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This photo provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as it threatens the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters said Florence could become an extremely dangerous major hurricane sometime Monday and remain that way for days. (NASA via AP)MoreCloseclosemore
This photo provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as it threatens the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters said Florence could become an extremely dangerous major hurricane sometime Monday and remain that way for days. (NASA via AP)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Hurricane Florence is headed toward land. We'll discuss the latest on the storm.

Guests

Douglas Brinkley, presidential historian and professor of history at Rice University in Houston. Professor at Tulane University in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Author of "The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast."

Matt Wain, chief operations officer at Medical University of South Carolina Health.

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Live 5 News: "Lowcountry hospitals prepare for Hurricane Florence" — "Hospitals across the Lowcountry are preparing for Hurricane Florence.

"Roper St. Francis is open and stocked with water, a dedicated hurricane supply room that includes portable generators and cots, and also has three large CAT generators. Roper St. Francis spokesman Brian DeRoy said all of their major facilities will be open during the storm, but they ask patients with procedures scheduled to call and confirm.

"The Medical University of South Carolina Hospital says they are prepared to care for their patients."

CNN: "Hurricane Florence's 'Mike Tyson punch' is shaping up to deliver disaster for days to the Carolina coast" — "Hurricane Florence is forecast to crawl up to the North Carolina coast late this week and turn slowly left — a development that would smash the Tar Heel State with life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and inundating rain while also endangering a large portion of South Carolina.

"'This is not going to be a glancing blow. ... This is going to be a Mike Tyson punch to the Carolina coast' from Thursday into the weekend, Federal Emergency Management Agency associate administrator Jeff Byard said Wednesday morning."

This segment aired on September 13, 2018.

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