Hurricane Florence Update #5: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:3opm
As of 11 am, the center of Hurricane Florence is located approximately 885 miles southeast of Emerald Isle. The Category 4 storm currently has maximum winds of 130 mph, and is moving west-northwest at 16 mph. Florence is expected to strengthen, and winds are expected to reach 150 mph on Wednesday. Hurricane Florence is a potentially life-threatening storm, and Emerald Isle is likely to receive significant impacts – in terms of wind, storm surge, and rainfall.