Hurricane Florence Created Enormous 83-Foot Waves In the Atlantic

Severe weather warning- Hurricane Helene to impact Leitrim

Hurricane Helene is due to make landfall in Ireland

Tropical Storm Helene was expected to pass over or near the Azores late Saturday or Sunday.

The National Hurricane Center's official forecast shows that if Helene can hold together, it will impact Ireland and the northern United Kingdom by early this upcoming week.

Storm surges - the bulge of ocean water pushed ashore by the hurricane - were as high as 10 feet (3 metres).

"A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 12 to 24 hours".

At 5 p.m., Florence was centered about 50 miles (75 kilometers) west-southwest of Wilmington, North Carolina, and about 25 miles (45 kilometers) northeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Moderate to strong northwesterly shear and dry mid-level air are likely to cause Isaac to weaken to a tropical depression or even become an open wave within the next day or so, the NHC reported.

Speaking of Florence, by the 5PM update Thursday, Hurricane Florence remains a Category 2 with winds sustained at 105 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center is advising Isaac could deliver 4 to 6 inches of rain to Jamaica with the possibility of flash floods.

As the East Coast prepares to take on Hurricane Florence, the massive storm appears to be flexing its muscles in the Atlantic. The system is expected to bring its gusty winds, which extend some 140 miles from its center, and heavy rains to the Azores, according to the National Hurricane Center.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper called Florence an "uninvited brute" that could wipe out entire communities as it grinds across the state.

Most of the midweek brought clouds and rain to southern New England.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) provided the latest update on Hurricane Florence at 8 a.m. on September 12.

However, it's not too late to prepare for Hurricane Florence - or any other storm that may move through Coweta County.

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