Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
A climate scientist thinks that we aren't taking major storms like Florence seriously enough.
"Today is the last good day to evacuate," FEMA says.
"Bottom line is that we’re not doing enforcement in that area given the seriousness of the storm. There is no caveat to that statement."
Trump just called Hurricane Maria response an "incredible unsung success." Nearly 3,000 people died.
He was trying to reassure Americans that his administration is ready for Hurricane Florence, which he called “tremendously big and tremendously wet.”
“Previously, it’s been safer to stay in place with the inmates rather than move to another location," the South Carolina Department of Corrections told VICE News.
The hurricane is now the size of North Carolina.
Hurricane Florence could become the first Category 4 storm to hit the U.S. mainland this far north.