Tracking Hurricane Florence as it bears down on U.S. East Coast
Tracking Hurricane Florence as it bears down on U.S. East Coast
Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station
16 September, 2018, 14:40
The Outer Banks are experiencing wind gusts over 30 miles per hour and rain from the outermost bands has begun to fall in coastal areas of both North and SC. Tens of thousands were without power.
In this September 12, 2018 photo provided by NASA, hurricane Florence churns over the Atlantic Ocean heading for the US east coast as seen from the International Space Station. Heavy rainfall began after dark.
Wind and the tidal surge will be the biggest issues for airports in the coastal Carolinas, FlightAware's Orsi said.
A crawling pace can be even more punishing than a fast one, because it lets the storm stall in one area as it dumps more and more heavy rain.
Emergency personnel received numerous calls Thursday morning after the storm was downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane, Horry County spokeswoman Gina Vasselli said.
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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 at 5:52 p.m. EDT. At this time, Florence was a Category 1 hurricane.
Life-threatening storm surges of up to 13 feet were also forecast in some areas along with the possibility of tornadoes in North Carolina. Stay on guard. This is a powerful storm that can kill. "Today the threat becomes a reality". Another 400 people were in shelters in Virginia, where forecasts were less dire.
Coastal residents wait, watch as Florence's fury begins
Rain intensity will pick up, as will wind speed and the storm surge is expected to reach up to 13 feet in some areas. State Department of Transportation Sec. "Against my better judgment, due to emotionalism, I evacuated", he said.
The result could be what the Houston area saw during Hurricane Harvey just over a year ago - catastrophic inland flooding that could swamp homes, businesses, fields and industrial sites.
"While the peak winds have fallen, they are still strong enough to be destructive to houses and trees, and the water-related threats (storm surge and rain) remain a very big concern", he wrote in a blog post Thursday.
Trinidadians living overseas are vigorously preparing themselves for the hurricane.
The American government is ready to deal with the aftermath of the hurricane but people should get out of the way, Trump said.
Around midday, Spanish moss blew sideways in the trees as the winds increased in Wilmington, and floating docks bounced atop swells at Morehead City.
"When it comes to this kind of storms, I ain't gonna lie", she said. "Because it's Mother Nature".
Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. That's enough water to fill the Empire State Building almost 40,000 times. More than one million people had been ordered to evacuate the coastlines of the Carolinas and Virginia.
Bertha Bradley said she has never favored evacuating ahead of hurricanes.
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Hurricane Florence is at the doorstep of North and SC, and she's not going away anytime soon.
A buoy off the North Carolina coast recorded waves almost 30 feet (9 meters) high as Florence churned toward shore.
The storm has a wide reach, too.
On Tuesday, hurricane-force winds stretched 40 miles out from the center, Miller said.
A flawless storm of unfortunate circumstances means Florence will likely be catastrophic for parts of the Southeast.
"Against my better judgment, due to emotionalism, I evacuated", said Fisher, 74.
"We already bought candles, batteries, can food items, water and so on. If I can't get back in a week, after a while they might turn on each other or trash the place".
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Grey clouds hovered over the stadium, with the wind picking up enough to blow around papers and knock ballcaps off heads. The swift-water rescues on Saturday morning were mostly of people who hadn't heeded those orders, said Burgaw Fire Capt.
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Shortly after, he was rushed to the Cape Cod Hospital by officials with Wellfleet Fire Department but succumbed to his injuries. However, shark sightings around the Cape have reportedly been more frequent this year, leading to several beach closings.
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He felt it was his "ethical responsibility to resign in protest of the forfeiture of our public human rights commitments". "If it was true, I was pretty sure immediately I couldn't continue working there", he told BuzzFeed News .
Rescued families were delivered to shelters, where approximately 20,000 people across the state were housed on Saturday. The White House said yesterday President Donald Trump had approved making federal funding available in some counties.
Officials in SC said a 61-year-old woman died when her auto struck a tree that had fallen across a highway near the town of Union. Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina, and Roanoke, Virginia, could also be in for heavy rains as Florence plods inland.
A senior DHS official familiar with conversations on Long's future told CNN, "He has never been asked to resign". Since he took control of FEMA a year ago , Long has allegedly been using a government driver to take him home.
Witnesses said the man had tried to flee the scene but had been stopped by bystanders before being arrested by police at 1.30am. Local prosecutors said that the man was suffering from "relative mental confusion " and had been taken to hospital.
Hurricane Florence may hit North Carolina
Overall, risky storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina/Virginia border. President Donald Trump both touted the government's readiness and urged people to get out of the way.
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Mayor Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune told CNN traffic out of the SC city has more than quadrupled as residents and visitors evacuate. Officials had warned before the storm that the rains could risk tainting waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste.
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