Hurricane Florence is the strongest storm to target the Carolinas and Virginia region “in decades,” the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday in issuing dire warnings for the hundreds of thousands of people ordered to evacuate before the Category 4 storm makes landfall.

“We cannot stress the importance to our citizens that are in evacuations to heed the local and state warnings,” Jeffrey Byard, FEMA’s associate administrator for response and recovery, said at a news conference. “Hurricane Florence is the strongest storm to target the Carolinas and this part of our country in decades.”

via Hurricane Florence strongest storm to target Carolinas in decades, FEMA official says – AOL Weather

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Hurricane Florence strongest storm to target Carolinas in decades, FEMA official says – AOL Weather

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