Hurricanes Off Both US Coasts Have 39 Airports On Alert

Tropical Storm Isaac 9th named storm of season forms in Atlantic

Hurricane Florence is now a category 3 hurricane and continues its westerly course according to the National Hurricane Center's latest update. The storm was moving at 13 mph, some 580 miles south-southeast of Bermuda.

The Atlantic hurricane's maximum sustained winds have increased to almost 130 miles per hour (195 kilometers per hour), the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory issued at noon Eastern Time (1600 GMT).

The hurricane center warned that the swells are likely to cause "life-threatening" surf and current conditions.

Hurricane Florence is now a Major Category 4 hurricane and is on track to make landfall on the east coast of the United States later this week.

As Hurricane Florence-now upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane-appears headed toward the southeastern USA, the governors of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia have declared states of emergency.

"The evacuation order will be inconvenient, but we do not want to sacrifice one SC life, we are not going to gamble the lives of SC people", McMaster said.

"We are not going to gamble with the lives of the people of South Carolina", McMaster said.

Meteorologists are forecasting that Florence will continue to pick up speed before making its landfall between SC and North Carolina on Thursday as a category 3 or higher hurricane. Hurricane damage can go beyond the coast as heavy rain and strong winds are expected inland.

Florence expected to become a 'major hurricane' as it heads to US
As of right now, Helen is expected to take a hard northward turn in the coming days and then sputter in the open Atlantic. Isaac , meanwhile, is a Category 1 hurricane with 75 miles per hour winds and is moving west at 14 miles per hour .

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There's still a large cone of uncertainty about the storm's exact path, but the latest models show Florence tracking a little further south and west than previously thought, Wimberley said. Florence is projected to make landfall on Thursday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

"Action today can avoid losses due to Florence", said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper in a statement.

Evacuations began Monday in coastal Carolina regions as landfall still looks likely near the state line between North Carolina and SC.

"Everyone in Dare County is encouraged to evacuate as soon as possible regardless of the established time frames", the Dare County Emergency Management said on Monday. "We're just a strip of land - we're a barrier island", she said. "We don't want to risk one SC life". He said US 278 and USA 21 would be "ready for reversal" at noon Tuesday, but a final decision on whether to reverse flow on the two highways would come later from local authorities.

On its current track, Florence is expected to slam the Carolinas and Virginia the hardest - and the three states issued emergency declarations to speed preparations.

Florence was expected to build into potentially catastrophic Category 5 hurricane today as it closed in on North and SC. Even in areas far from the coast, he added, parts of North Carolina and Virginia could see rain totals of 10-15 inches over the next seven days.

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 140 miles.

Plants in the storm's path are shut down about 12 hours in advance of being hit.

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