But the Met Office says Helene could be heading east towards the south-western corners of the United Kingdom, with the tip of Ireland among the worst affected.
The powerful Atlantic storm is resting behind Hurricane Florence which is set to smash into the USA coast.
Helene is now 2,065km south-southwest of the Azores in the Atlantic and Met Éireann said the storm would approach the south coast by Tuesday.
However, it has put out a yellow "be aware" warning which extends across much of Dumfries and Galloway.
It will be in force from 6pm on Monday to noon on Tuesday. The hurricane will weaken as it moves over cooler water, and is expected to be downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm status before making the transition to post-tropical storm on Sunday.
"Helene is weakening, however, and should continue to do so as it crosses the cooler waters of the North Atlantic before impacting Ireland through next Monday/Tuesday", Nolan added.
Broadway star Marin Mazzie dead at 57
They released Opposite You , an album of duets, in 2005, and wrote an autobiographical cabaret show titled He Said/She Said . She was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer in May 2015, and helped spread awareness about the disease before her death.
Hurricane Florence is producing waves as high as 83 feet
Until we know how bad wind, power outages and flooding are, we won't know how much home and business fix will be needed. The National Hurricane Center forecasts that the slower storm could bring as much as 40 inches of rain in places.
Chelsea ace Matt Miazga mocked Mexican winger Diego Lainez for his height during USA's 1-0 win against Mexico on Tuesday night. Their best chance came when Roberto Alvarado headed goalwards on 16 minutes only to see US goalkeeper Zack Steffen tip over.
Samsung hosting an event in October after launching the Galaxy Note 9 flagship only a month ago is out of tradition. Cameras are a significant part of smartphones these days and brands are trying up the game with each release.
Hurricane Maria hit on September 20, 2017, about two weeks after Hurricane Irma hit the island. "That is just what happened". Last month, Rossello accepted the study's conclusion that almost 3,000 people died as a result of the storm's effects.
The NHC says tornadoes within hurricanes are usually "relatively weak and short-lived, but they still pose a significant threat". Sixteen kilometres away in the city of Wilmington , wind gusts were stirring up frothy white caps into the Cape Fear River.
This is the end of your normal life, the end of your privacy - everything'. "But she just held up her hand and said: 'Stop". Everything from her wardrobe, to her relationship with her family and friends has changed.
Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind, and he said it will still be an extremely risky storm for rain and storm surge. Workers prepare a house with storm shutters ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, U.S.
Following Hurricane Florence are two more powerful storms crossing the Atlantic, namely Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Helene. Wild horses in the Rachel Carson Reserve in Beaufort, North Carolina will fend for themselves during Hurricane Florence.
We remain in constant communications with local, state and federal officials regarding the status of the plant, and the U.S. The Union of Concerned Scientists, said it was anxious about the Brunswick plant's capabilities to weather out the storm.
On Thursday, the Turkish Central Bank exercised that independence - and appeared to reassure investors in the process. Despite the comments, Erdogan added: "There has been no change in my sensitivities on the issue of interest rates".
Uncle: Man killed by officer aspired to St. Lucia leadership
The front door of apartment 1378, directly below Botham Jean's apartment and identified by neighbors as Amber Guyger's front door. Bertram and Allison Jean want to know why Dallas officer Amber Guyger shot and killed their son in his own apartment.
Oldest known human drawing found in South African cave
The ancient drawing includes six parallel lines that are crossed by three slightly curved lines, the researchers said. Engraved ochre slabs with various designs, including cross-hatched patterns, were also found in these older layers.
Hurricane Florence Close To Landfall In N. Carolina
Forecasters said this onslaught could last for days, leaving a wide area under water from both heavy downpours and rising seas. Farther up the coast, in New Bern, about 150 people waited to be rescued from floods on the Neuse River, WXII-TV reported .
Rumoured 6.5-inch OLED iPhone to be called iPhone XS Max
What's your take on the leak? You may have seen the invite Apple sent last week, asking members of the press to " gather round ". Apple is just a few days away from unveiling its latest devices and there is tons of interesting information about them.
New cold boot attack affects "nearly all modern computers"
Educating workers, especially executives and employees who travel, about cold boot attacks and similar threats is also important. The attacker then plugs in a USB stick containing a Linux operating system and boots the machine from that.
How to pre-order the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max
As far as iPhone XS is concerned, Apple suggested that users would get approximately 30 minutes longer than the 2017 iPhone X . Where iPhone XS Max is concerned, Apple's team suggested that purchasers could expect an additional 90 minutes of power.
Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas ahead of landfall
The coastal area of SC features hundreds of inlets while North Carolina has barrier islands miles away from the mainland. Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm - but the danger is far from over for residents of the U.S.
Seahawks, Mychal Kendricks close to signing deal
The Seahawks don't seem to mind and just want to add talent where needed on their roster, so they're reportedly signing him. He and Sonoiki were charged with one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one count of securities fraud.