A view of Hurricane Florence is shown churning in the Atlantic Ocean in a west, north-westerly direction heading for the eastern coastline of the United States, taken by cameras outside the International Space Station, September 12, 2018.
Latest reports have the center of Florence approaching the coasts of North and SC on Thursday.
So far, it's estimate more than 1.7 million Americans have heeded the warnings about Hurricane Florence. He said all the calls for reservations were coming from either SC and North Carolina where the damage is supposed to be the worst.
Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters said Florence eventually could strike as merely a Category 1 hurricane with winds less than 100 miles per hour (160 kph), but that's still enough to cause at least $1 billion in damage.
Florence is expected to make landfall late Thursday night or early Friday morning, Mountain Time, somewhere between Atlantic Beach, NC and Savannah, GA.
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Byrd acknowledged that it could take months for the next round of identifications. "It's really personal to me", Jin said. After the US military informs family members, it plans to announce their names in the coming days, the officials said.
- Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools has announced that they are canceling classes for Thursday and Friday as Hurricane Florence moves toward the coast.
Benson has lived in North Carolina for more than a decade and now is headed away from the hurricane's destructive path.
Businesses across the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia will likely suffer financial losses from the approaching storm, with ports closing, farmers moving their livestock and expected power outages that could last for weeks.
Officials in New Hanover County, which includes Wilmington, have stockpiled enough food and water for 60,000 people for four days, along with more than 28,000 tarps. "I have big, huge pine trees in my yard and a one story house with a lot of windows, so I'm really anxious what I'm gonna find when I get home", Morgan said.
"I've been watching the weather and they've been saying about the evacuation and she's like family and I didn't want her stuck in that", said Morton. "But no matter how bad it's going to be, it will pass and our job will be to rebuild this community together, and that's what we're going to do". Since moving south, she has lived through many hurricanes but did not want to chance anything with Hurricane Florence. The ECU athletic department cited "significant safety concerns", and Hurricane Florence's "high probability of a catastrophic impact on the region and perilous travel conditions", throughout the weekend. Smaller enclaves of Gullah, referred to as Geechee in some areas, are scattered along the Southeast coast from North Carolina to Florida. "People are taking down awnings and U-Haul trucks have come in and take the entire contents of stores".
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The Spurs captain has been with the club since 2012. "You learn that today football is not only what happens on the pitch". The staff, the club, the fans, us, and he said "Any decision that you take gaffer, or the club, I think is fair".
The governor wants to avoid a repeat of Hurricane Matthew two years ago, which killed 26 North Carolinians. But in Maryland, possible impacts were diminishing as the storm's track shifted to the south and west.
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Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Nearly 160,000 customers already were without power in North Carolina Thursday evening - and that number is likely to rise.
Yehaw! Westworld's robots better have the proper shielding, because the HBO series is getting a major expert in magnets. He'll next appear in the Apple anthology drama Are You Sleeping , which should not conflict with the Westworld gig.
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Cooper said 108 shelters are open across the state, with more than 7,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday afternoon. The Charleston area will see winds near tropical storm strength of 40 miles per hour and somewhere between 3 to 6 inches of rain.
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In addition, Square Enix also said that Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo's Dungeon , the 2007 Wii game, will also come to Switch. Final Fantasy XII will be the recent Zodiac Age remaster, and X and X-2 will be the HD remastered versions as well.
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Florence, the most ominous for U.S. residents, is expected to make landfall today. "Now it might be time for the exam", he said. Water kills more people in hurricanes than wind does. "Hurricane Sandy did a tremendous amount of damage", Kourounis said.