How should you prepare for Hurricane Florence? | Don't Miss This
Sep 11, 2018, 02:09
In an afternoon update, the National Hurricane Center said Florence was expected to become a "major hurricane" by Monday and would likely remain "an extremely dangerous" storm through Thursday, when it is forecast to approach the southeast coast.
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RALEIGH, N.C. - Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and SC, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.
On this path, Florence will move over very warm Atlantic waters with favorable upper-level winds for rapid intensification.
Chance for rain and storms will continue this week, with the deeper tropical moisture more or less still in place over the area.
A Category 3 hurricane packs winds of between 111 and 129 miles per hour, the hurricane center said.
The storm is expected to become a Category 4 hurricane very soon, with the National Hurricane Center forecasting maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour. Most of the area should expect a couple inches while some spots could get more.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam´s office described Florence as possibly the state´s "most significant hurricane event in decades", warning of "catastrophic inland flooding, high winds and possible widespread power outages".
The news release notes that plans could change if forecasts indicate a decrease in the strength or change in the track of the storm.
Many newcomers have moved to the coast in the almost 19 years since the last strong hurricane - Floyd - threatened the area.
A National Hurricane Center model showed the Wilmington region being socked with high winds and rain Thursday night and Friday morning. One high altitude jet, nicknamed Gonzo, has been flying through the storm to collect information over the weekend. The storm is expected to move west, toward the Lesser Antilles, likely impacting those islands by later this week.
It was centered about 1,230 miles (1,985 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west at 13 mph (20 kph). Forecasters predicted it would become a risky Category 4 storm before a possible landfall Friday. Additional strengthening is expected during the next day or so, but slow weakening should begin by late Tuesday. But small storms tend to grow and shrink more rapidly than large storms.
The first effects were already being seen on barrier islands Monday as unsafe rip currents and seawater flowed over the state highway.
A third storm, Helene, off the Cabo Verde Islands was also expected to become a hurricane later on Sunday but did not appear to pose an immediate threat to land.
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After passing the Cabo Verde Islands the system was not expected to pose a direct threat to land for at least several days. Loewenthal said the area should prepare to see impacts, including rough surf and risky rip currents, as early as Sunday.
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Tropical Storm Isaac formed late Saturday afternoon in the Atlantic, between Tropical Storm Florence and Tropical Storm Helene . The window for the storm to miss the United States coast and turn harmlessly back to sea is closing, CNN forecasters said.
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Storm surge and hurricane watches may be issued Tuesday morning for portions of southeastern USA states, the NHC said. He also provided helpful pre- and post-storm tips to keep in mind to help keep you and your family safe.
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