Hurricane Florence, a powerful Category 4 storm, is closing in on the Southeast, bringing threatening winds, a high storm surge and tons of rain.
— The storm is moving west-northwest toward the Carolinas.
— Florence could make landfall early morning Friday between midnight and 5 a.m. as a major hurricane — possibly a Category 4 or Category 3 storm.
— NWS Newport/Morehead (@NWSMoreheadCity) September 11, 2018
— A hurricane watch is in effect from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina-Virginia border.
— Many residents and visitors on the coasts of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia are under evacuation orders.