A surfer enjoys the calm earlier than the storm in Wrightsville Seaside, North Carolina, on Tuesday. Greater than 1 million folks face necessary evacuation orders in coastal areas of Virginia and the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence barrels towards the US. â€œThis storm is a monster. Itâ€™s large and itâ€™s vicious. It’s a particularly harmful, life-threatening, historic hurricane,â€ North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper mentioned.