Hurricane Florence Shifts Course, Will Make a 'Grand Tour' of Southeastern States
14 September, 2018, 04:47 | Author: Kelly Sanders
Slower movement means a hurricane has more time to inundate a region with rain and storm surge. It's possible that a storm surge between one and three feet may impact coastal Chesapeake Bay areas.
Henry McMaster's message is pretty blunt: If you live in an evacuation zone, hit the road soon.
As of Thursday morning, forecast models showed the storm bringing more rain than originally thought - officials now predict 35 inches of rain will fall in a two-day period as Florence, now a Category 2 storm with 110 miles per hour sustained winds, will stall over Wilmington after making landfall early Friday morning.
Two big fuel pipelines stand in the hurricane's path, but analysts say they think the storm is unlikely to disrupt the flow of gasoline or other products.
Tropical Storm Isaac, which passed between the Caribbean island nations of Dominica and Martinique late Wednesday and early Thursday, is now moving nearly due west across the eastern Caribbean Sea.
More than 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to clear out. But Hill said many residents still remained in their homes, possibly hoping to ride out the hurricane. Will the winds be that strong or they'll be stronger when they get here than that?
"So if you're in trouble, you're on your own", Hill added.
For some residents, evacuation plans were hampered by gasoline shortages.
"There was no gas yesterday", says Rebecca Segool of Wilmington, N.C.
"The deepest water will occur along the immediate coast in areas of onshore winds, where the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive waves".
DeHaan says there's plenty of supply at regional gasoline storage facilities, but the urgent need is making it hard for tanker trucks to refill and then resupply gas stations.
"We hope to have something left when we get home", she said. The hurricane center is giving the system a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm within the next five days.
After maintaining Category 4 or 3 status most of Wednesday, Florence was a Category 2 storm with maximum sustained winds of 110 mph churning about 205 miles southeast of Wilmington, according to a 5 a.m. briefing by the National Hurricane Center.
After forecast models showed steering currents collapsing as the storm nears the Carolina coast Tuesday, forecasters shifted the track slightly south.
In light of the powerful storm, at least 12 Division 1 college football games have been moved or canceled, according to the NCAA.
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Florence was about 575 miles south-southeast of Bermuda as of noon ET Monday, or about 1,230 miles from Cape Fear, North Carolina. Some meteorologists are already predicting that Florence "could be one of the worst storms in us history".
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'Monster' Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast
In South Carolina and inland parts of North Carolina, 5 to 10 inches of rain could fall, with 20 inches possible in some areas. And the storm surge, which could be as much as 12 feet in some areas, will be on top of sea level rise from climate change.
Hurricane Florence could 'kill a lot of people'
Next week, when Florence has finally passed the Carolinas and moved into the Ohio Valley, the rain will have been the big story. The center is slowing down and is expected to stall and perhaps wander around just off shore on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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