11 Sep '18, 12pm

North Carolina-sized Hurricane Florence makes its way to North Carolina

North Carolina-sized Hurricane Florence makes its way to North Carolina

Hurricane Florence is heading straight for the Carolinas, on course to slam into a region that hasn’t seen anything like it in a generation. Florence is already one of the worst hurricanes ever to threaten the East Coast, and there’s nearly unanimous consensus among the most reliable weather models that the storm will grow larger and more fierce before it hits land. When it arrives in North Carolina on Thursday, it could be about the same size as North Carolina . On Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered the complete evacuation of the state’s coastline , home to more than a million people, to prepare for what’s shaping up to be a historic storm . Large-scale evacuations have also been ordered in eastern North Carolina and southeast Virginia , home to a combined 3 million people, where states of emergency are already in effect. President Donald Trump cancell...

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Helping pets in Hurricane Florence's path

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straitstimes.com 11 Sep '18, 12am

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 Sep '18, 6pm

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stripes.com 10 Sep '18, 10pm

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military.com 11 Sep '18, 4pm

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Awesome, Frightening Views of Hurricane Florence

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 Sep '18, 9pm

From a distance of 1.5 million kilometers (1 million miles) away NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the D...

Fighter Jets Evacuated, Guard Activated as Hurricane Nears East Coast

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military.com 10 Sep '18, 10pm

U.S. military bases on the Virginia coast have ordered the evacuation of Air Force fighter aircraft and Navy ships in prep...

Hurricane Florence is no Hugo. It looks worse.

grist.org 12 Sep '18, 7pm

With winds of 125 mph and a span of hundreds of miles, Hurricane Florence is already one of the largest and strongest hurr...