12 Sep '18, 7pm

Hurricane Florence is no Hugo. It looks worse.

With winds of 125 mph and a span of hundreds of miles, Hurricane Florence is already one of the largest and strongest hurricanes ever to threaten the East Coast . The National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina — near where Florence is expected to make landfall on Thursday — is already calling it “the storm of a lifetime.” In this region, the current storm of anyone’s lifetime is 1989’s Hurricane Hugo — with winds of 140 mph, it was the most powerful hurricane to hit land north of Florida since weather records began in 1851. Even though its winds won’t be quite as strong, Florence could be much worse by many other measures. Take a look at how they compare side-by-side from space (that’s Hugo on the left): Grist / NOAA Larger hurricanes typically bring much higher storm surges, historically the deadliest threat from hurricanes, because a larger span of winds can ...

Full article: https://grist.org/article/hurricane-florence-is-no-hugo-i...

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Awesome, Frightening Views of Hurricane Florence

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

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Florence looks intimidating from any angle

Florence looks intimidating from any angle

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 Sep '18, 3pm

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grist.org 11 Sep '18, 12pm

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nationalguard.mil 12 Sep '18, 6pm

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