2 p.m. update: Florence within 110 miles of Wilmington
15 September, 2018, 14:05
Nurse said that on its current projected track, the centre of the cyclone should pass between 100 miles and 150 miles north of Barbados early Thursday morning and is likely to dump upwards of four inches of rain on the island. "Storm surge is the main cause of the death and destruction associated with hurricanes", NBC News explained after Hurricane Ike hit Texas.
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"The latest guidance suggests that the strongest winds will occur along the south and west coasts, where gusts could exceed 130-140 kph". Coastal areas in both Carolinas have taken steps to evacuate residents and tourists, including a mandatory evacuation in SC.
The rain will then "thistle out on Sunday bringing in more cloud" but then attention will turn to Hurricane Helene. The storm knocked out power to more than 890,000 homes and businesses, according to poweroutage.us, which tracks the USA electrical grid.
That's as high as an eight-story building.
"The models indicate it will travel up the west side of the United Kingdom, before crossing Scotland and going out the north of Scotland, but that could change as the storm degrades and changes its habits".
NOAA's National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 5 a.m. The primary concern in the short term is Hurricane Florence.
After reaching a terrifying Category 4 peak of 140 mph (225 kph) earlier in the week, Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7:15 a.m.at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles (kilometers) east of Wilmington and not far from the SC line.
It's about the water, not the wind, with Hurricane Florence making an extended stay along the North Carolina coast.
The forecast for the weekend is outbreaks of heavy showers and thunderstorms that are expected to continue over most of the island from Saturday through Monday. "At present it doesn't look as though Helene will be as powerful as Hurricane Ophelia, however, all precautions will be taken when monitoring this storm".
The storm's eye was about 145 miles southeast of Wilmington as of 11 a.m., the briefing said. Its forward movement was 6 miles per hour (9 kph).
"This rainfall will produce catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding", the briefing said.
A North Carolina city says about 70 people have been rescued from a hotel whose structural integrity is being threatened by Hurricane Florence.
"This is a life-threatening situation".
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called Florence an "uninvited brute" that could wipe out entire communities as it grinds across the state. More than 60 others had to be rescued as a cinderblock motel collapsed. On top of the storm surge, massive amounts of rain are expected.
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Add Hurricane Florence as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Hurricane Florence news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Hurricane warnings continue in parts of eastern North Carolina and northern coastal SC .
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