Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast - Story | WFLD
14 September, 2018, 12:54
Once a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 140 miles per hour (225 kph), the hurricane was downgraded to a Category 1 on Thursday night.
Experts say the lagoons should be able to handle about 3 feet of rain, but hog farmers, who have been trying to pump manure out of the ponds and spray it on fields as fertilizer, aren't convinced.
North Carolina resident Will Epperson said he and his wife had planned to ride out the storm at their home in Hampstead but then reconsidered. All four states declared a state of emergency.
Reports out of Wilmington, North Carolina, said that the outer bands of wind and rain from Florence, a Category 2 storm with 105 miles per hour winds, are hitting North Carolina.
He said hurricane-force winds extended outward 128km from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds extended almost 320km out.
"When that last ferry pulls out.it's unnerving to see it pull away and know, 'That's the last chance I have of getting off this island, '" she said Wednesday.
Hurricanes can push masses of water from the sea over land when they come ashore, raising local sea levels by as much as 20 feet (6 meters), according to the National Hurricane Center. Despite its unpredictable path, it was forecast to make landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina, at midday on Friday.
Florence's weakening as it neared the coast created tension between some who left home and authorities who anxious that the storm could still be deadly.
At the time of writing, over 116,000 people were watching the storm approach the tower, which "is a privately owned surplus Coast Guard Light Station", that also doubles as a "unique adventure bed & breakfast" when the weather is more appropriate.
"We're watching [Florence], but it's not going to affect us in the near term", Tome said. "Well, we're about to get punched in the face".
Authorities pushed back against any suggestion the storm's threat was exaggerated.
Hurricane Florence is beginning to bear down on the Carolinas with heavy winds and rising tides.
At least 12,000 people had taken refuge in 126 emergency shelters, Cooper said, with more facilities being opened.
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Since moving south, she has lived through many hurricanes but did not want to chance anything with Hurricane Florence. When Hurricane Matthew made landfall in 2014, Benson and her family stayed because it was only a Category 1 storm.
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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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