Although Olivia is expected to move over the islands as a tropical storm, it could still bring worse impacts than recent Hurricane Lane to some areas, the center said. Damaging winds, floods, high surf and storm surge are still possible.
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Federal states of emergency have been declared in all three states, and collectively about 1.5 million people have fled the coast under mandatory evacuation orders.
Tropical Storm Issac was one of four weather systems rolling across the Atlantic Thursday, including the unsafe category 2 Hurricane Florence, which was packing winds of nearly 100mph as it headed towards the Carolinas on the east coast of the United States. "This storm is extremely risky".
The centre of Isaac passed between Martinique and Dominica with maximum sustained winds of about 45 miles per hour. Florence remains a risky Cat 4 with max winds of 130 miles per hour with a NW movement of 15 miles per hour.
The 8 a.m. forecast on Hurricane Florence reinforces projections that the storm's path will shift slightly to the southeast as it closes in on the Carolinas.
Hurricane Helene is travelling through the Atlantic at the moment and once she gets here, she'll have enough rain and wind for everyone. Some flooding was forecast early in the day for parts of North Florida, but those forecasts were adjusted later to include high swells and minor coastal flooding at high tide.
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Terrifying as the situation is (I am regularly checking on my folks, who abandoned Charleston for the highlands of North Carolina), there is a silver lining.
"A broad area of low pressure is located over the central Gulf of Mexico".
It's begun to acquire some tropical structure, which is why it was named a subtropical storm Wednesday.
There were two other systems in development Wednesday as well.
"Regardless of development, heavy rainfall and gusty winds are expected across portions of northeastern Mexico, Texas, and Louisiana late this week, and interests there should monitor the progress of this system", it added.
Florence is expected to make landfall late Thursday night or early Friday morning, Mountain Time, somewhere between Atlantic Beach, NC and Savannah, GA.