Category 4 Hurricane Florence is headed for the middle of the United States’ East Coast. A “State of Emergency” has already been declared in many East Coast States. It is likely to make landfall between South Carolina and North Carolina as a Category 3 on Thursday.

All commercial ports will to be closed in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina after the gates close this evening.

The Coast Guard Designation “X-Ray” (gale force winds are expected within 48 hours):
Port of Wilmington and North Carolina
Port of Charleston in North and South Carolina

The Coast Guard Designation “Whiskey” (gale force winds are expected within 72 hours):
Port of Norfolk
Port of Savannah

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(SupplyChainDive.com)