Airlines Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Florence
Airlines Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Florence
The clouds within the red square are the outer bands of Hurricane
15 September, 2018, 05:16
Mandatory evacuations are in place amid forecasts for a 12-foot (3.7-meter) storm surge, and expectations of as much as $27 billion in damages. Its crops include corn, soy and cotton, making agriculture the state's No. 1 industry, valued at $87 billion. "At this point, it's a waiting game, but we're not taking any chances".
"We're going to look over our flood maps and see where we've had problems in the past. Everybody in the area has been busy trying to get corn in and just about everyone is finished up that". Because of the amount of rain expected, "historic" flooding could occur from Thursday through Sunday. We are back at it again. "A lot of local people are staying", she said of the island, which is reachable only by ferry or plane. It's very important we work together as a team.
"On the forecast track, the center of Florence will move over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas through Wednesday, and approach the coast of North Carolina or SC on Thursday".
Ahead of the storm, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an emergency declaration that eases regulations for truckers from many states along the East Coast providing storm assistance.
The National Hurricane Center said Monday the monster storm will be close to Category 5 strength by Tuesday.
There's the potential that spillover from open lagoons or wash away from barns or fields could get into water used for drinking or recreation, according to the Waterkeeper Alliance, an environmental group.
"As I tweeted with Harvey last year.it is important to understand the potential one-two punch from Hurricane Florence", University of Georgia meteorologist Marshall Shepherd said. A hurricane watch was in effect for Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to Virginia's southern border, with the first hurricane-force winds arriving late Thursday.
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The National Hurricane Center said: "Life-threatening, catastrophic flash flooding and significant river flooding is possible over portions of the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic states from late this week into early next week, as Florence is expected to slow down as it approaches the coast and moves inland".
One trusted computer model, the European simulation, predicted more than 45 inches (115 centimetres) in parts of North Carolina.
At least 250,000 more people were due to be evacuated from the northern Outer Banks in North Carolina on Tuesday after more than 50,000 people were ordered on Monday to leave Hatteras and Ocracoke, the southernmost of the state's barrier islands. It's now predicted to make landfall somewhere north of Wilmington, N.C., before its center heads inland toward the cities of Raleigh and Durham.
"We face three critical threats from Florence: ocean surge along our coast, strong winds, and inland flooding from heavy rain", Governor Cooper said. Additionally, there will be damaging winds that could top 100 miles per hour, isolated tornadoes, and "devastating" storm surge.
Virginia governor Ralph Northam's evacuation order applies to about 245,000 people, including parts of the Hampton Roads area and Eastern Shore.
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It remains an extremely unsafe major hurricane through Thursday night. "This evacuation is for the safety of thousands of Virginians living in that zone".
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More than 150,000 people are already without power, and officials say that this number could climb to 3,000,000 in the days ahead. Olivia is the first tropical cyclone to make landfall on Maui in modern history, National Weather Service forecasters said.
The storm's forward motion has slowed 11km/h since Wednesday (local time), which was predicted as the storm nears the coast. As Florence reaches landfall, storm surges are the biggest concern, with 49% of U.S. hurricane deaths attributed to surges.
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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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Recent deliveries to the local distribution company from Tennessee Gas Pipeline "have been around 10,000 MMBtu, or 0.01 Bcf/d". A fire engine is seen near a building emitting smoke after explosions in Lawrence, Massachusetts , US, September 13, 2018 .
Next week, when Florence has finally passed the Carolinas and moved into the Ohio Valley, the rain will have been the big story. Boarding up his home in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Chris Pennington watched the forecasts and tried to decide when to leave.
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Wind approaches outer banks of North Carolina
Fox Business Network correspondent Jeff Flock reported live from the eye of Hurricane Florence in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Utility companies said millions were expected to lose power and restoration could take weeks. "I'm not leaving him here".
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