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Sandy Nunez | 14 September, 2018, 15:36

This hurricane downgraded slightly from a Category 4 to Category 3 hurricane with winds sustained at 115mph. According to the National Weather Service, the waves are produced by being trapped along with very strong winds moving in the same direction as the storm's motion. Its maximum sustained winds have dropped slightly to 110 miles per hour (175 kph). "Whether you have a house or not, when the storm comes it will bring everyone together".

Al Brookins poses with his shirt that lists some of the previoius hurricanes he has lived through before the arrival of Hurricane Florence September 12, 2018 in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. Despite its unpredictable path, it was forecast to make landfall near Cape Fear, North Carolina, at midday on Friday.

As of 5 P.M. Wednesday, the "storm of a lifetime" continued to make its way toward the Carolina coast, with max winds of up to 120 miles per hour. Hurricane warnings are issued 36 hours before tropical-storm-force winds hit the areas. But barber Josh Dais says the island's 5,000 residents now are trying to decide whether to flee ahead of Hurricane Florence.

McMaster told residents in some counties that emergency responders will be pulled from areas expected to be hit hard. Spokesman Howard Fowler said restoration could take "weeks instead of days", even though 20,000 workers, including crews from outside the area, were standing by. His home, built 1 mile inland in 2016, is raised 25 feet off the ground and is built to withstand 140-mph winds, he said.

"We're a good community up there".

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The US president said he had spoken to governors of threatened states, adding that the "federal government stands by, ready to assist 24/7". She said a hurricane has a way of bringing everyone to the same level. She packed up what she could and took a ferry Tuesday night.

The NHC warned the threat of tornadoes was increasing as Florence neared shore and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said the heavy rain could trigger landslides in the west of his state.

The contraflow will end Thursday at noon on 501 and at 6 p.m. on I-26. The flooding in southeast North Carolina and northeast SC might be "unprecedented", according to the agency.

About 10 million people are in the sights of the storm as it zeroes in on the Southeastern coast.

North Carolina residents rushed to stack up on food, water, toilet paper and other necessities as "monster" Hurricane Florence is set to touchdown in the state early this weekend. Reacting to the possibility of a more southerly track, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared an emergency but did not immediately order any evacuations. The shopping list for people who have made a decision to ride out the storm at home: plywood to board up their windows, sandbags, bilge pumps, generators, trash bags, potato chips, bottled water and wine.