However, forecasters say the storm's biggest threat is how much rain it is expected to produce. It is expected to move across parts of southeastern North Carolina and eastern SC on Friday and Saturday, then head north over the western Carolinas and central Appalachian Mountains early next week, the NHC said.
An intense wave, as well as heavy rains, will announce on Thursday on the coast of Las Carolinas, the arrival of Florence.
This rainfall may cause risky flash flooding.
People in areas vulnerable to the risky hurricane, particularly those in coastal regions, have fled ahead of the storm.
Airlines had cancelled almost 1,000 flights and counting.
In the 5 a.m. ET advisory, Florence was 205 miles east-southeast of Wilmington, NC, packing maximum-sustained winds of 110 mph and moving to the northwest at 15 mph.
The storm's movement, not its strength, has forecasters and officials anxious.
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Police patrol the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.
US President Donald Trump has authorised emergency measures to free up federal funds to help those responding to the storm.
In contrast to the hurricane centre's official projection, a highly regarded European model had the storm turning southward off the North Carolina coast and coming ashore near the Georgia-South Carolina line.
A hurricane watch is in effect for Edisto Beach, SC, to South Santee River, SC. It has also moved most ships, submarines, and planes from their base at Hampton Roads, Virginia to safety far at sea or in distant airbases. "In light of the storm's forecasted southward track after making landfall, I encourage Georgians to be prepared for the inland effects of the storm as well as the ensuing storm surge in coastal areas".
"Florence has slowed to a crawl as expected, and this will only exacerbate the flooding situation for the Carolinas from now through Sunday".
National Weather Service forecaster Brandon Locklear predicted Florence would drop up to eight months' worth of rain in two or three days.
The trend is "exceptionally bad news", said University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy, since it "smears a landfall out over hundreds of miles of coastline, most notably the storm surge". That system could develop into a tropical depression by Friday.
Another disturbance is swirling around in the Gulf of Mexico. The NHC is encouraging officials in northeastern Mexico, Texas and Louisiana to monitor its progress.
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