Screen capture from Weather.com
CARY, N.C. (BP) -- Southern Baptist disaster relief volunteers are on alert as Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm currently in the Atlantic Ocean, is reportedly expected to make landfall on the Carolina coast late Thursday or Friday morning.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects the storm to arrive as a "dangerous major hurricane." A meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Columbia, S.C., Dan Miller, told The State, "Somebody is going to suffer devastating damage if this storm continues as it is currently forecast."
Current projections have the storm making direct landfall on the coast of North Carolina. And North Carolina Baptists on Mission (NCBM), the ministry in Cary, N.C., that handles disaster relief for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, is preparing for the worst. Read More