Utility officials have warned that widespread power outages are likely and that it could take weeks to restore electricity.
Florence is headed straight for some of the most well-known military bases in the country.
Georgia joined four other coastal states issuing an emergency declaration as the latest forecasts showed Florence dumping historic amounts of torrential rain on the southern state. "Its a big one", he said at the White House.
"Do you want to get hit with a train or do you want to get hit with a cement truck?" said Jeff Byard, an administrator with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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"They told me to bring a pillow and blanket", Whisler said.
The NHC said the first tropical storm-force winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 kph) would hit the region early on Thursday with the storm's centre reaching the coast Friday. Because the storm was so strong earlier in the week, it built up a wall of water which will push inland as the storm surge.
A hurricane hunter with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) flew into the category three Hurricane Florence and reported back Wednesday what he was seeing.
The new trajectory means the storm will idle at sea for longer, creating even heavier and prolonged rains and storm surges for the Carolinas and possibly northern parts of Georgia.
More than 1.7 million people were warned to evacuate and get out of the way of the "life-threatening" storm's path.
Manure lagoons are about as pleasant as they sound-vast open-air ponds of manure located next to the many hog farms near the North Carolina coast. Tropical Storm Isaac was expected to pass south of Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba, while Hurricane Helene was moving northward away from land.
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Many newcomers have moved to the coast in the almost 19 years since the last strong hurricane - Floyd - threatened the area. Florence was upgraded twice Monday to a Category 4. "Right now it's 625 miles South of Bermuda, with 105 mph winds".
An estimated 10 million people live in areas expected to be placed under a hurricane or storm advisory, according to the US Weather Prediction Center. Its maximum sustained winds have dropped slightly to 110 miles per hour.
The prison, home to nearly 1,000 prisoners and up to 119 staff, was ordered to stay put even during an initial mandatory evacuation for surrounding Jasper County.
He said: "We are ready but this is going to be one of the biggest ones to ever hit our country".
"I'm not approaching Florence from fear or panic", said Brad Corpening (35), who planned to ride out the storm in his boarded-up delicatessen in Wilmington.
Residents near coastal areas have been given evacuation warnings, although Raleigh is a bit inland so Weaver and her family are going to remain at home to wait out the storm.
The university said Sunday that it has issued a voluntary evacuation for students starting at noon Monday. East Coast this upcoming week with the potential of life-threatening flooding and gusty winds.
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On the forecast track, the center of Florence will move over the warm waters of the southwestern Atlantic Ocean through Wednesday. ET Friday, Florence's maximum sustained winds were about 60 miles per hour , according to the National Hurricane Center .
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