Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Hurricane Florence over USA East coast (2018-09-11)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-09-11 12:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-09-14 12:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Hurricane Florence is threatening the Southeastern United States and the U.S. Mid-Atlantic states. While the storm is progressing along a steady west-northwest trajectory, the governors of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland and the mayor of Washington, D.C. declared a state of emergency. The states of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia also issued mandatory evacuation orders for their coastal communities. At this moment, the hurricane is expected to make landfall early morning on 14th Sept.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Hurricane Florence over USA East coast (2018-09-11). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-09-11
Landing page
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Geographic bounding box

37.8838424853° N, -75.9059209831° E, 31.7729123436° S, -81.188888956° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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