Hurricane Florence begins to batter USA east coast
14 September, 2018, 22:29 | Author: Ann Santiago
Forecasters said catastrophic freshwater flooding is expected well inland over the next few days as Florence crawls across the Carolinas.
Although evacuations for residents are less likely here, the Maryland Department of Agriculture is advising Marylanders to factor pets and livestock into their disaster preparedness plans. They had heeded officials' warnings that the storm was treacherous, with record-setting rains and storm surges not seen in North Carolina in decades. Rivers are expected to burst their banks.Some 1.7 million people have been ordered to evacuate from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. As the recovery from past storms continues in many rural towns, the next storm is about to strike.
Areas along the coast from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout, NC, including the Neuse, Pamlico, Pungo and Bay rivers may experience storm surges from 9 to 13 feet.
The NHC said hurricane-force winds extended outward 80 miles from the center of the storm and tropical storm-force winds extended almost 195 miles out.
An estimated 10 million people live in the storm's path, according to the US Weather Prediction Center, and coastal businesses and homes were boarded up in anticipation. She said a hurricane has a way of bringing everyone to the same level. We are more inland from the coast.
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A primary power supplier in the Carolinas, Duke Energy is already warning that some 75 percent of its 4 million customers could lose power - and not just for a few hours.
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In the video, the astronauts expressed awe at the size of the storm, while also pointing out Isaac, a former tropical storm now making its way through the Caribbean.
On social media, people caught in the storm are posting dramatic videos of flooding and high winds.
At 11 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Isaac was located by NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft data and surface observations 50 miles southwest of Dominica. 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.
Florence's weakening as it neared the coast created tension between some who left home and authorities who anxious that the storm could still be deadly. Six sheriff's officers came to his house to rescue him Friday morning, but he didn't need to leave since the water was dropping by then. "If I can't get back in a week, after a while they might turn on each other or trash the place".
Still, he said: "I feel like the dumbest human being who ever walked the face of the earth".
"I'm not going to put our personnel in harm's way, especially for people that we've already told to evacuate", Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House said.
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NOAAAn NOAA map shows the probability of tropical-storm-force winds hitting the US East Coast between Sunday and Friday. The storm has 115 mph winds and is located 580 miles south-southeast of Bermuda and is moving west at 13 mph.
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The hurricane is most likely going to be at least a Category 3 storm before making landfall in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Isaac's intensity forecast is uncertain due to its small size, but the hurricane is expected to grow stronger early this week.
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