But between evacuations and storm shutter installations, NASA and NOAA are keeping people informed and entertained.
Hurricane Florence, the Category 2 storm heading straight for my parents' SC house, has the country on high alert.
One of the first major Atlantic hurricanes of 2018, Hurricane Florence is now under category 2 with max winds at 105 miles per hour.
As Florence nears the east coast, meteorologists are focused on two key factors: ocean temperatures and wind sheer (the difference in speeds at the upper and lower parts of the storm).
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The Hurricane season 2018 is expected to last till November.
Hurricane Florence has reportedly been causing 80-plus feet waves.
As Hurricane Florence continues barreling toward the Carolinas, NASA has posted a remarkable video of the storm with winds approaching 130 miles per hour.
A new high-definition video and photos taken from the International Space Station show the size of scope of Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm heading toward landfall in the Southeast U.S. later this week.