More than 20,000 on NC coast already without power from Florence gusts

14 Septembre, 2018, 12:52 | Auteur: Therese Cote

Florence had once been a Category 4 storm, but even as a Category 1, it could still packs winds of 90 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said.

5 a.m.: The latest update from the National Hurricane Center shows little change to Florence's path or strength.

Media captionWhy do people ignore hurricane warnings?

A buoy off the North Carolina coast recorded waves almost 30 feet high as Florence churned toward shore.

Hurricane-force winds extended 80 miles (130 kilometres) from its centre, and tropical-storm-force winds up to 195 miles (315 kilometres). The prospect of even more rain across Pennsylvania anxious Port Deposit Mayor Wayne Tome Sr. on Thursday.

Cheryl Browning lives with her husband and son, who has terminal cancer, in Richlands, North Carolina.

After criticism for its response in Puerto Rico to last year's Hurricane Maria, which officials there said was responsible for 3,000 deaths, Trump has vowed a vigorous response to Florence and defended his handling of Maria. It could then head west and southwest. Up to 10 feet of storm surge is expected, while some of the inlets can see up to 15 feet.

Over 1,400 flights have been cancelled, according to FlightAware.com, as most of the coastal region's airports are closed to ride out the storm. Isolated areas could get 40 inches.

"This is an excellent opportunity for all of us to remind individuals that these storms can come up quickly, and we need to be prepared", County Executive Don Mohler said. Another 8 million people live in areas covered by hurricane and tropical storm warnings.

Florence is forecasted to to meander southward through SC after landfall, then it will eventually get caught in the upper level flow and move out of the region.

At 11:00 pm (0300 GMT), Florence was over the Atlantic Ocean about 60 miles (95 kilometers) east-southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina, and moving northwest at six miles per hour, the NHC said.

In Myrtle Beach, ABC correspondent Pete Combs painted a starker picture of those who chose to stay in place. Although the rain totals won't be very high, those living in flood zones have been encouraged to evacuate. "They pulled out all the furniture out of the yard.

Il fonce sur la foule avec sa voiture, un attentat — Nîmes
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.

Storm sweep Mystics, win third WNBA title
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.

Premier League - Tottenham aussi va punir Lloris
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.

He is the only caregiver to me and my son", Browning said.

Cooper said 108 shelters are open across the state, with more than 7,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday afternoon.

The Pentagon has dispatched two ships and a Marine unit offshore to provide help if needed.

Get live views from web cams along the coast.

As Florence churned slowly towards the coasts of North and SC as a Category 2 hurricane, federal and state officials issued final appeals to residents to get out of the path of the "once in a lifetime" weather system.

Florence's maximum sustained winds were clocked on Thursday at 165 kph after it was downgraded to a Category 2 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, according to the NHC.

High winds and downed power lines are another concern for that region.

"But that's not going to be until Monday", Eliasen said". Another 400 people were in shelters in Virginia, where forecasts were less dire.

In Virginia, 245,000 coastal residents were told to flee. "Now is not the time to let down our guard", he said.

While such preparations were no longer warranted in Maryland, emergency officials still went through the motions of storm readiness.

But, on Thursday evening, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser rescinded her earlier state-of-emergency order for the District.

Conseillé:



Populaire

Tobacco Stocks to Gain on FDA E-Cig Crackdown
JUUL pods, which can be bought in fruit or candy flavors, contain the same amount of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes. Last year, the FDA announced that it would delay regulations that could have halted the sales of many e-cigarettes.

Georgia Declares Emergency as Hurricane Florence Approaches
More than 10 million people are under storm warnings in the Carolinas and Virginia according to the National Weather Service . The first tropical-storm-strength winds are now expected to hit on Thursday at 2 p.m. and last throughout the weekend.

United States ‘weighing’ China sanctions for treatment of Uighur Muslims
After months of discussions, the Trump administration is considering sanctions against China over detaining thousands of minority Muslims in internment camps.

Blasts near girls' schools in Afghanistan kill teen
A suicide bomber approached the crowded tent where the protesters had gathered and detonated his explosive vest, Mr. Khogyani acknowledged.ImageRescue staff in Nangarhar on Tuesday.

Kylie Jenner reveals she has been 'bullied' because of famous family
In the message, Kylie's voice is soft, nearly trembling as she speaks over video clips of herself from various stages of her life. Kylie Jenner knows what it's like to be bullied, and she wants to send support to fans who may be having similar experiences.

Les Américains face à la menace de l'ouragan Florence
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.

"Once In A Lifetime" Hurricane Florence Weakens, Begins Lashing Eastern US
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.

NASA Releases Footage Of Hurricane Florence And Her 'Mike Tyson Punch'
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the impact of the storm would be widespread, hitting the coast early Friday morning. One simply added: 'Your Florence hurricane forecast looks like a giant penis and testicles. "Don't play games with it.

On devrait tous s'inspirer de Gregory Charles!
Il était mon ami avant et il est encore mon ami après", confie aujourd'hui Gregory Charles . Est-ce que j'ai besoin d'avoir la tête de José Gaudet? "Pas du tout.

L'actrice Cynthia Nixon candidate au poste de gouverneur de New York — États-Unis
Elle a fait les 400 coups avec ses copines, formant le quatuor féminin le plus célèbre de New York (États-Unis). De quoi donner des cauchemars au très populiste 45e président des Etats-Unis.