"Please be prepared, be careful and be SAFE", he wrote.
Florence, a Category 3 hurricane, was about 370 miles (595 km) east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with maximum sustained winds of 115 miles per hour (185 km per hour), the Miami, Florida-based weather forecaster said. "We'll handle it. We're ready, we're able". "If you are in one of the evacuation zones, you need to leave now".
Florence is now expected to pass over much of SC, with storm force winds beginning Thursday and hurricane force winds on Friday, said John Quagliariello with the National Weather Service in Columbia.
At the White House, President Donald Trump both touted the government's readiness and urged people to get out of the way of Florence.
Florence's nighttime winds were down to 115 miles per hour (185 kph) from a high of 140 miles per hour (225 kph), and the Category 4 storm fell to a Category 3, with a further slow weakening expected as the storm nears the coast.
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Gov. Henry McMaster is not yet issuing mandatory evacuation orders for Jasper and Beaufort counties, but officials have not ruled out the possibility of another evacuation order.
"I'm not approaching Florence from fear or panic", said Brad Corpening (35), who planned to ride out the storm in his boarded-up delicatessen in Wilmington.
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. "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".
The National Hurricane Center's best guess was that Florence would blow ashore as early as Friday afternoon around the North Carolina-South Carolina line, then push its rainy way westward with a potential for catastrophic inland flooding.
On its current track, Florence is expected to hit the Carolinas and Virginia the hardest, the NHC said.
Le capitaine de l'équipe de France a plaidé coupable lors de l'audience et avait tenu à s'excuser après l'incident. En Angleterre, le taux d'alcoolémie légal au volant est de 0,8 g par litre de sang, contre 0,5 g en France.
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The storm is expected to linger, dumping several centimeters of rain in affected areas and causing widespread destruction. Forecasters anxious the storm's damage will be all the worse if it lingers on the coast.
Erdogan urged the global community to take action or face "security risks for Turkey, the rest of Europe and beyond". Turkey is concerned that HTS could seek to use civilians as human shields and prevent them from reaching Afrin.
Coast Guard helicopter, 10 vessels, whale watch crews and other resources on both sides of the border were involved in the search. The whales are in such bad shape that experts prepared last-ditch efforts to save the emaciated 4-year-old known as J50.
Quelque 2.800 membres de la Garde nationale ont été réquisitionnés en Caroline du Nord . "Ça va être méchant". Environ 1,7 million de personnes ont donc été sommées de se mettre à l'abri, loin du littoral.
Cooper said 108 shelters are open across the state, with more than 7,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday afternoon. Despite pleas from officials, some residents ignored calls to evacuate.
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La police judiciaire a longuement examiné le secteur et a déjà entendu de nombreux témoins pour comprendre ce qui s'est produit. Elles ont été touchées au niveau des membres inférieurs et hospitalisées et leur pronostic vital n'a pas été engagé.
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From there they made it pretty easy". "I'm not even thinking about retiring", she said Wednesday. Stewart dropped 17 points in the first half, too, going a ideal 4-of-4 from behind the arc.
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But the Miami-based NHC stressed it remained "a life-threatening situation" due to the risks of storm surge around coastal areas. Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane.