Florence could be only the second Category 4 storm to pummel the Carolinas since 1800, when record-keeping began.
The Center also warned that "Florence is expected to be an extremely risky major hurricane through Thursday". SC is also seeing a mass exodus, after the state's governor ordered a mandatory evacuation of the coastal counties. "So, that high pressure is now driving Florence toward the East Coast", he said. And we are heading into the peak with three hurricanes churning in the Atlantic. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division has ordered 125 buses to be staged in Orangeburg - 37 miles southeast of the state capital of Columbia - in case they are needed to transport residents to shelters.
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The hurricane has already prompted mandatory evacuation orders in the Carolinas and Virginia. "Everyone in Virginia needs to prepare", he said.
Schools will be closed in the affected counties and state officials will reverse lanes on four major roads leading to the coast to assist with the evacuation.
Residents have been advised to stay away from coastal areas.
Hurricane Florence, which was briefly downgraded to a tropical storm last week, was re-upgraded to hurricane status on Sunday and looks like it is destined to barrel straight at the U.S.' East Coast.
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I say "active" hurricanes because there are more storms out there that could mature into a hurricane. "We live paycheck to paycheck, being a military family, and it's four days until payday". "Probably not too much better, but most likely safer than here", she said.
Don't go stocking up on water bottles and batteries just yet. Behind Isaac, Hurricane Helene is picking up strength, with twist paces of more than 105 miles per hour as of Monday afternoon. The National Hurricane Center is now expecting the center of the storm to move between Bermuda and the Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Meanwhile, US president Trump was forced to cancel one of his planned "Make America Great Again" rallies scheduled for Friday night in Jackson, Mississippi. Florence however, exploded from a category 1 storm over the weekend to a category 4 storm to start the week. Tropical storm force winds are rated at 39 to 73. Homes could lose their roofs and exterior walls. Trees can be snapped or uprooted.
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