação

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Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

Surge, wind, rain, floods: Hurricane Florence could hit hard

Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall in the Tar Heel State on Friday. As of the National Hurricane Centre's 8am update (1pm BST), Florence was placed about 530 miles southeast of Cape Fear, Northern Carolina. The state of North Carolina is preparing for a major storm. "I'm telling them to go inland, but I'm anxious about the rain and tornadoes too", Roberts said . Consulte Mais Informação

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