"Further strengthening is anticipated and
"Storm-force winds" are expected to hit
"McMaster said he would reverse lanes on four main roads to facilitate the evacuation," The State reported.
"We face three critical threats from
A category 4 hurricane has winds in the 130 to 156 mph range, according to the
A category 3 hurricane has winds of 96 to 112 mph, the
That track shows the center of the storm continuing inland to
Once the storm makes landfall, it will "sit over the Carolinas for some time," according to WSOC meteorologist
Hurricane-force winds are extending out up to 40 miles away from Hurricane Florence's center, and "tropical-storm-force winds" are being felt up to 150 miles out, the
The first of the gusts could arrive in
Governors in North and
There is little to keep the hurricane from intensifying further, according to the
The NC Ferry Division announced Sunday that is was canceling some ferries to
"There is an increasing risk of coastal storm surge flooding and freshwater flooding from heavy prolonged rain when the hurricane approaches the
"While it is too soon to determine the exact timing, location and magnitude of these impacts, interest at the coast and inland from
At Cooper's request,
"This latest briefing is part of the President's monitoring of multiple storms that are predicted to affect the
"The federal government stands ready to assist," she said. "These tropical storms and hurricanes are very dangerous."
At 3:41, the president tweeted:
"To the incredible citizens of
Later Monday Trump declared an emergency exists in
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