"If you're going to leave. you should leave now because time is running out", McMaster said on Thursday. As the storm moves inland, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland will also be in peril.
Gradually, Friday through the weekend (local time), the massive storm - containing a zone of tropical-storm-force winds almost 643km wide - will drift inland, engulfing much of SC and southern North Carolina. Usually when a storm approaches the coast, forecasters can tell with ever-increasing accuracy who will get walloped.
In the meantime, "treat the inland flooding just as seriously as you would the storm surge", said Clark.
Soren Rundquist, Environmental Working Group's director of spatial analysis, said if the rainfall projections hold up, the flood waters will simply take what was sprayed on the fields with them, along with what spills out of the pits.
"A slow westward to west-southwestward motion is expected Friday night and Saturday".
Forecasters also say the storm surge - or wall of water - that the hurricane's winds and forward movement push on shore, could cause normally dry areas to be flooded by up to 4 meters of water moving inland. The eye of that hurricane merely grazed the coast. But one thing it might actually help is to reduce the overall wind speed, though we're still going to have gusty winds around here which combined with that wet soil could bring down some trees. It was moving 10 miles per hour toward the Port City, the advisory said. So we're going to have delayed impacts from this even after landfall on Friday.
Additionally, the National Hurricane Center has not changed its forecast for the storm surge - with up to 13 feet possible - or rainfall - with up to 40 inches dumped in some spots.
The massive storm is larger than North Carolina and South Carolina - combined, according to South Carolina Emergency Management.
But the biggest danger could be life-threatening storm surges. Overall, the storm is 400 miles wide. The Category 4 storm is likely to produce "catastrophic" flooding in the eastern Carolinas, as well as destructive winds.
"This storm will bring destruction to North Carolina", Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday morning. The town is less than 5 feet above sea level and officials worry that as many as 1,000 of the town's 6,300 residents are planning to stay.
You may have heard about Hurricane Florence, the storm careering towards the U.S. east coast prompting warnings of an impending disaster. Millions of people are expected to lose power and it could take weeks to resolve the outages.
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"Think of it like a marathon", said Mark Robinson, from The Weather Network, also in Wilmington with Kourounis. "We're about to be in the thick of it".
Its surge could cover all but a sliver of the Carolina coast under as much as 3.4 metres of ocean water, and days of downpours could unload more than 900mm of rain, triggering severe flooding.
"Against my better judgment, due to emotionalism, I evacuated", said Fisher, 74. "We've just never seen anything like this".
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In North Carolina, Florence is expected to dump up to 40 inches of rain. "It doesn't matter where you are", he said. As the recovery from past storms continues in many rural towns, the next storm is about to strike.
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FEMA Administrator Brock Long urged people to prepare for a "very devastating storm", with possibly weeks-long power outages. People getting a little more than moist over it'. "It's going to be bad", said Woody White, a county commissioner.
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