Hurricane Florence is strengthening in the the Atlantic Ocean, predicted to make direct landfall in either Northern South Carolina or North Carolina coasts.
The storm is now a category 4 hurricane, expected to reach land on the eastern coast of the USA sometime on Thursday night.
Hurricane Florence rapidly intensified from a category 2 hurricane, to a category 4, within just 2 hours, now with winds sustained at 140mph.
The Governor of South Carolina has said he will soon announce a mandatory evacuation of their entire coastline.
In times of emergency, price gouging can sometimes be an unfortunate occurrence. If you see price gouging happening, you can call the Attorney General of North Carolina’s office.