Hurricane Florence weakens slightly, expected to reach Carolinas as Cat 3
13 September, 2018, 13:43 | Author: Ann Santiago
Florence is now heading for ocean water with surface temperatures of around 85 degrees, meaning it will likely strengthen on its way to the East Coast.
Hurricane Florence's rainfall now lurks just over 100 miles off the coast of the Carolinas and time is running out to prepare. Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind, and he said it will still be an extremely risky storm for rain and storm surge. But the hurricane center said it is "still forecast to be an extremely risky major hurricane when it nears the USA coast late Thursday and Friday".
Sand bags surround homes on North Topsail Beach, N.C., September 12, 2018, as Hurricane Florence threatens the coast. The storm is moving northwest at 17 miles per hour (27 kph).
The National Hurricane Center's latest predictions Wednesday had Florence hovering off Southeast shores for more than two days before making landfall near the North Carolina/South Carolina border, perhaps not until Saturday. The National Hurricane Center says it's now expected to hit Wilmington and then veer west, taking it south of Charlotte.
In Virginia, where about 245,000 residents were ordered to evacuate low-lying areas, officials urged people to remain away from home despite forecast changes showing Florence's path largely missing the state.
SC ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents while North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination.
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"People do not live and survive to tell the tale about what their experience is like with storm surge", Long said. "We just need to figure out how to make it through".
As of Tuesday, about 1.7 million people in North and SC and Virginia were under warnings to evacuate the coast, and hurricane watches and warnings extended across an area with about 5.4 million residents.
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A high surf warning remains in effect for east-facing shores of all islands, CBS Honolulu affiliate KGMB reports . As of 11 a.m., the storm was located 330 miles north-northeast of Hilo and 375 miles east-northeast of Honolulu.
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