These 4 reasons make Hurricane Florence extremely dangerous

“Ever stared down the gaping eye of a category 4 hurricane? It’s chilling, even from space,” says European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst, who is currently living and working aboard the International Space Station as a member of the Expedition 56 crew.
Image and captions: NASA


Even for a major hurricane, Florence is a beast like no other.

A perfect storm of unfortunate circumstances means Florence could deal a devastating blow to the Southeast.

And in the 29 years since Hurricane Hugo struck, the population of the coastal Carolinas has skyrocketed…

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Staring Down Hurricane Florence, VIDEO, NASA (09-12-2018)
A high-definition video camera outside the space station captured stark and sobering views of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm. The video was taken on Tuesday as Florence churned across the Atlantic in a west-northwesterly direction with winds of 130 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center forecasts additional strengthening for Florence before it reaches the coastline of North Carolina and South Carolina early Friday, Sept. 14.