Hurricane Florence continues to approach the Southeast coast as a major category 4 hurricane. While the exact track of Florence remains uncertain, the likelihood of of life-threatening storm surge inundation, damaging winds and excessive rainfall across southeast North Carolina continues to increase. Life-threatening conditions will also continue in the surf zone on area beaches. The worst conditions are expected Thursday into Friday. Continue to watch the local weather and news, follow Pender EM on social media and media outlets.