Reports: Evacuations underway from South Carolina to Virginia as Florence approaches as ‘unprecedented’ Category 4 hurricane

Residents in the eastern United States are bracing for Florence as it barrels toward the region, posing a serious threat to lives and property.

A state of emergency has been declared in four states — South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland, as well as Washington, D.C., — to help people prepare for the hurricane.

“There’s never been a storm like Florence. It was located farther north in the Atlantic than any other storm to ever hit the Carolinas, so what we’re forecasting is unprecedented,” Accu Weather Vice President of Forecasting and Graphics Operations Marshall Moss said.Read More…

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