In a 8 a.m. update, National Hurricane Center forecasters said sustained winds dropped slightly to 130 miles per hour but restrengthening is expected to begin later today, with the storm likely to make landfall along the North or SC coast by Thursday. Hurricane watches and storm surge watches have been issued from Edisto Beach, S.C.
A storm as big as Hurricane Florence will hit with a "one-two punch" deluge of water, Erik Salna, the associate director of the International Hurricane Research Center at Florida International University, says. "It is likely some areas will flood that have never flooded before".
"The coast could see 10-to-12 feet of storm surge plus tides, and cause quite a mess across a stretch of the coast from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout and western Pamlico Sound", he said.
At the same time Florence is expected to make its landfall, another storm, Isaac, is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength as it moves across the Lesser Antilles and into the eastern Caribbean Sea.
Storm surge flooding is expected to be significant along the low-lying coast of North and SC and Virginia. Then, the strong winds, which may be higher than the other hurricanes that we have recently experienced.
South Carolina's governor ordered the state's entire coastline evacuated starting at noon Tuesday and predicted that 1 million people would flee as highways reverse directions.
Anywhere from 2 to 6 feet of storm surge may occur in other areas - as far south as Charleston, South Carolina and as far north as the Virginia coast.
The rain could lead to life-threatening flash flooding.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the federal government would spare no expense in responding to the likely damage from Hurricane Florence, which is forecast to slam the Carolina coast later this week.
I see as part of my mission. "I live in this handsome place", Olivia is a fighter and remains incredibly positive about her fate. Olivia Newton-John has revealed she has cancer for a third time - on this occasion at the base of her spine.
On Thursday afternoon, a TV station reporter tweeted that he had counted five homes that were destroyed in the fire. Patience was running thin at the Pilot Travel Center in the town of Weed, near the northern end of the closure.
This is likely due to wind shear , or strong opposing winds whipping over that portion of the Atlantic that can tear storms apart. Behind Florence are two tropical waves that are given a high chance to become tropical depressions within 2 to 5 days.
Violent crime with multiple victims is rare in Australia but this was the second major incident in Western Australia this year. In July, Kiwi mum Michelle Peterson, 48, and her children Bella, 15 and Rua, 8, were killed in the suburb of Ellenbrook .
Mr Ma began his professional life teaching English at a university in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, in eastern Zhejiang province. Ma's departure is sure to leave an impression, perhaps one that is larger than the one he made during the years he led Alibaba.
TMZ reports that Miller was found dead in his home in California earlier today from what's been described as an apparent overdose. Starting in 2013, he starred in his own MTV2 reality series, " Mac Miller and the Most Dope Family ", which ran for two seasons.
The defeat was an inauspicious start to the Nations League and underlined the distance that needs making up to the world's best. According to the Evening Standard , Luis said: "I am especially happy about David De Gea's performance".
Homosexuality has gained a degree of acceptance in deeply conservative India over the past decade, particularly in big cities. Homosexuality has a tangled history in India, and some of Hinduism's most ancient texts are accepting of gay sex.
But he said his book "is as carefully done as you can do an excavation of the reality of what goes on" in the Trump White House. Trump tweeted Monday that he has been subjected to "Phony books, articles and T.V. "hits" like no other pol has had to endure".
This has hurt morale, but there are some really, really good people that come to work every single day. It says that Moonves could receive a potential payout of $120 million if not terminated for cause.
I could not believe how humiliating it all felt...how we made ourselves look", she said, according to Us Weekly . Nicki opened up about the altercation with Cardi on Friday and said she's mostly embarrassed by what went down.
Federer, Nadal, Djokovic: Who will win the most Grand Slams?
The US Open Men's singles final will be shown LIVE on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select 1 HD at around 1.30 am IST. The tiebreaker was resolved thanks to more del Potro miscues on his forehand side, as he looked more and more tired .
Three new iPhones could be on the cards this week
We've been dubbing it the iPhone 9 , but it could well be known as the iPhone XC as Apple really doubles down on this X moniker. Based on the invite we're expecting Apple boss Tim Cook to take to the stage at 10am PDT, which is local California time.
Tropical Storm Isaac nearing hurricane strength
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Authorities: Dallas officer arrested on manslaughter charge
Her name is Amber Guyger , and interestingly, she was also involved in the shooting of a suspect in 2017, according to a report. Add Police Shootings as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Police Shootings news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Powerful natural disaster rocks Hokkaido
Abe's Liberal Democratic Party begins a leadership contest on Friday but said there would be no campaigning through to Sunday. Mountainsides collapsed in the town of Atsuma, crushing homes and farm buildings, and it is feared many people are trapped.