Tropical disturbance moving toward South Texas coast
Tropical disturbance moving toward South Texas coast
15 September, 2018, 14:07
"The power will go off. Infrastructure will be damaged".
"We have seen a dramatic shift in the track", Scasny said, adding that big changes to the storm's behavior could emerge within the next two days.
Cooper says officials are also in the process of opening more shelters because demand is expected to continue to increase.
The centre of the hurricane's eye came ashore last night Singapore time near Wrightsville Beach close to Wilmington, North Carolina, with sustained winds of 150kmh, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said.
After reaching a terrifying Category 4 peak of 225km/h earlier in the week, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few kilometers east of Wilmington and not far from the SC line. That doesn't include numbers from dozens of city-operated electricity providers.
A mother and baby were killed when a tree fell on their home in Wilmington, North Carolina. There were also several thousand outages each in Craven, Pamlico and Onslow counties.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km) from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles (315 km). The Weather Channel estimated that up to 3 million customers might lose power in the Carolinas due to Florence.
Storm surge flooding does not include floods caused by the heavy rain from the hurricane, such as what happened previous year in Houston with Hurricane Harvey and in North Carolina in 2016 during Hurricane Matthew. "Soybeans have just begun harvesting in the very far eastern part of North Carolina but have not begun anywhere else in the state".
Florence, now a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (209 km/h), was previously expected to travel north, up the North Carolina coast, after making landfall, according to the statement.
"I love hurricanes. But this one has been an experience for me", she said.
Just days before projected landfall, Hurricane Florence is sending residents of the Carolina coast racing for cover. "There will be disruptions in our services", he said. That same area experienced unsafe flooding after Hurricane Matthew in 2016. It could linger along the Atlantic Coast, dumping massive amounts of rain before drifting inland and bringing its heavy rainfall across the South and into the Mid-Atlantic states by early next week.
In Virginia, 245,000 coastal residents were ordered to evacuate. It's about 90 miles northeast of Wrightsville Beach, where Florence made landfall at 7:15 a.m. September 14.
A few locals briefly walked into the sand but were quickly sandblasted back by stiff winds.
Meteorologist Ryan Maue of weathermodels.com said Florence could dump a staggering 18 trillion gallons (68 trillion liters) of rain over a week on North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland.
Northam spoke at a news conference Thursday with emergency management officials. That happened previous year when Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 150 centimeters (60 inches) of rain on the Houston, Texas, area. "Now it might be time for the exam", Baxley said late in the morning.
"I had a lot of fear initially, but I am glad to be inside and safe", said Ms Zelda Allen, 74, a retired tax accountant from Hampstead, North Carolina, who was riding out the storm at Wilmington's Hotel Ballast with her husband.
Jeff Stern, the state's coordinator of emergency management, says there are almost 400 people in shelters across the state.
The hurricane was "wreaking havoc" and could wipe out entire communities as it makes its "violent grind across our state for days", the governor said.
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Friday, Florence's maximum winds were recorded at 65 miles per hour while it was hovering near Conway, NWS Columbia reported . A building is seen through heavy rain from Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 14, 2018.
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Energy companies have also warned that the storm could knock out power for the foreseeable future in some areas. TRACKING FLORENCE: Stay with The Weather Network online and on T.V. for our exclusive coverage of the storm.
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