Florida agencies, utilities poised to provide Hurricane Florence aid
15 September, 2018, 14:05 | Author: Lucy Floyd
Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at 7.15am at Wrightsville Beach, a few miles east of Wilmington and not far from the SC line, coming ashore along a mostly boarded-up, emptied-out stretch of coastline.
- President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged those living in the path of Hurricane Florence to comply with all evacuation orders and emergency instructions. "Little rough but we're all out", a tweet said.
And Florence will nearly surely depress auto production in SC, where Volvo already has closed a new factory near Charleston because it's in an area under mandatory evacuation orders, said spokesman Russell Datz.
Preparing for the worst, about 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helicopters and boats.
Charley English of the American Red Cross said anyone wondering how to help from afar can donate blood, registering first at their local Red Cross websites.
Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it is unclear how many did. So far, floods as deep as 6.3 feet and wind gusts as fast as 105 miles per hour have been recorded. "(It's) called Mother Nature; you never know - but we know". Still, analysts for S&P Global Platts say it's possible the Colonial and Plantation pipelines could be affected by power outages or damage to pump stations.
More than 415,000 homes and businesses were without power on Friday morning, according to poweroutage.us which tracks the nation's electrical grid.
WILMINGTON (North Carolina) • Hurricane Florence, weakened but still risky, crashed into the Carolinas yesterday as a giant, slow-moving storm that stranded residents with flood waters and swamped part of the town of New Bern at the beginning of what could be a days-long deluge. Most of the outages are in North Carolina, though several thousand are without power in SC.
For people living inland in the Carolinas, the moment of maximum peril from flash flooding could arrive days later, because it takes time for rainwater to drain into rivers and for those streams to crest.
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An additional three feet of water would bring the storm surge to 6 feet high, potentially destroying homes along the coastline. Screaming winds bent trees and raindrops flew sideways as Florence's leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday.
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There were reports of trees and branches down throughout the areas and thousands in Horry County experienced power outages. A gust of 169km/h was recorded at Wilmington airport, surpassing the power of Hurricane Fran two decades ago.
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