Fishel said that the wind field associated with the storm is continuing to increase in size and could cause devastating storm surge.
Almost 2 million residents have been told to evacuate and head to safer ground.
Florence is now expected to make a slightly earlier arrival near the border of North and SC early Friday. But because Roper cares for extremely vulnerable patients, like those who just got out of heart or brain surgery, the facility applied for and received an exemption to the evacuation order because transporting the patients could be riskier than sheltering in place. This storm is a slow-moving mammoth and will linger for days on the coast, heavily affecting not only North and SC but also Georgia and parts of Virginia before moving further inland, causing devastation to entire states throughout the weekend.
More than 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate the coastlines of the Carolinas and Virginia.
As Florence closed in for the worst strike on the area in decades, President Donald Trump and state and local officials urged residents in the path of the storm to evacuate before it is too late.
The hurricane is expected to weaken into a tropical depression as it continues westward into SC and Georgia.
Saturday's scheduled game between SC and Marshall has been canceled.
Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System, the super typhoon could affect as many as 43.4 million people before it fades away. The storm is expected to see some weakening as it enters Philippines but rainfall will be very heavy over these areas.
White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Monday ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents. He cited forecasts showing Florence was likely to stall over North Carolina, "bringing days and days of rain".
Another commenter said: 'That hurricane better be taking me to dinner first'.
Jennifer Gray, CNN meteorologist, commented on the hurricane, saying: "Regardless, this is bad news for the North Carolina coast as well as the SC coast, and all the points inland".
A hurricane warning - meaning hurricane conditions are expected within 36 hours - is in effect for a long stretch of the coast, from the Santee River in SC to Duck, N.C., which is part of the Outer Banks.
"The preparation has been done and now it's up to mother nature as to what happens", he said.
At around noon, Quentin Felton, 39, of Morehead City arrived at Southeast Raleigh High School with her mom, three children, fraternal twin sister and her sister's two kids.
"Everything is packed", Espinoza said.
"It does look a bit similar to Harvey in a sense that it goes roaring into shore and then comes to a screeching stop", said MIT meteorology professor and hurricane expert Kerry Emanuel.
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The President praised the job FEMA and law enforcement did in Puerto Rico as " an incredible, unsung success ". He called Maria "the worst natural disaster in our modern history" and said many people are still struggling.
And it led to mixed signals from officials in SC , whose governor had canceled mandatory evacuation for several coastal counties. Officials say Hurricane Florence is likely to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina near the SC border.
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On Wednesday morning, the storm was about 550 miles from the Carolina coast and remains a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds. Across the Carolinas, people are preparing for what experts believe could be a devastating storm.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper warned that "disaster is at the doorstep", and "tens of thousands" of buildings may be flooded. TRACKING FLORENCE: Stay with The Weather Network online and on T.V. for our exclusive coverage of the storm.
GOES-16/NOAAHurricane Florence approaches the US East Coast in a satellite image taken from space on September 12, 2018. Hurricane Florence, now a Category 4 storm , is a 'no-kidding nightmare, ' warns German astronaut Alexander Gerst .
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Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast
Speaking in the Oval Office alongside Trump, FEMA administrator Brock Long said Florence may be a "very devastating storm". President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia , opening the way for federal aid.