Hurricane Helene Continues To Gain Strength In Eastern Atlantic

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"Historically, storms that have taken the track Florence has taken turn north into the Atlantic Ocean before ever reaching the U.S. coast".

The first effects were already being seen on barrier islands Monday as risky rip currents and seawater flowed over the state highway.

Trump was being briefed by the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the Oval Office on Tuesday.

"Storm Surge and Hurricane watches could be issued for portions of these areas by Tuesday (Sept. 11) morning", said the NHC in the update.

Although Isaac has weakened, NHC warned as it gets closer to the Lesser Antilles, it could bring strong winds and heavy rain.

Hurricane-force winds could buffet the Carolinas by Wednesday night with landfall likely in SC and North Carolina on Thursday, the NHC said.

Florence could slam the Carolinas harder than any hurricane since Hazel, which hit in 1954 with 130 miles per hour (209 kph) winds.

And Florence and Mangkhut aren't alone as they compete to be the biggest storms on the planet; a staggering nine tropical systems are circling the globe right now, forming a band that stretches from the South China Sea to the central Atlantic.

Hurricane Florence is the biggest concern to the United States, as it will likely impact the Carolinas between Wednesday and Friday.

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"Further strengthening is anticipated, and Florence is expected to be an extremely risky major hurricane through Thursday", the National Hurricane Center said.

Florence, a potentially life-threatening Category 4 hurricane, is on track to make landfall in North Carolina or SC on Thursday (Sept. 13). Even if you've ridden out storms before, this one is different. Drawing energy from the warm water, it could have top sustained winds of 130 miles per hour (209 kph) or more by Tuesday, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said.

The storm is expected to produce 3 to 5 inches of rain across Martinique, Dominica, and Guadeloupe, with near 10 inches possible in isolated areas, forecasters said.

But Hurricane Florence is not alone in the Atlantic Ocean.

It is only the 11th time on record that three hurricanes have been active in the Atlantic at the same time.

The storm is moving towards the west at 11km/h, and is forecast to drench a large swath of the US East Coast running from northern Florida to New Jersey. "Already we're getting some overwash, the ocean is coming over 12", she said, referring to the islands' main road.

In coastal Charleston, South Carolina, city officials offered sandbags to residents. The University of North Carolina Wilmington announced it has canceled classes and issued a voluntary evacuation for students starting at noon today.

In southeast Virginia, Naval Station Norfolk told not to leave their vehicles at the sprawling base later this week because of the flood threat.

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