Mandatory evacuations issued for Outer Banks ahead of Florence
12 September, 2018, 03:27 | Author: Kim Reid
"All parts of the state could be affected by the storm", Cooper, a Democrat, said at a news conference Monday morning, warning that power outages could last for "a while".
The storm is now around 650 km south of Bermuda and is moving at 26 km/h.
The center of the massive storm is then forecast to meander Thursday, Friday and Saturday over a stretch of coastline saturated by rising seas, inundating several states and triggering life-threatening floods. Heavy rain may impact as far inland as Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city, though the severity will depend on the storm's track, according to The Charlotte Observer.
The massive storm is threatening the East Coast of the USA with an expected landfall late Thursday. At right is Hurricane Helene, and second from right is Tropical Storm Isaac. Their maximum storm surges were 15 to 20 feet and 18 to 20 feet, respectively.
Mr Graham said: "The water could overtake some of these barrier islands and keep on going". "All you have to do is look up at your ceiling, and think about 12ft [of water]".
Life-threatening and catastrophic river and flash flooding is also a near certainty for the Carolinas.
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"To the incredible citizens of North Carolina, South Carolina and the entire East Coast - the storm looks very bad!" wrote the president, who canceled a planned rally Friday in MS because of the impending storm.
The NHC warned that hurricane force winds may extend 65 kilometers from the center and tropical-storm-force winds may reach 240 kilometers outward.
To the north, most of Maryland is in the 4-10-inch range. Since then, thousands of people have moved to the coast.
Sharp doesn't like to compare hurricanes because each one is different, but he did note that Florence is a stronger storm than Matthew, which hit the state in 2016.
A hurricane watch was in effect for Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to Virginia's southern border, and the first hurricane-force winds arriving late Thursday.
Gov. Rick Scott released a statement on Monday urging Floridians to be prepared for the unexpected and remain on alert about Hurricane Florence.
"But if you put a foot or 2 - or maybe in some isolated places more - of rain over hills and mountains, you have a very different kind of problem, which is really more risky than the flat situation, as bad as that was", he said. Hurricanes need the warm waters of the ocean to survive, and as soon as they go over land, they lose that sustaining energy. The compact storm was located 880 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Tuesday morning, with sustained winds of 70 mph.
Some forecasts call for Florence to stall out after it strikes the coast.
Flight tracking site FlightAware.com had seen few storm-related cancellations as of Tuesday, according to spokeswoman Sara Orsi.
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Some stronger, even severe storms are possible through Saturday evening as high winds and heavy rains would be the main threats. That storm, Tropical Storm Ike, produced four to six inches of rain over two-thirds of IL , which led to flash flooding.
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