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Hurricane Florence getting big, move towards US Southeast

The Hurricane Warnings have been issued for South Santee River, North Carolina, South Carolina to Duck and the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.

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Hurricane Florence is said to be getting rapidly intensifying that could strike a direct as well as the dangerous blow that ranges from Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic region later this week.

Hurricane Florence getting big, move towards US Southeast
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As per the new reports, it is said that Hurricane Florence remains at Category 4 with the wind speed of about 140 mph. On Tuesday, it has now started to become organized as well as it increases in size. On 2 AM ET, the National Hurricane Center reports that Florence is about 385 miles southwest of Bermuda and is about 625 miles east of Southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. It is now traveling at about 300 degrees at about 17 mph.

The Hurricane Warnings have been issued for South Santee River, North Carolina, South Carolina to Duck and the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds. It is expected that it will produce total rainfall accumulations of about 15 to 25 inches. This has also got about maximum amounts of 35 inches which are over the portions of the Carolinas along with the mid-Atlantic States from later this week to next week. It is said that Florence may gain the strength in Wednesday and after that, on Thursday it may get gradually weak.

As per the forecasters, they said that the center of Florence would be moving over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean which is in between Bermuda and Bahamas on Tuesday and Wednesday. They will approach the Carolinas on Thursday.

Due to the hurricane Florence the governors of North and South Carolina, Maryland as well as Virginia has declared that states of emergency due to the approaching storm.  The evacuation plans are now on the cards fro the South Carolina. The state has issued a mandatory evacuation for Dare County residents from Monday at 12 PM. About 245,000 people will be evacuated for this storm.

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