Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump on Florence: "It's tremendously big and tremendously wet"

(He's not wrong)

Posted by Sam Spence on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 5:18 PM

Sitting in the Oval Office today, President Donald Trump warned the Southeast coast of the United States of America to be ready for a large, maybe unprecedented storm that's "tremendously big and tremendously wet."

But, I mean, he's not wrong. Florence was a strong category 4 storm when the National Weather Service issued their 5 p.m. update on Tuesday. Some 500 miles across, experts say. The latest track shows a probably landfall somewhere near the border between the Carolinas, and areas along the coast from Georgetown, S.C. to Duck, N.C. on the northern Outer Banks, are now under a hurricane warning.

The latest National Hurricane Center forecast shows the earliest that tropical storm-force winds could reach the Charleston area would be Thursday morning just before 8 a.m.

For full Florence coverage, continue visit charlestoncitypaper.com/florence.

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