Evacuations now extend to 1 million people in South Carolina - Governor Henry McMaster ordered the state's entire 187-mile coastline evacuated by Tuesday afternoon, reports The Post and Courier. It is moving at 16 miles per hour (mph), with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph, making it a Category 2 hurricane.
"Large swells affecting Bermuda and portions of the US East Coast will continue this week".
The center of the hurricane is forecast to move across the Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda and the Bahamas tomorrow and Wednesday (Sept. 11-12), before approaching the southeastern coast of the USA on Thursday.
"The bottom line is that there is high confidence that Florence will be a large and extremely risky hurricane, regardless of its exact intensity", the hurricane center said.
National Weather Service officials in Honolulu urged residents to remain careful, noting that the difference between a Category 1 hurricane and a tropical storm is just 5 miles per hour wind speed.
By noon EDT Monday, Florence was centered about 1,230 miles east-southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, and moving west at 13 mph. Florence is projected to make landfall on Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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The United States faced a series of high-powered hurricanes previous year, including Hurricane Maria, which killed some 3,000 people in Puerto Rico, and Hurricane Harvey, which caused an estimated US$1.25 billion in damage when it brought catastrophic flooding to Houston.
Cooper has already requested from President Donald Trump a federal disaster declaration to ensure North Carolina receives financial aid as soon as possible.
As of the 11 AM advisory from the National Hurricane Center Florence remains a very powerful category 4 hurricane.
Florence is travelling across the Atlantic Ocean and is threatening to hit the East Coast later this week when it could be at Category 4 strength. Such swells can lead to risky surf and rip currents, the NHC warned.
The NHC said: "All indications are that Florence will be an extremely risky Category 4 hurricane while it moves over the western Atlantic toward the southeastern United States".
McMaster also said in a news conference on Monday that officials will reverse the lanes on four big roads going away from the coast. "But we are not going to gamble with the lives of the people of SC". Here's one of NASA's latest clips of Florence, via CNN.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Friday and waived transportation rules to help farmers harvest and transfer more crops quickly ahead of the storm.
A storm with sustained winds of at least 111 miles per hour classifies as a Category 3 major hurricane , according to the NHC. The biggest risks from Hurricane Florence may not come from wind, but from the associated rainfall.
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