South Carolina's governor ordered the state's entire coastline evacuated at noon Tuesday and predicted that 1 million people would flee as highways reverse directions.
Air Canada and Alaska Airlines have canceled their flights in and out of RDU on Thursday, but had not made any announcements about Friday as of 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Another joker said: 'Looks like tropical storm Floyd has penetrated Florence, we will be having a baby shower for the little sprinkle that's due in 9 months'. For example, the seas off of Wilmington, North Carolina have risen 7.5 inches since 1935, according to NOAA.
Duke Energy, the nation's No. 2 power company, said Florence could knock out electricity to three-quarters of its four million customers in the Carolinas, and outages could last for weeks.
Wilmington, just north of where Florence appeared headed for shore, grew empty and quiet on Wednesday.
"But I'm staying", she said. "It's going to happen".
The explanation, experts said, is relatively simple: More and more people are choosing to live near the coast, and housing and building costs in those locations are more expensive than they used to be. Shelters in the city were filling and some people were being bused inland to Raleigh, even though some residents there were told they might have to evacuate because of flooding. "It is going to be ... a long-term recovery", Byard said.
Apple to unveil new iPhones, revamped iPads and more on Wednesday
The new XR will come in 6 colours including white, black, blue, yellow, coral and (PRODUCT) RED, and 3 sizes: 64, 128, and 256 GB. Apple's eSIM technology found within the company's LTE iPads , will debut in the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max for the first time.