Tropical Storm Florence Revs Up; State of Emergency Declared In North Carolina, South Carolina
By Space Coast Daily // September 8, 2018
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The National Hurricane Center is continuing to monitor Tropical Storm Florence after State of Emergency has been declared by North Carolina and South Carolina.
The latest report shows Florence with max sustained winds at 65 mph and moving to the west at 7 mph.
Meteorologists expect Florence to pick up strength in the next 24-48 hours and making landfall on the United States as a major hurricane (greater than 110 mph) on Thursday.
“Florence is expected to become a hurricane tonight and rapid intensification is likely to begin on Sunday,” National Hurricane Center said in a statement.
“Florence could become a major hurricane by Monday.”
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