"It's going to be bad", said Woody White, chairman of the New Hanover County Commissioners.
Hurricane Florence deserves all the names it's being called as it threatens to cause historic flooding, blow catastrophic winds and idle for days over the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic.
So far, it's estimate more than 1.7 million Americans have heeded the warnings about Hurricane Florence.
Airlines canceled almost 1,000 flights and counting. Workers are being brought in from the Midwest and Florida to help in the storm's aftermath, it said. Adding to the storm stress is uncertainty about where exactly Florence will make landfall, after a shift in its track put more of the Southeast in danger.
Wilmington, North Carolina, just north of where the hurricane is expected to come ashore, was sunny around midday on Wednesday as the town appeared to be emptying.
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It features a 6.1 inch LED edge-to-edge LED screen with a resolution of 1792 by 828 pixels and a pixel density of 326 ppi. It shares similar qualities as the new iPhone Xs and Xs Max , but there's a reason why it's $250 cheaper than the Xs.
Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in coastal areas are being moved to safe locations as Hurricane Florence, which forecasters say could be the "storm of a lifetime", approaches the East Coast. Since moving south, she has lived through many hurricanes but did not want to chance anything with Hurricane Florence.
The states of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland have all declared states of emergency ahead of Florence.
"This will likely be the storm of a lifetime for portions of the Carolina coast", the National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina, wrote on September 11.
A team of four girls at the school - seventh-graders Alana Garrick and Mary Brooke Mooneyham and sixth-graders Alyse King and Ashlin Farmer - were selected in January for a student spaceflight program that launched an experiment they developed up to the space station to test. "Now it might be time for the exam", he said.
In Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, people have until 8 p.m. Wednesday to evacuate.
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. Unsure of what they might find when they return home, the couple went shopping for a recreational vehicle.
Melody Rawson evacuated her first-floor apartment in Myrtle Beach and arrived at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia, to camp for free with three other adults, her disabled son, two dogs and a pet bird.
"We hope to have something left when we get home", she said.
When Hurricane Matthew made landfall in 2014, Benson and her family stayed because it was only a Category 1 storm.
Forecasters anxious the storm's damage will be all the worse if it lingers on the coast.
Wednesday, Florence was 435 miles from Wilmington, N.C., moving northwest at 16 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . A man runs past a mandatory evacuation sign before Hurricane Florence comes ashore in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.
T3 will imminently be reviewing the iPhone XS in full, so be sure to check back in soon for our official verdict. Apple hasn't publicly said why, though CEO Tim Cook may explain the firm's thinking in a future earnings call.
The starting price of the new iPhone XS, the successor to the iPhone X , is the same as the iPhone X's: $US999. The new iPhone XR's release date is pencilled in for September 21, with pre-orders going live on September 14.
A United source was quoted by the Sun , claiming that the striker would have a hard decision to make next summer. Everton were interested in signing Marcus Rashford from Manchester United in the summer transfer window.
The US government accuses China of stealing intellectual property and forcing American companies to hand over valuable technology. China has tried without success to recruit Germany, France, South Korea and other governments as allies against Washington.
The US military estimates that more than 7,000 US troops who lost their lives during the Korean War remain unaccounted for. Byrd said the names will be announced publicly once the family is notified, the report said.
She said observers saw this trial as a test for Myanmar democracy and that "it is pretty clear that the test has failed". The Rohingya would stay in refugee camps until they return to Myanmar or are resettled in other countries, Haque said.
This has led to the iPhone XR being variously described as " cheap ", " entry-level ", or the " budget " iPhone for this year. Luckily, if you owned a previous iPhone that came with a wired dongle, you can still use that with the new Apple handsets.
What this allows Apple to do is to collect a lot more data at higher accuracy and try to determine the scenario that you're in. The Apple Watch heart monitor will now do long-term cardiac monitoring, warning when your heart beats irregularly.
Flooding risks are also causing worries over the more than 300 wild horses living on North Carolina's coasts. The surge won't be as bad as it potentially could have been, however, and the winds won't be as strong.
Olivia is the first tropical cyclone to make landfall on Maui in modern history, National Weather Service forecasters said . The hospital's president, Ronnie Sloan, said it is remaining open for "the same reason we got into health care".
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Similarly, a business model titled "Build 9" that was also submitted September 5 needs further review, the FCC said. The FCC wants to gather more information about the potential effects of the deal.
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Part of the Liparidae family, these snailfish look distinct from other deep sea creatures , albeit they're no less unusual . The Atacama trench or Peru-Chile trench is about 6,000 km long and, in some points, exceeds 8,000 meters in depth.
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Protesters from the Nangarhar province's Achin district had gathered to call for the removal of a local police commander. Afghan policemen arrive at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul , Afghanistan on August 15, 2018.
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By early evening, almost 70,000 residents were without electricity, according to North Carolina Emergency Management. Zookeepers and veterinarians resolved to hunker down with the creatures and see them through the storm.
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I am not disappointed with him. "Hopefully everything is going well and he can be back as soon as possible, like Dele". Pochettino men hoping to bounce back from 2-1 defeat in week four of Premier League before the worldwide break.
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One trusted computer model, the European simulation, predicted more than 45 inches (115 centimeters) in parts of North Carolina. Due to the storm's enormous size and power, it's been a recent - if not frightening - muse for astronaut photography .
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Mayor Joe Benson said the storm will batter the oceanside town through two high-tide periods. "We're a good community up there". Storm surge is why many of you have been placed under evacuation and we are asking citizens to please heed a warning .