Hurricane Florence Downgraded as Trump Claims It’s "More Powerful"
Hurricane Florence Downgraded as Trump Claims It’s "More Powerful"
Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at southeast US
14 September, 2018, 22:12
Here is a look at the latest wind speed probabilities over the next few days...
Hurricane Florence carries a heavy risk of flash floods as it brings up to 13-foot storm surge and a possible 40 inches of rain to the Carolina coast.
While the storm may have slowed down slightly, it will still bring life-threatening storm surges, high winds, massive flooding and power cuts as it makes landfall on the coast of North and SC. Now, there are signs that Hurricane Florence could deliver a similar blow to the East Coast beginning on Thursday, making it even more important to evacuate before the storm arrives.
More than 1.5 million peoplehave been told to evacuate Virginia and the Carolinas ahead of the expected landfall of Hurricane Florence, which has strengthened to a category 4 event that the National Weather Service has said is "the storm of a lifetime" and Roy Cooper, North Carolina governor, more bluntly called "a monster".
He said hurricane-force winds extended outward 80 miles from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds extended almost 200 miles out.
New video footage shows Hurricane Florence'sstorm surge inundating parts of North Carolina's beach.
Florence is expected to go move slowly as it approaches North and SC, whipping hurricane-force winds and dumping relentless rain at least through Saturday.
According toNHC: "A Storm SurgeWarning means there is a danger of life-threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline, during the next 36 hours in the indicated locations".
In all, an estimated 10 million people live in areas expected to be placed under a hurricane or storm advisory, according to the U.S. Weather Prediction Center.
Little change in strength is expected before Florence moves inland on Friday.
Top winds near the center of the storm have decreased to 100 miles per hour - Category 2, but the strong winds have also spread out, which will result in the storm surge over a larger area.
In a series of tweets Wednesday morning, Trump said the government "got A Pluses" for storm recovery in Texas and Florida and "did an unappreciated great job in Puerto Rico". "Dont play games with it".
Wind and the tidal surge will be the biggest issues for airports in the coastal Carolinas, FlightAware's Orsi said.
Jet Blue has canceled all of its flights today out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Home Depot and Lowes activated emergency response centers to get generators, trash bags and bottled water to stores before and after the storm. The two hardware chains said they sent in a total of around 1,100 trucks.
Avair Vereen, 39, took her seven children to a shelter in Conway High School near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Duke Energy Co. said Florence could knock out electricity to three-quarters of its 4 million customers in the Carolinas, and outages could last for weeks.
Boarding up his home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Chris Pennington watched the forecasts and tried to decide when to leave.
Next week, when Florence has finally passed the Carolinas and moved into the Ohio Valley, the rain will have been the big story.
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Life threatening storm surge and "catastrophic" flash flooding is possible with this storm, the NHC wrote in a Tweet this morning. The centre is slowing down and is expected to stall and perhaps wander around just off shore on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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