Satellite images that NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the International Space Station and U.S. astronaut Ricky Wilson shared on Twitter Monday highlighted the hurricane’s potential to cause devastation:
Cameras outside the station captured views of Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic at 8:10 a.m. EDT Sept. 10. With winds of 115 miles an hour it could make landfall along the eastern seaboard of the U.S. late Thursday or early Friday. pic.twitter.com/DhEHhSeeDx
— Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) September 10, 2018
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On Monday, officials ordered the evacuation of some 1 million people from the South Carolina coastline as the Category 4 storm swirls towards the state. It is expected to make landfall on Thursday.