A mandatory evacuation order was issued noon Monday for North Carolina's Hatteras Island.
Florence "is particularly big, particularly strong and. there's nothing stopping it", the SC governor Henry McMaster said at a news conference on Monday. "We're liable to have a whole lot of flooding".
As of Monday evening, Florence is moving west northwest at 13 miles per hour and heading over warmer waters and less wind shear, which is conducive for maintaining or gaining intensity. On Monday he said: "We do know that we're in the bull's-eye". Florence "is expected to remain an extremely unsafe major hurricane through Thursday", the NHC said in a statement.
"Please take all necessary precautions".
"We have already began mobilizing our assets to respond accordingly, and we are here for you!" he tweeted.
North Carolina's wild horse herd has seen its share of storms, though. "We just happen to be right in the middle".
"The last Atlantic hurricane to intensify as rapidly as far north as Florence's current location is Hurricane Humberto (2007)".
"This one is hard", she said, having been through hurricane damage before. "This is probably the only exercise I get this week". "These conditions are expected to lead to significant strengthening during the next 12 to 24 hours, and Florence is forecast to be a very powerful major hurricane on its approach to the southeastern United States", the NHC said in a statement this morning. The governors of both states declared states of emergency.
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"There is still time to prepare but the window to do so is starting to close", he said. It was picking up speed over the Atlantic's warm waters, causing concerns about landfall and flooding from heavy rains afterward, possibly late Thursday or Friday.
"This is a huge storm", said Robert Woodward, chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, predicting 15 to 20 inches (38 to 50 centimeters) of rain.
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"Interests in the Lesser Antilles should continue to monitor Isaac during the next few days".
As for a hit on the US mainland, the most recent Cat 4 at landfall was Hurricane Harvey previous year, which hit Texas with winds of 130 miles per hour.
Hurricane season runs through November 30.
Since the hurricane has already amassed wind speeds of 130 miles per hour, the coast could see life-threatening wind, rain, and storm surges.
Maria - which killed at least 3 057 people, most in Puerto Rico - is believed to be the third costliest tropical cyclone on record.
A surge in the waters off the New England coast is expected to begin as soon as tomorrow, and could lead to some especially high tides and risky rip currents, Simpson says, but that's about it.