Florence Strengthens To Category 2


Florence is now a Category 2 Hurricane. Sustained winds of 105 mph with wind gusts up to 125 mph. Still expected to strengthen into a major hurricane by tomorrow morning.

The very latest shows the storm moving slowly west-northwest around 9 mph… and is centered around 625 miles southeast of Bermuda… which is less than 1300 NM east-southeast of Savannah.

Here is the latest information on Florence from the National Hurricane Center…

The official National Hurricane Center forecast shows steady strengthening through the middle of this week… with Florence possibly becoming a major hurricane Tuesday. A general west to west/northwest track over the next couple of days is expected… followed by a west-northwest or northwest track later next week.

It is far too early to determine what, if any, impacts will be felt along our coast. However… here are some things to keep in mind.

First… keep up to date with the latest on Florence. Also… make sure you get your information from a reputable source. Make sure you have a hurricane plan in case.

And finally — don’t panic. Just stay informed. Stay tuned to WSAV on-air and online for the latest.

For weather updates and alert notifications in the palm of your hand, you can download the Storm Team 3 app here for free.

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