NASA footage reveals the 'menacing' Hurricane Florence

16 September, 2018, 13:39 | Author: Tara Reeves
  • Hurricane Florence from space:

On Wednesday, forecasters projected Florence - now a category 4 hurricane - will likely slow down and turn south after slamming the East Coast.

The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) notes that hurricane-force winds extended outward up to 130km from the centre and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 315km.

The did astronaut Rick Arnold on September 14.

Those warily staring at Florence grasp in contrast it to Hurricanes Fran and Hugo, which pummeled North Carolina and SC, respectively, more than two decades ago.

About 10 million people could be affected by the storm.

The storm's first casualties were reported in Wilmington, North Carolina, just north of where this pier is located.

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NASA published a picture from space of the hurricane "Florence," which struck on the coast of the United States.

Satellites also continue to monitor Hurricane Florence as it passes over North Carolina to help meteorologists make more accurate predictions of how the storm will impact people living in the region.

Hurricane Florence is at the doorstep of North and SC, and she's not going away anytime soon.

The hurricane is located about 165 miles (270 km) east of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour (165 km per hour), it added.

As Hurricane Florence continues barreling in direction of the Carolinas, NASA has posted a outstanding video of the storm with winds drawing reach 130 miles per hour.

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