Faced with new forecasts that showed a more southerly threat, Georgia's governor joined his counterparts in Virginia and North and SC in declaring a state of emergency, and some residents who had thought they were safely out of range boarded up their homes.
But the NHC warned that Florence still poses a deadly threat to a wide stretch of the US Eastern Seaboard, from southern Georgia into southern Virginia, and remained capable of unleashing rain-fueled catastrophic flooding of rivers and low-lying areas.
Early Wednesday afternoon in North Carolina , the storm was centered 700 kilometers (435 miles) off the coast, moving at 26 kph (16 mph) towards the U.S. SC ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents while North Carolina ordered an evacuation of the Outer Banks, barrier islands that are a popular tourist destination.
He said he still wants 25 councillors to run in the next election. "Democracy does not belong to a few of us, it belongs to all of us", he said. Aaron Wudrick, federal director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), said in a statement that the CTF is "disappointed" in the courts decision.
Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Sen. Efforts to convince Collins to vote against Kavanaugh for a lifetime appointment are intensifying this week, with healthcare activist Ady Barkan amassing more than $1 million in small donations in a grassroots campaign and Planned Parenthood launching a six-figure ad buy targeting the senator.
Hurricane Florence is predicted to slam into the US East Coast as an "extremely risky major hurricane" overnight on Thursday. "Watch out, America!" German astronaut Alexander Gerst wrote on Twitter this morning (Sept. Since reliable record-keeping began more than 150 years ago, North Carolina has only been hit by one Category 4 hurricane: Hazel, with 210 km/h winds in 1954.