"We have prepared everything", he says, "to have enough food, water, batteries, radio, first-aid supplies, and everything we need to be safe".
In less than 24 hours, Florence has dropped from category 4 to category 2.
"I came back two days early because I figured they'd be closing the airport and we received a message from American Airlines, saying that the travel could very well be interrupted, so I chose to come back early rather than deal with, you know, getting stuck at the airport or something like that", Klimas said.
Computer models of exactly what the storm might do varied, adding to the uncertainty.
Aside from wind-shear dangers, concerns are now shifting to flooding and storm surge issues.
It's the slow movement that could result in what the National Weather Service for Newport and Morehead City, North Carolina called possible "historical rainfall amounts" with "UNPRECEDENTED flooding".
Some areas could receive as much as 40 inches (one meter) of rain, forecasters said.
Florence was being followed in the Atlantic by two other storms - Hurricane Helene and Tropical Storm Isaac. That makes it hard to project how the region will ultimately be affected.
Florence is expected to make landfall at noon local time on Friday and is moving towards land with wind speeds of 90mph (150 km/h).
The National Weather Service forecasts minor to major flooding along rivers anywhere from the Carolinas to Maryland in the coming days. Here's why this storm threatens not only the coast but millions of people inland.
Image: Waters come ashore in Avon, North Carolina.
A buoy off the North Carolina coast recorded waves almost 30 feet (9 meters) high as Florence churned toward shore. "A lot of our storefronts are boarded up", said Lynn Davis, town manager for Belhaven which sits at sea level in northeastern North Carolina. Her team manages 32 wild horses living in the Rachel Carson Reserve near Beaufort, North Carolina.
"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.
With their entire neighborhood evacuated in Wilmington, North Carolina, David and Janelle Garrigus planned to ride out Florence at their daughter's one-bedroom apartment in Charlotte. Stay on guard. This is a powerful storm that can kill. That's on top of the flooding, flying debris, and the other immediate storm-related events that can claim countless lives.
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.
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.
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, left, who carried the bill in the Assembly, watches. It's working toward a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent over the next 12 years.
The Navy ordered all ships at the world's largest base to sea on Monday to avoid the battering of Hurricane Florence . East coast, preventing Florence from doing the normal turn, said University of Miami hurricane expert Brian McNoldy.
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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".
It makes sense that Apple is now ditching the 6, as the firm typically limits its lineup to the three most recent generations. The iPhone XS has a resolution of 2436 x 1125, while the iPhone XS Max comes in at 2688 x 1242 simply due to its larger size.
The game follows the journey of a young man named Rush Sykes who is desperately searching for his kidnapped sister as a war rages. If those issues can be fixed, the game has a chance at a second wind with gamers who probably missed out or avoided the original.
Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. For public safety, our live streams will be available to all residents of North Carolina.
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