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Monday Storm Center for Beaufort Co.: What you need to know about Hurricane Florence

Damaging winds from Hurricane Florence moving inland, water also a threat

The National Hurricane Center says the center of Florence will move over southern North Carolina Thursday, but is expected to make “a slow motion over eastern South Carolina” Friday night through Saturday.
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The National Hurricane Center says the center of Florence will move over southern North Carolina Thursday, but is expected to make “a slow motion over eastern South Carolina” Friday night through Saturday.

As of Monday afternoon, Beaufort County continues to be in the projected path of Hurricane Florence, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Things to know right now

Evacuation routes

What to know about evacuating

The storm

Getting ready

When Hurricane Irma was possibly headed to South Carolina, we asked Nancy Cappelmann, Harbormaster at Harbour Town Yacht Basin on Hilton Head Island, for advice on what boat owners can do to prepare their boats for the coming storm.

Important contacts

Closures and cancellations

Traffic

Back in the day and other stuff

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