Florence could have devastating impacts in Virginia, including storm surges, inland flooding, downed trees and power outages, Gov. Ralph Northam said.
"An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft that was in the hurricane until just after midnight" recorded a peak wind gust of around 150 miles per hour, according to the hurricane center. "We're kind of at the mercy of the storm".
What's more certain is beach erosion and unsafe surf conditions.
While one man concluded: 'We are about to get pounded, but since we have absolutely no control over it, all you can do is laugh, and pray for the best'. "It's too early to tell", he added. It is an extremely unsafe, life-threatening, historic hurricane.
"Once you leave, (it will be) hard to get back in to check on damage", he said. "People still have time to gather supplies, fill prescriptions, make sure their pets and loved ones will be safe".
Myrtle Beach officials signed an order banning people from entering the ocean as Hurricane Florence nears. Governors of those states have already declaredstates of emergency, as have the governors of Virginia and Maryland.
The declaration covers nearly the entire state and includes Coweta County and the surrounding area.
Packing maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (225 km per hour), the storm ranked as a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale and was expected to grow stronger and larger over the next few days, the NHC said.
Carol Trojniar, 69, a longtime Wilmington resident and retired estate agent who had never experienced a Category 4 hurricane said: "I'm scared we'll get 30 inches or more of rain".
In addition to wind-driven storm surges of seawater, Florence could dump up to 35 inches (89 cm) in some spots as it moves inland, forecasters said.
Now flight controllers are monitoring the cabin pressure while coming up with a better and long-term solution for the leak. Flight controllers at NASA Mission Control Center in Houston worked with their Russian counterparts to enable the repairs.
Hurricane Florence is poised to hit part of the East Coast this week, and the impact could be devastating. In Guam, Typhoon Mangkhut - a Category 4 storm - narrowly missed dealing a direct blow to the island .
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Its maximum sustained winds are expected to top 145 miles per hour before losing some steam near the coast. A similar situation occurred with former Hurricane Isaac as it approaches the Lesser Antilles islands.
The FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and SWAT members are reportedly on hand to help clear the Fifth Third building. He added that the shooting "could have been much, much worse" if not for the immediate police response to end the threat.
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Red flags flew over Pensacola-area beaches in Florida's Panhandle, where swimming and wading in the Gulf of Mexico was prohibited. But authorities are also issuing a voluntary evacuation order for people outside the city's levee protection system.
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The US Open Men's singles final will be shown LIVE on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD at around 1.30 am IST. The effort took its toll on a suddenly weary-looking Del Potro as a 95-minute set was claimed by Djokovic in the tiebreak.
In a statement about her breakup with Miller, Grande said there were times when the "toxic relationship" took its toll. Ariana Grande is remembering Mac Miller . 'There are no further details as to the cause of his death at this time'.
After more questions from senators on Thursday, the hearing is set to wrap up on Friday with testimony from outside witnesses. Defying rules of the Senate and in protest of the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh , New Jersey Democrat, Sen.
Not only that they manged to hear directly from the regime's leader, where Pyongyang stands on denuclearization and peace efforts. The team brings with them, details including date, venue and topics for the hotly anticipated inter-Korean summit.
By state law the senator will have to be a member of the same party as the departing one, in this case the GOP . Kyl said that he "will do my best to ensure that Arizonans continue to be well-represented in the Senate".
The delays created by these difficulties mean that we can no longer hold the necessary Test Events on August 27 and September 1. They are yet to be rescheduled so local authorities can decide whether to grant the stadium with a safety certificate.
Vodafone will have net debt of about $1.9 billion after a restructure of its debt facilities after the merger is approved. The entry of TPG to Australia's mobile market will "invigorate" and "stimulate" competition, according to Vodafone.
The company's fall line-up will include an iPhone X Plus successor with a whopping 6.5 inch OLED screen, according to the report . The iPhone X's Apple A11 Bionic CPU uses a 10nm process, which means there's a processor transistor every 10 nanometers.