Meanwhile in the Pacific, Tropical Storm Olivia was close to Hawaii, where tropical storm warnings and watches are in effect, according to the Pacific Hurricane Center.
National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham also warned that Florence is expected to linger once onshore, downing trees, knocking out electricity and causing widespread flooding.
Following updated predictions, Gov. Henry McMaster, in coordination with state and local officials, lifted the mandatory evacuation order for zones in Beaufort, Colleton, and Jasper counties, with the exception of Edisto Beach.
For many people, the challenge could be finding a safe refuge.
The South Carolina governor ordered the state's entire coastline to be evacuated starting at noon Tuesday and predicted that 1 million people would flee.
Schools, state government offices and medical facilities, including nursing homes in those counties, will be evacuated as well, McMaster said. The safety of everyone affected by the storm and the minimization of the impact on emergency personnel are the most important factors in making the decision on hosting an athletics event. "If you are given an evacuation order, please comply immediately before roads get clogged and chaos commences".
But a weather formation known as a high-pressure ridge is parked over the U.S. East coast, preventing Florence from doing the normal turn, said University of Miami hurricane expert Brian McNoldy. Any Category 3, 4 or 5 hurricane is classified as a major hurricane.
Last year, Harvey made landfall north of Corpus Christi, Texas, then stalled over the Houston area, dropping as much as 5 feet of rain across the metro area. "It is likely some areas will flood that have never flooded before".
The element will lead to a "life-threatening storm surges, exceptionally strong heavy rains and destructive winds", they say. "The best safety plan is preparation and common sense". And the timing couldn't be more apt: Monday was the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season, when storm activity has historically been at its highest.
Last year Bezos solicited advice from the public via Twitter, asking how he could best use his wealth to help people "right now". The fund will also launch a network of "full scholarship" preschools based in underserved communities.
When and where it will make landfall is unclear. "If they're telling you to leave, you have to leave", Graham said. At least 800 flights have been cancelled or grounded due to the storm's expected landfall, CNN reported.
The driver of a auto that ploughed into a crowd in China, killing 11 people and injuring dozens more, has been arrested. A local government statement described the event as a "deliberate, malicious case of driving with intent to injure".
The two phones are nearly identical in design and features, with the XS being a refinement of last year's phone. The new iPhone XR's release date is pencilled in for September 21, with pre-orders going live on September 14.
It is also running on the new 7nm A12 Bionic Chip and it retains the same 12MP f/1.8 main camera that's assisted with OIS. But that's exactly what the iPhone XR has managed to do at the 2018 iPhone launch event.
A state of emergency has also been declared in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina , Virginia and Washington. Hurricane conditions will likely hit the Carolina coast on Thursday night or early Friday.
Djokovic sprinted into a 3-1 lead in the third set before a battling Del Potro clung on, hitting back for 3-3. Del Potro hailed the victor after losing in his first final since winning the Wimbledon Title in 2009.
This handset's display is only 0.1 inches larger, and that much more screen estate shouldn't dent battery life that much. OnePlus has shared that it will introduce an updated USB Type-C variant of its existing OnePlus Bullets V2 earphones.
On Tuesday, the nation's third largest wireless provider matched that investment through a similar agreement with Ericsson . Add it up and T-Cell is investing $7 billion in 5G between the two companies.
At 4am BST Wednesday the "monster" storm was centred 670 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, moving at 17 mph. Hurricane Sandy formed in the Atlantic in 2012, hitting Jamaica and the Bahamas as a Category 1.
That's still more than the iPhone SE, however, which sold for $399, making it the cheapest iPhone the firm had sold. While iPhone sales have slowed, Apple profits have risen along with the average purchase price of its handsets.
A diocesan statement also referred to allegations the priest , Manuel La Rosa-Lopez, abused a 16-year-old girl in 2001. But the US plan has looked less like a model recently, given it exempted bishops like McCarrick.
Erdogan takes wheel of Turkish wealth fund
It said: "Accordingly, the committee has made a decision to implement a strong monetary tightening to support price stability". On Thursday, the Turkish Central Bank exercised that independence - and appeared to reassure investors in the process.
Stewart, Storm sweep Mystics for WNBA title
We have a relatively young team. "They are going to play that way offensively, they're going to play that way defensively. I have to be honest with you, on the plane I was reflecting on that. "We rely on that, and we didn't make them tonight".
Coutinho aware Barcelona pushing to wrap up De Jong move
Overmars, the former Arsenal forward, also claimed that Barca's offers were "unfortunate" and that they did not "value De Jong". The midfielder has put up a great performance to help Ajax to qualify for the Champions League this season.
Skripal poisoning suspects say they were tourists in UK
They are accused by the United Kingdom of trying to kill Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March. They said they may have approached Skripal's house by chance but did not know where it was located.
RIP iPhone: Apple discontinues its flagships
It is worth noting that Apple has reportedly discontinued select handsets including iPhone X , iPhone 6S and iPhone SE in the US. Arguably the most notable new product: the iPhone Xr delivers iPhone X style with a price cut and some caveats.
FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes, cites teen use 'epidemic'
E-cigs deliver lower toxin levels than regular cigarettes, but users can inhale more of the addictive stimulant nicotine . Manufacturers offer and market e-cigarette flavors that clearly appeal to minors, including candy and bubble gum flavors.