Forecasters said wind speeds have dropped from a high of 225 km/h to 175 km/h, reducing it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 2, and additional fluctuations and weakening were likely as it swirled toward land.
In his latest Facebook post, Mr Nolan said that it looks increasingly likely that hurricane Helene will make landfall in Ireland at some point between 14:00 on Monday and 02:00 on Tuesday next.
Rain is expected to begin in Charlotte late Friday evening and into Saturday. The hurricane's maximum wind speed slowed to 105 miles per hour overnight, but experts predict 13 feet of storm surge will spill across some coastal areas, creating "catastrophic" and "life-threatening inundation", said a NHC statement issued Thursday. Similar declarations were made earlier in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Hurricane Florence weakened from a Category 4 down to a Category 2 storm Wednesday night but the massive system is still considered extremely unsafe and life threatening.
"We expected it to strengthen and then as it approached the coast to weaken somewhat", Abrams says.
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The storm's minimum central pressure is 955 MB or 28.20 inches. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 195 miles.
Florence is expected to produce heavy and excessive rainfall, NOAA noted.
The main concerns for us from Florence will be moderately heavy rainfall, which will cause flooded roadways, strong gusty winds, coastal flooding, moderate potential for downed trees and widespread power outages, and unsafe travel conditions.
According to NHC: "A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area. Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion". Computer models that have shown it restrengthening and moving into the Gulf are discounted at this time, but the system will have to be watched for the next several days in case it reorganizes. The trend is "exceptionally bad news", said University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy, since it "smears a landfall out over hundreds of miles of coastline, most notably the storm surge". This is a life-threatening situation. "Promptly follow evacuation and other instructions from local officials".
"This rainfall will produce catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding", the NHC said.
A hurricane warning is in effect for South Santee River, SC, north to Duck, NC, and the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
In the case of Hurricane Harvey previous year, human-caused warming was found to have made the storm's record-breaking rainfall three times more likely and 15% more intense. "The upper-level outflow remains impressive and is still expanding except toward the south".
In 2017, Russian Federation conducted series of military drills in its western regions, in collaboration with Belarus. The drills come at a time of escalating tensions between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Russian Federation .
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No to sanctions and to trials of freely elected governments", read the post by Salvini, who is also Italy's Deputy Prime Minister. Szijjarto said Hungary was considering legal options to appeal the result because of the way the vote was tallied.
Stewart drained all four of her three-point attempts in the first half to build Seattle's insurmountable lead. Stewart was the league MVP and was selected the Finals MVP after averaging 25.6 points in the three games.
Apple's new iPhone Xs and Xr models represent the next iteration of the company's previous iPhone X model it debuted a year ago . The new iPhones have more powerful processors and cameras, and a dual-SIM card feature for top-of-the-line devices.
Harvard University estimated hundreds died from no electricity for medical services, or hurricane-related injuries and illnesses. Cruz maintains the federal government's response to the hurricane was slow and inadequate while Trump said it was a success.
Readings of 15 miles per hour were already being recorded in Emerald Isle, a popular beach town on Bogue Banks near Cape Lookout. Overnight, Isaac began to fall apart as it encountered increasing atmospheric winds that help shred storms and neared dry air.
New Bern is a city along the Neuse River and is near the Atlantic coast, about 90 miles (145 kilometers) northeast of Wilmington. Hurricane-force winds , which stretch up to 80 miles from the storm's center, will be felt in North and SC by Thursday night.
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Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall in US
When all is said and done, Florence could pour 40 inches of rain along some parts of the North Carolina coast, according to CNN . Ken Graham, the director of the National Hurricane Center, said: "It truly is really about the whole size of this storm".
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Spurs duo Lloris, Alli to miss Liverpool, Inter clashes
The 31-year-old missed Spurs' Premier League game at Watford on 2 September and both of France's matches during the global break. Tottenham are coming off an impressive 3-0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
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Amazon chief Jeff Bezos gives $2bn to help the homeless
Bezos said the schools would "use the same set of principles that have driven Amazon " and that "the child will be the customer". Amazon is designating 47,000 square feet of space at its new corporate office for a permanent Mary's Place shelter.