As the huge and erratic Florence threatens to make landfall on the Carolina coast Friday afternoon into Saturday, it’ll do so as a strong Category 2 storm, bringing with it sustained winds of 75 miles an hour or greater, roughly 10 trillion gallons of rainfall and storm surges as high as 13 feet to an area that stretches from northern North Carolina to northern Georgia.
Hurricane Florence and it's first big High Tide surge with rapidly building swell, down in Hatteras Village. – The Diamond Shoals buoy is building by the hour, and currently 26ft @ 14seconds of serious SE swell.
As of 11am EST this morning fierce winds and rain had already shown on the east coast, as Florence was roughly 145 miles east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. SC Gov.
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