Hurricane Florence contacts to brands such as ‘extremely dangerous’ storm hits east coast



Hurricane Florence packing winds of up to 150 km / h

Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean gives update on the storm track.

As Hurricane Florence continues to charge in the direction of the U.S. east coast, especially the Carolina’s, the local population is encouraged to take the appropriate steps to prepare for what the National Hurricane Center calls an “extremely dangerous” storm.

With wind speeds up to 140 km / h, Florence was a Category 4 storm Monday afternoon and again experts have warned that it would be even more powerful as it approaches land. Currently Florence is on the way to North Carolina, although it’s expected to travel through North Carolina and Virginia.

Of the strike of the major points of the hurricane-proofing of houses, the residents in the path of the hurricane are ready for the day. Officials also recommend having emergency contact numbers handy in case someone is trapped in the storm or need to do on the help.


Here are some important phone numbers to have on hand during the storm. In the event of a medical emergency, fire or other serious incident, dial 911 immediately.

North Carolina

North Carolina Emergency Management: 919-825-2500

North Carolina Department of Public Safety: 919-733-2126

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol: 919-742-2124

Click here for a list of the county emergency coordinators

South Carolina

South Carolina Emergency Management: 803-737-8500

South Carolina Highway Patrol: 803-896-7920

Click here for a list of the county emergency coordinators


Virginia Department of Emergency Management: 804-897-6500

Virginia Emergency Operations Center: 804-674-2400

Click here for a list of the county emergency coordinators

Other contacts

FEMA: 1-800-621-3362

National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline: 866-720-5721

The american Red Cross: 1-800-RED CROSS

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