"Every forecast that the National Hurricane we look closely", said Joseph Theobald, Director of Emergency Services. "A NOAA buoy located about 80 miles (130 km) south of the center of Florence has recently reported sustained winds of 52 km (83 km/h) with a gust to 64 mph (104 km/h)".
Tropical Storm Isaac was edging towards the Leeward Islands Thursday morning on a path that could bring the storm into the Cayman Islands area.
"We can not stress this enough, Florence poses a very serious threat to people who live far away from the coast", said a National Weather Service tweet late Tuesday.
"Overcast with moderate to heavy rain for south-west England, Wales, Ireland, north-west England and Scotland with fresh to strong and gusty southerly winds through the afternoon and evening".
The storm is tracking to the west at 16 miles per hour.
That is causing the so called "cone of uncertainty" to expand. The winds may increase a bit Saturday night, possibly gusting over 40mph, especially in the northern/eastern CSRA. Satellite images show very little left as a recognizable tropical storm.
While Hurricane Florence continues barreling toward the Carolina coast, the Caribbean got some good news Wednesday: Isaac appears to be weakening.
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The coastal area of SC features hundreds of inlets while North Carolina has barrier islands miles away from the mainland. More than 12,000 people were in shelters in North Carolina and 400 in Virginia, where the forecast was less dire.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) provided the latest update on Hurricane Florence at 8 a.m. on September 12. If the two systems become tropical storms, it would be the first time the Atlantic has had five named storms at once, Colorado State University meteorologist Phil Klotzbach said.
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Flooding farther inland also a concern as Florence meanders over NC, SC, northern GA for several days.
The water could reach as high as 9 to 13 feet "from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout, including the Neuse, Pamlico, Pungo and Bay Rivers".
Florence is now 485 miles from Wilmington, North Carolina.
It was a potentially catastrophic Category 4 storm but was expected to keep drawing energy from the warm water and intensify to near Category 5, which means winds of 157 miles per hour (253 kph) or higher. "Near the coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive waves", the NHC added.
Hurricane Florence , the Category 2 storm heading straight for my parents' SC house, has the country on high alert. Three feet of storm surge moving onto the coastline will result in higher tides and higher water moving onshore.
More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. He confirmed that due to rising waters, some people are waiting for rescue in their attics and on their roofs.
Emergency officials warned residents that the peril had probably not passed, as the storm continued to dump torrential rain. Its top sustained winds have dropped to 70km/h and it's at a near standstill, moving west at just 6 km/h.
He urged Conservative lawmakers to get behind May, who he said was "doing a brilliant job" negotiating Brexit. One of the people said the special Brexit summit was being lined up for the week of 12 November.
But now we've also got the iPhone XS Max , which sounds like nothing less than a Championship Edition fighting game re-release. Apple has made a number of sweeping improvements to its Apple Watch , with more focus on health and fitness in Series 4.
Such a meeting could take place in Washington or Beijing, though the timing is unclear, according to informed sources. Chinese tech stocks slid after President Donald Trump reportedly OK'd hitting China with the next round of tariffs .
The wave action and strong winds of Florence will cause a large amount of water to pile up along the coast of North and SC . More than 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate - but the window to do so is nearly over.
Hoffman, one of the team's most productive forwards , was dumped to the Sharks, who quickly moved him to the Panthers. A two-time Norris Trophy victor as the NHL's top blueliner, he has 126 goals and 518 points in 627 games.
Both during the match and in the aftermath, Williams made claims that the penalties against her came from a sexist umpire . Naomi Osaka is set to ink two huge deals less than a week after her controversial U.S.
Apple just unveiled the iPhone XR at the Steve Jobs Theater, Cupertino, along with the iPhone XS and XS Max . New iPhones shipping to Hong Kong, China and Macau will all have SIM trays that can hold two SIM cards each.
Spurs will be without captain Hugo Lloris and midfielder Dele Alli for Saturday's lunchtime clash with Liverpool . He did not make the squad for Spurs' last league match, a 2-1 defeat at Watford, on September 2. "I did.
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Nationwide, more than 1,245 flights have been cancelled through Friday , according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com. Overall, Florence is approximately400 miles in diameter, according to The Associated Press in a report on September 13.
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Cheryl Browning lives with her husband and son, who has terminal cancer, in Richlands, North Carolina. Other residents have told CNN they're not evacuating because emergency shelters won't accept pets.
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Japanese media have floated October 23, the date on which the treaty took effect, as the likely timing of Abe's visit. Over the years, negotiations to reach a peace agreement have seen both friendly gestures and hardline statements.
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The ocean waters that Florence is travelling over are about 2.7 degrees (1.5 degrees Celsius) warmer than normal, McNoldy said. Most manure pits could handle up to 25 inches of rain, Curliss said. "We've been very dry with hardly any rain in August".