Forecasters said it now has maximum sustained winds of about 130 miles per hour and even stronger gusts.
Hurricane Helene is expected to turn north into the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, according to the National Hurricane Center. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 25 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 125 miles.
"To the incredible citizens of North Carolina, South Carolina and the entire East Coast - the storm looks very bad!"
Dare County officials ordered everyone to leave Hatteras Island on Monday.
As of 11 a.m., Florence was centered about 580 miles south-southeast of Bermuda, moving west at 13 mph.
Last week, Hurricane Florence became the first Category 4 hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season.
The now category 2 storm is expected to slam the east coast this week as a possible category 4 hurricane.
Stocks in weather-sensitive industries reacted as Hurricane Florence moved closer to the U.S. East Coast on Monday. North Carolina seems to be the state that could bear the brunt of the winds, along with SC and parts of southern Virginia. More evacuation orders are likely to come. That storm was centred 185 km south southeast of the islands.
There's still a large cone of uncertainty about the storm's exact path, but the latest models show Florence tracking a little further south and west than previously thought, Wimberley said. At the time, Florence was a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale (which classifies hurricanes by strength on a scale of 1 to 5).
He says storm surge could reach as high as 10 feet (3 meters) and estimates 1 million residents will be leaving the coast.
The NHC added that Florence, which reached major hurricane status several days ago but weakened into a tropical storm, now has an eye.
As for the other developing storms.
Cities in Florence's impact zone that may see winds in excess of 100 miles per hour as of Monday morning.
The Storms in the Atlantic are very risky.
No coastal watches or warnings were in effect as of Monday morning.
Florence is "quickly becoming a powerful hurricane" the NHC says and predicts it will be a Category 4 storm by tomorrow.
"If the track were to shift more westward, that would put Charlotte at more risk for both wind and flooding", he said, possibly including heavy rain in the headwaters of the Catawba River, which flows toward Charlotte.
As a public safety note, the south shore will experience unsettled surf conditions associated with Hurricane Florence, and the public is encouraged to use caution on those beaches..
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