Florence Headed For Carolinas Late Thursday/Friday

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From chief meteorologist Tony Petrarca

Hurricane Florence remains a category 4 storm at this hour with top winds of 140 mph. Hurricane Watches have been converted to Hurricane Warnings from South Carolina northward to the Virginia border. Storm expected to make landfall late Thursday into Friday and then stall over the area. Direct impacts are not expected for southern New England, however increasing surf and rip currents are likely next several days and into the weekend

LATEST SATELLITE IMAGE

Close up satellite shows a well defined eye measuring 30 miles in diameter

Forecast track from National Hurricane Center

Storm still expected to slow its forward speed and stall bringing extreme rain totals with flash flooding. Rainfall in some areas could total 12-24 inches !

LATEST WATCHES AND WARNINGS:

A Storm Surge Warning has been issued for the Carolina coast

Large waves near the center of Florence will create swells that well advance into our coastal waters next several days..

High Surf Advisories And Rip Current Warnings Will Continue Along Our Coastal Waters

Tony Petrarca.… Next Advisory fom National Hurricane Center  will be at 11PM

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