Just a quick flyby to wish the best of luck to all of my East Coast friends.
Please heed any evacuation orders. If you live near the coast, get out. If you live near rivers, creeks, etc. and you are in a flood zone, get out.
This storm will likely strengthen as it approaches the Outer Banks. As it travels north, It will merge with a trough and the northern located jet, which will provide enough ventilation to keep it a strong storm.
Even if it weakens, it is huge, with...