Tropical Storm Florence to become Hurricane, East Coast braces for the worst

Tonight, the 8th, Tropical Storm Florence is expected to turn into Hurricane Florence, and poses a significant threat to the East Coast of the US. By the end of next week, there is a significant chance that Florence will make landfall in the Low Country states, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Authorities are already making moves to prepare for the storm, including a state of emergency being declared by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.

For more information see the National Hurricane Center, and if you live in the projected path, please see this article for advice on hurricane preparedness.