Photo Credit: The National Hurricane Center

September 7, 2018. According to The Weather Channel, NC Governor Roy Cooper issues an emergency order to help North Carolina farmers. This order is intended to help harvest and transport the crops out of the area before the storm hits North Carolina. His intention is to get crops out of the areas that will flood due to Tropical Storm Florence, which most likely will strengthen to a powerful hurricane.

Florence is expected to affect the East Coast Mid-Atlantic states sometimes late next week. This is mainly due to a Bermuda High that has created a strong ridge in the North Atlantic. According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Florence will strengthen and start to cause swells and death gripping rip-tides along the East Coast. If the Bermuda High takes a more westerly hold, then there is a great chance that Florence will hit the East Coast either in the Southern states or Mid Atlantic. If the High-Pressure Ridge weakens, then the storm could potentially come close to the East Coast, but move like a slow-moving Northeaster which will cause rough surf, erosion, coastal flooding, and rip currents.

There are two other Tropical Depressions in the Atlantic, TP Eight and TP Nine. These are expected to develop into Tropical Storms or Hurricanes.

References: National Hurricane Center, www.nhc.noaa.gov/#florence

The Weather Channel

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Joseph Lee is an entrepreneur who owns a “Christ Centered” business as well as he is involved in Marketplace Evangelism & Discipleship. He most recently graduated from Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity with a Masters in Christian Ministry. His focus was Pastoral Ministries. He will continue to work as a co-vocational pastor/businessman in the corporate world. In previous professions, Joseph was in law enforcement and was almost killed in the line of duty. It was then that he realized that God had spared his life and he was being called into the ministry. Joseph has also been involved in a music ministry and co-produced his solo album called “Shield of Faith” which is offered on iTunes. He also has a diverse background in acting and has appeared in a major motion picture as well as on several television shows on the Discovery Channel. God has changed his life in a way that he is on fire for Christ and shares the Gospel with all who are lost without hope. It is only through his faith in God and Christ that he is pursuing co-vocational ministry in the marketplace. Joseph is the Managing Partner, an Editor, and a Contributor for The Lantern & Shield Times for Faith and other news stories.

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